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Golden Butter Cake with Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting

6 egg yolks
1 cup milk
2 tsp. vanilla
1 1/2 cup sugar
1 Tablespoon + 1 tsp. Baking Powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
12 Tablespoons butter
3 cup flour

Mix yolks, 1/4 cup of the milk & vanilla. Put all dry ingredients in mixing bowl. Beat in butter till like crumbs. Beat in remaining milk. Now slowly beat in egg yolk mixture. Beat till smooth. Pour into a greased & floured 9x13 pan & bake 350 degrees 25 -35 minutes. Poke holes in cake with an object about the diameter of a drinking straw. Pour Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting over warm cake. Smooth for an even finish.

Chocolate Marshmallow Frosting
3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
1 bag marshmallows
1teaspoon vanilla
dash of salt
1/2 to 1 cup of light cream
2 cups powdered sugar
Microwave chocolate chips on 50% power till melted about 2 minutes. Stir 1/2 thru and again when melted to smooth. Add marshmallows & microwave full power till melted about 1 1/2 minutes. Stir till smooth. Now beat in cream & sugar till texture is frosting consistancy. Add more or less as you prefer. Frost warm cake. Frosting will pool down in holes and smooth over the top. Delicious!

Thursday, August 17, 2017

My Blog Photos

Just a little note, all the photos on this blog are my own photos & exactly how the food looks! If someone gave me the photo I specify that it was not taken by me! Thank you, Judy

Judy's Foodies Fluffy Buttermilk Biscuits

Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch Dinner, Buttermilk Biscuits are great with any meal! Snacking & or Teas too!

2 Cups Flour
1 TBS Baking Powder
1/2 TSP Salt
2 TSP Sugar
1/4 Cup Shortening
3/4 Cup Buttermilk ( if you do not have Buttermilk take a slightly less than a 3/4 Cup Milk & add 1 TBS Lemon Juice, it works very well!
Stir all the dry together, cut the shortening in to make very fine crumbs. Now stir in the Buttermilk. Blend well & you may just use a fork or a spoon. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. With floured hands take a heaping TBS & I mean heaping, of dough & pat into biscuit shape. Place on a cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart from each other & bake 12 to 15 minutes. Biscuits should be brown on the top & the bottom. Check at 12 minutes! Makes 9 large biscuits! Slather with butter while hot or jelly, jam, honey or make a sandwich out of it with bacon, eggs, or ham, or cover it with sausage gravy ..... you got the idea! ENJOY!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Cinnamon & Sugar Pizza

CRISPY SWEET, great for breakfast, brunch or dessert!

3 Cups Bread Flour
1 TBS Sugar
1 Packet Yeast
1&1/3 Cup Cold Water
Stir all together & let sit for 10 minutes
Then add:
1TBS Vegetable Oil
1 TSP Salt
Stir well & let Rise until doubled. 
Now divide in 1/2. Place one half in a freezer zip lock bag & freeze for future use. The other 1/2 roll out on a lightly floured cookie sheet to make a large circular pizza with a nice crimped edge just like you would for cheese pizza crust. Over the crust spread 1 stick of melted butter. Now sprinkle over the butter a generous amount of sugar at least 1/3 cup. Over the sugar sprinkle at least 3 TBS of cinnamon. Now bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for about 15 to 20 minutes. Check for a nice brown crust! Once pizza is bubbling & browned remove from oven & let cool to warm. Now dollop & drizzle the following buttercream frosting.
1 Stick Butter Melted
2 to 3 cups Powdered Sugar
2 TSP Vanilla
Dash of Salt
Milk just enough to get the consistency you desire. Add more sugar if needed. Dollop & Drizzle with as  much as you wish! Slice & serve warm! 



2 Cups Sugar
2&1/2 Cups Flour
1/2 Cup Hershey's Special Dark Baking Cocoa
2 TSP Baking Soda
1/2 TSP Salt
Stir all together blending everything well.
Now beat in:
1 Cup Buttermilk
1 TSP Vanilla
2 Eggs
1 Cup Butter Melted
Beat well then add 1 Cup Hot very Hot Coffee. Beat! Batter is thin, that is what you want! Pour into a greased & floured 9x13 pan. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 45 minutes, test cake by inserting a toothpick. No wet batter should be on the toothpick! If it comes out clean cake is done. Remove from oven & let cool. Frost with the following frosting
1 Cup Butter Softened
3 Cups Powdered Sugar
Dash of Salt
1 TSP Vanilla
1/2 Cup Hershey's Special Dark Baking Cocoa
Beat sugar & butter together, slowly beat in cocoa, salt & vanilla. Beat in enough milk to get the spreading texture you are looking for. Add more sugar as needed! 

