Archive for August, 2012

Watkins White Cupcakes Supreme

Friday, August 17th, 2012

The Watkins Extract of the Month is Watkins Clear Vanilla Extract
For wedding cakes and other baked goods that need to be pure white,turn to the choice of professional bakers. Our colorless Clear Vanilla has all the bake-proof, freeze-proof, double strength flavor of our famous Original Double Strength Vanilla but without the color. The crystal clear formula won’t discolor white cakes, frostings, or baked goods. Watkins Extracts are perfect for use in baked goods, ice cream,syrup, frostings, candies, breads, fruit sauces, jellies, marinades, and gelatins.

3 cups/750 mL sifted cake flour
1 tbsp./15 mL Watkins Baking Powder
1/2 tsp./2.5 mL salt
1/4 tsp./1.2 mL baking soda
1/2 cup/125 mL butter
1-1/4 cups/300 mL sugar
4 large eggs
1/2 cup/125 mL vegetable oil
2/3 cup/160 mL milk
2 tsp/10 mL Double-Strength Imitation Clear Vanilla
Combine flour, baking powder, salt and soda. Set aside. In mixing bowl, creambutter at medium speed, gradually add sugar and eggs. Alternately add oil,milk with flour mixture, fold in vanilla. Pour batter into 3 (12 cup) muffinpans with paper liners. Bake at 350°F/180°C for 15 to 20 minutes or until cakestest done. Cool in pans 10 minutes. Remove from pans and cool completely.

Simple Syrup
1/2 cup/125 mL sugar
1/2 cup/125 mL water
1 tsp./5 mL Double-Strength Imitation Clear Vanilla
Bring sugar and water to a boil, remove from heat, stir in vanilla extract. Pour over cupcakes and garnish with fresh berries.

Bon appetit!


Watkins Foaming Hand Soap

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

Meet The Newest  J.R. Watkins Natural Home Care Product—Foaming Hand Soaps!

Watkins foaming hand soaps contain natural ingredients and essential oils. They’re mild and pure; they leave your hands feeling soft and moisturized, even after repeated use.

Why Foaming Hand Soaps? Foaming hand soap is more economical than liquid soap.  Just one pump of our luxurious foam is all that is needed to clean and soften hands.The moisturizing foam gently cleanses the skin while  leaving your hands smelling fresh. Watkins Foaming Hand Soaps are available in these yummy fragrances: Aloe and Green Tea, Kid’s Juicy Sweet Apple, Coastal Breeze and Grapefruit.  Call or visit us in Building 4 at the LA County Fair in Pomona to get some!

Bon appetit!