Monthly Archives: November 2011

Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Cream Cheese Frosting

Cupcakes: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 T all-purpose flour, divided 10 T granulated sugar 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 large egg 1/2 cup nonfat buttermilk 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Dessert Cactus Cake

Dessert Cactus Cake 6-inch ball cake 1 recipe royal icing large lily nail aluminum foil small yellow stamens (from a craft store) waxed paper 1 recipe basic buttercream icing 20 chocolate wafer cookies, crushed (place the cookies in a plastic … Continue reading

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Quick-Mix Sponge Cake and Butter Icing

1 cup self-rising flour 1tsp baking powder 1/2 cup soft margarine 1/2 cup superfine sugar 2 large eggs Preheat the oven to 325°F.  Grease the round cake pan, line the base with paper and then grease the paper, or grease … Continue reading

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Pear and Cardamom Spice Cake

1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup confectioners sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups plain flour 1 T baking powder 2 T milk crushed seeds from 2 cardamom pods 1/3 cup walnuts, chopped 1 T poppy seeds 1 1/4 lbs dessert … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken

8 chicken thighs (about 2 lbs), skin removed 3/4 cup hot salsa 1/4 cup peanut butter 2 T lime juice 1 T soy sauce 1 t grated fresh gingerroot 1/4 cup chopped peanuts 2 T chopped fresh cilantro 1. Place … Continue reading

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