to Make Sweet Treats
By Leslie Sausage
So simple and quick! A Celebration Cake, Love Cakes and
Flavorageous Crispy Treats can be prepared with minimal or even no cooking.
so easy and can be adapted for other celebrations with different pie fillings or
frostings. You could also add coconut, nuts, or candies to decorate. Looks
beautiful and NO cooking at all! For Valentines Day, use cherry pie filling!
All you need:
prepared angel food cake,
pie filling and
prepared cream cheese frosting
cake on a cake plate. Frost with cream cheese frosting. Pour the pie filling in
the hole in the middle of the cake.
slices of the cake topped with some pie filling.
Very pretty! The only cooking is just heating the frosting until
it is pourable.
prepared pound cake,
prepared vanilla frosting,
chocolate decorative frosting, with plain tip for writing
oz) bag M&M'S Milk Chocolate Candies for Valentine's Day
You will also need:
heart-shaped cookie cutter
glass measuring cup.
cookie sheet with waxed paper and top with a wire cooling rack; set aside. Cut
pound cake into 1-inch thick slices. Using the heart-shaped cookie cutter, cut
out cake using cookie cutter. Place the heart-shaped cake pieces on top of the
wire cooling rack.
1/4 cup of vanilla frosting into a resealable plastic bag and set aside. Tint
the remaining frosting to a light shade of pink using food color and spoon it
into a glass measuring cup. Heat the pink frosting in the microwave for 5 to 10
seconds, or until pourable. DO NOT OVERHEAT. Pour the pink frosting over the
heart-shaped cake pieces, covering the tops and the sides, reuse the drippings
and reheat,if necessary. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes.
tiny corner of the resealable plastic bag filled with the white frosting, and
use it to pipe designs on the tops and sides of the heart-shaped cake pieces.
Add candies to make different designs, then pipe messages on the tops with the
decorative chocolate frosting.
Flavorageous Crispy Treats
butter or margarine
miniature marshmallows (16 oz)
envelope Kool-Aid, any flavor
Crispy rice cereal
a 10x15x1" pan. Melt butter; about 45 seconds on high in the microwave. Add
marshmallows; toss to coat with butter. Microwave on high 2 1/2 minutes or until
smooth; stirring every minute. Stir in drink mix. Immediately add cereal, mix
lightly until well coated. Using greased spatula or wax paper, press into
prepared pan. Cool. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters or cut into
squares. Can also be made on the top of the stove using a saucepan.
Leslie Sausage is a web designer, freelance writer and mom. She is the author of
several e-books. For more creative, practical and fun ideas for your home visit
Heart4Home.net at http://www.heart4home.net