Desserts

Ashleigh Jade - posted on 03/15/2011 ( 5 moms have responded )

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What is your favourite dessert?

Do you have a recipe for it?

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Maribel - posted on 03/15/2011

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HG's Upside-Down Pineapple-Applesauce Cake

Pineapple Rings 'n Things

We've gotten swap-happy with yet another classic dessert! We kept the pineapple and those pretty cherries but went to work on the cake base and topping... Check it out!

Ingredients:
Topping
1 tbsp. light whipped butter or light buttery spread (like Brummel & Brown)
1/4 cup brown sugar (not packed)
7 pineapple rings packed in juice, drained
7 maraschino cherries

Cake
Half of an 18.25-oz. box (about 1 1/2 cups) moist-style yellow cake mix
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 cup club soda
1/4 cup no-sugar-added applesauce

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a round cake pan with nonstick spray and set aside.

Place butter in a small microwave-safe bowl and microwave for about 15 seconds, just until melted. Add brown sugar and mix well. Spread mixture evenly along the bottom of the cake pan. Set aside.

Blot pineapple rings and cherries with paper towels to remove any excess moisture. Lay pineapple rings in an even layer in the cake pan, and place one cherry in the center of each pineapple ring. Set aside.

To make the batter, combine cake mix with baking powder in a large bowl. Mix well. Add club soda and applesauce, and stir until smooth.

Evenly pour batter into the cake pan over the fruit layer. Bake in the oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean, 30 - 35 minutes.

Allow cake to cool completely. Firmly and securely place a plate over the pan, and carefully flip so the plate is on the bottom. Gently lift pan to release the cake.

Cut into 8 slices and dig in!

MAKES 8 SERVINGS

Serving Size: 1 slice (1/8th of cake)
Calories: 189
Fat: 3.5g
Sodium: 298mg
Carbs: 39g
Fiber: 0.5g
Sugars: 26.5g
Protein: 1.5g

Maribel - posted on 03/15/2011

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I'm not sure what your looking for but I have a brownie recipe that I do and its very healthy.
You need a box of the family brownie mix
1 can of pumpkin mix the small can
and peanut butter(optional)
pre heat oven as directed on the box.
In a bowl empty brownie mix pumkin mix, stir well.
spray pan with non stick spray and pour batter in. get a tablespoon of peanut butter put in a little bowl micro wave for about 10 seconds to melt a little stir then our around the batter to make a design witha knife swirl the peanut butter in and bake as directed on box.

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Danielle - posted on 04/04/2011

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banana split pie

1 graham cracker crust
2 bananas
1 half gallon of ice cream
ice cream toppings.

So... you put the ice cream toppings how you feel.
(like i put the pineapple on the bottom of the pie crust.) fill your curst with ice cream, top with bananas, store in the freezer after you finish topping with whatever your favorite banana split toppings are. I suggest you put whipped cream on when you serve it.

Elaine - posted on 04/02/2011

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Well i like the old zinger cake.... make a box of angel food cake after it cools poke holes all over the cake... 1 small box of jello (i use rasberry) and 1 cup HOT water mix well let cool just a bit... pour over cake put in frig then you can top with cool whip and for a true zinger (shake up about 2 spoons full of jello with about 1 1/2 cup coconut and sprinkle on top for a great treat.... can make them in cupcakes as well.... enjoy....

Melisa - posted on 03/28/2011

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1/2 cup milk
1 tbsp jello any flavour
fruit
- put in shaker and let kids shake pour in cup give straw or spoon
milkshake without icecream...use fresh fruit or canned friut both work...grandkids like it also kids I visit for work love it...easy and gets a serving of milk and fruit in them

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