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Reviewed Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Mar 12, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Skip the Hoison sauce, and use oyster sauce. Much better flavor for this dish. I have made many, many, many stirfrys and Hoison just does not seem to fit the flavor here.

If this was made with oyster I would have given 5 stars."

Reviewed Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting

Mar 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

This cake was wonderful the first time I made it but the cake was a little firm, I was in California at the time, and it was dry, I am in texas now and it is humid, I am making this cake again over the next week, I will let everyone no how it turns out.

Oh also white rum works the best for the coconut extract, and skip the vanilla...

Reviewed Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting

Mar 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com


** Top unknown reasons for dry, stiff, and or un-mixed frosting and cake has a lot to do with ones humidity levels and atmospheric pressure of where they live. When baking in a dry climent one may need to add more liquids, inversely in humid areas. Pressure may result in the baking soda not rising as effectively. The pressure does not really...

Reviewed Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting

Mar 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

It also says to bang the cake on the counter, I find that banging out the air bubbles plays big role in making the cake less moist, this is how it is supposed to be because it needs to be strong enough to hold the layers, and the appropriate misting of the fresh coconut water (the water in the coconut is not milk) on all sides of the cake adds the...

Reviewed Coconut Cake with 7-Minute Frosting

Mar 11, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

FYI - For anyone making this cake, the extract, cream, and milk is homemade. Simply blend some of the fresh coconut with the corresponding liquids, then let sit for a day or so and separate with a cheese cloth.

Also, if your cake is not turning out correctly you may not be using the correct flour, or are measuring incorrectly....

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