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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 11, 2012

Taco Salad


Normally I would let the cheese melt before serving but my kids could not wait to start eating so I let them DIG IN before I could take the melty good photo ! But as you can see this is one yummy salad!                                                                          
1 Lb Lean Ground Beef or Ground Turkey ( Picture is of Ground Beef)
1 Large Sweet Onion Sliced then chopped into medium size chop
1 Large Green Pepper Chopped medium sized chop
1 TSP Minced Garlic
6 or 7 Dashes of Adobo Seasoning
1 TSP or so Chili Powder
1 & 1/2 Cups Salsa ( use your favorite)
1 Cup Black Beans
1. 14 oz Can Diced Tomatoes
1 Cup Cooked White Rice
1 Cup Yellow Corn
1 Large Bag of Salad Mix or one Large Tossed Salad
2 Cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese or Mexican Blend Shredded Cheese
Sour Cream for Topping
Your Favorite Tortilla Chips

Brown beef then add onions, peppers & seasonings. Let simmer until veggies are soft. Add Salsa, beans, rice & corn . Let cook stirring every now & then for about one hour. On single plates place a generous helping of salad greens, Top the salad with a large handful of the tortilla chips. Now ladle at least a cup of the meat mixture on top of the tortilla chips. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup of the cheese. Dollop the top with 4 or 5 teaspoons of sour cream. SERVE ! Serves 4 AMPLE servings !
Variations: Use white meat chicken or even pork for the meat. If you like HOT & SPICY take the heat up with hot peppers, hot salsa or hot sauce ! 

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