Thursday, June 25, 2009

Colorful Ice Cream Sandwiches

Last June I shot this segment with Good Things Utah. I just realized that they have it available on line to watch! Click here to see the recipes!

Yogurt Cake

My oldest son turned 11 yesterday! This picture was taken at his birthday party in 2007. He is such an amazing kid. He is a great big brother especially to his baby sister Emma! She adore him and the fact that he'll stop what he's doing to play with her.

Every year he request the same cake for his birthday. He loves the Yogurt Cake recipe from 101 Things To Do With A Cake Mix! He likes it when I use blueberry, boysenberry, or raspberry yogurt. Lemon is also wonderful in this recipe with a lemon cake mix.

Whenever I take this recipe somewhere, I get so many requests for the recipe. I hate to admit how easy it is! This light luscious cake is definitely the summer dessert recipe you have been searching for!

Yogurt Cake
1 white cake mix
8 ounces flavored yogurt (I love using the fruit in the bottom kind. 6 ounces works as well.)

8 ounces whipped topping
8 ounces flavored yogurt (same flavor as used in cake)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. With electric mixer, slowly mix cake ingredients according to package directions. Gently stir in yogurt with spoon or plastic spatula. Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13-inch pan.

Bake 30-35 minutes, until golden on top. Use a toothpick to determine if cake is done. Chill the cake in the refrigerator 4 hours.

Before serving, stir whipped topping and yogurt together and frost cake with it. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Monday, June 15, 2009

Saucy Meatball Grinders

My newest book, 101 Things To Do With Meatballs, has to be my simplest books yet! If loved the ease of the recipes from 101 Things To Do With A Cake Mix, you will love this new cookbook! I used the Casa Di Bertacchi© frozen fully cooked meatballs in all 101 yummy recipes! You can find the meatballs in 6 pound bags at Sams Club in the freezer section.

The book was recently reviewed by Marye Audet from Baking Delights! You must read THE REVIEW on her blog! Thanks, Marye!

Saucy Meatball Grinders

  • 14 oz pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup apple jelly
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 30 FarmRich frozen meatballs
  • 6 hoagie rolls, split
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  1. Combine all sauce ingredients in a pan. Warm up, stirring, until smooth and the sauce begins to simmer.
  2. Carefully add meatballs.
  3. Cover and simmer about 20 minutes, or until meatballs are heated through.
  4. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  5. Place 5 meatballs in each roll. Spoon sauce over and sprinkle on cheese.
  6. Heat until the cheese is melted.

Serves 6