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Vegetable Fritters

Courtesy of MyFitnessPal.com

Ingredients

  • 5 cups (1,185 grams) water
  • 11/2 cups (165 grams) carrots, shredded (about 21/2 medium carrots)
  • 11/2 cups (170 grams) zucchini, shredded (about 1/2 large zucchini)
  • 1/4 cup (30 grams) whole-wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup (5 grams) Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 11/4 teaspoons ground chili powder
  • 2 stalks (25 grams) green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 large (50 grams each) eggs, whisked
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

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Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake

I can still remember my Mom pouring out a bottle of Coke to make this cake. It was our favorite. This cake is so moist and the icing is just irresistible. I hope you get a chance to make this one.Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake1 cup Coca Cola (real thing, not diet)1/2 cup oil 1 stick butter3 Tablespoon cocoa2 cups sugar2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon salt2 eggs1/2 cup buttermilk1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon vanillaFrosting:1 stick butter3 Tablespoon cocoa6 Tablesppon of cream or milk1 teaspoon vanilla extract3 3/4 cups confectioner's sugarIn a saucepan, mix Coca Cola, oil, butter and cocoa and bring to a boil. In another bowl, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Pour the boiling Cola mixture over the flour mixture and beat well. Add the eggs, buttermilk, soda and vanilla and beat well. Pour mixture into a greased and floured 13 x 9 inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees or 20 to 25 minutes. Remove pan. Cool for about 10 minutes before frosting.Frosting: In a saucepan, combine the butter, cocoa, and milk. Heat until the butter melts. Beat in the remaining ingredients and spread on the cake while it's still warm. Enjoy!

Double Chocolate Coca Cola Cake

1 cup Coca Cola (real thing, not diet)
1/2 cup oil
1 stick butter
3 Tablespoon cocoa
2 cups sugar
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1/2 cup buttermilk
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon vanilla

CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH RUM-SPIKED FIGS

CHOCOLATE CAKE WITH RUM-SPIKED FIGS
Yield: 12 Servings

1 1/2 c Dried Mission Figs
1/3 c Dark Rum
1/3 c Water
8 oz Semisweet Chocolate
8 oz Unsalted butter
6 Eggs
1 c Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1 1/2 c Sugar
1 c Whipping cream, soft wipped

With a small knife remove the hard bit of stem at the tip of each fig. Place the figs in a small saucepan with the rum and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Cover pan, reduce heat to simmer and continue cooking until figs are tender, about 20 minutes. Set aside. Grease botton and sides of a round baking pan – 9 inches in diameter and 2 inches high – with shortening or vegetable oil. Line the bottom with a circle of parchment or aluminum foil. Set aside.
Cut the chocolate into small pieces and melt it with the butter in the top of a double boiler. (I use a&127 microwave). Remove from heat and stir until smooth. Crack the eggs into a large bowl. Add cocoa and sugar to the eggs and beat with an electric mixer until blended evenly. Drain the figs, discarding the liquid. Stir figs and chocolate into the egg mixture and mix well. Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven until the cake rises to the top of the pan and feels set in the center, about 40 minutes. Let it cool in the pan on a wire rack. When cool, turn it out onto a rack. Remove the parchment or foil, invert the cake into a large serving plate. Cover it and refrigerate until ready to serve. Accompany with whipped cream.

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