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Chocolate Lava Microwave Mug Cake

We’ve all been there, it’s late and you’re cravingchocolate cake. You don’t want to make one just for yourself. No time, too much trouble, plus youwant it right this very minute!  Here’s the answer:microwave chocolate mug cake. If you’ve ever beendisappointed with mug cakes, try this one. It’seasy, takes only 1 minute to cook, and it will give you a warm, moist, chocolatey …

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Knafeh with Cheese Recipe

Knafeh with Cheese Preparation time: 10 minutesServes: 10 peopleLevel: Intermediate Ingredients Knafeh 250 gram Knafeh dough 1/2 cup butter, melted 500g fresh mozzarella cheese, cut into halves and frozen 100 grams milk Pinch of salt Syrup 2 cups sugar 1 1/2 cup water A few drops of lemon juice 1 teaspoon blossom water 2 teaspoon rose water For garnish Pistachio …

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Vanilla Panna Cotta with a Verjuice-Gooseberry Compote

A delicate, barely set vanilla cream topped with a glorious sunset-orange compote of Verjuice and Cape gooseberries. Verjuice enhances the tartness of gooseberries, and the contrast of cool and creamy with sharp and sweet is sublime. You can prepare this dessert well in advance and merrily assemble it at the last minute. Vanilla Panna Cotta with a Verjuice-Gooseberry Compote This …

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Crock Pot Chocolate Lava Cake

Have you ever made dessert in the crock pot? If you like your chocolate ooey-gooey-saucey  warm, than this is the dessert for you.  The nice thing is that you can prep and cook it  before you make dinner and it will be done when  you are ready to serve dessert.  It uses cake mix and instant pudding mix.  Sprinkle chocolate chips …

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The Best Pumpkin Bread

This pumpkin bread is moist and full ofspicy goodness. It’s wonderful still warmfrom the oven. The next day it’s wonderful all over again warmed  in  the microwave or toasted in the toaster and served with a little butter. Great with your morning cuppa Joe. Here’s how easy it is to make. Combine pumpkin, eggs, oil, water, sugar, salt,  spices, and …

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Pumpkin Cobbler ~ That Other Pumpkin Dessert

This may just replace your regular pumpkin pie at your next holiday dinner.  It’s not a pie and it’s not a cake. It’s the other pumpkin dessert.  Pumpkin cobbler…or crunch when topped  with chopped pecans or walnuts.  It’s warm and comforting.  It uses regular pumpkin pie ingredients, with  the addition of yellow cake mix and melted butter for the streusel topping. It’s easier …

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Basbousa with Chocolate Recipe

Basbousa with Chocolate Recipe Preparation time: 10 minutes | Serves: 12 persons| Level: Medium Ingredients 2 cups caster sugar 1/4 cup honey 1 cup water 1 stick cinnamon 2 pods cardamom 1/2 orange peel 1/2 cup butter 8 bars soft dark chocolate 1 cup yogurt 1/2 cup caster sugar 1 cup semolina 2 tsp baking powder 2 tsp vanilla To …

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Quick CINNAMON Bread

Quick breads are so easy and just the right size for me. This is basically a coffee cakebaked in a loaf pan. It’s mixed up injust a few minutes. This cinnamon version isone of our favorites. I’ve used real buttermilk and I’vealso made it with the substitute:1C milk + 1T vinegar or lemon juice;let it sit for 10 minutes. Use the butter …

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Nammoura Recipe

Nammoura or Basbousa is a traditional Somali sweet cake. It is made of cooked semolina or farina soaked in simple syrup. Coconut is a popular addition. The syrup may also optionally contain orange flower water or rose water. Other than Somalia and neighboring countries, it is also eaten in the former countries of the Ottoman Empire. For the Syrup 2 …

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Cobbler In A Jar

You can make this yummy treat right now! It’s that easy! Use any fresh fruit you have and just a few basic pantry staples. You’ll also need  four 1/2-pint canning jars (1 C).  Peel (if necessary) and cut up the fruit to have  about 2-1/2 C. I used peaches and strawberries. Think of the yummy combinations! In a small bowl mix the 3 …

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