Sunday, July 17, 2011

More Chocolate Recipes!!

Can you tell I LOVE chocolate?!

Wacky Cake

3 cups flour                                      2 cups cold water
2 cups sugar                                    ¾ cup oil
6 Tbsp cocoa                                   2 Tbsp vinegar
1 tsp salt                                           2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp baking soda

            Sift together, flour, sugar, cocoa, salt, and baking soda. Add in order last four ingredients, beating after each addition. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes at 350°.
            Frost with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

1 8 oz cream cheese, softened   4 to 5 cups powdered sugar
2 Tbsp butter, softened                1 or 2 Tbsp milk
2 tsp vanilla
           
            Cream together cream cheese, butter, and vanilla. Slowly add powdered sugar. It may be necessary to add 1 or 2 Tbsp milk to get a consistency that will allow the frosting to be spread onto the cake.

Fudge Pie

2 cups sugar                                    3 egg yolks, beaten
3 Tbsp flour                                     ¼ cup butter
3 Tbsp cocoa                                   1 pastry shell
2 cups milk

            Mix dry ingredients in saucepan. Gradually stir in milk. Cook over moderate heat until mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute. Stir half of this mixture into egg yolks, then blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Add butter, boil until very thick. Pour into pastry-lined pan. Top with your favorite meringue recipe and bake until meringue is golden brown.
                       
I hope you enjoy these two recipes. Keep checking back as I will be adding more recipes. Please feel free to follow my blog and post comments. I'd also love it if you sent me your recipes so I could post them on here. You can e-mail me at customerservice@timelesstreasuresforyou.com

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