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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 rated Make ahead christmas appetizers recipes

By lorimclain

Rich and meaty chili, but made with turkey

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 lbs. ground turkey
  • 1 (6oz) can tomato paste
  • divided
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper (seeded & finely chopped)
  • 3 cups chopped red onion (about 1 large)
  • 1 cup chopped seeded poblano peppers
  • 1 C chopped
  • stemmed red cherry peppers
  • 3 T minced garlic
  • 1 C apple cider
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 T hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 C Crushed tomatoes
  • 2(14.5-ounce) cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes
  • undrained
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
5/5 (2 Votes)

By jtrovato65

A very traditional Italian holiday and/or special occasion treat, always made at Christmas time, these little, ball...

  • 6 eggs (regular size)
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons canola oil
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon fresh orange zest
  • flour
  • for dusting
  • 1 quart canola oil (for frying)
  • 1 (1 lb) jar honey (clover or orange blossom)
  • 1 teaspoon freshly grated orange rind
  • 4 oz. slivered almonds
  • toasted
  • Tiny round
  • colored sprinkles for decorating
  • Chocolate chips or mini chocolate Chips
  • .
5/5 (1 Votes)

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