Cakes

SWISS MERINGUE BUTTERCREAM I

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If super sweet frosting isn’t for you, you’ll love this smooth, creamy Swiss Meringue Buttercream. It’s lightly sweetened which makes it a perfect topping for just about any cake. It also holds its shape and is ideal for piping.

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1 tablespoon lemon juice (for wiping down kitchen utensils)
1 cup white sugar
½ cup egg whites
1¼ cups ( 2½ sticks) cold salted butter
1½ teaspoons vanilla (or flavoring of your choice)
Using a paper towel and lemon juice, wipe down the bowls and kitchen utensils that you will use for this meringue, removing all traces of oil. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the white sugar and the...
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Nutritions

Calories
2464

Sodium
125mg
5% DV

Fat
218g
336% DV

Protein
9g
19% DV

Carbs
102g
34% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV