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Fudge Satin Pie with Nutty Crumb Crust

Fudge Satin Pie with Nutty Crumb Crust

Ingredients

Nutty Crumb Crust
1 1/2      cups      graham cracker crumbs
1      cup      almonds      toasted, ground
1/3      cup      powdered sugar
1/2      cup      butter      melted

Filling
4      large      eggs
1 1/2      cups      sugar      granulated
1      teaspoon      vanilla extract
2      teaspoons      liqueur      coffee flavor, such as kahlua
8      ounces      chocolate chips (semi-sweet)      melted
1 1/2      pounds      butter, unsalted      softened
2  cups      heavy whipping cream
1/2      cup      powdered sugar
2      tablespoons      instant coffee

Directions
Mix crumbs, almonds, 1/3 cup powdered sugar and melted
butter and press into 10-inch glass pie pan.

Chill.

Beat eggs with mixer and add granulated sugar.

Beat until light and custardy.

Add vanilla and coffee liqueur. Mix well and add melted chocolate.

Continue beating and add unsalted butter, 1 stick at a time, until
smooth and satiny.

Turn into crust and chill until set. Whip cream with 1/2 cup powdered sugar and powdered coffee.

Pipe through pastry tube onto pie using rose tip.

Chill.

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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

Apple-Honey Upside-Down Cakes Recipe-

58135_371201172988331_1627569582_n~By Amy Wisniewski, www.chow.com
Apple-Honey Upside-Down Cakes Recipe-

INGREDIENTS
For the caramel:

1/3 cup toasted whole almonds, coarsely chopped
1 large Granny Smith apple
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (from 1 medium lemon)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/4 stick), plus more for coating the ramekins
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup orange blossom honey
1/8 teaspoon fine salt

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