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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!

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Best Banana, Oatmeal, Flax & Cinnamon Bread and Pumpkin or EspressYo'self Chocolate, Toffee Espresso Bread


1 & 3/4 Cup Flour
3/4 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup Milled Flax
1/2 Cup Rolled Oats
1 Tsp. Baking Powder
1/2 Tsp. Baking Soda
1/2 Tsp Salt
1 Tsp Cinnamon
2 Eggs
1 Tsp Vanilla
1/3 Cup Canola Oil or Vegetable Oil
1/3 cup chopped pecans

3 Very Ripe Bananas / For Pumpkin Bread use 1 & 1/2 Cups of Pumpkin instead of Bananas ! This is about 1 SMALL can of pumpkin I use the whole can !

Grease 1 large bread pan or spray with baking spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Stir all dry ingredients together except pecans. Now add all the wet ingredients including bananas & or pumpkin & beat on low until combined. Beat on medium high to make sure ingredients are blended well. Stir in pecans. Spoon into your prepared pan. Top with the following topping. First sprinkle about 1/4 cup brown sugar. Sprinkle 1/4 cup chopped pecans over the sugar. Now sprinkle with cinnamon as much as you like. Bake 55 to 70 minutes until bread test done with the toothpick test.  You may substitute walnuts for pecans or raisins for nuts or even chocolate chips or coconut it is a very versatile bread !

                               Let bread cool 1/2 hour then dump out of pan to finish cooling! Mine slid right out. My oven to 1 & 1/2 hours to bake but like I say my oven is a SLOW oven !   
This is the Banana Version !

                                EspressYo'self Chocolate Toffee Espresso Bread                                                         To  the above bread recipe just make the following changes.
Instead of Pumpkin or Banana use ,
1 Cup Vanilla Yogurt
5 Heaping TBS of Instant Espresso or your favorite flavored instant coffee Diluted in 1/4 cup HOT water & stirred into the yogurt.
1 cup Chocolate Chips
1/4 cup Toffee Bits
I kept the pecans in this recipe.
Sprinkle on top of unbaked bread, Rolled Oats, Toffee Bits & Cinnamon as much as you like. Bake as directed per above recipe ! ENJOY!                                                


  1. This bread is moist, sweet crunchy with pecans & not overpowering with banana !

  2. You can use the pumpkin instead of bananas or even applesauce for apple bread. It is versatile !