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Compiled Recipe – Milo Chocolate Brittle

Milo Chocolate Brittle

Ingredients:
* ½ cup all purpose flour
* 1 tbsp cocoa powder
* 1 cup chocolate powder or Milo chocolate milk powder
* ¾ tsp baking soda
* ¼ tsp salt
* ½ cup butter
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 1 large egg white
* ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 350◦F. Place parchment paper on a baking tray. Place parchment paper on a baking tray. Set aside. Whisk together flour, cocoa powder, Milo, baking soda and salt in a bowl. Set aside.

2) Melt butter in a large microwaveable bowl on High for 30 seconds. Let cool. Stir in vanilla extract and egg white.

3) Dump flour mixture into the egg white mixture and stir just until combined. Reserve about 2 tablespoons chocolate chips and the rest of the chips into the batter. Mixture will look like brownie batter.

4) Pour batter onto the parchment paper. Using an offset spatula, spread the batter until just as thick as the chocolate chips. Sprinkle reserved chocolate chips on top. Bake in the oven for about 25 minutes or until firm all over and crisp on all the edges. Set aside to cool completely on a cooling rack. Break into pieces once cool.

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Compiled Recipe – Carrot Bars

Carrot Bars

Ingredients:
* 1 cup all purpose flour
* 1 tsp ground cinnamon
* ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
* ½ tsp baking soda
* ¼ tsp salt
* ¾ cup sugar
* ½ cup vegetable oil
* ½ tsp vanilla extract
* 2 small eggs
* 1 cup carrots, peeled and grated
* ½ cup zucchini, grated
* ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
* 1 tbsp butter, at room temperature
* ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar, plus extra, to dust
* 1/8 cup cocoa powder, unsweetened

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 350◦F. Line an 8×5-inch baking pan with parchment.

2) Mix flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a bowl.

3) Mix sugar, oil and vanilla in another bowl. Mix in eggs one at a time.

4) Gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture and mix just until combined.

5) Fold in carrots and zucchini.

6) Pour batter into pan. Bake until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out with a few moist crumbs, about 30 to 35 minutes. Let cool before slicing into squares.

7) Make the frosting: Mix cream cheese and butter until combined. Add sugar and cocoa; mix until smooth. Spread on top of bars. Dust with confectioners’ sugar.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Pastillas Cake

Pastillas Cake

Ingredients:
* 1 ¾ cup cake flour
* ½ cup caster sugar, divided
* ¾ cup powdered milk
* 1 tbsp baking powder
* 1 tsp salt
* ½  cup butter, cut into 16 pieces
* ½ cup canola oil
* 4 large eggs, separated
* ¼ cup condensed milk
* 1 cup fresh milk
* 1 tbsp vanilla extract
* 3 chocolate trees (for garnish)
* 1/3 cup fresh milk, hot
* 1 ¼ cup powdered milk
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 3 cups powdered sugar, sifted
* 1 cup butter, softened

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 325◦F. Grease , flour and line bottoms of 3 6-inch pans.

2) Meanwhile, sift flour into the bowl of a stand mixer. Add ¼ cup sugar, powdered milk, baking powder and salt. With the mixer running, add butter, one piece at a time. Pour in canola oil. Increase speed to Medium until mixture forms clumps. Decrease speed to Low.

3) In a medium bowl, whisk egg yolks, condensed milk, fresh milk and vanilla. With mixer running, gradually pour egg mixture into butter mixture. Gradually increase speed to Medium until mixed.

4) In a mixing bowl, whisk egg whites, on Medium-High until soft peaks form. Add remaining sugar; whisk until stiff. Fold into batter in 3 batches using a spatula.

5) Divide batter among pans. Bake 25 minutes or until a toothpick emerges from a cake with few crumbs. Turn upside down on racks until cool.

6) Meanwhile, make Buttercream: Mix hot milk and powdered milk; cool. Beat butter on medium speed. Add milk mixture and vanilla; beat until mixed. Add powdered sugar in batches, beating well after each addition. Increase speed to High; beat until smooth and creamy.

7) To assemble cake: Spread milk buttercream between layers; cover with crumb coat. Chill until hardened. Frost cake with remaining buttercream. Place white chocolate trees on top of cake. Chill until firm; slice and serve.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Coconut Macaroons

Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients:
* 2 ½ cup niyog (shredded fresh coconut)
* 1 (250 mL) pack condensed milk
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 1 large egg white
* pinch of salt
* ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, melted

Preparations:
1) Pre-heat oven to 350◦F.

2) In a large bowl, add niyog, condensed milk, egg white, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt. Mix until well combined.

3) Scoop out batter into a lined mini cupcake tin. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes or until tops are toasted and macaroon is set. Remove from oven and let cool completely on a cooling rack. If desired, drizzle with or dip into melted chocolate. Store in air-tight containers, chilled.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Creamy Milk Pudding

Creamy Milk Pudding

Ingredients:
* 4 cups Arla Milk Goodness Lactose-free Full Cream Milk
* ½ cup granulated sugar
* 1/3 cup cornstarch
* 1 to 3 tsp vanilla extract
* ¼ cup raisins
* ½ tsp cinnamon

Preparations:
1)  In a large saucepan over medium heat, stir 3 cups of Arla Milk Goodness Lactose-free Full Cream Milk with sugar and bring to a simmer.

2) Place remaining milk in a medium bowl and whisk cornstarch in until it dissolves.

3) Add cornstarch mixture to the simmering pan of sugar and milk – bring mixture to a boil and stir continuously until thick.

4) Remove from the heat and add vanilla extract.

5) Pour into individual bowls, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or until set.

