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Cave Cakes

Posted by Caveman Cooking on November 18, 2014

Cave Cakes
One of the breakfast faves in the Cavehold are these scrumptious island-style pancakes. Moist, fluffy, flavorful flapjacks that forgo traditional butter for the Hawaiian Lilikoi (Passionfruit) version to create a tropical twist on this mainland morning staple. Yes … you can substitute regular butter, if you must. But, what’s the fun in that? 😉

INGREDIENTS

2 Cups White Flour
3 Teaspoons Baking Powder
1 Tablespoon Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
1 Cup PLUS 3 Tablespoons Milk
1/3 Cup Apple Juice
3 Tablespoons Lilikoi (Passionfruit) Butter – Softened
1 Large Egg – Beaten
1 Teaspoon Pure Vanilla

Optional:
Macadamia Nuts, Sliced Bananas, Pineapple Chunks, Blueberries, Sliced Strawberries, or any combination thereof

RECIPE

In a large bowl, place together flour, baking powder, sugar, and salt. Whisk together all the dry ingredients very well.
Whisk together dry ingredients

Next, add milk, apple juice (you can substitute peach, mango or passion fruit juice, if you’d like), egg, vanilla, and lastly the Lilikoi butter.
NOTE: Make sure the Lilikoi butter is not too hot, or it will begin to cook the egg.
Add all wet ingredients

Immediately, whisk together all ingredients well until the batter has the consistency of molasses. If the batter is too thick add milk, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved. Do not over mix the batter … it’s okay if there are some small chunks in there. Over mixing will result in flat, tough pancakes.
NOTE: At this point, if desired, gently fold in any of the optional ingredients listed above.
Cave Cakes batter

Pour 1/3 cup scoops of the batter onto a medium-flame heated, lightly buttered, griddle or pan.
Cave Cake batter on griddle

Cook until bubbles appear all over the pancake. Flip with a spatula. Pancakes should be golden brown. When other side turns a similar color, remove from griddle/pan.
Cave Cakes cooking

Plate with sliced fruit, eggs, bacon, or just let ’em fly solo. Top with a pat of butter and some pure Maple syrup. YUMMMMMMMMMMMMM!
Cave Cakes

Sooooooo … who wants pancakes?!?!?

Prep Time = 20 minutes
Cooking Time = 3 minutes each
Makes 12-14 cakes

©2014 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This recipe originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at http://cavemancooking.net authored by Caveman. This recipe may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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C3TV: Garlic Mashed Taters

Posted by Caveman Cooking on December 27, 2013


On this episode, we’ve got a simple but scrumptious side dish that goes equally well with an everyday meal as it does with a Holiday feast. Our famous Garlic Mashed Taters! A simple, yet yummy mashed potato recipe that’s sure to get your taste buds dancing and your guests singing your culinary praises.

Episode 202

©2013 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at https://cavemancooking.wordpress.com authored by Caveman. This may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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Candied Kahlua Pecans

Posted by Caveman Cooking on May 11, 2010

C3TV - Watch This RecipeCandied Kahlua Pecans
These are phenomenal in salads, cookies, cakes, with ice cream, as a crust or crushed topping for fish, or just straight! Best of all, they couldn’t be easier to make!! 😉

INGREDIENTS

1 Cup Whole Pecan Pieces
1 Tbsp Butter
1.5 Tsp White Sugar
2 Tsp Brown Sugar
1 Shot (1.5 oz.) Kahlua

RECIPE

In a medium-large non-stick skillet melt the butter over a medium-high flame. If using a traditional pan add another tablespoon of butter.
Pecans in Butter

Evenly sprinkle both sugars over pecans.
Pecans Getting Dusted in Sugars

Stir and flip pecans until all are fully and evenly coated in butter and sugars. Saute for another 3-4 minutes taking care not to burn the nuts. (Yes, I’ve been dying to say that! :lol:)
Sauteing Pecans

Just before they are done, add the Kahlua, carefully flambe, and then quickly saute until caramelized. No more than 30-60 seconds.
Pecans Getting Kahlua

Remove from heat and place on a plate to cool. Use, munch, or store in an airtight container until ready to use … it will last about a week in the fridge.
HINT: I know you are going to want to try one right away. But, unless you are from the Marquis de Sade school of cooking, let them cool sufficiently. Anything “candied” gets very hot!
Candied Kahlua Pecans

I told you these were easy! 😉

Prep Time = 5 minutes
Cook Time = 5 minutes
Makes 1 Cup

©2010 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This recipe originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at http://cavemancooking.net authored by Caveman. This recipe may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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Easy Peasy Cherry Crumble Cake

Posted by cavewomanbaking on April 27, 2010


Cavewoman is back with another great dessert recipe. This is goooooood!

INGREDIENTS

1 Box Yellow Cake Mix
1 Can Cherry Pie Filling
1 Stick Of Butter

RECIPE

I absolutely love this recipe. It’s super easy and super yummy. The only problem that I have with this recipe is that when I make it, it’s all that I eat for two days. It’s that good!!

This is so amazingly yummy and so easy to make. In a 9×13 pan spread a can of cherry pie filling. Then a layer of yellow cake mix. Then a layer of thinly sliced cold butter. Warm butter doesn’t work for obvious reasons. 🙂

Cook 350 – 40 minutes. Don’t undercook, it’s nasty raw. I’m all for raw dough, but not with this recipe.

Enjoy!

Prep Time = 10 minutes
Cook Time = 40 Minutes
Serves 8-12

©2010 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This recipe originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at http://cavemancooking.net authored by Caveman. This recipe may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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Caramelized Apples

Posted by Caveman Cooking on April 5, 2010

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Side Dish Showdown #3

Featured in Side Dish Showdown #3

Caramelized Apples
This goes great as a side dish or topping for pork, fowl, or game recipes. The recipe can also be used to caramelize pears, peaches, bananas and more!

INGREDIENTS

1 Apple
1 Tablespoon Butter
1.5 Teaspoons Brown Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon White Sugar
1 Shot (1.5 oz.) Brandy or Cognac
1/2 Lemon

RECIPE

Wash, peel, core and vertically slice apple.
Peeling and Slicing Apple

Immediately place slices into bowl with two cups of cold water and the juice from 1/2 a fresh lemon. Let stand for 5-10 minutes. This will not only add some flavor to the dish, but will also aid in preventing the apples from turing brown.
Apples Soaking in Lemon Water

In medium (10″) skillet melt butter over medium flame. Meanwhile, drain apple slices well. If they are too wet, the water will make the butter burn.
Melting Butter

When butter is fully melted, place slices in skillet. Add sugar and brown sugar.
Adding Sugar and Brown Sugar

Cook until edges start to brown, then flip over apple slices and do same to other side. Be careful not to overcook or they will become mushy. Just before they are done, add the brandy, carefully flambe, and saute until the flame in the pan dies out.
Caramelizing Apples

Remove from heat and serve alongside (or even on top of) your favorite pork, fowl or game dish.
Caramelized Apples

Prep Time = 12 Minutes
Cook Time = 8-10 Minutes
Serves 2-3

©2010 Caution: Caveman Cooking/UHearMe, Inc. All rights reserved. This recipe originally appeared on the Caution: Caveman Cooking blog at http://cavemancooking.net authored by Caveman. This recipe may be shared and reprinted as long as this entire copyright message accompanies it.

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