Wednesday, June 4, 2014

April Fools day foods

Each year I make an April fools day dinner

April Fools Cake

2 lbs. ground beef
3 large eggs
1 cup bread crumbs
2/3 cup sliced green onions
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup milk
3 large garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp. salt
2 T. Worcestershire sauce
1/4 tsp. pepper

DECORATIONS:

one 12 oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained, patted dry
3 1/2 cups hot mashed potatoes
8 cherry tomatoes, stems removed

Meatloaf:
Preheat oven to 375. In a large bowl, combine ground beef, eggs,
bread crumbs, green onions, milk, parsley, garlic, Worcestershire sauce,
salt, pepper just until blended. Divide mixture between two 8" round cake
pans, patting to cover pans evenly, make level. Bake meat loaves until
juices run clear when meat is pierced with a fork, 20-25 minutes. Remove
pans from oven; cover loosely with foil, let stand 10 minutes. Decorations: :
Pour off juices from pans. Invert 1 meat loaf onto a flat serving plate.
Using a small sharp knife, trim red peppers so that they lie flat. Cover top
of meat loaf with a single layer of roasted red peppers. Invert second meat
loaf onto red pepper layer. Using a spatula, spread 2 1/2 cups mashed
potatoes over top, sides of meat loaf. Spoon remaining potatoes into a
pastry bag fitted with a large star tip. Pipe swirls around top edges of
cake. Pipe stars around bottom of cake. Place cherry tomatoes, stem-ends
down, in a ring around rop of meat loaf "cake" to resemble cherries. Cut
meat loaf into wedges, serve immediately.


April Fool's French Fries

After a dinner of april fools cake. You'll need a dessert. What would be better than April fools French fries.

1 pound cake
1 jar raspberry jam
Cooking oil
4 empty packs from Mc Donalds French fries

Cut away the outside of the pound cake.
Cut the cake in half long ways and slice into french fries
Deep fry pound cake fries until golden brown.
serve inside Mc Donald fry packs with raspberry jam as ketchup.

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