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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!

Friday, May 11, 2012

Shepherds Pie the Frank Johnson Version!

Warm & Hearty true COMFORT FOOD in every sense! Dish up a plate full of this for an old fashion & yet easy supper! You can not go wrong with the satisfying combination of burger & mashed potatoes! 

3 LBS of Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
1 Tsp Garlic Powder
1 TSP Onion Powder
Saly & Pepper to taste
2 Cans 14.5 OZ Mixed Vegetables drained
2 Cans 4 OZ Portabella  Mushrooms drained
10 Cups Prepared Instant Mashed Potatoes 
4 Cups Shredded Cheese 1/2 Extra Sharp Cheddar & 1/2 Marbled Jack Cheese

Brown beef in a large skillet chopping the meat until fine & no pink remains. Drain off extra grease & then add the canned vegetables & seasonings. Stir until heated. In a 9x13 pan spread a layer of the mashed potatoes to cover the bottom of the pan. Add 1/2 of the beef & vegetables. Now add another layer of the potatoes spread out evenly. Spread the remaining mixture of beef & vegetables evenly over the potatoes. Now spread the cheese over the top. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10 minutes. SERVES 6 HAPPY PEOPLE!
                      CUT RECIPE IN 1/2 & bake in a casserole dish for less servings!                                                            

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