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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!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Potato Smashers

Crispy, fluffy bites of SMASHED potatoes that you CRISP in the oven! These seem to be the rage these days & have their origin in Australia. Thanks to some good cook Down Under now we can have them right at home! ENJOY THESE WONDERFUL POTATOES FOODIES!

8 Red Skinned Potatoes or Regular White Potatoes
Olive Oil
Seasonings, Coarse Sea Salt, Paprika, Onion Powder, White Pepper, Parsley, Garlic Powder ... etc. 
Boil potatoes in lightly salted water until fork tender about 20 minutes!
Remove from water & drain well. Take a cookie sheet with an edge & drizzle enough olive oil to coat the bottom liberally. Place potatoes on the oiled sheet & with a potato masher, SMASH them down like you see in the above picture, not flat but almost flat. Now drizzle with more olive oil about 1/2 tsp. per potato. Season as you like with the seasoning I listed or use some of your own favorites. Bake in a preheated 450 Degree Oven for 20 to 25 minutes! Serve Crisp & Hot with any meat, poultry or fish! 
                                                                                 

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