Saturday, March 20, 2010

Pizza Factory Breadtwists

Recipe from

1½ cups warm water

2 Tbsp. sugar

1 Tbsp. yeast

Let that sit for 5 minutes. Then add:

3½ cups flour

1 tsp Salt

Mix until smooth then let raise for 10 minutes. Roll out dough into a large square on a floured surface. Brush with melted (real) butter mixed with garlic and then sprinkle with kosher salt. Fold in half and cut into 1 inch strips. Twist and place on a cooking sheet. Let sit for 15 to 20 minutes to raise. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Immediately after baking, brush with more garlic butter and sprinkle with kosher salt and grated parmesan cheese.

Serve with marinara, alfredo sauce, or ranch for dipping.

*Dough also makes a great pizza dough, just roll out into a large circle, add your favorite toppings, and bake at 400 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Geman Pancakes

Straight out of the oven
Slice served with butter syrup

Recipe from The Essential Mormon Cookbook

1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
3 eggs
1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Put butter in a 9-inch glass pie plate. Place in oven for 5 minutes, or until butter melts and bubbles. While butter is melting put milk, flour, eggs, sugar and salt into blender. Blend on medium until smooth. Remove pie plate from oven. Adjust heat to 450 degrees. Immediately pour mixture into pie plate. Return pie plate to oven. Bake for 20 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake 8-10 minutes more until edges are puffed and browned. Remove from oven. Serves 4

Recipe from Minico High School Food's Class
Butter Syrup

1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Melt butter, add sugar. Bring almost to a boil. Add milk and vanilla. Heat and do not boil. Serve on pancakes, waffles and warm cake.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Heavenly Brownies

Recipe from

  • 2 sticks butter (1 c.)
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. nuts (optional)
  • 3 T cocoa
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 jar marshmallow creme (sm jar)- I used small marshmallows. I added them to the last 5-10 minutes of the brownies.

Directions: Melt together butter and cocoa. Beat eggs and sugar together, and add cocoa mixture alternately with flour. Add nuts and vanilla. Bake in 9 x 13-inch pan at 35j0 degrees for about 30 minutes. Spread top with marshmallow creme as soon as it is removed from oven. Let coll and frost with the following.

FROSTING: Melt together 1/2 stick butter and 1 heaping T cocoa. Add 1/2 box Powdered sugar. Beat with 1 T milk. Spread on brownies.