Category Archives: Desserts

Chocolate Whip Cream Frosting

This is one of the easiest frosting ever and especially made for my angel food cake. Full-ChocAngel

1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream
1 Box Jiffy Fudge Frosting – If you can find the “Jiffy” brand of fudge frosting it’s the bomb for this recipe (stock up on them when you find them). However you can also use any dry frosting mix available.
1/2 tsp vanilla

Chill large mixing bowl and beaters.

Whip cream and vanilla, slowly add dry frosting mix and mix until it is Whipped Creamy and light.
Frost cake and keep cool (refrigerate) until serving.

Millionaire Fudge

millionaire-fudgeOne of my favorite of all chocolate creations. I have such great memories of my Mom and Aunt Hansel making this fudge and letting me lick the spoon. This certainly is easy and an all time treat.   My Aunt’s original handwritten recipe

12 oz Milk Chocolate Chip
6 oz Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
4 1/2 C Sugar
1/2 C Butter (1 stick)
1 can evaporated milk (14 0z)
7 oz Marshmellow Cream
1 tsp vanilla

Butter a 9 x 13 cake pan.
Measure chips, marshmellow cream and vanilla and set aside.

In a large pot slowly melt butter, add sugar and evaporated milk. Stir constantly bring to a soft boil continue to stir for 14 minutes.
Remove from heat, while hot – add Chocolate chips, vanilla and marshmellow cream. Beat until all chips are melted and everything is incorporated. Pour into the buttered 9 x 13 pan and let set-up for 2 hours. Cut into 4 x 4 squares, foil wrap and store in cool dry place. I love this stuff…..Enjoy.

Banana Bread

1 3/4 C Flour
1/2 tsp Salt
1 tsp Baking Soda
1 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Nutmeg (can be omitted)
1 C Sugar
1 tsp Vanilla
1/2 C Oil
1/4 C Milk
2 Eggs
1 C Smashed Banana
1/2 C Nuts – crushed

Preheat oven to 350º Grease and flour two loaf pans.

Sift dry ingredients together except sugar and set aside. Mix sugar, eggs, milk, oil, vanilla add to flour mixtures. Add in bananas and nut. just until through the batter, DO NOT over mix. Pour into loaf pans and bake 45 – 50 minutes

Peanut Butter Fudge

Larry Smith (brother-in-law) used to make this for me when I would visit Maxine and him during my summers growing up. I would do almost anything to get him to make this for me.

4 C Sugar
2 T Cocoa
1 1/2 C Milk
1/2 C Peanut Butter

Heat sugar, cocoa, milk and butter to soft boil. Cool in sink of cold water. Beat until it grains. Add in peanut butter, pour into butter platter. Set and server