Mini chocolate chip mini crumb cakes

 

 

 

Here in NYC it’s raining a little chilly and damp. My mini chocolate chip crumb cake recipe,  is perfect for those of us who like to stay in and keep dry. Make this recipe with some tea, with a good  book read. Oh heaven this is my favorite lazy day activity . So, take out you’re mini pans and try this yummy crumb cake out now.

 

 

 

 

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Mini chocolate chip mini crumb cakes

Total Time: 60 Min.

Prep Time: 20 Min.

 

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted

1 egg, beaten

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 cup milk

2 tablespoons powdered sugar

3/4 cup mini bitter-sweet chocolate chips, for sprinkling on top of the cake

 Directions 

1.Heat oven to 350 .  Lightly spray mini loaf or mini cake pan with oil.In large bowl, stir flour, brown sugar and butter with spoon until crumbly.Reserve 1/3 cup mixture for topping.

2.Stir egg, baking powder, cinnamon and milk into remaining crumbly mixture until well mixed. Spoon batter into mini pans . Sprinkle reserved crumbly mixture over batter.

 3.Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Sprinkle warm cakes with powdered sugar before serving. Serve warm or cooled.

 

 

 

 

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My Top 6 Doughnuts & Doughnut hole recipes

 

 

 

 Are you feeling that mid-week slump? Well,

I have six  of my top Doughnuts & Doughnut hole

recipe to get you over hump-day drag. Easy,and

fun to make. 

 

 

 

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Oreo “Cookies & Cream” Doughnuts

 

 

 

 

Oreo “Cookies & Cream” Doughnuts

 

 

 
  • 1 cup  Unbleached Pastry flour or Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 tablespoons buttermilk  
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
 
Oreo frosting
 
1 container of vanilla frosting
12 crushed Oreo cookies

 

 

1) Whisk together all of the dry ingredients in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
2) In a separate bowl, beat the eggs, oil and water  until foamy.
3) Pour the liquid ingredients all at once into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined.
4) Butter or grease the doughnut pan; non-stick pan spray works . Fill each doughnut form half full. You can also pipe it into pan.
5) Bake the doughnuts in a preheated 375°F oven for 10 to 12 minutes. When done, they’ll spring back when touched lightly, and will be quite brown on the top.
6) Remove the doughnuts from the oven, remove them from the pan, and allow them to cool on rack.
7.Spoon frosting in microwaveable  bowl and heat for 8-10 seconds and take out and set aside.
8. Crush oreos so that until you see chunks. You don’t want fine crumbs, you want chunks.
 9.Spoon frosting on top of each doughnut, then lightly pack Oreo chunks over each doughnut. Serve when ready.

 

 

 

 

Baked Chocolate donut holes with sprinkles

 

 

baked doughnuts holes

baked doughnuts holes

 

 

 

Baked chocolate donut holes

Ingredients
1/2 cup of dark cocoa powder shifted
3/4 cup of sugar
2 cups of flour
1 tsp of baking powder
1 tsp of baking soda
3/4 cup of milk
1 egg
1 tsp of vanilla
2 tbsp of butter {melted and cooled}
Sprinkles
 
 
 
 
 
Glaze
2 cups of powdered sugar
6 tablespoons of milk
1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Directions 
 
 
1 preheat oven at 325. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
 
2.In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, cocoa powder,baking powder, baking soda, and salt. In another bowl, whisk together milk ,egg, vanilla and melted butter.
 
3.Gently mix together both ingredients in one bowl, Don’t overmix. You want to form a slightly stiff dough .
 
4.With hands roll into small balls and place on cookie sheet.
 
5. Bake for 11-15 mins. Cool before removing from pan to cooling rack.
 
6. Whisk together powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in a small bowl.
Dunk donut holes in glaze one at a time. Then place in large baggie with sprinkles and  shake. Take out and place on a wax paper or parchment paper. Enjoy.

 

 

 Mini Strawberries & Cream Donuts 

 

 

 

Mini strawberries and cream donuts

Mini strawberries and cream donuts

 

 

 

Mini strawberries and cream donuts

Ingredients
 
1 box of strawberry cake mix
1 cup of pink frosting
1 cup of pink sprinkles
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Directions 
 
1 Preheat oven 325. Follow box directions for cake mix and set aside in bowl.
2.Lightly spray donut pan with oil spray.
3. Place mixture in donut pan don’t overflow.
4. Bake for 8-10 mins. Take out and cool.
5.In microwave cup, spoon frosting in cup and place on high for 10 seconds.
6.Dip top half of donuts in frosting and place on flat surface, then sprinkle sprinkle on top of each donut.
 
 
 
 
 

Cake mix glazed lemon donuts 

 

Cake mix lemon glazed donuts

Cake mix lemon glazed donuts

 

 

 

Cake mix glazed lemon donuts

Pan: Donut pan
Preheat oven: 350
Bake: 8-12 min

Ingredients
1 box of lemon cake mix
1 egg
3/4 cup of milk

Glaze1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar
lemon juice { about 1 lemon}
1.preheat oven at 375. Lightly spray donut pan.
2. In large bowl, mix lemon cake mix, 3/4 cup milk and egg. Stir until smooth.
3.Pour batter in donut pan and bake for 8-12 mins. Take out and cool.
4. Making glaze. whisk together sugar and lemon juice until nice smooth and shiny.
5.Dip donuts one at a time into glaze and place on cooling rack or parchment paper until ready to serve .

