Victoria Osteen Prepares a Meal with Danny Trace

Is it true that people can get to know one another better by spending some time together in the kitchen?

Lakewood Church co-pastor Victoria Osteen may feel that way after spending an afternoon in a well-known Houston kitchen.

Osteen learned cooking secrets from celebrated chef Danny Trace of Brennan’s of Houston, but also shared her own experiences of how preparing food helped bring her together with her husband and Lakewood Church co-pastor Joel Osteen.

Chef Trace showed Victoria Osteen how to prepare a meal of salad, wild snapper, steak filets, bread pudding souffle and bananas Foster.

Victoria’s Texas Fudge Cake

1 Stick of Butter
½  Cup of Shortening or Oil
4 Tablespoons of Cocoa
1 Cup Water
2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups Flour
½  Cup Buttermilk
2 Eggs
1 tsp Baking Soda
1  tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla

In a sauce pan, combine butter, shortening, water and cocoa.  Place on low to medium heat and bring to a boil.

In a bowl, combine the sugar and flour.  Then add the heated chocolate mixture.  Blend well.

Add the eggs, buttermilk, b. soda, cinnamon and vanilla.  Mix well.

Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.  Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Top with icing while cake is still hot.

Icing
1 Stick of Butter
¾ Cup Powdered Sugar
4 Tablespoons Cocoa
1 tsp Vanilla
6 Tablespoons Evaporated Milk

In a sauce pan, melt butter and stir in cocoa.   Then, add evaporated milk, stir and immediately remove from heat.  Add vanilla, and gradually mix in powdered sugar until it thickens.  Ice the cake while it’s hot.

Victoria’s Texas Fudge Cake

1 Stick of Butter
½  Cup of Shortening or Oil
4 Tablespoons of Cocoa
1 Cup Water
2 Cups Sugar
2 Cups Flour
½  Cup Buttermilk
2 Eggs
1 tsp Baking Soda
4 ½  tsp Cinnamon
1 tsp Vanilla

In a sauce pan, combine butter, shortening, water and cocoa.  Place on low to medium heat and bring to a boil.

In a bowl, combine the sugar and flour.  Then add the heated chocolate mixture.  Blend well.

Add the eggs, buttermilk, b. soda, cinnamon and vanilla.  Mix well.

Pour batter into a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.  Bake at 400 degrees for 30 minutes.

Top with icing while cake is still hot.

Icing
1 Stick of Butter
¾ Cup Powdered Sugar
4 Tablespoons Cocoa
1 tsp Vanilla
6 Tablespoons Evaporated Milk

In a sauce pan, melt butter and stir in cocoa.   Then, add evaporated milk, stir and immediately remove from heat.  Add vanilla, and gradually mix in powdered sugar until it thickens.  Ice the cake while it’s hot.

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