Category Archives: Cakes

Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake

Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup Coca Cola (real thing, not diet)
  • ½ cup oil
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 Tablespoon cocoa
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Frosting:
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3 Tablespoon cocoa
  • 6 Tablesppon of cream or milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3¾ cups confectioner's sugar
Instructions
  1. In a saucepan, mix Coca Cola, oil, butter and cocoa and bring to a boil. In another bowl, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Pour the boiling Cola mixture over the flour mixture and beat well. Add the eggs, buttermilk, soda and vanilla and beat well. Pour mixture into a greased and floured 13 x 9 inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees or 20 to 25 minutes. Remove pan. Cool for about 10 minutes before frosting.
  2. Frosting: In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa, and milk. Heat until the butter melts. Beat in the remaining ingredients and spread on the cake while it's still warm. Enjoy

 

Unforgetable Brownies

Unforgetable Brownies
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
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Ingredients
  • ⅔ Cups Butter
  • 5 oz. Unsweetened Chocolate, cut into pieces
  • 1¾ Cups Sugar
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Flour
  • ½ Cup Chopped Walnuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease 9x9 Pan.
  3. Heat butter and chocolate over medium heat until melted, stirring constantly. Cool.
  4. Mix together all other ingredients.
  5. Mix in chocolate mixture.
  6. Pour into pan.
  7. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes

 

Delicious Chocolate Cake

Delicious Chocolate Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 12
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Ingredients
  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • ½ Cup Shortening or Butter
  • ¾ Cups Water
  • ¾ Cups Milk
  • 1 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla
  • ½ tsp. Baking Powder
  • 2 Eggs
  • 4 oz. unsweetened Chocolate, melted and cooled
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease 13x9 pan.
  3. Mix together all ingredients until there are no lumps. In a mixer it will take approximately 3 minutes on medium speed.
  4. Put in pan.
  5. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes.

 

Caramel Apple Cake

Caramel Apple Cake
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
 
Ingredients
  • 1½ cups vegetable oil
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 3 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3½ cups apples -- diced, peeled
  • 1 cup walnuts -- chopped
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • **CARAMEL ICING**
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup light cream
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
Instructions
  1. In mixing bowl, combine oil and sugar
  2. Add eggs and all dry ingredients and stir well.
  3. Fold in apples, walnuts and vanilla
  4. Pour into a greased and floured 10 inch tube pan.
  5. Bake at 325° for 1 - ½ hours.
  6. Cool in pan 10 minutes.
  7. Place on wire rack to cool completely.
  8. In the top a double boiler over simmering water, heat brown sugar, cream, butter and salt until sugar is dissolved
  9. Cool to room temperature
  10. Beat in confectioners sugar until smooth; drizzle over cake.

Suprise Brownies

Yeah I would be surprised too.  Spinach….really ???  WHY???

Suprise Brownies
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 16
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Ingredients
  • 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach -- thawed & squeeze dry
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 box brownie mix
  • ½ cup milk chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease bottom only of nonstick 9 x 9 pan.
  3. Puree in blender spinach, oil, egg and water.
  4. Transfer mixture to large bowl.
  5. Add brownie mix and stir until well blended.
  6. Spread batter into prepared pan
  7. Bake 30 minutes.
  8. Cool on wire rack 20 minutes before removing from pan.
  9. Place chocolate chips in small microwave safe bowl
  10. Microwave on high for 1 minute, or until melted; stir until smooth
  11. Spread melted chocolate on top of brownie
  12. Let stand about 1 hour, until chocolate is set or put in freezer until chocolate is set.

Tiramisu

Tiramisu
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
 
Ingredients
  • 1 sponge cake -- 10 to 12"
  • 3 ounces coffee -- brewed, strong
  • 3 ounces instant espresso powder
  • 3 ounces brandy or rum
  • 1½ pounds cream cheese or mascarpone -- room temp
  • 1½ cups powdered sugar
  • unsweetened cocoa powder
Instructions
  1. Cut sponge cake across middle forming two layers, each about 1½ inches high
  2. Blend coffee and brandy.
  3. Sprinkle enough of mixture over bottom half of cake to flavor it strongly
  4. Don't moisten cake too much or it may collapse on serving.
  5. Beat room-temperature cheese and 1 cup sugar until sugar is completely dissolved and cheese is light and spreadable.
  6. Test sweetness during beating, adding more sugar if needed.
  7. Spread cut surface of bottom layer with half of the cheese mixture.
  8. Replace second layer and top this with remaining cheese mixture.
  9. Sprinkle top liberally with sifted cocoa.
  10. Refrigerate cake for at least 2 hours before cutting and serving.