Sunday, May 17, 2015

Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting

This recipe makes enough to frost 2 round 9 inch cakes.

  • 3 ounces cream or Neufchatel cheese
  • 2 cups of confectioner's sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of cocoa powder

  1. Mix cream cheese and butter.
  2. Add sugar and mix until it is a light yellow color.
  3. Add cocoa powder and mix.

This is what the frosting looks like before the cocoa powder has been added.

I frosted a chocolate fudge cake using this recipe and topped it with sweetened coconut flakes.  This is how it turned out:

3 of my Favorite Bible Verses

Here are some of my favorite Bible verses. These are not the top three, just a couple favorites.

  • "Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me."-Psalm 23:4
  • "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."-Philippians 4:13
  • "Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight."-Proverbs 3:5-6

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Saturday, May 16, 2015

Huevos Rancheros

Here is a recipe for Huevos Rancheros.  It's a great dish for breakfast and brunch.

  • 1.5 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 Finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 2 Chopped tomatoes
  • 20 oz. canned chopped tomatoes
  • 8 Eggs
  • 4 Flour tortillas
  • 2/3 cup Swiss or cheddar cheese
  • 1 Chopped bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup water

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet on medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and bell pepper. Stir and fry for 3 minutes, or until soft.
  3. Gradually add garlic, oregano, both canned and fresh tomatoes and 1/4 cup of water. 
  4. After it has boiled, reduce the heat, cover the skillet and let simmer for 8-10 minutes, or until it is thick.
  5. Make 8 hollows in the sauce with a spoon and crack an egg into each space.  Cook the eggs for 5 minutes or until they have set. Melt the cheese over the mixture.
  6. While the eggs are cooking, heat the tortillas, then cut them into quarters.
  7. Serve with the mixture on top of  the tortillas.  It makes about 4 servings.

                                                 This is what it looks like.

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