 

 

 

  Baked” Death By Chocolate ” Doughnuts

 

 

death by chocolate doughnuts

death by chocolate doughnuts

 

 

Baked Death by chocolate doughnuts

Prep. time 15 mins
Bake time 10-12 mins
Doughnut pan

Ingredients 
1 package of  Triple chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup of dark unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup of chopped chocolate or mini chocolate chips or sprinkles
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of buttermilk



Glaze

1/2 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoons of  vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoons of corn syrup


Directions 

1 Preheat oven at 325. And lightly greased doughnut pan.

2. Follow package directions, and add two tablespoons of
buttermilk and extract. Mix well until nice and smooth.

3.You can pipe mixture into doughnut pan or lightly spoon in pan.

4. Bake for 10-12 mins. DO NOT OVER BAKE . Take out, cool and place on wire rack.

5. Combine chocolate chips, butter , corn syrup and vanilla extract in a double boiler. Melt until chips are completely smooth and ingredients are all combined and well blended .

6. Take each of the doughnuts and swirl top half,  around in glaze.

7. Once all the doughnut are glaze, sprinkle chopped chocolate over top .

 

Baked Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

 

 

 

 

 

Baked Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

Ingredients:

Nonstick cooking spray
2 cups all-purpose flour or 1 3/4 cups white whole-wheat
flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 large eggs
1/4 cup canola oil
1 cup packed light brown sugar
 
1 cup LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin
1 cup  sugar
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
2 to 4 tablespoons butter, melted
 

Directions:

 
1.Preheat  oven to 425° F. Lightly spray mini muffin tins with
 nonstick cooking spray.
2.Whisk flour, baking powder, 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon and
salt in large mixer bowl until combined.
3.Whisk eggs, oil, brown sugar and pumpkin in medium
 mixing bowl until well combined. Pour pumpkin mixture into
 flour mixture; stir until just combined. Fill each mini muffin
 cup with about 1 rounded tablespoon batter, or until about
 half full.
4.Bake for 9 to 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in
 center comes out clean (tops should be golden brown).Cool
 in pan on wire rack until cool.
5.Combine sugar”s and 1 tablespoon cinnamon in a shallow
 bowl.

6.Brush or dip tops (or all sides) of doughnut holes in melted

 butter to lightly coat; roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. There
 will be about ½ cup left which can be discarded.- For less
 fat and calories, skip the butter and just roll in cinnamon-
 sugar.
 
 
Adapted from Nestle
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Superbowl Sunday Party Recipes

Are You geared up ?

Are You geared up ?

Superbowl party time ! whether you’re hosting a fantastic game day party or attending one ,then score big this Sunday with these game day recipes. Check out this game day menu from some of my favorite sites. Delicious bite size appetizers,dips, sandwiches, burgers and desserts.

 

Bite size appertizers

BLT Bites

BLT Bites Recipe

Cheddar-Beer Weenies

Cheddar-Beer Weenies

Burger-Potato Bites

Burger-Potato Bites

Dips

Beer Dip

Beer Dip Recipe

Roasted Corn and Crab Dip

Roasted Corn and Crab Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

Side salads

Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Southwestern Chicken and Macaroni Salad

Fiesta Salad

Fiesta Salad Recipe

Goal-Line Chicken Salad

Goal-Line Chicken Salad Recipe

Sandwiches

Mozzarella-Provolone Sausage Grinders

Mozzarella-Provolone Sausage Grinders

Cheddar & Bacon Loaf

Cheddar & Bacon Loaf

Meat-atarian Sub

Meat-atarian Sub Recipe

Burgers

Paul Bunyan Burgers

Paul Bunyan Burgers Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Burger with Fried Pickles & Slaw

Bacon-Wrapped Burger with Fried Pickles & Slaw

Cuban Burgers

Cuban Burgers

Wings

Chinese Coca-Cola Wings

Chinese Coca-Cola Wings

Buttery Hot Wings

Buttery Hot Wings Recipe

Chili-Lime Chicken Wings

Chili-Lime Chicken Wings Recipe

Desserts

Fudgy Football Brownies

Fudgy Football Brownies

Dark Cocoa Buttermilk Cake with Cocoa Mascarpone Frosting

Dark Cocoa Buttermilk Cake with Cocoa Mascarpone Frosting

Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes

Miniature Peanut Butter Cheesecakes Recipe

From

http://www.tasteofhome.com

http://www.bhg.com

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Golden Oreo Blondies

Golden Oreo Blondies 

Who’s in the mood for something soft , chewy and  gooey ! I love making these golden oreo blondies.  It”s a little bit of yummy gooey delight !

