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Root Beer Float Cake

Root Beer Float Cake
Before I made this cake on Sunday afternoon, I sat down with a nice, tall root beer float. Sure, it was 10:30 in the morning. I suppose that technically that means I had a root beer float for breakfast. That’s one of the great thing about being an adult, you can have a float for breakfast with no resistance. Something about a root beet float puts me on a conveyor belt back to some really random childhood memories. The taste, the bubbles, the increasingly creamy soda… it take me back to constantly skinned knees, playing in a beat-up old red wagon with my sister, and sitting in front of an old black and white television watching baseball with my grandfather. But cake!? Answers and cake, just a click away. Here’s what you should know about the Root Beer Float Cake. The cake doesn’t have the same memory inducing effects as a real root beer float. Try this cake. Root Beer Float Cake Baked: New Frontiers in Baking Print this Recipe! 2 cups root beer (don’t use diet) 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar

chocolate pudding dump cake Seriously…I don’t do this… I don’t want to give you the wrong impression. I’m honestly not like this… I’m a good girl. I go to bed early, drink more water than wine (well, sometimes), I floss every day and always wear my sunscreen. Like I said…I don’t do this. Well, except for this one time. Like I said, I’m a good girl. What are you waiting for? Chocolate Pudding Dump Cake Print this recipe! Ingredients: 1 chocolate boxed cake mix 1 small package chocolate pudding 1 1/2 cups milk 1 1/2 cups (large handful) chocolate chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare the pudding with the milk according to package directions. Smooth batter into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake for 30 minutes, or until edges pull away from sides. Time: 40 minutes Tagged as: cake, chocolate, quick and easy

The Chocolate Chip Cookie Bowl Sundae - Photos by Donna Last Sunday morning, my son James said, “Dad, what if you made a bowl out of cookie dough?” I’m the first to admit that there are almost no truly new culinary innovations or ideas, only variations on what’s come before us, and I also know that making a cookie to serve ice cream on, such as an ice cream sandwich, is a common one (some great recipes will be in Ad Hoc At Home, now at the printers). But when James said it, I said, “Very cool idea, James. Let’s give it a shot.” It’s taken a few different methods to figure out the best way to bake them and how much to put in our bowl-in-a-bowl makeshift mold. The following is the chocolate chip cookie dough from Ratio: The Simple Codes Behind the Craft of Everyday Cooking. Fill with ice cream and serve to anyone who adores cookies and ice cream.

Brownie Covered Oreos Can it really be December 6th? I LOVE this time of year, but wish it would SLOW down just a little! Mama’s got lots of shopping to do still To help the you in the kitchen this Holiday Season I have whipped up an ULTRA simple cookie that is not only the cutest little thing I’ve seen but is absolutely delicious! I mean come on, can’t you just imagine how good oreos wrapped in fudgy brownies are? These will be so cute on any Christmas plate or cookie exchange, have fun and enjoy!! Can you even stand how cute these are? Here’s your line up. ….and if you can’t find the icing writer by Wilton, feel free to melt white chocolate to drizzle on top. Whip up your brownie mix…. Time to dip! Place your dipped Oreos in muffin tins that have been sprayed with cooking spray. Drizzle with icing, sprinkle and you get these little cuties! Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Makes entire package of Oreos Happy Baking! Other recipes you may enjoy...

cake batter blondies. | girl meets life. I don’t say this very often. But this is one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten. Remember how I made dense, fudgy brownies by using a boxed chocolate cake mix? Well, let’s just say that I haven’t been able to stop imagining doing the same with a yellow cake mix ever since. So, chocolate-lovers, this isn’t entirely for you. cake batter blondies. ingredients: 1 box yellow cake mix1/4 cup canola oil1 egg, beaten1/4 – 1/2 cup milk1/4 cup rainbow sprinkles1/2 cup white chocolate chips (optional) directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. notes: I should mention that because I don’t have any bakeware yet, I actually baked this batch in a casserole dish (I’m classy like that, what can I say?). **edited to add: I made these again in an 8-inch cake pan, and they came out perfectly! **also edited to add: I made the blondies successfully without using eggs! After cooling for about 20 minutes, the gooey center is what will lend to the decadent, cake-batter texture.

