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Salty and sweet perfection! Recipe here

  • For cake:
  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 stick butter
  • melted
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • For frosting:
  • 2 sticks butter
  • at room temp
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp half & half
  • For chips topping:
  • 2 semi-sweet baking squares
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup sea salt kettle chips
4.1/5 (36 Votes)

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Sometimes on a very, very bad day I will eat store bought cake

  • For the cake:
  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • plus more for dusting
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • at room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter
  • softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • at room temperature
  • 4 ounces bittersweet chocolate
  • melted and cooled
  • For the frosting:
  • 4 oz egg whites (3-4 large egg whites or about 1/2 cups)
  • 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 lb unsalted butter
  • room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 sleeve Oreos
  • run through the food processor until finely chopped
4/5 (19 Votes)

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easy, fluffy, not too sweet

  • .25 c butter
  • .25 c shortening
  • 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract
  • 1.5 c icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • .5 c shredded coconut
  • food colouring if desired
3.9/5 (21 Votes)

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Beat butter until smooth.

  • 1 stick/ 1/2 cup of Unsalted butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups of confectioners sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons of milk
4.1/5 (16 Votes)

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Great for cupcakes and cakes

  • 3 cups shortening
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon white vanilla
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons white corn syrup
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 11 cups icing sugar
4.1/5 (15 Votes)

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Combine Shortening, Flavoring, Water or milk cream until smooth

  • 1 Cup Shorting
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla or Other
  • 3 Tbsp Water or Milk
  • 4 Cups Powdered Sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
3.4/5 (16 Votes)

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Let butter reach room temperature or melt it

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 5 tsps vanilla extract
  • optional: extra milk for smoother consistency
0/5 (0 Votes)

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