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Reviewed Coconut Layer Cake With Lemon Filling and Marshmallow-Like Frost

Aug 5, 2014 in on

Great cake. In a pinch use a Pillsburg White Supreme cake mix. Extend the icing by adding 8 quartered marshmallows to the heated syrup just before pouring it into whipped egg whites. It will melt why whipping. Fresh coconut is delightful."

Reviewed Cake Mix Extender

Aug 3, 2014 in on

I have some questions. I the egg listing a whole egg or an egg white if you are using egg whites? I hve seen a similar extender using a teaspoon of baking powder. Does it matter? Will cake flour work? I would use 1 cup plus 2 Tablespoons to be the equivalent of the allpurpose flour or do you mean all purpose flour?Would a teaspoon of vanilla or s...

Reviewed Fluffy White Frosting

Jan 17, 2013 in on

This recipe is similar to a recipe my grandmother and mother used. I have made it with adding marshmallows and without. Here is what I do. I put the water, sugar, and cream of tarter in a small saucepan and stir on medium heat until sugar is dissolved. I insert a candy thermometer and leave it alone until it reaches the soft ball stage. About 10 ...

Reviewed Flat Apple Pie with Perfect Pie Crust

Jun 18, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

Great tasting pie crust! I used two 10 inch glass pie plates, with applea in one and a triple berry mixture in the other. I folded the excess dough in pleats over the fruit with the middle exposed for dotting with buttter. The pie plate a perfect size and contained any juices with the pie. I cut it like a traditional pie. The look of the pie was "

Reviewed Red Velvet Sheet Cake with Classic Red Velvet Frosting

Feb 25, 2012 in Food Network Community Toolbox on

I have yet to make this cake, but the icing has been a family favorite for 3 generations. People are always asking me to put cream cheese frosting on red velvet cake, but I insist on this one. It can't take the heat on a warm/hot day so keep it refrigerated or in air conditioning. It can hold up for several hours out of the fridge. Just long enou...

Reviewed Vanilla Butternut Pound Cake

Feb 21, 2012 in on

This is an old family favorite and I still can find the Superior brand flavoring online at Betty's. I only use 1 tablespoon of the flavoring and the taste is great. Never had a complaint. I bake mine at 325 for 1 hour and 30 minutes. the pan is a little darker so it takes less time. I use a preheated oven and not the cold oven my mother's recipe ...

Reviewed Drop Sugar Cookies

Dec 20, 2011 in on

This is just the recipe my grandmother used 50 years ago. She used lemon flavoring instead of vanilla."

Reviewed Best Darn Sugar Cookies Ever

Dec 12, 2011 in on

This recipe is from aSouthern Living Cookbook. I have used it for 10 years. I added a teaspoon of nutmeg to the recipe to make them taste like my grandmother's drop sugar cookie, but better. If you are in a hurry and don't have time to refrigerate, drop a cookie scoop full of dough into colored sugar. Use your fingers to roll just the bottom of t...

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