Aprils Fool’s Desserts! Part 1

April fools is just around the corner so let’s have some fun! Instead of our normal dessert recipes, I scoured the web for dinner’s disguised as desserts!

April Fools’ Cake

Ingredients:

  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1/2 pound bulk Italian sausage, cooked and crumbled
  • 1 package (8 ounces) sliced pepperoni
  • 3 cups biscuit/baking mix
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 5 to 6 slices mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  • In a bowl, combine the pizza sauce, sausage and pepperoni; set aside. In another bowl, combine the biscuit mix, milk, eggs, butter and garlic salt. Spread half of the batter on the bottom and up the sides of a greased 10-in. fluted tube pan. Spoon meat mixture over batter; cover with remaining batter.
  • Bake at 375° for 35-40 minutes or until browned and a toothpick comes out clean. Invert onto a baking sheet. Arrange cheese over cake. Return to the oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Using two large metal spatulas, transfer cake to a serving platter; serve immediately.

April Fool Meatball Sub

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup Cocoa Krispies, coarsely crushed
  • 3 small scoops chocolate ice cream
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 teaspoon seedless strawberry jam, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot fudge ice cream topping
  • 1 loaf (10-3/4 ounces) frozen pound cake, thawed
  • 1/3 cup marshmallow creme
  • 2 teaspoons sweetened shredded coconut, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower kernels

Directions:

  • Place cereal in a shallow bowl. Roll ice cream scoops in cereal to coat. Cover and freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
  • Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl combine 1/2 cup jam and ice cream topping. Microwave on high for 10-20 seconds or until warmed. Cut pound cake in half horizontally. Place bottom half on a serving plate. Spoon half of the jam mixture over cake; top with ice cream scoops, remaining jam mixture, marshmallow creme, and coconut. Replace the cake top.
  • In another microwave-safe bowl, melt remaining jam. Brush over top of cake; sprinkle with sunflower kernels. Serve immediately.

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