Welcome to The Cowgirls Kitchen

  • Morning’s in the kitchen
  • Herb Bread
    1 cup water (heated to 105’ degrees) 1 3/4 teaspoon active dry yeast 3 tablespoons honey 3 tablespoons olive oil or melted butter 2 1/2 cups Bread flour 1 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 2 tablespoons Italian herbs 1 teaspoon cracked pepper (optional) I used a KA stand mixer. But you can use a bread machine, […]
  • How to Make a Cake Flour Substitute at Home
    This information is available and copied from a internet reference The primary difference between cake flour and all-purpose (AP) flour is the protein content (which becomes gluten). The protein content of cake flour is about 8%, while the protein content of AP flour is slightly higher. Making a cake flour substitute is easy with the […]
  • Angel Food Cake
    Ingredients • 1-1/4 cups egg whites (about 9) • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided • 1 cup cake flour • 1-1/4 teaspoons cream of tartar • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract • 1/4 teaspoon salt Directions • Place egg whites in a large bowl; let stand at room temperature 30 minutes. Sift […]
  • Measuring vs Weighting
    I have learnt over time weighing gives you better results but converting your recipes is hard. At this point in time I use both methods. You don’t need an expensive scale, the one I use was under $25 dollars. My measuring spoons are stainless steel purchased at William Sonoma. Experiment and have fun
  • Lemon-Glazed Pound Cake
    Cake • 3/4 cup + 2 tablespoons (14 tablespoons, 198g) butter, at room temperature, at least 65°F • 3/8 cup (85g) cream cheese, at room temperature • 1 1/2 cups (298g) sugar • 1 3/4 cups (206g) Self-rising Flour • 2 teaspoons vanilla flavoring • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice • 1/4 teaspoon Lemon rind […]
  • Taco Seasoning
    1 tablespoons chili powder 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1/4 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon black pepper In a small bowl, mix together all the spices. Store in an airtight container.