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Watkins Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

Sunday, July 9th, 2017

A Vanilla Recipe From Your Independent Watkins Consultants

Watkins Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

1/3 cup butter, softened

4 ounces cream cheese, softened

2 cups sugar

3 large eggs

1 large egg white

1 tablespoon grated lemon peel

2 teaspoons Watkins Vanilla Extract

2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened blueberries

3 cups all-purpose flour, divided

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup (8 ounces) lemon yogurt

Glaze

1-1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour a 10-in. fluted tube pan. In a large bowl, cream the butter, cream cheese and sugar until blended. Add eggs and egg white, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in lemon peel and vanilla.

Toss blueberries with 2 tablespoons flour. In another bowl, mix the remaining flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with yogurt, beating after each addition just until combined. Fold in blueberry mixture.

Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 55-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing to wire rack; cool completely.

In a small bowl, mix confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Drizzle over cake. Yield: 12 servings.

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Bon appetit!

Terry

(626)536-3654

terry@simplyappetizing.com

Watkins Banana Cream Pie

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

 

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups 2% milk

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

3 tablespoons butter

1-1/2 teaspoons Watkins Vanilla Extract

1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked

2 large firm bananas

1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

In a large saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into eggs; return all to pan. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.

Remove from heat. Gently stir in butter and vanilla. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard; refrigerate, covered, 30 minutes.

Spread half of the custard into pastry shell. Slice bananas; arrange over filling. Pour remaining custard over bananas. Spread with whipped cream. Refrigerate 6 hours or overnight. Yield: 8 servings.

Let’s get cooking with Watkins! Just use the products yourself, then share the story of the great Watkins products and business… that’s the recipe for sweet success! Find out more about it HERE!

Bon appetit!

Terry

(626)536-3654

terry@simplyappetizing.com

Watkins Chocolate Covered Eggs

Saturday, April 15th, 2017

1/4 cup butter, softened

1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

3 cups plus 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar, divided

3 to 4 drops Watkins Food Coloring, your choice of color

2 cups (12 ounces) white baking chips or semisweet chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

Icing of your choice

Assorted decorating candies

In a large bowl, beat the butter, marshmallow creme and vanilla until smooth. Gradually beat in 3 cups confectioners’ sugar. Place 1/4 cup butter mixture in a bowl; add food coloring, and mix well. Shape into 24 small balls; cover and chill for 30 minutes. Wrap plain mixture in plastic wrap; chill for 30 minutes.

Dust work surface with remaining confectioners’ sugar. Divide plain dough into 24 pieces. Wrap one piece of plain dough around each yellow ball and form into an egg shape. Place on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; cover with plastic wrap. Freeze for 15 minutes or until firm.

In a microwave, melt chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Dip eggs in mixture; allow excess to drip off. Return eggs to waxed paper. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or until set. Decorate with icing and decorating candies as desired. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 dozen.

Let’s get cooking with Watkins! Just use the products yourself, then share the story of the great Watkins products and business… that’s the recipe for sweet success! Find out more about it HERE!

Bon appetit!

Terry

(626)536-3654

terry@simplyappetizing.com

Watkins Apple Coffee Cake

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

1/3 cup butter, softened

2/3 cup sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 cup (8 ounces) reduced-fat sour cream

Topping

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon Watkins Cinnamon

2 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly sliced

In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla. Combine flour and baking soda; add to creamed mixture alternately with sour cream, beating well after each addition (batter will be sticky).

In a small bowl, combine the walnuts, sugars and cinnamon. Spread half of the batter into an 11-in. x 7-in. baking dish coated with cooking spray. Top with apples; sprinkle with half of the topping. Gently top with remaining batter and topping.

Bake at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 12 servings.

Let’s get cooking with Watkins! Just use the products yourself, then share the story of the great Watkins products and business… that’s the recipe for sweet success! Find out more about it HERE!

Bon appetit!

Terry

(626)536-3654

terry@simplyappetizing.com