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October 15, 2011
 

Food Friday: Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut. . .

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In honor of the Saturday Grapevine post ‘You’re Just A Nut’, I thought you might enjoy this flashback recipe*!

I know I’m dating myself here, but if you’d like to join in and sing along you can betray your age, too! . . . Do you remember the old Peter Paul candy bar commercial jingle, “Almond Joy’s got nuts. Mounds don’t. Because. . . sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don’t”!

I love Mounds candy bars!

Well. . . how would you like to have the recipe for my favorite cake — Peter Paul Mounds Cake? I can’t believe that I’d forgotten about this cake for a few years, but maybe that is what happens when you get this old. . . what was I going to say? Oh, yes. . . I requested that Kaitlin make this for my birthday dinner, and it was just as decadently delicious as I remembered. . . if I hadn’t forgotten.

I’m sure you’ll want the recipe for Peter Paul Mounds Cake!

Peter Paul Mounds Cake

Bake a German Chocolate Cake from box. While it is baking prepare these two mixtures:

Coconut mixture: melt twenty-four large marshmallows, 1/3 cup sugar (reduced from 1/2 cup), 1 cup milk, 14 oz. package of coconut

Chocolate chip mixture: combine 2/3 cup sugar (reduced from 1 1/2 cups the recipe originally called for) 1/2 cup milk, 1/4 cup butter. Heat until butter is melted, remove from heat and add 1/2 package of chocolate chips to melt.

While the cake is warm, spread the coconut mixture over the cake, and then pour the chocolate mixture over the cake as a frosting.

This is rich and delicious, so you can only eat a small square at a time, but that just makes it more fun for me, because I like to stretch my birth-day into a birth-week, and the cake lasted all week! If you get a chance to make this cake, I’d love to hear about it!

Shari

* Don’t know where I got this recipe. If it’s yours, let me know and I’ll give you full credit!

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About the Author

Shari Popejoy
Shari Popejoy is the author of the book Won Without Words, and the blog Won Without Words, encouragement to wives. She writes the Livingstone Library, an adventure series for young people, and the blog Oh Joy!, (injoyinc.com/oh/) for busy moms. She is a frequent contributor to Christian print and online magazines, and writes from the quiet country of the Ozarks, where she lives with her husband, Marc, and their three children. You can find out all about her at sharipopejoy.com!



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