Desserts

Dark Chocolate Cake

ingredients 3 cups cake flour 2 cup sugar 1 cup unsweetened ghirardelli cocoa powder 2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 cup cold water 1 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoon distilled white vinegar 2 teaspoon vanilla extract preparation Preheat oven to 350°F. Place first 5 ingredients in 9×13-inch nonstick metal pan. Using […]

Whole Grain Chocolate Cake (with zucchini!)

Zucchini cake: ¾ cup (177ml) olive oil or canola oil 1 cup (320 grams) honey 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large eggs ¾ cup (177ml) Greek yogurt 290 grams whole wheat flour (this was about 2 cups or 2¼ cups) 1¼ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 90 grams cocoa powder […]

MELT: 2 cubes butter 1 cup water 4 TBS cocoa COMBINE: 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp cinnamon dash salt ADD TO DRY MIXTURE: 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 eggs Above cocoa mix (that was melted together at the beginning) Beat until smooth Pour mixture in pan  11 1/2 x […]

Creme Brulee French Toast

Melt 1/2 cup of butter, 1 cup packed brown sugar, amd 2 tablespoons light corn syrup in a saucepan. Place 6 slices of Texas toast side by side in the pan. Beat and Blend: 5 large eggs 1 1/2 cups half and half 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 salt (optional) Pour evenly on top of bread. […]

Swedish Pancakes

Beat 6 eggs til fluffy. Gradually add: 2 1/2 cups of milk 1 1/2 cups of flour 2 Tablespoons of sugar 1 teaspoons salt Filling: Mix: 12 ounces cream cheese 1 cup powdered sugar 1 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoons almonds  

Donuts or Maple Bars

Dissolve 2 tablespoons yeast in 1/2 cup warm water. Scald 1 1/2 cups of milk. Add: 1/2 cups shortening 1/2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 eggs 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoons vanilla Mix together well. Add three more cups of flour. Knead until smooth; let rise until size has doubled. Roll out and cut. Rise […]

Cinnamon Pull-Aparts

Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Melt 1 1/2 cubes of butter. (3/4 cups) Add the following to the melted butter, mix well: 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/3 cup Karo syrup 2 teaspoons vanilla Pour over 3 packages Pillsbury Buttermilk Biscuits cut out into fourths Bake for 23-40 minutes. Best if baked in stone. Serves […]