Hehehe! Take a look at what I'm going to prepare for the Santa Clause this year. :o) He will be soooo happy when he'll taste one of my brownies that he'll leave all your gifts at my place alone. hehehe. :o) FROSTED CHRISTMAS BROWNIE Serving Size: 12 Ingredients for Brownie: ~ 1-1/2 Cups Sugar ~ 1-1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract ~ 1/2 Cup Cocoa ~ 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Powder ~ 1/4 Teaspoon Salt ~ 3 Large Eggs ~ 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour ~ 3/4 Cup Margarine -- Melted ~ 6 Each Red M&MS Plain Chocolate Candy ~ Green Tube of Frosting (Piping Jel) Ingredients for Butter Cream Frosting: ~ 3 Tablespoons Margarine or Butter -- Softened ~ 2 Cups Powdered Sugar -- Sifted ~ 3 Tablespoons More or Less Milk ~ 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract Here are the instructions: For the cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line up 12-inch pizza pan with aluminum foil. Stir together margarine, sugar and vanilla in medium bowl. Add the 3 large eggs. Beat well with spoon. Mix baking powder, flour, cocoa and salt.
Slowly add to egg mixture, stirring until well combined Spread butter in prepared pan. Bake around 22 minutes or until you see the top springs back when touched lightly in center. Cool in pan on wire rack. Trim off the edges that may have gone over the side of the pan.
If desired, remove brownie from pan. Unwrap foil, or serve in pan. Spread frosting over top. Sketch holly leaves on frosted brownie and put red candies in proper place so that they look like holly berries.
For frosting: Beat margarine in a small bowl. Slowly add powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla. Beat until it becomes consistent. CHRISTMAS CREAM CAKE Serving Size: 10 Ingredients for Cake: ~ 1 Cup Buttermilk ~ 1 Cup Coconut ~ 1 Cup Shortening ~ 1 Cup Walnuts; chopped ~ 1 Stick butter or marg (1/2 c) ~ 1 Tablespoon Vanilla ~ 1 Teaspoon Baking powder ~ 1 Teaspoon Baking soda ~ 1/2 Teaspoon Salt ~ 2 cups Flour ~ 2 Cups Sugar ~ 5 Eggs; separated Ingredients for Icing: ~ 1 Box confectioners' sugar ~ 1 Cup Maraschino cherries ~ 1 Packet (8 oz) cream cheese; soften ~ 1/2 Cup Butter or margarine; soften Instructions for the Cake: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Cut waxed paper to fit the bottom of three 9-inch cake pans. Grease lightly and flour the paper. Beat the egg whites well until they form peaks in a small bowl and then it set aside. Cream together the butter and the shortening then the sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in a larger bowl.
Add the baking powder, salt, buttermil flour and baking soda. Beat until well mixed. Add the nuts and coconut and then stir thoroughly.
Carefully fold in the beaten egg whites. Spread butter into the prepared pans. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Before removing the pans let cool in pan for 10 minutes. Cool thoroughly before making the icing. Instructions for the Cream: The fist things that you should do is to drain, rinse and chop the maraschino cherries.
Set them aside. Combine the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, and butter. Cream together thoroughly until smooth.
Add cherries, mix well and use to frost the cake. And I hear The Santa say: "YO! HO! HO! HOOOOO!!! MERRRYYYYY CHRISTMAS!!!".
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