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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, November 24, 2011

Whipped Potatoes !


13 Large White potatoes pared
1/4 Cup which is 1/2 a stick of butter
1/2 to 3/4 of a  Cup of Half & Half or the same amount of Milk but the Half & Half is AWESOME!
1 TSP Salt
 Cold WATER to cover the potatoes

For variation:  to the pot of boiling potatoes add 2 or 3 cloves of garlic for a mild garlic flavor, just whip the cooked garlic right along with  the potatoes. OR add a peeled sliced onion to the boiling pot for an onion flavor, the onion will cook soft and whip into the potatoes  !

Stir the salt in  to the water in a large pot. As you pare each potato drop it into the salted water this will keep your potato from turning brown. Once all the potatoes are in the pot & covered with water, add more water if you need to. Bring to a boil in keep on a low boil until all potatoes are soft. This will take about 45 minutes. Turn off the stove burner &drain your potatoes, reserve 2 cups of the potato water for your gravy. Once drained put them back into the pot & place on the warm burner that you just turned off. If you use a gas stove the warm cooking pot will be enough heat to help dry off some of the moisture . While you leave the potatoes in the warm pot, melt the butter in the Half & Half. I do this in microwave in the glass measuring cup . Heat on medium heat about 3 minutes BUT do NOT let it boil you just want the butter to melt & cream to warm. Now Dump your potatoes into a large mixing bowl & beat on low until somewhat creamy. Slowly beat in the butter & Half & Half on high. Only add enough butter & cream until you have a nice thick creamy whipped texture. it will depend on your potatoes & may vary every time you make them. This should only take about 2 to 3 minutes. Serve in a pretty bowl ! Decadent Whipped Potatoes that you deserve not just on holidays but whenever you want to serve them !This will serve 8 people AMPLY !

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