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Ingredients

  • 2 large water or soda bottles (empty)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 4 tbsp cocoa powder

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Ready 2 large plastic bottles, cleaned and dried.
  3. Add 1 cup of flour to each bottle.
  4. Add 1/2 cup of sugar to each.
  5. Melt butter, then add equal halves to each bottle.
  6. Add 6 eggs, 3 in each.
  7. Add 1/2 tbsp of baking powder to each.
  8. Add 1/2 cup of heavy cream to each.
  9. Shake the bottles thoroughly until the contents are well mixed.
  10. In one of the bottles only, add the cocoa powder.
  11. Beginning with the cocoa powder mixture, add a dolop of batter to the center of a circular
  12. baking tin. Do the same with the other mixture, placing the dolop directly in the center of the previous one.
  13. Continue with alternating additions of each mixture until all batter is used and the tin is full.
  14. Place in the oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  15. Serve and enjoy!

Top Recipe

By sinfulsweets

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (36 Votes)
Sweet Potato Pie 2 Pictures
Details

Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 30
Cost Average budget

  • Pie Crust Ingredients:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 lg. egg + 3 tbsp. water
  • 1/2 tbsp. coarse sugar for decoration
  • Filling:
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 3cups cooked
  • crumbled sweet potatoes (yams)
  • 1 cup yogourt
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8th tsp each of ground allspice
  • clove
  • nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

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Rich and decadent tasting but surprisingly healthy using sweet potatoes (yams) and yogourt!

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These bars were a staple at my work for Christmas 2013

  • Base:
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • softened
  • 1/3 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup mint chocolate chips
  • Filling:
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • softened
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • softened
  • 2 cups icing sugar
  • 1 tsp mint extract
  • Topping:
  • 8 ounces chocolate (dark
  • semisweet or milk)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • softened
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes
3.1/5 (211 Votes)

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Beat egg white, water, and vanilla in large glass bowl till frothy

  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 4 cups whole almonds
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
3.3/5 (186 Votes)

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Ginger Crinkles. Discover our recipe

  • 2/3 cup of shortening
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tbsp molasses
  • 2 cups of sifted flour
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 2 tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of ginger
4.9/5 (58 Votes)

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This roasted Brussels sprouts salad with prosciutto, pomegranate and Feta cheese makes a great side dish on your Ho

  • 500g (1.1lb) Brussels Sprouts
  • 80g (2.8oz) Feta Cheese
  • 60g (2.10oz) Unsalted Butter
  • 50g (1.8oz) Jamon Serrano or Prosciutto
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1 Large Pomegranate
  • A Pinch of Salt & Pepper
5/5 (21 Votes)

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Bake pie

  • Pumpkin ( Fresh or canned)
  • Pineapple ( Fresh or canned)
  • Cinnamon
  • Pie crust
3.6/5 (173 Votes)

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Leftover bread? No problem! With this quick recipe you can have a flaky, tender dessert with a surprise filling and...

  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • room temp
  • 6 2-3 day old croissants
  • cut in half
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow filling or 1 cup mini marshmallows
  • 4 oz melted white chocolate
  • 1 orange zested
  • 1 can sweet condensed milk
  • 1 cup milk or 35% cream
  • 2 lg. eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup washed
  • hulled
  • sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen Saskatoon berries (blueberries can be substituted)
  • Streusel Topping:
  • 1 tbsp. sugar + 1/2 tsp cinnamon + 1/2 cup chopped almonds
4.5/5 (52 Votes)

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Homemade gingerbread hot chocolate is the perfect Christmas drink! This gingerbread spice infused hot chocolate war

  • 2 cups Water
  • 1½ Cinnamon Sticks
  • 4 Whole Allspice Berries
  • 6 Whole Cloves
  • 5 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • Fresh Ginger (1.5inch long)
  • 1 cup Whipping Cream
  • 2 tbsp Powdered Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 4 tbsp Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • Optional:
  • Gingerbread Syrup
  • optional to your taste
  • 1 tsp Gingerbread Spice Mix
  • optional – for sprinkling
  • 1 tbsp Superfine Sugar
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Festive gingerbread churros will bring you one step closer to the Holiday season! These candy cane shaped homemade ...

  • 2 cups Water
  • A pinch of Salt
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Sunflower Oil
  • for frying
  • 2 tsp Gingerbread Spice
  • ½ cup Sugar (superfine/caster is the best choice)
5/5 (1 Votes)

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Love gingerbread flavor? Then you will fall in love with this homemade gingerbread syrup

  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 8 Allspice Berries
  • 6 Whole Cloves
  • 1 -inch long Fresh Ginger (about 40g)
5/5 (1 Votes)

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This homemade gingerbread spice mix is perfect for pancakes, muffins, quick breads or cookies

  • 2 tbsp Ground Ginger
  • 3 tbsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Ground Allspice
  • ½ tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp Ground Cloves
5/5 (1 Votes)

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