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Whole-Grain Waffles

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole-wheat flour (not stone-ground) 2 tablespoons toasted wheat germ 2 tablespoons cane sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat milk 1/4 cup canola oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Vegetable cooking spray 1 pint strawberries, hulled and sliced 1 cup low-fat […]

Samoa Bundt Cake

Ingredients: Batter #1 1 stick of butter, softened 1 cup of dark brown sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup ap flour 3/4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup whole milk Batter #2 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup + 2 T ap flour 1/2 cup + 2 T cocoa powder 3/4 […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Cupcakes

Ingredients: For the cupcakes: 1½ cups hot brewed coffee ¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2¼ cups all-purpose flour 1½ tsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 12 tbsp. (1½ sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1½ cup packed brown sugar ¾ cup granulated sugar 3 large eggs 1 tbsp. vanilla extract For […]

Kiwi Cupcakes

Ingredients: For the batter: 200 gr flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 170 gr unsalted butter 180 gr granulated sugar 3 eggs beaten 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 kiwis, peeled and cubed More kiwi, laminated, to decor. For the frosting: 225 gr cream cheese (Philadelphia type). 45 gr room temperature butter 75 gr powder sugar 1 […]

Ice Cream Pie With Warm Blueberry Sauce

Ingredients: 1 store-bought refrigerated piecrust (such as Pillsbury) 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 pints vanilla ice cream special equipment: four 4-inch tart pans Procedure: Heat oven to 375° F. Coat the bottom and sides of the tart pans with cooking spray, vegetable […]

Gorgeous Watermelon Cake

Ingredients: 1 (2-layer package) white cake mix 1 small package mixed fruit gelatin powder 1-1/3 cups seedless watermelon cut from the center and cubed into 1-inch blocks 3 egg whites 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 1 cup miniature chocolate chips, optional Frosting: 1/4 cup watermelon juice 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 2 cups powdered sugar […]

Dark Chocolate Macarons

Ingredients: Basic Chocolate Macaron Batter: Makes about 18 finished cookies 100 gram powdered sugar 50 grams almond meal aka almond flour (the finer the better) 25 grams unsweetened cocoa powder 2 large room temperature egg whites 65 grams granulated sugar For chocolate ganache: Ingredients: 1/3 cup hot heavy cream 4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped pinch […]

Style Fish Cakes

Ingredients: 1/4 cup pinenuts 1 lb. boneless skinless fish fillets (white or mild fish like whitefish, trout or tilapia) 1/2 cup minced onion (about 1 medium onion) 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 egg 1/2 tsp salt, or more to taste (I usually use about 3/4 tsp) 1/2 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp cayenne, […]

White Sheet Cake for an American Flag Cake

Ingredients: 3 lg. eggs, at room temperature 1/2 C. unsalted butter, softened 1 C. granulated sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 2 C. cake flour, sifted 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 C. milk Procedure: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Grease a 9×13″ baking pan. If you plan to serve your American flag […]

Mint Chip Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients: 8 ounces chopped semisweet chocolate, melted 4 cups crisped rice cereal (such as Rice Krispies) 2 pints mint chocolate-chip ice cream, slightly softened Procedure: In a large bowl, combine the chocolate and cereal until the cereal is completely coated. Transfer to a 9-inch springform pan. Press the mixture into the bottom and 1 inch […]

Creamy Dill Cucumber Toasties

Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened 1 (.7 ounce) package dry Italian-style salad dressing mix 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1 French baguette, cut into 1/2 inch thick circles 1 cucumber, sliced 2 teaspoons dried dill weed Procedure: In a medium bowl, mix together cream cheese, dressing mix and mayonnaise. Spread a thin layer of […]

Chocolate Mint Candies Cookies

Ingredients: 3/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 tablespoons water 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 (4.5 ounce) packages chocolate covered thin mints Cooking Procedure: In a saucepan over medium heat, cook the sugar, butter and water, stirring […]

Black and White Pound Cake

  Ingredients: CAKE: 3 Tablespoons granulated white sugar 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup butter, at room temperature 2 cups granulated white sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 large eggs 1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk 3/4 cup chocolate syrup 1/4 teaspoon baking soda GANACHE: 8 ounces chopped chocolate […]

Banana Split Truffles

Ingredients: 2 cups white chocolate chips ½ large banana, very ripe 1/3 cup heavy cream 1 tsp banana extract or flavoring (optional) 12 oz white candy coating 4 oz chocolate candy coating 2 tbsp vegetable oil Sprinkles Red candies like M&Ms, jelly beans, or red hots Cooking Procedure: Place the cream in a small saucepan […]

Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 box yellow cake mix (I used Duncan Hines) plus ingredients to prepare cake 1 box instant vanilla pudding plus milk to prepare pudding 2/3 cup heavy cream 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate, chopped fine 1 tablespoon corn syrup Cooking Procedure: Spray two 12 serving cupcake pans with cooking spray. Prepare cake mix according to […]

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