PEEPS® Fans will Hop! Hop! Hop! for Two Delicious Spring Recipes

BETHLEHEM, Pa., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

PEEPS® Lemon Curd Cake

PEEPS® Marshmallow Brand Candies welcome spring with a delightful PEEPS® Lemon Curd Cake and a delicious PEEPS® Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake.

(Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/NE68833-a )

Ingredients:

  • 4 pkgs (3ct each) PEEPS® (Milk or Dark) Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2-1/2 cups sugar
  • 5 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1-1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup whole buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 cup lemon curd (may substitute lemon pudding)
  • 1 container white frosting
  • 1 tube white decorating icing with star or flower tip
  • 2 Tbsp powdered cocoa
  • Zest of one lemon

Makes 1 (2 layer) cake

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 (6-inch) cake pans with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in vanilla.
  • In another large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda.
  • In a small bowl, combine buttermilk and lemon juice.
  • With electric mixer on low speed, add a small amount of flour mixture to the butter mixture. Next, add a small amount of buttermilk mixture to the butter mixture. Alternate adding small amounts of flour mixture and buttermilk mixture to butter mixture, ending with the flour mixture.
  • Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake until golden and a wooden toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, about 45 to 50 minutes.
  • Cool in pans on a wire rack for 20 minutes. Remove cake from pans and cool completely on wire rack.
  • Place one cake on serving dish. Spread lemon curd on top of cake.
  • Place second cake on top of lemon curd on first cake. Cover top and sides of entire cake with white frosting.
  • Sprinkle powdered cocoa and lemon zest on sides of cake.
  • Place PEEPS® Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks on top of the cake, arranging them with the heads facing outward.
  • Use star or flower shaped tip to decorate the edges of the cake as desired with white icing.

PEEPS® Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake

PEEPS® Marshmallow Brand Candies welcome spring with a delightful PEEPS® Lemon Curd Cake and a delicious PEEPS® Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120313/NE68833-b )

Ingredients:

  • 3 pkgs (3ct each) PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored (Milk or Dark) Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 Tbsp sour cream
  • 2 cups creamy vanilla ice cream
Makes 4 servings

Directions:

  • Place 5 PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks on a cookie sheet and toast under the broiler in your oven for 1 – 2 minutes or until charred on top.
  • Take out of oven and let cool.
  • Pour milk, sour cream and ice cream into a blender. Add the 5 toasted PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chicks and mix for 3 minutes or until well blended.
  • Pour milkshake into 4 serving glasses. Top each serving with a PEEPS® Chocolate Mousse Flavored Chocolate Dipped Marshmallow Chick.

Fans can also visit www.marshmallowpeeps.com to find delicious recipes, fun crafts and PEEPS® art.  In addition, fans can submit their own crafts, recipes or art. 

Recent PEEPS® releases can also be found at http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/peeps-fans-will-hop-hop-hop-for-new-chocolate-dipped-chocolate-mousse-chicks-and-peeps-rainbow-pops-141884233.html.

SOURCE Just Born, Inc.



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