Sunday, October 30, 2011

Andrew's Cooking Show-The 6yr old Chef!

My littlest brother Andrew wants to be a chef, and he wants to have his own cooking show. So, today Mom videoed him and made a little show. We had to keep stopping so he could make sure he was doing everything right- it was so cute! It is filmed on location!:-) The show is called "Cookin' with Andrew" (how original)Or it could be called the "6 year old Chef". Anyway, Andrew is making chocolate cupcakes with frosting.You will have to watch all the videos to see the whole show-sorry about that! You can find the recipe on the back of  the Hershey's cocoa. The recipe is:


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup boiling water


  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour two 9-inch round baking pans.

  2. Stir together sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt in large bowl. Add eggs, milk, oil and vanilla; beat on medium speed of mixer 2 minutes. Stir in boiling water (batter will be thin). Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups. Heat oven to 350°F.
  3.  Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 22 to 25 minutes. Cool completely. Frost. About 30 cupcakes.



    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
    2/3 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa
    3 cups powdered sugar
    1/3 cup milk
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Melt butter. Stir in cocoa. Alternately add powdered sugar and milk, beating to spreading consistency.
    Add small amount additional milk, if needed. Stir in vanilla. About 2 cups frosting.

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