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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!

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Apple, Cinnamon, Pecan, and Yogurt Donuts!

WOW a donut packed with FLAVOR ! Moist LIGHT & wonderful warm or room temp! You will want to make these TRUST ME !

2 & 1/2 Cup Flour
1/3 Cup Sugar
3/4 TSP Baking Soda stirred into 1/2 Cup Buttermilk
1/4 TSP Salt
Dash of Nutmeg
1 TSP Cinnamon
1 Beaten Egg
4 TBS Melted Butter
1 Cup Plain Yogurt
1 Cup Chunky Applesauce

Stir all the dry ingredients together. Stir in the wet  & stir until combined. Spray a 6 well donut pan OR a 6 well cupcake pan. Mix up the following crumb topping & place it evenly divided between the 6 wells. Spoon in your dough & bake in a 325 degree oven, about 20 to 25 minutes until donuts spring back to the touch & test with a toothpick inserted if it comes out clean your donuts are done ! Top with the following glaze & serve warm or at room temp ! WOW!!!

Crumb Topping
1 Cup Flour
1/3 Cup Brown Sugar
1/4 Cup Granulated Sugar
Dash of Salt
1 TSP Cinnamon
1 Heaping TBS of Shortening
2/3 Cup Pecans Stirred after you get crumbs made.
Mix until you get fine crumbs, I just used a fork.  Once you have crumbs stir in nuts ( I used pecans but you could use walnut pieces or even oatmeal ) Now divide this mixture into the sprayed pans & spoon dough over the crumbs. bake as directed. Once baked let cool in pans 3 minutes & then dump out of pans, if any topping does not come out of your pan just spoon out of pan & spread over the top of the donuts. My first batch did not come freely out of the pan & I had to do this. as you can see it did not hurt the presentation of the donuts one bit ! STUFF HAPPENS when you bake just be creative & all is well ! Now once donuts are dumped make the following glaze & drizzle in large dollops over each donut. Serve !

GLAZE
2 Cups Powdered Sugar
1 TSP Vanilla
Dash of Salt
1 TBS Melted Butter
2 Heaping TBS of Yogurt
Stir together until you have a nice thick glaze. use more or less of the sugar & yogurt until you get the thickness of glaze you like. Drizzle in dollops over each donut. DIG IN !

                                                                         

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