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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, February 5, 2016

Beefy Lentil Soup

                                                                             
This is a thick & heart soup!

1 Beef Shank Bone
1 Tbs Oil, I used Coconut but Olive Oil or Vegetable is good too!
1 Onion Chopped
2 Cups Sliced Carrots
2 Ribs celery Chopped
2 Tsp Chopped Garlic
3 TBS Chopped Fresh Parsley or Dried Parsley
1 LB Dried Lentils
1 TBS + 1 Tsp Beef Base
1 Large Container Beef Stock
Water
3 Tbs Cornstarch Dissolved in 1/2 Cup Water
Salt & Pepper to Taste I used white pepper!
In a large pot brown the beef in the oil. Cover with the beef stock & simmer until the beef is tender about 45 minutes. Remove the beef & set aside to cool. Back in the simmering stock add all of the vegetables & seasonings & simmer until the carrots are tender about 45 minutes. Remove the beef from the bone & add to this to the pot . Stir & simmer on medium low for at least one hour but longer is better, add more water if needed. Let cook as long as possible. I cooked mine for about 3 hours. Now stir in the cornstarch mixture that has been stirred smooth. Stir it into the soup stirring & simmering until the soup is nice & thick. Serve piping hot!
                                                                         

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