Desserts

Red Velvet Cake

6 May 2011

3 tbs. unsweetened cocoa 2 tbs. water 1 oz. red food coloring 1/4 milk 3/4 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 2-1/2 cups flour, sifted 1-1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. white vinegar FROSTING 1 cup milk 5 tbs. all-purpose flour 1 cup […]

Brie-Blackberry-Caramel Roll

27 November 2010

1 tube refrigerated crescent roll pastry (or recipe ready pastry sheets) 1 triangle brie 3/4 cup of your favorite jam (I use DPF’s Seedless Syrah-Blackberry Jam) 1 cup pecans, chopped Caramel topping (use either your own or jarred) 1. Preheat oven to 350° F.  On a piece of parchment paper, roll out dough into a rectangle […]

Cinnamon and Sugar Cakes

23 May 2010

CAKE 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup superfine (baker’s) sugar 2 larg eggs 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tbs. baking powder 1/4 tsp. baking soda pinch of salt 1/2 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup milk FROSTING 1/4 cup cream cheese, softened 3 tbs. sugar TOPPING 1/4 cup baker’s sugar 1/2 tsp ground 1. […]

PUMPKIN PIE BREAD

11 November 2009

3 ½ c. all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ground ginger ¼ tsp. ground cloves 1 tsp. salt 3 c. white sugar 1 c. vegetable oil 4 eggs 2 cups fresh pumpkin puree – or 1 (15-oz) can pumpkin puree ½ c. water 1.      Preheat oven […]