23 April, 2014

Candied Nuts

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons water 1/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups raw nuts (unroasted) 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon(OPTIONAL) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (OPTIONAL) 1/2 teaspoon chili powder (OPTIONAL) Instructions:1. over medium heat bring the water and 1/4 cup sugar to a boil. 2. Sir in the nuts when the sugar has dissolved. Stir occasionally to coat
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3 April, 2014

Whipped Cream

Ingredients 1 cup whipping cream (Heavy Cream) 2 tablespoons sugar (optional for sweetness) 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Preparation Chill a medium mixing bowl and beaters of an electric mixer. Directions     In chilled bowl beat cream, sugar, and vanilla with an electric mixer on medium speed until soft peaks form. Warning over mixing will cause clumping and
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3 April, 2014

Quick Cake recipe

recipe ready in about 30 mins (serves 8 ) Ingredients1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour2/3 cup sugar2 teaspoons baking powder2/3 cup milk1/4 cup butter, softened1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla3 cups assorted fresh berries (optional)1 recipe Whipped Cream (optional)DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 degree F.Grease an 8×1-1/2-inch round cake pan; set pan aside.    In a medium mixing bowl combine flour,
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14 March, 2014

Caramel for candy making

recipe makes 4 to 5 dozen caramels2 cups white sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 cup corn syrup 1 cup evaporated milk 1 pint heavy whipping cream 1 cup butter 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extractDirectionsGrease a 12×15 inch pan.In a medium-size pot, combine sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup, evaporated milk, whipping cream, and butter.
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6 March, 2014

Dipped Strawberries

Ingredients: 16 ounces milk chocolate chips 2 tablespoons shortening 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves Tools: Double boiler Styrofoam sheet or block Directions: In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.
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