Pour batter in ramekins and sprinkle oreo’s on top
Bake time: 20 mins
Prep time: 12-15 mins
Pan :  Ramekins
makes : 5-10 blondies 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup of butter, melted
  •  
  • 1 cup of tightly packed dark brown sugar
  •  
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  •  
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  •  
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  •  
  • 1/8 teaspoon of baking soda
  •  
  • 1 package of golden oreos
  •  
  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  •  
1/2 cup of butterscotch 
  •  
 Directions 

1 Preheat the oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 4 ounce

 ramekins. Whisk together the melted butter and

 sugar in a bowl.

2 Add the egg and vanilla extract and whisk.

3 Add the flour, baking soda, baking powder, and

 salt, mix it all together. 

4 Pour into ramekins and spread evenly.Sprinkle

crushed golden oreo’s on top of batter. Bake for 12-

19 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Allow

to cool before removing. {spoon around sides if it 

sticks} Drizzle butterscotch over blondies .
 

Baked Death by chocolate doughnuts

Baked Death by chocolate doughnuts

Moist, quick and easy, baked triple chocolate doughnuts .A rich, deep dark chocolate recipe.  If you are not a Chocolate fanatic, this will definitely get you hooked ! 

dark chocolate chunks

Prep. time 15 mins
Bake time 10-12 mins
Doughnut pan

Ingredients 
1 package of  Triple chocolate cake mix
1/2 cup of dark unsweetened cocoa powder 
1 cup of chopped chocolate or mini chocolate chips or sprinkles 
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 
2 tablespoons of buttermilk



Glaze

1/2 cup of semi sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoons of  vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of butter
1 tablespoons of corn syrup


Directions 

1 Preheat oven at 325. And lightly greased doughnut pan.

2. Follow package directions, and add two tablespoons of 
buttermilk and extract. Mix well until nice and smooth.

3.You can pipe mixture into doughnut pan or lightly spoon in pan.

4. Bake for 10-12 mins. DO NOT OVER BAKE . Take out, cool and place on wire rack.

5. Combine chocolate chips, butter , corn syrup and vanilla extract in a double boiler. Melt until chips are completely smooth and ingredients are all combined and well blended .

6. Take each of the doughnuts and swirl top half,  around in glaze.

7. Once all the doughnut are glaze, sprinkle chopped chocolate over top .




Baked Pumpkin Doughnut Holes

Baked Pumpkin Doughnut Holes
I love everything about the autumn season, and all that comes with. You can serve this doughnut holes warm with some spice latte’s, ohh, so delicious .

Ingredients:

Nonstick cooking spray

2 cups all-purpose flour or 1 3/4 cups white whole-wheat   
flour 
2 teaspoons baking powder

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs

1/4 cup canola oil

1 cup packed light brown sugar

1 cup LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin

1 cup  sugar 

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

2 to 4 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions:

1.Preheat  oven to 425° F. Lightly spray mini muffin tins with
 nonstick cooking spray.

2.Whisk flour, baking powder, 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon and 
salt in large mixer bowl until combined. 
3.Whisk eggs, oil, brown sugar and pumpkin in medium
 mixing bowl until well combined. Pour pumpkin mixture into
 flour mixture; stir until just combined. Fill each mini muffin
 cup with about 1 rounded tablespoon batter, or until about
 half full.

4.Bake for 9 to 10 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in
 center comes out clean (tops should be golden brown).Cool
 in pan on wire rack until cool. 
5.Combine sugar”s and 1 tablespoon cinnamon in a shallow
 bowl.

6.Brush or dip tops (or all sides) of doughnut holes in melted

 butter to lightly coat; roll in cinnamon-sugar mixture. There
 will be about ½ cup left which can be discarded.- For less
 fat and calories, skip the butter and just roll in cinnamon-
 sugar.
Adapted from Nestle

Carrot bundt cake with a butter rum cream cheese glaze

Fall its upon as, and it’s kinda chilly here in N.Y.C . So, enjoy this Yummy carrot bundt cake with a butter rum cream cheese glaze.

Ingredients 

Cake 

1 cup of butter
1 cup of sugar
1 cup of brown sugar
4 eggs
2 tablespoons of lemon zest
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 tablespoons of olive oil 
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
3 cups of flours
2 teaspoons of baking soda
2 cups of grated carrots
1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon


Frosting
1/2 cup of cream cheese softened 
1/2 cup of butter
2 tablespoons of rum
3 tablespoons of  milk
6 tablespoons of water
2 cups of powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon of cream tartar
1 teaspoon butter rum extract
Directions 

1.Preheat oven at 325. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars together, add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

2.Add lemon zest, oil, and lemon juice. Combine dry ingredients, and gradually add to wet mixture. Stir in carrots. { add raisin or nuts if you like.}

3.Spray bundt pan with oil and pour batter in pan and bake for 50-60 mins. or until toothpick comes out clean.

4.Take and cool.

5.Glaze: in a mixing bowl , beat the cream cheese, powdered sugar,
cream tartar, butter,milk, rum,water,  until smooth.

6. Mixture should be thick. Once cake has cool down a bit , pour glaze  over cake and let it drip down the sides. Let sit for a few mins and serve .