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RECIPE-Award Winning Swedish Nut Cake

 

SWEDISH-NUT-CAKE

 

RECIPE

This recipe is a tried and true addition to any potluck or good for any family gathering!  You cannot fail with this one!  It is moist and delicious every time!  This one actually won a “bake-off”.  Enjoy!!

Ingredients:

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 20 ounce can crushed pineapple

1 cup chopped nuts (any according to taste)

Icing:

1 stick butter

1 8 ounce cream cheese

1 box powdered sugar

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

Mix cake ingredients with a spoon.  It is not necessary to use an electric mixer.  Spray a 13×9 with a non-stick spray (bottom only).  Bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes in a preheated oven.

Stir together ingredients for icing and pour over warm cake.   You can poke holes in the cake with a toothpick before pouring the icing.

 

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DESSERT RECIPE-Gooey Chocolate Skillet Cake Ice Cream Sundae

GOOEY CHOCOLATE ICE CREAM SUNDAE

DESSERT RECIPE

Cake Ingredients:
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup sugar
dash salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons cocoa powder
1/2 cup water
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 egg
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Frosting Ingredients:
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
2 tablespoons cocoa
3-4 tablespoons milk (as needed for consistency)
1/2 cup pecans, chopped
2 cups powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

ice cream (for serving)
caramel sauce (for serving; this one is delicious!)
whipped cream (for serving)

Directions:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl, whisk flour, baking soda, sugar, and salt together and set aside.

In a 10-inch cast iron skillet, bring the butter, vegetable oil, cocoa powder, and water to a boil. Remove it from the heat and whisk in the dry ingredients well. Mix in the buttermilk, egg, and vanilla. Bake the skillet cake at 350 degrees F for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out with just a few moist crumbs.

While the cake starts to cool, make the frosting. In a medium saucepan, bring the butter, cocoa, and milk to a boil. Remove them from heat and add the icing sugar, nuts, and vanilla. Stir to combine. Pour over the warm cake, spread with a spatula, and serve with vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce, and whipped cream.

 

SOURCE:  My dear friend, “Kathy’s Kitchen”

 

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RECIPE-Fast and Easy Dessert-Cookies and Cream Dessert

cookies and cream
 

 Desserts/Fast and Easy

Someone posted this on facebook and it just looks so yummy!  Let me know if you try it and how you like it!  :)
 
 
 
COOKIES AND CREAM~ EVERYTIME I SERVE THIS AT A COOKOUT IT IS DEVOURED AND THEN EVERYONE WANTS THE RECIPE~SO SO GOOOOD~~~Oreo goodness 1 bag Oreos, crushed 8oz cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar 3 cups milk 2 sm boxes… instant vanilla pudding 1/2 tsp vanilla 12 oz Cool Whip, thawed Cream together cream cheese, butter & powered sugar & vanilla. In separate bowl mix milk & pudding chill until set. fold in cool whip after pudding has set. add cream cheese mixture. layer with Oreos… Chill until ready to serve! 
 
SOURCE:  facebook/Friends on A Budget

Super Sweet Award!

I want to thank Auntie Em for this award!  It is beautiful and I love it!!   Speaking of super sweet,  I love her blog, too!  Y’all stop by there and visit her sometime…you will be glad you did!!

Guidelines:

1. Give credit to the person who chose to nominate you. (Love you, Auntie Em!)

2. Answer the “Super Sweet” questions.

3. Nominate a “Baker’s Dozen” (13) blogs.

“Super Sweet” Questions:

1.Cookies or Cake?   Cake.  I love “Turtle Cake” with chocolate and caramel!

2. Chocolate or Vanilla?  Chocolate!

3. What is your favorite sweet treat?  Dr. Pepper

4. When do you crave sweet things the most?  Does 24/7 count??

5.   If you had a sweet nickname, what would it be? My sweet hubby calls me “baby”.

My Baker’s Dozen blogs:

Lynleahz.com

lifeofaministermom.wordpress.com

http://steveatwood.wordpress.com/

http://wordstoloveby.wordpress.com

thoughtsfromanamericanwoman.wordpress.com

http://mychristiancoffeeshop.wordpress.com/

greenlightlady.wordpress.com/

kenssimpleview.wordpress.com/

http://sewville.wordpress.com/

http://becauseofgrace.wordpress.com/

http://photolord.com/

http://settledinheaven.wordpress.com/

http://igamemom.wordpress.com/

I love these bloggers and I believe you will, too!  Stop by and visit them some time!


Super Sweet Award!

I want to thank Auntie Em for this award!  It is beautiful and I love it!!   Speaking of super sweet,  I love her blog, too!  Y’all stop by there and visit her sometime…you will be glad you did!!

Guidelines:

1. Give credit to the person who chose to nominate you. (Love you, Auntie Em!)

2. Answer the “Super Sweet” questions.

3. Nominate a “Baker’s Dozen” (13) blogs.

“Super Sweet” Questions:

1.Cookies or Cake?   Cake.  I love “Turtle Cake” with chocolate and caramel!

2. Chocolate or Vanilla?  Chocolate!

3. What is your favorite sweet treat?  Dr. Pepper

4. When do you crave sweet things the most?  Does 24/7 count??

5.   If you had a sweet nickname, what would it be? My sweet hubby calls me “baby”.

My Baker’s Dozen blogs:

Lynleahz.com

lifeofaministermom.wordpress.com

http://steveatwood.wordpress.com/

http://wordstoloveby.wordpress.com

thoughtsfromanamericanwoman.wordpress.com

http://mychristiancoffeeshop.wordpress.com/

greenlightlady.wordpress.com/

kenssimpleview.wordpress.com/

http://sewville.wordpress.com/

http://becauseofgrace.wordpress.com/

http://photolord.com/

http://settledinheaven.wordpress.com/

http://igamemom.wordpress.com/

I love these bloggers and I believe you will, too!  Stop by and visit them some time!


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