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Halloween Pineapple Coconut Flake

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Cake

2 cups of flour

1 tsp baking soda

2 cups of sugar

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 1/2 cups of crushed pineapple

  • In a large bowl, mix together flour, sugar, baking soda. Then, add the eggs, vanilla extract, and pineapple.
  • Grease a 9×13″ baking pan with butter and pour the cake mixture. Let it bake for about 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • When ready, poke holes in the cake!

Topping

1/2 cup salted butter

1/2 tsp vanilla extract

2/3 evaporated milk

1/2 cup sugar

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup sweetened coconut flakes

  • While waiting for the cake to be fully baked, heat the topping ingredients (butter, sugar, evaporated milk, and vanilla) in a medium sized sauce pan until it reaches a boil. Then, add chopped pecans and coconut flakes. Continue cooking for about 5 minutes on a medium heat, stirring constantly.
  • Pour the cooked topping evenly over the holes of the cake. SLICE and ENJOY !
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Tabouli with Love

Tabouli with Love, just what we needed for a relaxing and family Sunday. My girls got one more week to go of testing, and I’m so proud of how great they are doing and pulling it off! Putting soul and heart in the process …. love tastes LOVE !
☀️Happy Monday !

 

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Yield: 8 people

Ingredients:

  • 8 bunches finely chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 4 chopped firm tomatoes
  • 1 onion or 4 scallions chopped
  • 1 cup extra Virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • Pink Himalayan Salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pomegranate molasses or de-seeded (optional)
  • Lemon Zest (as desired)

Directions:

  1. Prepare the chopped parsley and mint and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix pomegranate molasses or de-seeded , chopped tomatoes, chopped onions/scallions with lemon juice, and salt.
  3. Add to them the parsley and mint and olive oil and mix, adjusting seasoning by adding more oil and lemon if desired.
  4. Serve cold garnished with romaine lettuce and french fries.

 

 

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