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How To Make Chocolate Cigarellos (Nati's Way)

Posted by boonenati This is the cheater's way of doing choc cigarettes, it's time consuming but it's foolproof, and after many failed attempts at real ones, im going to settle for these :D Items Required Scissors Acetate Non toxic marker (suitable for writing on plastic) Bowl Hot water Pot Chocolate Sticky tape Spatula or flat knife Hobby knife Spoon Before starting on this you will need to cut up your acetate. I had really large sheets of acetate for this project so I cut it up in this way. They were all cut even because i wanted to ensure all the cigarettes... read more

Angel Food Cake II

Posted by Anonymous Some people like to make an angel food cake as a birthday cake. I have made this one before, and it was great. I made a butter icing, and just tinted the color I wanted. I put in those little dragees you see in the store inside the batter. Angel Food Cake II Ingredients 1 cup sifted cake flour 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar 1 1/2 cups egg whites 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup white sugar 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup butter, softened 3 tablespoons... read more

Chocolate Macaroon Cake

Posted by Anonymous This cake and its icing are made from scratch. I cook for a living and the people that I have tried this on love it! Chocolate Macaroon Cake Ingredients 1 egg white 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 1/4 cups white sugar 2 cups shredded coconut 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 3/4 cup hot, brewed coffee 3 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup sour cream 1/2 cup shortening 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 4 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/2 cup butter 1/4 cup corn... read more

Fruity Bundt Cake

Posted by Anonymous This cake is so moist and delicious! It has served as a birthday cake as each of our four children turned one. The pecans and coconut may be omitted if preferred. Fruity Bundt Cake Ingredients 1/2 cup flaked coconut 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 cups white sugar 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 3 eggs 3 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup blueberries 2 diced bananas 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple 1 cup chopped pecans Instructions 1 Preheat oven... read more

Neopolitan Bundt Cake

Posted by Anonymous Strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla striped cake . . . it's quite delicious! Neopolitan Bundt Cake Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix 1 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 1 teaspoon strawberry extract 1/4 cup chocolate syrup 3 drops red food coloring 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar 3 tablespoons chocolate syrup Instructions 1 Grease and flour a 12-cup bundt pan. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).2 Blend the cake mix, water, oil, and eggs on low speed until moistened. Beat 3 minutes on medium speed. Pour... read more

Pink Princess Cake

Posted by Anonymous Strawberry cake that's a beautiful pink color, fit for a princess. Pink Princess Cake Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 (10 ounce) package frozen strawberries, thawed and drained 1/2 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs Instructions 1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 9 or 10 inch bundt or tube pan.2 Combine the cake mix, gelatin, flour, eggs and thawed strawberries. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer for 3... read more

Ice Cream Cone Treats

Posted by Anonymous Special treat for birthdays or other celebrations!!! Truly resemble ice cream in a cone, kids love 'em!!! Ice Cream Cone Treats Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix 1 (16 ounce) package vanilla frosting 1 ounce colored candy sprinkles Instructions 1 Prepare cake mix batter according to directions, or make any standard cake recipe batter (i.e. white, chocolate, etc.).2 Place flat-bottomed ice cream cones in the cups of a regular muffin pan. Pour enough batter into each cone to fill from 1/2 to 2/3 full.3 Bake at time and... read more

Sand Cups

Posted by Anonymous The recipe is for individual cups (you'll need 8-10 clear, 7 ounce plastic cups), but I believe you can use a bucket instead. Sand Cups Ingredients 2 cups milk 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 (12 ounce) package vanilla wafers, crushed Instructions 1 In a large bowl, combine milk and pudding mix. Beat with a whisk until well blended. Let stand 5 minutes.2 Add whipped topping and half of the crushed cookies and fold in.3 Place 1 Tablespoon crushed cookies into each... read more

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