Monday, January 19, 2009

Chocolate Sundae Pudding Cake


Yield: 4-6 servings
1 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped nuts
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup boiling water
French vanilla ice cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease 4-6 2-cup ramekins. Set aside.

In a large mixing bowl, stir together the flour, 2/3 cup granulated sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa powder, baking powder, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.

In a small mixing bowl stir together the milk, nuts, melted butter, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients and stir to combine. Pour into ramekins.

In another bowl, stir together the brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 3 tablespoons cocoa powder, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and 1/8 teaspoon salt. Sprinkle the mixture evenly over the batter. Pour the boiling water evenly over each ramekin. Bake 30 minutes.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins, CO. All rights reserved.

Sunday, January 4, 2009

Wings in Sweet and Sour Sauce


  • 18 chicken wings
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar or red wine vinegar
  • 1 cup apricot preserves
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 1 cup sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce, or to taste


Pat the chicken wings dry and place then in the slow cooker or crockpot.
In a bowl, mix together remaining ingredients.
Taste and adjust seasonings.
Pour the sauce over the wings. Cover the slow cooker and cook on low until the chicken is tender, about 4 to 5 hours.