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Tiramisu Trifle

Ingredients 1 (16 oz.) pound cake, plus a few slices more if needed (frozen or store-bought suitable) 3 tablespoons cornstarch cup instant espresso granules sugar (divided) dash of kosher salt 2 cups milk (divided) 3 ozs. semisweet chocolate (at least 50 percent cocoa) (divided) cup Godiva liqueur or other chocolate liqueur 1 strong coffee, poured […]

Red Devil’S Food Cake With Meringue

Ingredients Cake: 1 cup whole buttermilk 1 teaspoon baking soda butter flavored shortening 1 granulated sugar 2 large eggs* 2 (1 oz.) bottles red food coloring 3 tablespoons Italian cocoa or other high quality cocoa powder 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar 2 1/3 s sifted cake flour […]

Russian Raspberry Cream

Ingredients 1 pkg. raspberry or strawberry flavored gelatin 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 pkg. frozen whole raspberries or strawberries, drained 1 cup light cream 1/2 sugar 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Dissolve raspberry gelatin in one cup hot water. Blend in lemon juice and raspberries and pour into […]

Chocolate Squares

Ingredients 1 1/8 s butter 1/2 brown sugar 1/2 sugar 2 egg yolks* 1 cup flour, sifted 1 cup rolled oats 1 (12 oz.) pkg. chocolate chips 1 cup nuts or coconut Directions Cream one cup butter and sugars until fluffy, beat in egg yolks. Add flour and oats and mix well. Place mixture in […]

Mocha Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients 1 teaspoon instant coffee 1 teaspoon boiling water 1 (12 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate morsels, divided 3/4 butter, softened 1 1/4 s sifted confectioners? sugar 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 250°. In cup, dissolve instant coffee in boiling water; set aside. Melt over hot (not boiling) […]

Coffee Toffee Pie

Ingredients 1 1/2 s all-purpose flour 3/4 finely chopped pecans 1/4 plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/4 brown sugar, firmly packed 1 (1 oz.) square unsweetened chocolate, grated 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 (1 oz.) squares unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 tablespoon […]

Triple Coffee Tiramisu

Ingredients 1 1/2 s strong brewed coffee 3 tablespoons Kaluha (coffee liquor) 36 ladyfingers, halved 4 ozs. mascarpone cheese 1/4 brown sugar 1 (12.3 oz.) pkg. firm silken tofu 3 large egg whites 1/2 granulated sugar 1/4 water 1 tablespoon cocoa coffee beans to garnish Directions Combine coffee and Kal?ha in shallow dish. Quickly dip […]

Irish Coffee Brownies

Ingredients 1 (11 1/2 oz.) pkg. (2 cups) milk chocolate morsels, divided 1/2 butter 1/2 sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons Irish whiskey 2 teaspoons instant coffee 1 cup all-purpose flour Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In small saucepan over low heat, combine 1 cup milk chocolate morsels and butter; stir until […]

Easy Biscotti

Ingredients 3/4 toasted almonds 1/4 lb. (1 stick) butter 3/4 sugar 2 eggs 2 1/4 s flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons orange liquor and zest of orange or lemon Directions Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. When smooth, add any orange zest and liquor. Sift in flour, baking powder […]

Chocolate Satisfaction Cake

Ingredients Cake: 1 1/2 s cake flour 1 cup sugar 1/3 unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs, beaten 1/4 cooking oil 1 tablespoon vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup cold water Milk Chocolate Custard Sauce: 1 egg 2 tablespoons sugar pinch of salt 1 cup skim or low-fat milk […]

Soft Pretzels

Ingredients 1/2 cup warm water (100-110°F) 1 pkg. (1/4 oz) active dry yeast 1 cup warm milk (100- 110°F) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour or half whole wheat flour 1 egg, lightly beaten with 1 T. water Poppy or sesame seeds, seasoned or […]

Creme De Menthe Cake

Ingredients 1 white cake mix (extra-moist, or with pudding in mix) 1/4 cream de menthe 1/4 chopped nuts 1 large carton whipped topping Directions Mix according to cake directions. Pour into greased and floured 9×13-inch pan. Bake according to directions on box. When cool, ice with 1 can of Double Dutch (or any other) chocolate […]

Toll House Pie

Ingredients 2 eggs 1/2 flour 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar, packed 1 cup butter, melted and cooled to room temperature 6 ozs. chocolate chips 1 cup pecans 1 (9-inch) unbaked pastry shell Directions Beat eggs until foamy. Beat in flour, sugar and brown sugar until well-blended. Add butter to above mixture; stir in chocolate chips […]

Orange-Cranberry Pull-Apart

Ingredients 24 Rhodes Dinner Rolls, thawed but still cold 1 small box non-instant vanilla pudding 1/2 sugar 1 orange rind, grated 1/2 butter or margarine, melted 1/2 dried cranberries Glaze: 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice Directions Cut rolls in half. Mix pudding, sugar, and orange rind together. […]

Light Fruitcake

Ingredients 3/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster (superfine) sugar 3 eggs 1 sultanas (golden raisins) 2/3 cup currants 1/4 cup chopped glace apricots 1/4 cup chopped glace figs 2 cups chopped glace cherries 1/2 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts 1 1/2 cups plain (all-purpose) flour 1/2 cup self-rising flour 1/2 cup milk 1 tablespoon […]

Fruitcake

Ingredients 3 cups sultanas (golden raisins) 2 1/2 cups raisins, chopped 1 1/2 cups currants 2 cups chopped glace cherries 1 cup brandy or rum 1 cup butter 1 cup soft, dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons apricot jam (jelly) 2 tablespoons treacle or molasses 1 tablespoon grated lemon or orange rind 4 eggs 2 3/4 […]

Chocolate Mint Cookies & Chocolate Mint Glaze

Ingredients 1 (10 oz.) pkg. mint chocolate morsels 1 cup flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 butter, softened 6 tablespoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 egg CHOCOLATE MINT GLAZE 1 cup mint chocolate morsels 1/4 vegetable shortening 3 tablespoons corn syrup 2 1/4 teaspoons water Directions In […]

Soda Cracker Drops

Ingredients 2 cps sugar 1/2 evaporated milk 1/2 butter or oleo 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 smooth or crunchy peanut butter 1 stack soda crackers, crushed Directions In saucepan, put sugar, milk, butter, vanilla and bring to boil. Let boil one minute. Remove from heat and add crushed crackers. Drop by teaspoons onto wax paper. […]

Biscotti Di Prato (The Dunking Cookie)

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 whole almonds, toasted 7/8 sugar dash of salt 3 eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Directions To toast almonds, bake in 350° oven 8 to 10 minutes. With a whisk, beat eggs, vanilla, and almond extract. In another bowl, mix flour, sugar, baking soda […]

Bon Cherry Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup shortening or margarine 1 1/2 s brown sugar 2 teaspoons almond extract 4 cups flour 1 cup butter 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 egg yolks Directions Mix all ingredients well. Make into balls. Place piece of cherry in center of each. Bake at 350° 12 minutes, until browned.

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