Soft Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Today we made Soft Chocolate Chip Ice Cream!

2C non-dairy whipped topping, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk, 1C heavy cream, whipped with 2T sugar and 1T vanilla extract; 12 oz chocolate chips

In bowl, fold together all ingredients. Blend well.

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Freeze overnight. Note: Chocolate chips will mostly sink to the bottom. If this is undesired, use mini-chips.

Soft Choc Chip Ice Cream

Banana Chocolate Sauce Cake

Today we made Banana Chocolate Sauce Cake!

2T butter, 1C chocolate chips, 3 small bananas, 1T almond extract, 2/1 2C flour, 3/4C brown sugar, 2t baking powder, 1/2t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1C chocolate chips, 1/2C unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/4C brown sugar, 2 1/2C boiling water

Preheat oven to 350F. Melt butter and 1C chocolate chips.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Mix in mashed bananas.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Add extract.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

In bowl, sift together dry ingredients, except for brown sugar. Mix in 3/4C brown sugar.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Add butter/chips mixture.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Press into greased 9″ X 13″ rectangular pan. In bowl, sift cocoa. Mix with 1/4C brown sugar. Stir in 1C chocolate chips.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Pour boiling water over this. Stir until cocoa is dissolved.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Pour on top of batter in pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until center is set. Serve warm.

Ban Choc Sauce Cake

Blueberry Bread

Today we made Blueberry Bread!

12 oz fresh blueberries, 1 3/4C flour, 1C firmly packed brown sugar, 3t baking powder, 1t salt, 1/2t baking soda, 1/2C mango juice, 2T butter, melted, 2 eggs

Preheat oven to 350F. Sift together dry ingredients except for brown sugar. Stir in brown sugar. In separate bowl, beat eggs with mango juice.

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

Add cooled, melted butter. Blend well.

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

Stir in dry ingredients until almost blended.

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

With fork, mash blueberries slightly.

Blueberry Bread

Fold into batter until just blended.

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

Turn into large, greased loaf pan.

Blueberry Bread

Blueberry Bread

Bake 50-60 minutes or until knife inserted in center emerges clean.

Blueberry Bread

Caramel Frozen Yogurt

Today we made Caramel Frozen Yogurt!

16 oz nonfat plain yogurt, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk

Drain yogurt overnight in a fine mesh sieve suspended over a bowl, covered in plastic wrap. In the morning, discard liquid.

Caramel FroYo

In small saucepan, cook sweetened condensed milk over medium heat until golden, stirring constantly.

Caramel FroYo
Whisk into drained yogurt. Blend well.

Caramel FroYo

Caramel FroYo

Caramel FroYo

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Caramel FroYo

Apple Almond Cake

Today we made Apple Almond Cake!

1/2C butter, 1/2C sugar, 3 eggs, 1t salt, scant 1 1/2C flour, 2t baking powder, 3 medium apples, peeled and sliced in crescents; 1C coarsely chopped, salted, roasted almonds, 1T almond extract

Topping: 1T lemon juice, 2t cinnamon, 1/4C brown sugar

Preheat oven to 325F. Sift together dry ingredients. In separate bowl, beat butter with sugar.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Add eggs and extract.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Beat in dry ingredients.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Stir in almonds.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Spread into greased, rectangular cake pan.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Press one half the apple crescents into batter in desired pattern. Mix topping ingredients into a paste.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Spread on apples.

Apple Almond Cake

Apple Almond Cake

Place remaining apples on top. (For more intense topping flavor, double topping amounts and spread on top layer of apples.)

Apple Almond Cake

Bake 45-55 minutes or until cake is lightly browned.

Apple Almond Cake