Raspberry Chocolate Sauce Cake

Today we made Raspberry Chocolate Sauce Cake!

2T butter, 1C chocolate chips, 1C raspberry preserves, 1T almond extract, 2/1 2C flour, 1/2C 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.

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Mix in preserves.

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Add extract.

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

In bowl, sift together dry ingredients, except for brown sugar. Mix in 1/2C brown sugar. Add to butter mixture. Press into greased 9″ X 13″ rectangular pan.

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

In bowl, sift cocoa. Mix with 1/4C brown sugar. Stir in 1C chocolate chips. Pour boiling water over this. Stir until cocoa is dissolved. Pour on top of batter in pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until center is set. Serve warm. Just to overdo it, serve with chocolate syrup.

Raspberry Choc Sauce Cake

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Today I made Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk!

12 oz fresh raspberries, 16 oz nonfat sour cream, 2C half and half, 1C sugar

Push raspberries through sieve suspended over a bowl. Let sit for at least 1 hour. What to do with the pulp/seeds: bake in pie, stick in eye, keep, eat or throw out as desired.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Mix puree with sour cream.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Add half and half.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Add sugar. Blend well.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Pour into souffle dish.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Freeze until of desired consistency.

Raspberry Sour Cream Ice Milk

Raspberry Cream Cake

Today we made Raspberry Cream Cake!

First, we made plain cake.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

Then we made the cream.

cream layer: 8 oz heavy cream, 12 oz raspberries, 2T superfine sugar

Mash raspberries.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

Push raspberries through sieve. Discard seeds. Reserve 1T sieved raspberries for design layer.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Whip cream with sugar. Fold into sieved raspberries.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

Slice cake horizontally into two layers. Spread raspberry cream on cake layers.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake

design layer: 1T sieved raspberries, 1C powdered sugar

Stir sieved raspberries with powdered sugar. Spoon or pipe onto cream layer with desired design or writing. Chill.

Raspberry Cream Cake

Raspberry Cream Cake