Tag: vanilla

Kirsch Schwarzwälder Torte (Black Forest Cake)

1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups buttermilk Pit most of the cherries leaving about 10 for decoration on top 


1 cup butter 1 1/4 c powdered sugar 3 eggs 1/4 Tbsp. vanilla extract or grated rind from 1/2 lemon 1 1/2 c ground almonds or hazelnuts 3 c flour Cream butter and gradually add sugar. Beat in eggs one at a time. Add the 

Spritz Cookies

2/3 c granulated sugar
1 c butter
1 egg
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 c flour

Heat oven to 400F. In large mixer bowl combine sugar, butter, egg, salt, and vanilla. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until mixture is light and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes. Add flour. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed, 2 to 3 minutes. Place dough in cookie press. Form desired shapes 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.