AutismLearningFelt By Tammy, on June 25th, 2009 The organized parent makes lists. It is a part of life. A parent with an autistic child, makes a lot of list and schedules. We do a lot to help make our child’s life easier to navigate. I like the way the site is set up. You can also purchase an eplanner, a pdf package of lists for the area of life you need the most help in with lists and schedules. I found the lists to be very helpful. This Giveaway will run from June 25, 2009 to July 10, 2009. • MAIN RULE –Visit ListPlanIt and come back and tell me which list sounds like a good fit for your family. For additional entries, you can do any or all of the following:Please make each entry a separate comment because I will be using a random generator to select the winners of this giveaway. Bookmark & Share

Dirt Cake | The Family Kitchen By Kelsey Banfield | Mmmm, cake!! I’ll try just about any cake that comes my way. But what do you do when you are tired of regular cake? Delicious Cakes Made from Unusual Things Donut Cake This delicious festive donut cake would be perfect for a children's birthday, brunch party, or just an everyday celebration! Photo: Kelsey Banfield Halloween Popcorn Cake Why not enjoy your leftover candy a second time around? Photo: Taste & Tell Blog Candy Cakes Who said a festive cake has to be made with cake mix? Photo: Paula Jones Ice Cream Sandwich Cake Oh baby, now THIS is a summer cake that is not made from... cake! Photo: Jen Tater Tots! Chocolate Chip Cookie Freezer Cake This delicious chilly Chocolate Chip Cookie Freezer Cake is the perfect hot summer dessert. Photo: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia MORE ON BABBLE10 tasty mug cakes you can make in under 10 minutesInsanely fast desserts: 1-minute sundaes, 2-minute cakes, and more! More on Babble About Kelsey Banfield Kelsey Banfield

Homemade Hostess Cupcakes - What Megan's Making Cupcakes 1 1/4 cups unbleached, all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped 1 stick unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 large eggs, lightly beaten Filling 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup powdered sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla exrtact 3 tablespoons heavy cream 1 cup marshmallow creme Ganache 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate, chopped 1/2 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract Icing 1 stick unsalted butter 1 1/2 - 2 tablespoons milk 2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla Place oven rack in the center of the oven and preheat to 350. Cupcakes Place sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Sift together the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Beat the eggs into the chocolate with a mixer, then stir in the dry ingredients. Store cupcakes in the refrigerator.

Cocoa Pipe Lets You Literally Inhale Chocolate | Gadget Lab Chocolate can be addictive, and eating it is fattening — which is why a Harvard professor has helped create a cigarette-like chocolate inhaler that allows users to take a puff of their favorite treat whenever they want. The product, called Le Whif, is a way to get chocolate without the calories, says David Edwards, a professor at Harvard University and the lead inventor of the product. And it is an experiment and adventure in gastronomy. "The idea here is to move beyond the fork and the knife and think about inhaling food," he says. Until recently, food particles could not be made small enough to get airborne and not offer the risk of choking, says Edwards. But the technology means that Le Whif doesn’t come cheap. The chocolate inhalers will come in four flavors: mint chocolate, raspberry chocolate, mango chocolate, and milk chocolate. The goal isn’t to replace the average Lindt chocolate bar but to enhance the chocolate experience, says Edwards. Photo: Le Whif

My I-thought-I-had-an-original-idea ice cream cone cupcake pan Don’t you hate it when you get all your ice cream cones filled with batter only to have them tip over and spill in the pan when you try to put them in the oven? I decided to make a pan prototype to bake my cones in to stop the spills and mess! Yup, I made a prototype. And I was going to mass-produce it and sell it on HSN and become a billionaire, er, or at least a thousand-aire. But my dreams were crushed when I realized someone else already designed one. And it was better than mine. So much for my big break. BUT considering I wasted so much time making my pan, I’m going to show you it anyway. I bought this cheap tin pan from the 99 cent store. I took a sharpie and measured out a 3 x 4 square grid. Once my circles were cut out I just flipped it over and put it on a cookie sheet. Brilliant, right? And just for fun I took a picture of what it looks like from the underside. So there you have it. And now for a 2nd tutorial on how to make Cupcake cones. Fill the cones with batter.