6) Sprinkle with raisins and cinnamon.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Strawberry Cream Cheese Fudge Brownies

Strawberry Cream Cheese Fudge Brownies

Ingredients:
* 8 tbsp cocoa powder
* 1 cup margarine
* 2 cups granulated sugar
* 4 eggs
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
* salt
* 2 packs of Arla Lactose free Fresh Cream Cheese
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 2 cups powdered sugar
* ½ cup strawberry jam

Preparations:
1) Melt margarine in a pan over medium heat, stir in cocoa until well incorporated.

2) In a separate bowl, mix sugar and eggs, then add the margarine and cocoa mixture.

3) Stir in vanilla, flour, nuts and salt.

4) Pour in a 9″ by 13″ greased baking pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes in a preheated oven at 325 degrees.

5) To make the frosting, mix cream cheese and margarine until very creamy.

6) Add vanilla and gradually stir in powdered sugar.

7) Fold in strawberry jam.

8) Spread over cooled brownies.

 

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Compiled Recipe – White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

White Chocolate Pistachio Cookies

Ingredients:
* ¾ cup unsalted butter, softened at room temperature
* ¾ cup light brown sugar
* 1 large egg
* 2 tsp vanilla extract
* 2 cups all purpose flour
* 2 tsp cornstarch
* 1 tsp baking soda
* ½ tsp salt
* 1 cup white chocolate, chopped
* ½ cup dried cranberries, chopped
* ½ cup pistachios (use salted pistachios), chopped

Preparations:
1) In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute. Add sugar and mix on medium high-speed until light and fluffy, about 2 to 3 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla, scraping down the sides and bottom of the bowl.

2) Whisk flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt in a bowl until combined. Slowly add ingredients to wet ingredients and whisk until combined. Mix in chocolate, cranberries and pistachios until well distributed. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

3) Pre-heat oven to 350˚F. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper.

 

4) Thaw dough for about 10 minutes to make it easier to handle. Scoop 1 tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball using your hands. Flatten it out a bit on the baking sheet. Repeat with the rest of the dough, spacing cookies 2 inches apart.

5) Bake in the pre-heated oven until light golden brown around the edges, about 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Chocolate Candy Cookies

Chocolate Candy Cookies

Ingredients:
* 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
* ½ cup sugar
* 1 ½ cup brown sugar
* 2 large eggs
* 1 tsp vanilla extract
* 1 tsp baking soda
* 1 ½ tsp baking powder
* ½ tsp fine sea salt
* 2 ¾ cups all purpose flour
* 2 cups candy bar

Preparations:
1) In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and sugars on medium high  speed until fluffy, about 3 minutes.

2) Add eggs and vanilla extract to the butter mixture; beat for 2 minutes.

3) Sift together baking soda, baking powder, salt and flour. Add to the butter-egg mixture; mix just until everything is fully incorporated.

4) Add chocolate chips your candy of choice; mix by hand just until well distributed. Chill batter in the refrigerator for at least an hour or up to 36 hours.

5) When ready to bake, pre-heat oven to 350˚F and line baking sheets with parchment paper. Shape dough, about 2 tablespoons each, into balls. (Note: you can also use a medium-sized ice cream scoop.) and place 2 inches apart, on the prepared baking sheets. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes in the pre-heated oven until the edges are nice and golden brown. Do not over bake.

6) Remove from the oven; allow cookies to stay on the baking sheet for 2 minutes. Transfer cookies to a wire rack; let cool for at least 3 minutes before serving.

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Compiled Recipe – Fruity Dessert Pizza

Fruity Dessert Pizza

Ingredients:
* 1/8 cup Alaska Sweetened Condensed Milk
* 1/8 to 1 cup cheese, grated
* 4 pieces 7-inch store bought pizza crust
* ¼ cup cream cheese, softened
* 1 ½ cup powdered sugar, for sifting
* ½ tsp vanilla extract
* 2 pieces kiwi, sliced
* 10 pieces strawberry, sliced
* ½ cup flaked coconut
* 1/3 cup pumpkin seeds
* ½ cup cereal
* ½ cup Alaska Crema All Purpose Cream

Preparations:
1) Make the pizza crust: Spread condensed milk on the pizza crust then sprinkle with grated cheese. Heat in an oven toaster for 2 to 3 minutes. Let cool and set aside.

2) Make the pizza cream: Beat cream cheese until completely softened. Add delicious creaminess using Alaska Crema All Purpose Cream. Mix in powdered sugar and vanilla. Stir until sugar and vanilla dissolves.

3) To assemble: Spread the pizza cream among the crusts then arrange the toppings. Slice then serve.

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Compiled Recipe – Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookie

Ingredients:
* ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
* 2/3 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
* 1 large egg
* 2 tsp vanilla extract
* 1 tsp baking soda
* 2 tbsp cornstarch
* ½ tsp salt
* 1 ½ cups oat flour
* 1 cup all purpose flour
* 1 cup dark chocolate chips

Preparations:
1) Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl (Note: Alternatively , you can do this by using an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment.

2) Add egg, egg yolk and vanilla extract ; stir to combine. Add baking soda, cornstarch, salt and flours; mix until dough comes together.

3) Fold in chocolate chips. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour or overnight.

4) Pre-heat oven to 350˚F. Line 2 baking sheets with silicone mats or parchment paper.

5) Scoop out dough using a small ice cream scooper and place on prepared baking sheets, spacing them about 1 ½ inches apart.

6) Bake in the pre-heated oven for about 8 to 10 minutes, rotating pans halfway through baking to ensure even cooking. Let cool completely on baking sheets before serving.