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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!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Roast Turkey Thighs Done in the Crock-pot with a Cream Gravy !

Turkey Thighs made in the crock-pot with just a ladle of Creamed Gravy poured over the top!  SO GOOD!
                                                                          


3 Medium Turkey Thighs with Bone in & Skin On !
1 Tsp Salt
2 Tbs Parsley Flakes
1 Tbs Minced Onion Flakes
1 Tsp. Ground Sage
Pepper to taste

Lay turkey thighs in crock-pot skin side up. Sprinkle with all of the seasonings. Cook on low 6 hours. Remove turkey from crock-pot & make the following gravy. Allow 1 Turkey Thigh per serving!

CREAM GRAVY:
2 Tbs Cornstarch
1/4 Cup Half & Half
Stir Half & Half into cornstarch whisking out all lumps. Now whisk this into the drippings in the bottom of the crock-pot. Whisk & cook in high until thick about 2 minutes. Return turkey to the crock-pot & keep warm until you are ready to serve ! makes about 1 & 1/2 Cups of gravy , perfect for those mashed potatoes!

                                                                             
So much better tasting & HEALTHY for you than all those frozen dinners that seem innocent enough to eat night after night. But it doesn't get easier than this & this way YOU control the salt & the fat content that so many of the GOOD TASTING FROZEN dinners pile into one of their meals. This costs less, is healthier for you AND you have enough leftover for a couple of Hot Turkey Sandwiches made from reheating the leftover gravy & adding the remaining turkey or have a cold turkey sandwich the next day. Either way YOU WIN !

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