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Cinnamon Roly Poly's

Make some of these out of leftover pie dough! But heck they are so good just whip up some pie dough & make a big batch!

Crust Ingredients
2 cups Flour 
1/4 tsp Salt
2 tsp. Sugar
2/3 cup COLD Butter

Stir dry together cut in butter until you have fine crumbs. Add water & stir until it all combines to a light dough.

 Roll out into oblong shape as this as you can. Spread with melted butter use as much as you need to cover surface with a generous portion. Sprinkle liberally with sugar & cinnamon. Roll up & slice in 1 & 1/2 inch wide rolls. Bake sitting up in your pan. Sprinkle tops with sugar before baking. I usually bake these with the pie I am making ! Bake just until brown about 25 minutes. DELICIOUS & Old Fashioned treat!                          

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Chocolate Mint Sugar Cookies Made With Fresh Picked Mint

Delicious Chocolate Sugar Cookies with fresh mint. So yummy!If you do not have fresh mint substitute with 2 teaspoons of peppermint extract!
1 Cup Softened Butter
1 Cup Granulated Sugar
1 Cup Powdered Sugar
1 Cup Vegetable Oil
1 Cup Fresh Picked Mint Leaves

2 TBS Vegetable Oil
2 Large Eggs
2 TSP Vanilla + 2 TSP Peppermint Extract if you do not have the Fresh Mint Leaves
4 Cups Flour
1/2 Cup Cocoa I used Hershey Extra Dark Special
1 TSP Salt
1 TSP Baking Soda
1 TSP Cream Of Tartar
White Sanding Sugar

Beat the Butter fluffy then add the sugars & beat again. In a food processor puree the mint leaves that you washed & de-stemmed with the 2 TBS of Oil. Now add them & the 1 Cup Oil to the butter mixture. Beat in eggs & extract. Stir the remaining dry ingredients together & slowly beat them into the butter mixture. DO NOT CHILL THE DOUGH! Lightly spray your baking sheets & preheat oven to 375 degrees. Drop by tablespoon fulls onto prepared sheets. Lightly press down & pat with fingers to tidy the edges into circles, that is easy the dough responds quickly & does not stick to your fingers or a spoon. Now sprinkle with the sanding sugar as much as you like. Bake ten to 12 minutes, This makes 6 dozen big chocolate & minty delicious beautiful cookies!

Friday, July 14, 2017

Taco Stromboli

Taco Stromboli? Why not? Beans, Beef, Taco Seasonings, & of course Cheese all wrapped in Stromboli dough! It all adds up to DELICIOUS!
3 Cups Bread Flour
2 TSP Sugar
1 Packet Yeast
1 & 1/3 Cups Ice Water
1 TSP Salt
1 TBS Oil
Stir flour, sugar, & yeast together. Add the water, stir & then let it sit for 10 minutes. Now add the salt & oil & work it through the dough. Now cover & let raise double. In a warm place this should take 1 hour. While dough is doubling make the Taco Filling.
1 LB Very lean Ground Beef
1 Packet of your favorite Taco Seasoning
Water according to Taco Seasoning.
Brown the beef , add the seasoning & cook according to packet.
Now preheat oven to 450 degrees.
Roll out dough on a well floured baking sheet to a 10 by 14 rectangle. Take 1 16 OZ. Can of Refried Beans & spread that over 1/2 of the dough lengthwise. Now spread the meat over the beans. Now sprinkle 2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese over the meat. Now fold the dough over lengthwise & seal the edge by crimping or folding under. Bake for 18 minutes! Remove from oven. On serving plates lay a bed of shredded lettuce & Tortilla Chips. Lay a slice of Stromboli on the lettuce bed & dollop with sour cream & Taco Sauce ! YUM! This serves four large servings or 6 serving like the picture above!