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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, February 29, 2012

Amish Potato Soup!

       Amish Potato Soup is a simple but delicious rustic soup. This is very common around our area & can be found at local diners to our famous auction & mud sales. I think you will love this lovely peasant food, Potato Soup! ENJOY FOODIES!

8 Medium Sized Potatoes Peeled & Diced , large dice
3 Medium Onions Peeled & chopped, large chop
3 Ribs Celery chopped, large chop
3 Hard Boiled Eggs peeled & chopped large chop
3 TBS Butter
Water to cover
3 Cups Whole Milk
3 TBS Parsley Chopped
White Pepper & Salt to taste
Melt butter in large cooking pot. Add onions & celery stir & cook about 5 minutes. Add potatoes & enough water to cover the potatoes about 1/2 inch over & above the potatoes. Cook on a low boil until potatoes are soft about 30 minutes. Lower heat to medium low & add the milk & seasonings. Heat thoroughly . Add chopped hard boiled egg & cook another five minutes.  Serves 6 !                                                                     

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