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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!

Friday, November 25, 2011

Mashed Potato Cakes

                                               


Fry up some of these to use up those leftover whipped potatoes from your holiday dinners ! Crispy potato crust on the outside, soft fluffy potatoes with a hint of onion in a potato cake ! So much better than reheated leftovers!

2 Cups leftover whipped ( mashed ) potatoes
1/4 cup flour
1/2 onion chopped
1 or 2 eggs beaten , depends on the consistency  of your potatoes.
1 TBS  Fresh parsley or dried parsley
1 TBS Butter
Salt & Pepper to taste
Paprika

Saute onion & parsley in butter or put in microwave bowl & cook until onion is soft about 3 minutes on high.
Stir this into your cold potatoes stirring well. Now stir in the flour & salt & pepper mixing well. Start with one beaten egg mixing it through the potato mixture.You should have a nice thick mixture that you can shape into patties If potato mixture seems clumpy add the second beaten egg to the mix. Stir well.If you think this is to runny add more flour to thicken it up. With wet hands shape mixture into patties about 1 inch thick and 3 inches across. Sprinkle with paprika. Fry in olive oil or butter over medium heat until golden brown, flip over, sprinkle with paprika & fry the other side. Fry about 8 minutes per side. Serve hot ! Makes about 8 patties. If serving these with breakfast you could crumble crisp cooked bacon into the mixture . I use about 4 pieces of bacon fried crisp then crumbled into the potatoes & stir well to evenly mix. Use the bacon grease to fry your patties instead of the oil or butter !

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