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Dessert&Treats25 Apr 2008 07:23 am

Ingredient List

1 stick of butter and 2 tablespoons of butter (or margarine).
2 quarts of half-and-half.
4 medium eggs, lightly beaten.
3 cups of packed brown sugar.
2 tablespoons of vanilla.
¼ teaspoon of salt.

Preparation Instructions

Melt the butter in a large pan over low heat. When melted, add the brown sugar. Continue to stir until the brown sugar just begins to caramelize (takes approximately 15 minutes).

Add the half-and-half, eggs and salt. Turn the heat up to medium-low, and stir constantly.

Remove from heat when the mixture is very hot to touch and refrigerate until cold, then add vanilla.

Freeze in an ice cream freezer.

Source: This recipe came from the ice cream recipes website.

Treats24 Apr 2008 04:29 am


4 medium eggs.
2 cups of flour.
1 1/2 cups of sugar.
1 1/2 cups of chocolate chips.
1 cup of margarine.
1 cup of milk.
1/2 cup of whole wheat flour.
2 teaspoons of baking powder.
2 teaspoons of vanilla.
1/2 teaspoon of salt.

1 cup of chocolate chips.
1/2 cup of softened margarine.
2 1/2 cup of sifted powdered sugar.
1/4 cup of milk.
1 teaspoon of vanilla.

Preparation Instructions:

Preheat your oven to 350F.

In a suitably sized bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and whole wheat flour.

In another bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy.

Stir in the vanilla and eggs.

Add the flour mixture to the bowl, alternately with the milk, mixing after each addition.

Stir in the chocolate chips.

Pour into greased or lined muffin pan.

Bake for 20 minutes.

Allow to cool completely and frost with the icing recipe if desired.


Using your microwave, heat the chocolate chips, stirring as they begin to melt.

Stir until smooth.

Allow to cool.

In small bowl, beat the melted chocolate with softened margarine, sugar, milk and vanilla until creamy.


General Recipes23 Apr 2008 06:11 am


2 cups of bread flour.
2 tablespoons of sugar.
½ teaspoon of salt.
1 tablespoon of butter.
1 tablespoon of milk.
¾ cup of water.
1 teaspoon of yeast.

Preparation Instructions:

Place all of the ingredients in your bread machine and press start or on.


General Recipes23 Apr 2008 02:55 am

Potica is a Croatian nut roll.


4 egg yolks.
2 packets of dry yeast.
8 cups of all-purpose flour, sifted.
2 cups of lukewarm water.
3/4 cup of sugar.
3/4 cup of salt.
1/2 cup of butter.


2 lbs of shelled ground nuts.
2 cups of sugar.
1 pint of Half-and-Half.
2 teaspoons of vanilla.
1/2 cup of butter.
4 egg whites, beaten.

Preparation Instructions:

Stir the yeast into water.

Mix the butter, milk, sugar and salt.

Add the egg yolks, yeast mixture and 2 cups of flour. Mix thoroughly.

Add the remaining flour and turn dough out on a floured surface.

Knead until smooth, elastic and does not stick to surface.

Place in a greased bowl and allow to rise for 60 minutes.

After rising, divide into 4 equally sized parts. Do not knead. Roll each piece to about 1/8 inch thick.

Spread with cooled filling.

Roll jelly-roll style and place seam down in a greased pan. Allow to rise for 60 minutes.

Bake at 350F for 45 minutes.


Mix the milk, salt, margarine and sugar.

Heat slightly until margarine melts and sugar is dissolved.

Add nuts then to stretch mixture you can fold in beaten egg whites.

Source: This recipe came from the Croatian Recipes Croatia cuisine website.