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Sour Cream Coffee Cake (Streisel Cake)

Ingredients 1/2 lb butter 2 cups sugar 4 eggs 4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp vanilla 1 pint sour cream for streusel topping: 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 cup flour 3 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 6 tbsp cold butter 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Instructions Preheat …

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Chocolate Mug Cake

Summary: This is a fantastic recipe. The texture isn’t rubbery like a lot of mug cakes. You could almost believe you were eating a slice of regular cake. Ingredients 1/4 cup chocolate chips 3 1/2 tbsp milk 2 1/2 tbsp all purpose flour 1/4 tsp baking powder Instructions Combine chocolate chips and milk in a …

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Cream Cheese Frosting

Ingredients 1 lb cream cheese (softened) 4 cup confectioners’ sugar (sifted) 2 sticks unsalted butter (softened) 1 tsp vanilla extract Instructions Beat together sugar, cream cheese, and butter until incorporated. Scrape down sides of the bowl, increase speed, and whip for about 5 minutes, or until light and fluffy. Scrape down side of the bowl …

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Red Velvet Cake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 sticks unsalted butter 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 1 cup buttermilk (room temperature) 2 lg eggs (room temperature) 2 tbsp red food coloring 1 tsp distilled white vinegar 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp salt 1 tsp cocoa powder Instructions Preheat …

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Almond Bread

Ingredients 6.75 oz flour (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 2/3 cup sugar 2 tbsp butter, softened 2 tbsp canola oil 7 oz almond paste 2 lg eggs 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp milk, divided Baker’s Joy 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/3 cup powdered sugar, …

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug

Ingredients 1 tbsp butter, softened 1 tbsp white sugar 1 tbsp dark brown sugar 1/8 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 tsp salt 1 egg yolk 1/8 tsp baking powder 1/8 tsp baking soda 3 tbsp all purpose flour 2 heaping tbsp chocolate chips Instructions Using a fork or small whisk, cream together butter and sugars in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://cookbook.atlow.org/2014/01/22/chocolate-chip-cookie-mug/

Nutella Mug Cake

  Summary: One serving is huge, probably big enough for two. Ingredients 4 tbsp sugar 3 tbsp cocoa powder 4 tbsp self rising flour 3 tbsp milk 3 tbsp vegetable oil 1 egg NUTELLA!!! (use your own judgement) Instructions Whisk all ingredients together. Pour batter into a mug. Microwave 1 1/2-3 minutes. Preparation time: 3 …

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Bacon and Leek Risotto

Summary: This is the best risotto I’ve ever made! Ingredients 5 cups chicken stock 2 cups water 4 slices bacon, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 4 lg leeks, thinly sliced 1/2 cup shallots, finely chopped 1 1/2 tbsp fresh thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups Arborio rice 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 tbsp …

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Chicken and Rice Casserôle

Ingredients 2 egg whites 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 cayenne pepper 2 1/2 lbs chicken pieces, on the bone, skin removed 2 tbsp canola oil 1 yellow onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cup instant brown rice 1 3/4 cups chicken broth 1 can tomatoes, undrained …

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Chicken Noodle Casserôle

Summary: This is a very simple, rather mid-century style casserôle. I’m usually pretty skeptical of any casserôle that calls for canned soup, but I’m glad I gave this one a shot. It’s an easy, hearty weeknight meal. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 med onion, chopped 1 lb ground beef 16 oz wide egg noodles …

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