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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!

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Braised Beef Short Ribs!

Ah, Braised Ribs so tender & full of flavor this is a beefeaters DREAM!
2 LBS Beef short Ribs ( I used bone in but next time I will use boneless)
1 TSP Sea Salt
1 TSP Vegetable Oil
1 Can Campbell French Onion Soup
2 Cans Water
2 TSP Minced Garlic
2 Cups Baby Carrots
1 TBS Parsley
1 TSP Jamaican Jerk Seasoning ( you could use Italian or Greek Seasoning instead)
1 Heaping TBS Cornstarch
1/2 Cup Cold Water
In large oven proof pot that has a lid, heat the oil to a sizzle. Add ribs, sprinkle with salt & brown well on all sides. Now add the soup the 2 cans of water, the seasoning, parsley, & garlic. Cover & place in a 350 degree oven. Let braise 1 hour. Uncover & add the carrots put the lid back on & cook one hour longer. Remove ribs & carrots & plate up. Put pot on the stove top at medium heat. stir cornstarch into the 1/2 cup of cold water. Whisk this into the pot juices. You will get a marvelous onion gravy. Serve ribs with mashed potatoes & a green veggie for a terrific meal!

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