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Thursday, February 26, 2015

7 UP Cake


One of my all time favorites and most delicious moist cakes of all times.  7Up Cake.  Yes you put the 7Up in the cake.  On a first glance it may look and seem as though it may be a lot of work, but I promise, it is not.  You know my motto: Quick and Easy.


7Up Cake
7Up Cake

Preheat oven to 350°

Ingredients:

4 Eggs                                           
1 Bottle of 7Up (10oz)
1 box Lemon Supreme Cake Mix
1 box Lemon Instant Pudding
1 Cup Vegetable Oil

Directions:

Mix all well and beat for 5+ minutes.
Pour into 4 round cake pans. 
Bake until toothpick inserted comes out clean, about 10-15 minutes.

While cakes are cooling on wire racks,  begin your filling and topping.

Ingredients:

1 large can crushed pineapple-drained
3 egg yolks
1 1/2 cup Sugar
1 heaping tbsp cornstarch
1 stick margarine
1 pkg coconut

Directions:

Mix cornstarch with sugar in a medium sauce pan.
Hand beat egg yolks
Add pineapple to dry mixture
Add egg yolks to mixture
Stir it all up
Begin to cook on cook top, slowly, until thick
Add Butter
Add Coconut
Stir until well blended
Remove from heat


Pour filling between layers-7Up cake
Pour between each layer of cake
Pour remaining filling on top layer










Ready for a slice?  I know you will Love!

        7Up cake slice

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Cajun Style!
 
Potatoes
I love them
Every kind
Prepared every way
When I am preparing baked, grilled or broiled fish, I like to use an easy full of flavor technique for my potatoes.
Try this, you will like it!

Cajun Crispy Smashed New Potatoes
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Ingredients:
 
New potatoes (your desired amount)
Olive Oil
Salt and Pepper
Slap ya Momma Seasoning or Tony's
 
Directions:
 
Boil Potatoes
Spray or sprinkle Baking sheet with Olive Oil
Place cooked potatoes on sheet
Smash potatoes
Brush with Olive Oil
Sprinkle with Salt and Pepper
Sprinkle with seasoning Slap ya Momma

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Bake at 450° for 25 minutes on top rack or until golden and crispy on top
 
Flavor goes with EVERYTHING!

  

Friday, January 23, 2015

Happy Pie Day!

Caramel Apple Snickers Pie
No time to bake?
No problem!
Make a statement with this easy, easy, recipe for your Thanksgiving dessert.  When I saw the photo that Love with Recipe posted, I took a moment, stared at the photo, checked out the directions and I was hooked!  I went to the grocery store and here it is!

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Caramel Apple Snickers Pie
 

Ingredients:
 
1 Ready made Pie Crust
3 Green Apples 2(chopped and soaked in lemon juice)
3/4 cup Caramel topping
20 mini Snickers® chopped
1/3 cup Condensed Milk
One tub of Cool Whip
2 oz Cream Cheese completely softened
 



Instructions:
 
Spread chopped snickers as bottom layer on pie crust
Spread chopped apple over snickers as second layer
Spread 1/2 cup caramel over the two layers
Combine Cool Whip, Cream Cheese and Condensed Milk in a bowl
Spread over pie as the final layer (topping)
Drizzle remaining Caramel

 
Sprinkle Diced Apples and chopped snickers
Refrigerate 1 hour before serving




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Slice last apple
Serve your slice of pie with a slice of apple!