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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!

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Potato And Onion Au-gratin


4 Baking Potatoes, Pared & Sliced THIN
2 Large Onions peeled & sliced in thin rings
2 TBS Flour
2 TBS Butter
1 Cup Whole Milk
1 Cup Mild Cheddar Cheese Shredded ( Use the cheese you like best ANY will work)
2 TSP Parsley Flakes
2 TSP Paprika
1 TSP White Pepper ( red or black work too)

Preheat Oven to 375 Degrees
Grease a 2 Quart Baking Dish

In sauce pan on the stove over medium high heat melt butter. Whisk in flour to blend out lumps. Whisk in milk over medium heat,  adding slowly to keep out lumps . Stir in cheese & stir until cheese is melted & you have a nice thick sauce. Stir is pepper ( if using red pepper add a little & taste adding only until you have the desired heat you want  & 1 TSP Paprika ! Take off the heat & prepare your vegetables.
Once veggies are ready , remember to grease your casserole dish and layer the bottom with two of the sliced potatoes. Then layer one of the onions that you sliced . Sprinkle with 1 TSP Parsley Flakes . Now layer the remaining 2 potatoes that you sliced. Over the potatoes layer the last of the onion rings. Pour the cheese sauce over everything letting it sink down , then pour on some more until all is in the dish. Sprinkle the top with the rest of the parsley flakes & now sprinkle the rest of the paprika. Bake uncovered for 1 & then lower oven to 350 degrees & bake another1/2 hour.  A LOVELY dish to serve with any meat or fish !

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