Chocolate Praline Layer Cake


1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/4 c. whipping cream
1 c. brown sugar, firmly packed
3/4 c. pecans, chopped coarse
1 pkg. Pillsbury Devil's Food cake mix
1 1/4 c. water
1/3 c. oil
3 eggs


1 3/4 c. whipping cream
1/4 c. powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. vanilla
Whole pecans, if desired
Chocolate curls, if desired

How to cook Chocolate Praline Layer Cake
Heat oven to 325 degrees. In small heavy saucepan, combine butter, 1/4 cup whipping cream and brown sugar. Cook over low heat just until butter is melted, stirring occasionally. Pour into 2 (8 or 9 inch) round cake pans; sprinkle evenly with chopped pecans. In large bowl, combine cake mix, water, oil and eggs at low speed until moistened; beat at highest speed for 2 minutes. Carefully spoon batter over pecan mixture. Bake at 325 degrees for 35 to 45 minutes or until cake springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool 5 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely. In small bowl, beat 1 3/4 cups whipping cream until soft peaks form. Blend in powdered sugar and vanilla; beat until stiff peaks form. To assemble cake, place 1 layer on serving plate, praline side up; spread 1/2 of topping over first layer. Top with second layer, praline side up; spread with remaining whipping cream. Garnish with whole pecans and/or chocolate curls. Store in refrigerator. Serves up to 12. High altitude over 3,500 feet; add 2 tablespoons flour to dry cake mix. Increase water to 1 1/3 cups. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Remove immediately from pans.

One Step Pound Cake Recipe

2 1/4 c. all-purpose flour
2 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. soda
1 tbsp. grated lemon peel
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. margarine, softened
1 carton (8 oz.) yogurt, pineapple
3 eggs

How to cook One Step Pound Cake Recipe
Combine all in large bowl. Beat 3 minutes at medium speed. Pour into greased and floured pan or bundt pan does well. Bake at 325 degrees for 50 minutes. Cool 15 minutes.

Pineapple - Coconut - Walnut Cake Recipe


2 c. flour
2 c. sugar
2 tsp. baking soda
2 eggs
1 c. coconut, shredded
1 c. walnuts or pecans, chopped
1 can (20 oz.) crushed pineapple with


1/4 lb. margarine
1 1/2 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened

CAKE: Mix all ingredients for cake together. Grease but do not flour 9 x 13 inch pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Frost with Cream Cheese Icing. ICING: Combine all ingredients for icing; mix well until creamy. Spread on cooled cake.

Light as Air Orange Cake Recipe

2 1/2 c. sifted cake flour
1 tsp. salt
1/3 c. vegetable oil
3 tbsp. grated orange rind*
5 egg whites
1 tbsp. baking powder
1 1/3 c. sugar, divided
3 egg yolks, beaten
3/4 c. orange juice*
1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
Fresh Orange Glaze

How to make Light as Air Orange Cake
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and 2/3 cup sugar in a mixing bowl. Make a well in center; add oil, egg yolks, orange rind and orange juice. Beat at high speed of an electric mixer about 5 minutes or until smooth. Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar in a large mixing bowl until soft peaks form. Add remaining 2/3 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Pour egg yolk mixture in a thin, steady stream over entire surface of egg whites and gently fold whites into mixture. Pour batter into an ungreased 10 inch tube pan, spreading evenly with a spatula. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Invert pan; cool 40 minutes. Loosen cake from sides of pan using a narrow metal spatula; remove from pan. Place cake on cake plate; drizzle top with Fresh Orange Glaze. Yield 1 (10 inch) cake. *May substitute lemon juice and rind for orange if desired. --FRESH ORANGE GLAZE:--

3 c. powdered sugar, sifted
1/8 tsp. salt
2 1/4 tsp. grated orange rind
1/4 tsp. orange extract
3 1/2 to 4 tbsp. orange juice

Combine all ingredients; stir until smooth. Yield about 1 1/4 cups.

Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe

2/3 c. brown sugar, packed
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 c. coarsely chopped pecans
1/2 tsp. salt
2/3 c. chopped cherries (candied)
1/2 c. candied pineapple, chopped
1/2 c. whole hazelnuts
1 lb. dates, pitted
1/2 c. walnuts, coarsely chopped

How to make Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe
Cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy; add egg and vanilla. Beat well. Stir together flour, soda and salt and add to creamed mixture. Stir in fruit and nuts; chill batter at least one hour. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet and bake at 325 degrees for 12 minutes.

Fluff Frosting Recipe

1 c. milk
1/4 c. flour
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. shortening

How to make Fluff Frosting
In a small saucepan, cook flour and milk until thick, stir well. Set aside to cool, (keep mixture covered as it cools). In a bowl beat sugar, margarine (or butter) and shrotening using high speed of mixer, until fluffy. Add the milk mixture and vanilla. Continue beating until the icing is very fluffy.

Yule Cake Recipe

1 c. margarine
2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
2 c. applesauce
1/2 c. fruit juice
4 c. flour
2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. ginger
2 c. dates
1/2 c. golden raisins
4 1/2 c. nuts, chopped coarse:
walnuts, pecans, brazil nuts
1 c. Maraschino cherries
1 c. green candied cherries
1 c. each red-green-yellow candied

How to cook Yule Cake Recipe
Cream margarine, sugar and eggs; add applesauce and juice. Add 3 cups flour and spices. Dust chopped fruit and nuts with one cup of the flour. Add fruit and nuts to mixture. Bake in loaf pans or cupcake pans. Bake at 350 degrees one hour for loaf, cupcake pans 30 minutes. Store in cool place in tight containers.

Impossible Cheese Cake Recipe

3/4 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. Bisquick
2 (8 oz.) pkgs. cream cheese, cut
into 1 inch cubes & softened
1/2 tsp. grated lemon peel


1 c. sour cream
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. sugar

How to make Impossible Cheese Cake Recipe
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease pie plate 9 x 1 1/4 inches. Place all ingredients except toppings in blender container. Blend on high speed (on & off) until smooth, about 3 minutes or beat in large bowl on high speed with mixer for 2 minutes. Pour into plate. Bake just until puffed and center is dry, 3 0 minutes (do not over bake). Spread cheesecake carefully over top. Cool for 3 hours before serving.

Grandma's Yogurt Cake Recipe

1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. vanilla
1 (8 oz.) carton yogurt
2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 c. milk

How to cook Grandma's Yogurt Cake Recipe
Cream butter and sugar together. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix well. Add baking powder, soda, salt and 1 cup of the flour. Mix until well blended. Add yogurt and milk. Mix well. Add last 1 cup of flour. Mix well. Pour into greased and floured loaf cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes. Frost with your favorite frosting. (May use 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon flavoring that is compatible with your flavor used.)

Topical Dream Cake Recipe

2 c. granulated sugar
1 c. cooking oil
3 eggs
1 (8 oz.) can crushed pineapple
(juice packed)
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 c. all-purpose flour
1 c. whole wheat flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
2 c. bananas, finely diced
1 3/4 c. sifted powdered sugar
2 or 3 tbsp. orange juice

How to bake a Topical Dream Cake
In large bowl, beat sugar and oil. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each one. Blend in undrained juice and vanilla. Stir together flour, salt, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon. Blend into pineapple mixture. Stir in bananas. Pour mixture into a 10 inch fluted tube pan and bake at 350 degrees for 60 or 70 minutes. Cool in pan for 10 minutes, then put on rack. Cool. --GLAZE:--

Combine powdered sugar and enough orange juice to make drizzling consistency. ^iIt's time to lose weight when you put the golf ball where you can hit it, but you can't see it, or when you put it where you can see it but then you can't hit it.^i

Food Recipes Made Easy   © 2008. Template Recipes by Emporium Digital