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postheadericon Chocolate Decadence Cake

4.67 avg. rating (90% score) - 6 votes

Chocolate Decadence Cake-is a delicious recipe and a quite lengthy one but this is totally worth all the effort and time that goes into it.The result will be a super rich tasting, very chocolaty, smooth, mousse-like moist cake with an optional Candied Orange Peel garnish.(recipe included if desired). This will become the best chocolate cake you have ever had. It is named Decadence for a reason! It is a show stopper that everyone will rave over. It is much healthier also than the original recipe. Low in fat, low in calories, low in carbohydrates low in cholesterol, low in sodium, Heart-Healthy and a WeightWatchers (7) PointsPlus recipe. Christmas, Thanksgiving, Easter, Birthdays or any special event will be well suited for this cake. Makes 12 servings. Chocolate Decadence Cake will be loved by all of your family, friends and guests.chocolate-decadence-cake

Prep Time: About 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 35 to 40 Minutes.
Refrigeration Time: (2 hours minimum to overnight).

INGREDIENTS:

Cake Ingredients:
Non-Stick cooking spray
(7 oz) 60-70% bittersweet chocolate,
finely chopped (about 1-1/3 cups)

1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 tbsp all-purpose flour
2/3 cup + 1/4 cup granulated sugar,
divided

1/8 tsp salt
1 cup skim or 2% milk
2 large egg yolks,
at room temperature*

1 tsp vanilla extract
3 large egg whites, at room temperature
1/8 tsp cream of tartar

TIP* To bring an egg to room temperature, submerge it (in the shell) in a bowl of
lukewarm (not hot) water for 5 minutes.

Candied Orange Peel Ingredients: (optional)

2-3 oranges
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup water

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postheadericon Pumpkin Cupcakes

5.00 avg. rating (94% score) - 7 votes

Pumpkin Cupcakes is an easy and delicious recipe that is made from a yellow cake mix and canned pumpkin. It is spiced wth cinnamon, cloves, and vanilla with a made from scratch cream cheese frosting. This is also a low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy recipe. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, school events, bake sales, or anytime. Takes only 35 minutes from start to finish. Makes (24) cupcakes. Pumpkin Cupcakes will be loved by your family, friends and guestpumpkin-cupcakess.

INGREDIENTS:

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20 minutes.

Cupcake Ingredients

1 box, (2-layer size), yellow cake mix
1 box, (4-serving size), vanilla instant pudding mix
1 cup canned pumpkin
1/2 cup cooking oil
1/2 cup water
3 eggs
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1-1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp vanilla extract

Frosting Ingredients

1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup, (1/2 stick), butter, softened
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1 (16 oz) box powdered sugar

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postheadericon Easy Cherry Coffee Cake

5.00 avg. rating (93% score) - 5 votes

Easy Cherry Coffee Cake is a delicious, super moist and easy recipe for breakfast or brunch. It could also be used as a dessert and perfect for a snack. Takes 30 minutes to prepare and 45 minutes to bake. Use your favorite flavor of pie filling instead of cherry if desired. Makes 15 servings. Easy Cherry Coffee Cake will be loved by all of your, family, freasy-cherry-coffee-cakeiends and guests.

Prep Time: 30 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 45 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

For the Coffee Cake

1 cup granulated sugar
1 stick butter, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 (21 oz) can cherry pie filling*

For the Topping

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp ground cinnamon
3 tbsp butter
Powdered Sugar, optional

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postheadericon Norse Apple-Almond Muffins

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Norse Apple-Almond Muffins is a delicious moist recipe that is flexible to it being used as a breakfast or brunch with coffee, as a dessert or a snack. Inspired by the Norwegian apple cake served with afternoon coffee. It is also a healthy, low calories, low sodium, low fat, low carbohydrates and WeightWatchers (5) PointsPlus recipe. Chopped apples and cinnamon filled muffins with a sugared almond topping for a super rich and moist treat. Makes 12 muffins. Norse Apple-Almond Muffins will be loved by all your family, friends and guests.norse-apple-almond-muffins2

INGREDIENTS:

Muffins

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1-1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
2 tsp freshly grated lemon zest
1 cup peeled, finely chopped apple

Topping

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup sliced almonds

DIRECTIONS:

1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

2. Grease or line muffin pan cups with paper cupcake liners; set aside.

3. Combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a bowl. Set aside.

4. Combine the 3/4 cup sugar and butter into the bowl that was set aside. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Stir in eggs and lemon zest. Continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Stir in flour mixture just until moistened. Gently stir in apples. Spoon into prepared muffin pan.

5. Sprinkle the 1/4 cup sugar and almonds evenly on top of each muffin. Bake 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Let stand 5 minutes; remove from pans.

Yield: 12 muffins
Serving Size: 1 muffin per serving

WW PointsPlus+ = 5 per serving

Carb Choices: 2

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION:
Calories: 200, Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 50mg, Sodium: 210mg, Carbohydrates: 31g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 3g

Original recipe and image from Land O’Lakes, Inc. http://www.landolakes.com/recipe/2953/norsk-apple-muffins

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postheadericon Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes

5.00 avg. rating (91% score) - 2 votes

Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes is a delicious and easy recipe that is also fun to make. It would work out great for Halloween parties for the kids or company parties. A great dessert or treat. Made with a pudding mix, Oreo Cookies, boxed cake mix, whipped topping, powdered sugar and chocolate chips. Makes (24) cupcakes.  This is also a low carbohydrates, low fat, low calories, low sodium, low cholesterol, heart-healthy and Weight Watchers (6 PointsPlus) recipe. This may also be made ahead and refrigerated up to (8) hours before using. Chocolate Mummy Cupcakes will be loved by all of  your family, friends and guests.chocolate-mummy-cupcakes

Prep Time: 15 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 20-25 Minutes
Total Time: 1 Hour-20 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

1 box (2 layer size) chocolate cake mix
14 Oreo or similar cookies, coarsely chopped
1 (3.4 oz) box vanilla flavor instant pudding mix
1 cup cold milk
1/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups thawed, frozen whipped topping
48 semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1/2 cup)

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