Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Chocolate Cobbler

1/2 stick butter
1 cup flour
1 and 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 tbls cocoa and 1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup and 1 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
3/4 cup water

Melt ½ stick butter in 8x8 baking dish. Mix 1 cup flour, 1½ teas baking powder, ½ teas salt, 2 TLB cocoa, ½ cup sugar, and then add ½ cup milk. Pour mixture over butter. Mix 1 cup sugar and ¼ cup cocoa. Sprinkle over mixture in pan. Pour 3/4cup very hot water over this. Do not stir. Bake at 350 for 30 min.
**Double the recipe for 9x13 dish.

This stuff is A...M...A...Z...I...N...G!!! Make you want to slap someone good!!! I got the recipe from an old friend, Leigh Hughs. Once it comes out of the oven, let it cool for about 20 min, serve it up with some vanilla ice-cream....Oh my....HEAVEN!!! ENJOY!

Friday, June 26, 2009

Cream Cheese Frosting

2 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter (unsalted), softened
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar

Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a medium bowl with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Gradually beat in powdered sugar on low speed 1 cup at a time, until smooth and spreadable. **Frosting can be refrigerated ** Add (very small amounts) of milk if you need to thin out.

**For a Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting add 2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate, melted and cooled with the butter

Recipe from All Recipes recipe. Enjoy!

Easy Cheesy Corn Bake

4 oz. (1/2 of 8 oz pkg) Cream Cheese, softened
3/4 cup milk
3 eggs, beaten
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 can cream corn
1 pkg corn muffin mix (I use Jiffy)
1 cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese

Preheat oven to 375. Whisk cream cheese and milk until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients until well blended. Pour into a 13X9-inch baking dish spraying with cooking spray. Bake about 35 minutes, or until golden brown.

This side dish is fabulous and SO easy! Our pastor's wife, Karin Conlee, made it for us when we had Macie and it has become a favorite ever since! The recipe is from Kraft recipes.