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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

FRUIT ALMOND CAKE


INGREDIENTS:
1 box white cake mix,
3 eggs,
1/2 cup vegetable oil,
3/4 cup water,
1 teaspoon almond extract,
1/2 teaspoon rum extract,
1 teaspoon orange zest,
2 cups mix dried fruits (apples,dates,papaya,raisins, golden raisins) and sliced almonds,
1 tablespoon powder sugar for dusting;
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly butter and flour the baking dish, set aside. In a mixing bowl beat cake mix, eggs, oil and water; add vanilla, rum, orange zest and dried fruits + almonds. Mix well. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for 45 minutes. (normally is for 30 to 35 minutes but additional 10 minutes will give the cake a better look and texture...)
Let cool, dust with powder sugar, slice and serve!
Enjoy!
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ORANGE CHOCOLATE CHIPS BUNDT CAKE


INGREDIENTS:
1 box yellow cake mix,
3 eggs,
1/2 cup vegetable oil,
1/2 cup water,
1/4 cup orange juice,
1 tablespoon orange zest,
1/2 teaspoon rum extract,
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract,
1/2 cup chocolate chips,
1/3 cup white chocolate melts (optional);
DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350 F. Lightly butter (or spray) and flour the bundt dish , set aside. In a mixing bowl beat cake mix, eggs, water, oil, orange juice, orange zest, vanilla and rum; add chocolate chips and mix well with a spoon. Pour mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake for 30, 35 minutes or until golden brown. For decoration, use chocolate melts or powder sugar.

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CRISPY MUSHROOM AND CHEESE STUFFED CHICKEN LEGS





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CHICKEN WITH PASTA AND TOMATO SAUCE





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CHICKEN WITH RICE AND VEGETABLES


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