Thursday, March 17, 2011
Thursday, March 10, 2011
- 2 cups sugar
- 1-3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cup baking cocoa
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup flat Dr. Pepper
- 1 cup buttermilk
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients set aside.
- In another bowl add the eggs,dr. pepper, buttermilk, oil and vanilla;
- beat on medium speed for 2 minutes (batter will be thin).
- Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet.
- Mix until smooth and glossy, about 3 min.
- Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch fluted pan.
- Bake at 350 degress for 45-50 min or until toothpick comes out clean.
- Cool at least 15 min. before inverting on a wire rack.
- Cool completely on wire rack
- Dust with powdered sugar or use your favorite frosting..
12 white bread slices, cut into cubes
1 pound chorizo crumbled and cooked
3/4 cup grated sharp cheddar
3/4 cup fresco cheese
10 large eggs
2 cups milk or half and half
2 teaspoons dry mustard
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon hot sauce (i use red hot)
Grease 9x13-inch glass baking dish.
Place bread in prepared dish.
Top with chorizo and cheeses.
Beat together eggs and next four ingredients.
Season with pepper.
Pour over chorizo mixture. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Chill.)
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Bake casserole until puffed and center is set, about 50 minutes.
Cut into squares.
Saturday, March 5, 2011
1 ½ cups light brown sugar, packed
½ cup white sugar
1 t. vanilla extract
1 ¾ cups flour
1t. baking soda
½ t. salt
1 ½ t. apple pie spice
3 cups rolled oats
1 bag chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 375°.
In a large bowl beat butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla with a hand held mixer or your kitchenaid until well blended.
In another bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, apple pie spice.
Add dry ingredients to wet mixture, stirring until just combined.
Fold in rolled oats, nuts and chocolate chips.
Drop dough by rounded tablespoons about 2 inches apart onto a cookie sheet.
Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Cool 2 minutes and remove to wire rack to cool completely.
Makes 4-5 dozen depending on size of cookie
Friday, March 4, 2011
4 cooked chicken breasts (cubed)2 cup uncooked jasmine rice1 cup of frozen peas1 pkt French Onion Soup1 can (440g) Cream Celery Soup1 can (440g) Cream Chicken Soup5 cup water1cup sharp shredded cheese
Preheat oven to 320F (160C).
Grease 9x13 inch casserole dish.
Mix pkt French onion soup with water and soups.
Layer in this order, Rice, Chicken, Peas, and then
Pour mixture over other ingredients and bake, covered for 2 hours.
After a couple of hours, uncover and then sprinkle and bake uncovered until cheese is melted.
Take out let sit for 10-15 min .
Salt and Pepper to taste.
Allow butter to become soft, but do not melt.
Place butter and flour in mixing bowl.(I know this sounds strange, but trust me it works)
Beat 5 min. at low speed.
Be sure to scrape the sides and bottom of the bowl, many times during mixing.
Add eggs, one at a time, blending each egg at slow speed.
Sift together sugar, baking powder and salt.
Sprinkle top with confectioners' sugar and add fruit if you wish.
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
2 sticks butter, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
1 pint (16-ounces) sour cream
2 teaspoons baking soda
4 large eggs, room temperature
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
Streusel Filling and Topping
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 9-1/2 x 13 x 2-inch baking pan. (If baking pan is shallow, use a 10 x 14-inch pan.) Mix sour cream with baking soda; set aside. In a small bowl, mix streusel ingredients; set aside. Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time, blending well after each addition. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt.
Alternately, add flour mixture and sour cream mixture to the creamed mixture, blending until just mixed after each addition. Pour half of batter into prepared pan. Spoon half of streusel mixture evenly over batter. Spoon remaining batter over the streusel, then top with remaining streusel. Place pan in lower third of oven and bake for 50-55 minutes, or until cake tests done. (If top browns too much before cake is done, cover lightly with a piece of aluminum foil.) Makes 24, 2-inch squares.