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Raspberry Balls

Raspberry Balls
Here is a flashback from the 70'sEvery Holiday season my Grandmother would make these wonderful raspberry balls.It took me years and years to figure out the recipe, but I got it!! It's incredibly simple and uses only 4 ingredients!Jello Gelatin, coconut, sweetened condensed milk, almond extract. And... You don't have to make them Raspberry.You can use any flavor Gelatin.The balls in the picture are cranberry balls. Raspberry Balls1 large package flaked coconut.1 large box jello gelatin. 1 small box Jello gelatin (for coating finished balls.) Mix first 4 ingredients.Roll into small balls.roll to coat in the small package of jello.refrigerate in an air-tight container.Enjoy! Related:  crèmes et mousses

Simple Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Hey Guys! So, Valentine’s Day is this week and I’m already kind of over it. I mean enough already with the overtly sentimental jewelry commercials, the red and pink vomited aisles at drugstores and the rush to make dinner reservations at the most expensive and “romantic” restaurant you can think of….just stop it, please! Valentine’s Day isn’t supposed to be so complicated nor do I think it needs to be so….pink. It should be a time when couples take a little bit of time out of their busy schedules to tell each other, I like you and you make me happy…AND for singles to re-recognize the fabulousness that is he or she and be happy about it. I don’t think it needs to get any more complicated or cheesy. Today we have a dessert that I like to think of as one of the most low maintenance, tastiest desserts ever. Simple Panna Cotta with a Mango-Sage Coulis Serves 8 Directions: 1.

Blue velvet cupcakes « One Particular Kitchen Ohai, cupcakes. I’m kind of at a loss for words with these. Can you imagine how good they were by looking at the pictures? Because let me assure you… they were BETTER than whatever you’re thinking. Kiddo and I wanted to do something lovely for our local police force because they are awesome. I found this recipe at the incredible Sprinkle Bakes. Ingredients For the cupcakes 2 cups sugar ½ pound (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature 2 eggs 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 Tbsp Wilton royal blue gel food coloring 1 small dab of violet gel food coloring (I dipped in a toothpick and used that much) 2 ½ cups cake flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon vinegar For the frosting 1 pound cream cheese, softened 2 sticks butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 cups sifted confectioners' sugar (I hate sifting; I whir it up in the food processor instead to aerate and get lumps out) Instructions Make the cupcakes Now make frosting!

French Toast with Berry Butter I cooked at the Lodge yesterday, and this was the final dish. It was the final dish because after it was done, I scarfed down so much of it that I had to go home and take a fourteen-hour nap. I went way too far. I love going too far. The dish was French toast–slightly different from your average French toast; you’ll see why in a minute–topped with two kinds of berry butter. Make this for a special Fourth of July breakfast this weekend! Okay, I’m excessive and made a pound of each kind of berry butter. Don’t be like me. Whip the butter on high until fluffy–if it’s really, really soft (and it’s better if it’s really, really soft) this obviously will only take a few seconds. Switch to the paddle attachment, because I’m afraid the whisk will beat up the berries too much, and I just want to create more things for me to have to wash. Not really on that last part. Dump in the raspberries… Then turn the mixer on low for just a few seconds. Look at how gorgeous this is. Remember: just barely mix it.

Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries - StumbleUpon Call me easily amused, but these little torch-topped cupcakes delight me. Besides being a cute novelty item for a party, I think they would add a little drama to the end of a romantic meal. I've been looking for something different to serve for Valentine's dessert, and this is definitely different. The strawberries are hollowed out and filled with a bit of liquor, then ignited with a match. For the cake portion, I chose a One Bowl Chocolate Cupcake recipe because 1. it's quick 2. it is easy, and 3. it fits my prerequisite for a light ending on date night. I should say, a light ending provided you don't eat too many. The cakes are just sweet enough, and have a light, fluffy crumb - the perfect vehicle for rich chocolate buttercream. Notes for flaming strawberries:Any alcohol below 80 proof will not ignite well. Shaina made a margarita version of this on Babble Food. Chocolate Cupcakes with Flaming Strawberries Yield: About 20 cupcakes [click to print]Cupcakes: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Homemade Cow Tales ® Every summer a little voice inside my head whispers (with sing-song inflection) "It's time to make caramel" ...to which I reply "It's 100 degrees outside". My idea of fun does not include standing over a pot of boiling caramel in the dog days of summer; however, I begrudgingly heed the call... and obey. That's sort of how these came about. For those not familiar, Cow Tales® (not Cow Tails) are a nostalgic treat; an 8" length of soft caramel and creme filling. As a kid, I loved them and was inclined to choose one over a lollipop. To beat the heat, I began my caramel endeavor in the a.m. I cannot wait to make these at Christmastime (1. for gift-giving, (2. in much cooler weather, (3. while enlisting some help from the ladies in my family. Edit 9/15/2012: A letter is received from Mitchell T. Homemade Cow Tales® Yield: approx 45-50 eight-inch length candies...probably more. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Note: Cover remaining creme filling with a damp towel so it doesn't dry out. 1.

