Lovely Lady Cakes

Friday, September 30, 2011

Cinnamon Rolls

What could be a better morning, breakfast than making home-made Cinnamon rolls. My mom sure did know how to make a house smell like a home and so can you. Here is the "How To" It takes lots of patience and time, but in the end you will have a sweet treat that make you happy, and your guests leaving full and happy.

Cinnamon Rolls
in a microwave safe bowl
heat 1 1/4 c. milk for 45 seconds
1 packet of yeast and let is sit for 5 mins

in a bowl add
4 1/4 C. Flour
1/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. melted butter
pour in milk and yeast
add 1 egg
in a clean buttered bowl add the dough and let rise for 30 mins
roll dough on a well floured surface and roll into a rectangular shape
with a brush add butter
then add, brown sugar, sugar, and cinnamon
cut and let rest for 30 mins to rise
bake at 350 for 30 mins

1 cup powder sugar and lightly pour in half and half till a runny consistency and drizzle over cinnamon roll
Serve and enjoy...

Music by
1st song,

Amazing Plan, by Kevin MacLeod

2nd song, Open Those Bright Eyes, by Kevin Mac Leod
3rd song, Amazing plan, by Kevin MacLeod

Friday, September 23, 2011

Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe...Seen on ABC's The Chew

16 oz. oreos
4 Tbs. melted butter
place cookies in a food processor into very fine crumbs
pour into pie dish add butter
using a fork or spoon press onto the sides leaving 1/2 inch between the top of the crust.
Freeze for 10 mins, then Bake @ 300 for 10 mins.
Flourless Chocolate Cake
place 4 Tbs butter, and
6 oz. of chocolate and melt over a double boiler
remove from heat and add
2 Tbs. coffee
1/4 salt
1 Tbs vanilla
Separate 6 eggs
taking the egg yolks add 1 c. sugar
add melted chocolate after cooled
in a kitchen aid, whisk up the egg whites till they form soft peaks
add egg whites to the chocolate and fold gently in
Bake @ 350 for 35 mins
cool the pie
Chocolate Mousse
chill 1 1/2 c. whipping cream for 5 mins
in a double boiler, combine
12 oz. simi-sweet chocolate, and
4 Tbs. butter
3 oz. coffee
1 Tbs. rum
let cool, after all the chocolate is melted
in a separate bowl add
1 tsp. flavorless, granulated gelatin
pour 1/4 c. whipping cream over and bloom for 10 mins
in a glass proof bowl hold bowl over flame to melt the gelatin
do not boil
add to the chocolate mixture
grab the chilled bowl and whisk the whipping cream to medium peaks
fold the cream into the chocolate
place on top of cake then chill for 1 hour

Print up the recipe click here

Saturday, September 17, 2011

How to make Royal Icing

Royal Icing is the icing on many jobs! It can either be a smooth icing, such as when covering sugar cookies, or it can be an adhesive when building your favorite ginger bread house! Some times I even skip the syrup on my pancakes and add this sweet treat to them!

Royal Icing
2 cups Powder Sugar
1 egg white or less
1 tsp Vanilla

add more powder sugar is it is to runny to ice cookies
add more egg white to make it runny to cover petit fours

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Saturday, September 10, 2011

How to make Cream Cheese Frosting...

Well, you can't eat red velvet cake with out Cream Cheese Frosting. Here is your "How To". This simple, yet, 3 ingredients will not only work with your southern to die for red velvet cake, but any other cakes, cheesecake, you name it. It's so light and heavenly you have no guilt eating this little sweet... learn, interact, and eat...
Click this to watch the "How to"

Cream Cheese Frosting
3/4 sticks of unsalted butter
12 oz. Cream Cheese
4 1/2 cups Powder sugar
2 tsp vanilla
make sure you are constantly scraping down the sides of the bowl so there are no clumps in your frosting

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Red Velvet Cake

This is one cake that will bring you back to your Southern root and put a smile on your face. Now most cakes don't always do that, but this one will. The cool refreshing cream cheese that melts in your mouth and as you bite into the cake just tempts you wanting more!

Here is my How to Make Red Velvet video for you guys, but it was made with a little more love than usually. I had my Subscribers help me in the kitchen. Full recipe is below...

Red Velvet Cake

Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a mixing bowl sift together
2 1/2 cup cake flour
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbs. cocoa powder
set aside
with a hand mixer or kitchen aid CREAM:
1/2 cup unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
2 eggs
on at a time
1 tsp vanilla
in a measuring cup add
1 cup of buttermilk and
2 tbs. red food coloring
then alternate between the flour mixture and the buttermilk and red in three part
till all incorporated
in a small cup add
1/2 baking soda
1/2/ white distilled vinegar
then add to the batter
Bake @ 350 for 25-30 mins
Yields (2) 9" round pans

cream cheese recipe coming soon.....