Racing-Inspired Desserts Take The Checkered Flag
Leave it to star female race-car chauffeurs to come up with desserts that are not just quickly, however extremely appealing. Utilizing the most renowned ingredients-Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Hostess Cup Cakes-IRL’s Danica Patrick, NASCAR’s Leilani Münter and the National Hot Rod Association’s Melanie Troxel quickly made it for the Hostess Race Divas group.
Danica Patrick’s Speedway Shortcake Twinkie-Style
10 Hostess Twinkies
1 bundle (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
8 ounces frozen whipped topping, defrosted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 to 6 cups very finely sliced fresh strawberries
Slice Twinkies in half horizontally and location, cut-side up, in an ornamental or glass 9 x 13-inch meal. Twinkies will cover the whole bottom surface area of the pan.
Beat cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk till well mixed. Fold in whipped topping and vanilla.
Spread half of the cream cheese mix over Twinkies; top with half of the sliced up strawberries. Repeat layers. Cool a number of hours.
Leilani Münter’s Fast Track German Chocolate Tarts
1 box Hostess Ding Dongs
11/2 cups sliced pecans
21/2 cups sweetened flaked coconut
1 can (12 ounces) vaporized milk
11/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup (11/2 sticks) butter
4 egg yolks, somewhat beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla
Utilizing a serrated knife, piece Ding Dongs in half horizontally. Put on plate and reserved.
Spread out the pecans and coconut on a flat pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 7 to 10 minutes or till toasted. Reserve.
Location vaporized milk, sugar, butter, egg yolks and vanilla in medium pan. Prepare over medium heat, stirring continuously, up until golden and thick brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Dollop a heaping spoonful on top of each sliced Ding Dong.
Pointer: You can speed cooling by putting pan in ice water.
Motoring Mud Pie.
1 container (11.75 ounces) hot fudge sauce.
1 bundle (6 ounces) chocolate cookie pie crust.
5 Hostess Cup Cakes.
1 cup heavy light whipping cream.
1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar.
1 plan immediate chocolate pudding mix.
11/2 cups milk.
1/4 cup chocolate shell topping.
Get rid of cover and microwave hot fudge sauce on High (100%) power 20 to 30 seconds. Spoon half of sauce into bottom of pie shell.
Cut Cup Cakes in half, vertically. Organize in pie crust, with filling dealing with edge of crust and continue in circles to cover whole crust.
Fold 3/4 cup whipped cream into the pudding. Spoon staying whipped cream over top of pie.
Spoon chocolate shell topping into center of the pie to look like a mud puddle. Keep pie cooled up until serving.
Spread half of the cream cheese mix over Twinkies; top with half of the chopped strawberries. Dollop a heaping spoonful on top of each sliced Ding Dong. Beat cream up until soft peaks form; include confectioners’ sugar and beat till stiff peaks form. Fold 3/4 cup whipped cream into the pudding. Spoon staying whipped cream over top of pie.