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Grandpas & Dads Deserve Some Attention!

Grandpas & Dads Deserve Some Attention!

Give them something special- their day is right around the corner!
a few suggestions from Leslie Zinberg & Kay Ziplow, founders grandparentslink.com

We love these important men in our lives. Here’s 5 great gift suggestions for Father’s Day that will surely light up the day! Plus, we have one of our favorite dessert recipes to make your man feel like the King of the Hill. Chocolate does wonders!

What I Love About Dad by Me Book
1. What I Love About Dad by Me Book
This pocket-sized book offers 50 prompts to tell your dad how much he means to you. get it here!

Cleansing Brush
2. Cleansing Brush
Women aren’t the only ones who want high-tech beauty gadgets! Case in point: this deep cleansing brush is exclusively for men. It will give him the smoothest skin of his life and make shaving a lot easier! get it here!

Amazon Alexa
3. Amazon Alexa
When it comes to keeping him on track, why not let Alexa do the heavy lifting?
get it here!

Stainless Steel Grill Set
4. Stainless Steel Grill Set
All the essentials in one brief case! It’s easy to store and carry back and forth from the outdoor grill to the indoor kitchen.
get it here!

Record Player
5. Record Player
A sleek, affordable option if he’s been dying to break out his old vinyl collection.
get it here!

Now let’s get to the sweet stuff!!

Chocolate Icebox Cake

Chocolate Icebox Cake
Ingredients
2 4-oz bars German’s chocolate, coarsely chopped
4 large eggs, separated
2 tbsp. confectioners’ sugar
1/2 c. finely chopped walnuts (totally optional)
1 c. heavy cream
1 7-oz. package of ladyfingers
Whipped cream and grated chocolate, for serving

Directions

  1. Melt chocolate in double boiler or large metal bowl set atop pot of simmering water (do not allow bottom of bowl to touch water). Add 3 TBLSP water and stir well to combine. Remove from heat. Add egg yolks one at a time, beating vigorously to incorporate each. Add confectioners’ sugar and walnuts and stir well to blend.
  2. In large chilled bowl, beat heavy cream just until stiff. Set aside.
  3. In bowl of stand mixer, with whisk attachment, beat egg whites at high speed until stiff peaks form. Using rubber spatula, gently fold beaten egg whites and whipped cream into chocolate until incorporated.
  4. Line bottom and sides of 8-inch square baking pan with ladyfingers. Top with chocolate mixture. Chill 12 to 24 hours. Serve with whipped cream and grated chocolate, if desired.

 

*Recipe reprinted from: https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/food-recipes/dessert/a37174/chocolate-icebox-cake-recipe/

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