Mountain Dew Cake and Mountain Dew Pie
Look, I’m not in charge of the Mountain Dew-to-Gamers connection, but I do like playing with it. People specifically asked for these recipes when I noted I had made them, so…
Mountain Dew CAKE
1 box Duncan Hines Orange Supreme cake mix
1 box Jello instant pudding mix – lemon
1 teaspoon lime flavoring (or extract, I refer flavoring)
green food Coloring if desired, to your preferred neon hue
½ cup vegetable oil
1 cup Mountain Dew (fresh and fizzy)
1 cup sugar
1 stick butter
1/2 cup Mountain Dew
Preheat oven to 325
Liberally coat bunt pan with nonstick spray
Add all cake ingredients together and beat for 2 minutes
Pour into pan and bake 50-60 minutes at 325
About 5 minutes before cake is done, make the glaze
Add all glaze ingredients together in a sauce pan and boil for 2-3 minutes
Once cake comes out, pour glaze slowly over cake
Leave in pan for 20-30 minutes to let glaze soak in, or up to 24 hours in fridge
Remove. Color will be much darker on the outside than within each slice.
Mountain Dew PIE
This is NOT a cheesecake, but an effort at pure Mtn Dew as a pie filling.
1 frozen pie crust, in pan
2 liters Mountain Dew (to make 12 oz. Mountain Dew Reduction)
2/3 cup sugar
8 tbsp flour
6 tbsp butter, diced
To make a Mtn Dew reduction, simmer 2 liters of Mtn Dew over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 2-3 hours. You should reduce the volume by at least half, and up to 65% or so. It doesn’t matter if the Mtn Dew is fresh, since you’ll lose all the carbonation anyway.
Preheat oven to 395
Pour 12 oz of Mtn Dew reduction in the pie crust, while the crust is still frozen
Mix the sugar and flour, then sprinkle the mix evenly over the surface of the Mtn Dew reduction. Yes, it’s powder on syrup.
As best you can, scatter the diced butter evenly over the flour/sugar mix.
Cover edges of crust with foil.
Carefully move into over. Bake for 30 min.
Reduce temp to 340, then bake for another 30 min.
Remove from oven, and take off foil. Pie filling is now a hot sticky plasma, so be careful. Fully cool, preferably on a stone or tile countertop.
Once fully cooled, chill covered in fridge for 6-24 hours.
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