Month: July 2005

Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour1 cup sugar1/3 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa (or other baking cocoa)1/3 cup sour cream1 1/2 sticks butter (at room temperature)1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda2 eggs (at room temperature)2 teaspoons vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl combine all ingredients and […]

Dark Chocolate Icing

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar1/4 cup butter (at room temperature)1/4 cup Hershey’s Special Dark cocoa (or other baking cocoa)3 tablespoons milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla Directions: In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well. Excellent on Dark Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients: 2 cups flour1 cup cocoa2 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. baking soda2 cups sugar2 sticks butter (softened)4 eggs1 1/3 cups milk (may need to add a little more if batter looks dry)2 tsp. vanilla Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour pans if making cake or line with […]

Buttercream Icing

Ingredients:1 lb. Confectioner’s sugar1/2 cup butter1 tsp. vanilla3 tblsps. milkA few drops of food coloring (optional) Directions:In a large bowl, beat together sugar, butter, vanilla, and milk until smooth. If necessary, add more milk until frosting is spreading consistency. Add food coloring and blend thoroughly. Makes enough to fill and […]

Quick Summer Cheesecake

Ingredients:8 oz cream cheese (the kind you get in a brick), softened10 oz tube refrigerated flaky biscuits (not the extra large kind)*½ cup sugar1 tablespoon flour1 eggstrawberries for serving Directions: Preheat oven to 350. In a large bowl, combine, sugar, flour, cream cheese and egg until smooth. Open the tube […]

Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 1 ¾ cup cubed, cooked chicken breast¼ cup diced green onions (tops and bottoms)¼ cup diced celery2 tablespoons mayonnaise1 ½ tablespoons Old Bay seasoning1 teaspoon celery seed freshly ground black pepper (to taste) Directions: In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly. Best served at slightly below […]