Cream cheese and strawberries in a glass | Desserts,dessert,microwave | Lékué Recipes Sent by ¡Oído Cocina! Ingredients 40 g of yoghurt 40 g of oil 75 g of sugar 1 egg 65 g of flour 5 g of yeast 5 g of cocoa powder Cream: 350 g of low-fat white cream cheese A handful of washed strawberries (approximately 10) Sweetener Large tablespoon of vanilla sugar Preparation Mix the yoghurt, oil, sugar, an egg, the flour, yeast and cocoa powder in a bowl.You will get a smooth mixture.Carefully pour it into the mould, filling to the mark.Microwave at medium power for five minutes.

Big Red Kitchen: Rainbow Cupcakes So when it came time for our school’s bake sale a week ago, I thought Rainbow Cupcakes would be fun for a change. I was right, they were the first ones to go because children cannot resist color and lots of it. They even beat out the luscious chocolate cupcakes I made. It is Rainbow Cupcakes from now on! This is simple to do by dividing the batter equally among six small bowls- I used yellow cake mix for deeper hues. Layer colored batter in the order of a rainbow’s colors into cupcake liners and bake according to the package directions. I wanted the frosting to go in a swirl of rainbow colors too so I used a technique Ma taught me years ago from her cake decorating classes. Unfortunately I did not have jewel toned frosting colors to match the cupcakes, so I did mix jewel tones with pastels. At the bake sale we placed each cupcake in a 9 ounce plastic punch cup and invited the children to decorate the cupcakes they had purchased. I can’t wait to find an excuse to make these again.

Out of the Campfire, into the Oven: S'mores Pie There is just something about a s’more that brings out the kid in me. The toasted marshmallow, the melted chocolate, the crunch of the graham cracker. You put them together and it’s bliss. We love them so much, we eat them year round, we’ve even grilled marshmallows in our wood burning fireplace, over our gas stove, and made them in the microwave in a pinch. So naturally a s’mores pie would be the next logical step ; ) And it couldnt’ be easier. I started with making the graham cracker crust and baking it until golden. You could even take more shortcuts and use a pre-made graham cracker crust and use pre-packaged pudding {you’d need 8 snack packs for that} What you’ll need: 1 sleeve of honey graham crackers – 9 crackers 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/3 cup dark brown sugar pinch salt 7 tablespoons unsalted butter – melted 1 large package of chocolate pudding {+ ingredients to make} 8 ounces whipped cream topping 10 ounces marshmallows What to do: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

How To Make Creamy Ice Cream with Just One Ingredient! | Apartment Therapy... - StumbleUpon Yes, that's right; you heard us. Creamy, soft-serve style ice cream with just one ingredient — and no ice cream maker needed! What is this one magic ingredient that can be whipped into perfectly rich and silky ice cream, with no additional dairy, sweeteners, or ingredients needed whatsoever? If you guessed BANANA, congratulations! You're right! What? "That's the sort of thing you discover," she sighed, "when all your friends are vegan, gluten-free, dairy-allergic, and you're on a sugar-free diet." It turns out that frozen bananas are good for more than just dipping in chocolate. Some bananas, depending on their ripeness, have a bit of that green aftertaste. Have you ever tried frozen-banana ice cream? Want more detailed instructions and step-by-step photos? → Step-by-Step Instructions for One-Ingredient Ice Cream Now try more flavors... → Magic One-Ingredient Ice Cream 5 Ways: Peanut Butter, Nutella, and More (Images: Faith Durand)

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