In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Baked Swiss Cheese Dip. This Swiss cheese dip is flavored with onion and is baked in the oven until bubbly and brown. YUM! Ingredients: 1 small onion, chopped finely 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 12 ounces shredded Swiss cheese 1 cup mayonnaise 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard ground sea salt, to taste ground black peppercorns, to taste In a small skillet, sauté 1finely-chopped onion in 1 teaspoon olive oil until tender. Set aside to cool. In a large mixing bowl, combine 12 ounces shredded Swiss cheese, 1 cup mayonnaise, 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard, and freshly ground salt and pepper, to taste. Finally, add the sautéed chopped onion to the mixture. Stir well. Spoon the mixture into an ungreased baking dish. Bake at 325 degrees (F) for about 20 minutes, or until bubbly and beginning to brown on top. Remove from oven and serve immediately. I served these with Toasted Baguette Slices (which you will find in bettyskitchen). This is a great combination, and I hope you enjoy it! –Betty ?
In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Cream Cheese Frosting for Happy Mother’s Day Hummingbird Cake. This is a standard amount of frosting for a three-layer cake; you may make 1 ½ times the recipe or a double-recipe of frosting, if you like it particularly thick between the layers and on top. Ingredients: 8-oz. package cream cheese, softened ½ cup butter (1 stick), softened 16-oz. package confectioner’s sugar (powdered sugar, also called icing sugar) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Combine 8-oz. softened cream cheese with ½ cup softened butter, beating with an electric mixer until smooth. Add a 16-oz. package of confectioner’s sugar and 1 teaspoon vanilla, and beat until light and fluffy. Spread between layers, around sides, and over top of a three-layer cake. This frosting can be used for Hummingbird Cake, Red Velvet Cake, Carrot Cake, and others. It is always great on cupcakes, too. I hope you enjoy this Cream Cheese Frosting for the Happy Mother’s Day Hummingbird Cake! –Betty ?