Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Baking in this HEAT!

Lemon Cupcakes...From Scratch!
6 tsp. Butter
1  cup Sugar
2 Eggs-Beaten
1 1/2 cups All Purpose Flour
1 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
1/4 tsp. Salt
1/2 Cup Milk
1 tsp. Vanilla
2 tbsp Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

3/4 cup powdered sugar-sifted
1 tbsp Butter
1 tbsp Milk
1/2 tsp. Vanilla
1/4 tsp. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice

Heat oven to 350 degrees
Cream butter and sugar
Stir in eggs
Stir in vanilla
Combine flour, baking powder and salt (in separate bowl)
Add dry mixture to sugar/butter mixture stirring
Stir in milk until well mixed
Add lemon juice-mix well
Pour into cupcake papers in cupcake pan
Bake for 25 min. at 350 degrees

Melt butter and combine all ingredients
Beat until smooth
Spoon over warm cupcakes
Add sprinkles if desired


Semi-Healthy Oatmeal Raisin
Protein Cookies

1 1/2 Sticks of Real unsweetened butter-melted
1 cup Sugar 
1/2 cup Golden Brown Sugar
4 scoops Protein Powder (Trader Joe's) mix well w/butter
1 tsp. Vanilla
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 Egg + 1 Egg White
1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
1/4 tsp. Salt
1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
3 cups Oatmeal (Old Fashioned Quaker Rolled Oats)
1 cup Raisins
1 cup Walnuts (small crushed pieces)

Mix all ingredients in the order listed
Make golf ball size cookies and place on Pam sprayed cookie sheet
Bake at 350 degrees for 13 min.
Remove from oven and place immediately on cooling rack.