Archive for the ‘Vanilla’ Category

Watkins Chocolate Cake

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Watkins Chocolate Cake

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup baking cocoa

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1 cup Watkins Grapeseed Oil, Original Flavor

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup hot water

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13×9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Stir in eggs, vanilla, oil and buttermilk. Add water; stir until combined.

Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Frost cake. If desired, decorate with sprinkles. Yield: 15 servings.

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

In a large bowl, beat 1/2 cup softened butter until creamy. Beat in 2 cups confectioners’ sugar, 1/4 cup baking cocoa, 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract and 3-4 tablespoons 2% milk to achieve desired consistency.

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 Dump Cake

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

2 cups all-purpose flour

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup baking cocoa

2 teaspoons baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

2 large eggs, lightly beaten

1 cup Watkins Grapeseed Oil, Original Flavor

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla Extract

1 cup buttermilk

1 cup hot water

Frosting of your choice

Colored sprinkles, optional

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease a 13×9-in. baking pan. In a large bowl, whisk the first six ingredients. Stir in eggs, oil, vanilla and buttermilk. Add water; stir until combined.

Transfer batter to prepared pan. Bake 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely in pan on a wire rack. Frost cake. If desired, decorate with sprinkles. Yield: 15 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 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.

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