Recipes — Dessert

Myrna Burlock

Lemon Olive Oil Pound Cake

Ingredients 1 cup milk 2 tbsp. fresh rosemary, chopped 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus 2 tbsp. for preparing pan 1 tbsp. baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 cup Liquid Gold Meyer Lemon EVOO, plus 1 tbsp. for preparing pan 3 large eggs Directions Preheat oven to 350˚F In a small saucepan, gently heat milk and chopped rosemary. Turn off heat and allow to steep for 5 minutes, then strain out the rosemary. Grease a large loaf pan (9”x5”x3) with 1 tablespoon of the Lemon Olive Oil. Lightly dust with 2 tablespoons of flour. Shake out excess and set aside. Sift...

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Myrna Burlock

Cinnamon-Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting

  1 cup granulated sugar 4 large egg whites 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 tsp. salt 3 sticks unsalted butter cut in to 1/2 inch cubes and brought to (room temperature!) Put the sugar, egg whites and salt in to a metal mixing bowl. Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and stir constantly with a whisk until the mixture feels very warm to the touch (about 3-4 minutes) Remove the bowl from the heat.  Working with the whisk attachment or with a hand mixer, beat the meringue on medium speed until it reaches room...

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Myrna Burlock

Blood Orange Brownies

  4oz unsweetened chocolate ½ c Liquid Gold Blood Orange Olive Oil 2c sugar 2 tsp vanilla extract 4 eggs 1 c flour 1 c walnuts or pecan, chopped (optional) Place oven rack in center position, preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Grease 9” x 13” baking pan.  Melt chocolate (in double boiler or microwave).  Add oil and stir until smooth.  Cool completely.  Stir in the sugar and vanilla.  Beat in the eggs until creamy.  Stir in the flour.  Completely stir in chopped nuts with spoon. Pour the batter into the greased pan, scraping the bowl clean with a spatula.  Spread...

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Myrna Burlock

Baked Peaches with Traditional Balsamic Vinegar

  Makes 4 servings Ingredients 5 Peaches 3 1/2 oz shredded coconut 1 egg 1 tsp toasted almonds 2 tsp Liquid Gold balsamic vinegar 2 tsp sugar Directions Wash 4 of the peaches and cut them in half, remove the pits and spoon out a round hole in the middle of each side of the peaches. Whisk the coconut shreds and almonds to a pulp mixture Pour this mixture into a bowl, add the egg, 1 tsp of sugar and the pulp only of the fifth peach; then blend all of this together and pour the mixture into the halved...

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