Category: Desserts

Traditional Honey Cake

Ingredients 3 eggs 1 C sugar 1 lb. honey 4 C sifted flour 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ginger 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves 2 C cold coffee 1/4 lb. raisins 2 oz sliced almonds Method Beat eggs till light. Add sugar…

Honey Cake

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 C honey 2 1/2 C unsifted flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1 C vinegar 1 C strong cold tea 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/4 C oil 1/2 C raisins 1/2 C chopped nuts (optional) In a mixing bowl blend eggs, sugar, oil and honey. Combine the flour, baking…

Congo Squares

Congo Squares were very popular a few years ago. I almost forgot about them until I ran across a recipe for a blondie that looked very familiar. I remembered congo squares and immediately went to the grocery store to buy the ingredients!3/4 cup butter, melted 2 1/4 cups packed light brown sugar 3 eggs 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour…

Flourless Chocolate Cake

From Cathy Furlong and Larry Kahn  I realize the recipe calls for 10″ tins; however, I like the texture of the cake when I follow the same cooking instructions but use five 6″ cake tins for two recipes. (One recipe makes 2.5 6″ tins, so I usually make two recipes at a time– making 5…

Grits Pound Cake

Ingredients Cooking spray 1 tablespoon stone-ground white cornmeal 2 cups sugar, divided 2/3 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 5 large egg yolks 1 cup low-fat sour cream 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup stone-ground white cornmeal ½ cup stone-ground white or yellow grits ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 5 large egg whites Preparation Preheat oven to 325°. Coat a 10-inch tube pan with…

Rum Cake

Glaze Ingredients 1 stick butter or margarine ¼ cup water 1 cup sugar ½ cup rum Preparation Combine all ingredients in heavy sauce pan Boil for 5 minutes With spoon, put glaze on cake slowly, allowing some of the glaze to soak in Cake Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix 1 small box instant vanilla…

Pumpkin Surprise

Crust Ingredients 2 cups of graham cracker crumbs ½ cup melted butter ¼ cup sugar Preparation Mix ingredients.  Press firmly in a 9 x 13 pan. Bake 8-10 minutes at 375ºF.  Cool. Filling Omit spices if using pie filling. Ingredients 1 medium can (2 cups) pumpkin 1 lb marshmallows 1 tsp cinnamon ¼ tsp ground cloves ¼ tsp ground…

Quick Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients ¼ lb. margarine 2 cups sugar ½ cup milk 1 cup chopped nuts 1 cup raisins 2 cups “quick” oatmeal ⅓ cup cocoa 1 teaspoon vanilla Preparation In saucepan, combine margarine, sugar, and milk and bring to a boil, while stirring, for 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in oatmeal, nuts, cocoa, raisins,…

Norwegian Butter Cookies

Rosslands of Bergen, Norway Ingredients ½ cup margarine ½ cup sugar 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla (if recipe is doubled, use 1 tablespoon vanilla or 1 teaspoon almond extract) 1¼ cup flour Preparation Pre-heat oven to 375ºF Mix all ingredients Roll out and cut into shapes Bake 10-11  minutes

Fudgy Chocolate Cookie Bars

Ingredients 1¾ cups unsifted flour ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar ¼ cup cocoa 1 cup cold margarine 12 oz. package of semisweet chocolate chips 14 oz can of Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup shelled walnuts, chopped Preparation Pre-heat oven to 350ºF In bowl, combine flour, sugar, cocoa.  Cut in margarine…

Bakeless Banana Pudding

Contributed by Brad Knopp Ingredients 2 bags Pepperidge Farm Chess man cookies 1 can Eagle brand sweetened condensed milk 1 8 oz package cream cheese, softened 1 package French Vanilla instant pudding 1 12 oz tub Cool Whip 4 ripe bananas Preparation Prepare using a 9 x 12 baking or serving dish. First, sort your…

Pumpkin Surprise

Crust 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup sugar Mix ingredients.  Press firmly into a 9 x 13 inch pan.  Bake 8-10 minutes at 375°.  Cool. Filling 1 medium can (2 cups) pumpkin 1 lb. marshmallows Spices 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ginger (Note:…