Baked Cinammon Apples

1/4 cup sugar  6-8 apples  1 tablespoon cinammon  2 tablespoons butter  1/2 cup warm water  Cook on low for 6-8 hours  Advertisements

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

2 env Knox gelatin, soaked in 1/2 c cold water 1 c brown sugar 1 tsp cinnamon 5 egg yolks 1 c rich milk (sweet and condensed milk) 2 egg whites, beaten stiff 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp salt 3/4 tsp ginger 2 1/2 c pumpkin 1 c sugar Mix gelatin in water; stir well….

Pineapple Delight Cake (aka Poor Man’s Cake)

2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar pinch of salt 2 tsp baking soda 2 eggs beaten 1 large can crushed pineapple undrained 1 tsp vanilla 1 c chopped nuts Mix all together pour into 9×13 pan at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Frost with cream cheese frosting. Cream Cheese Frosting 1 stick of butter 1…

Pig Pickin Cake

1 yellow cake mix 3/4 c oil 1 can mandarin oranges (juice and all) 3 eggs Icing: 1 large can crushed pineapple, drained 1 box vanilla instant pudding (dry) 1 large tub cool whip Combine cake mix, oil, and oranges.  Mix well, adding eggs, 1 at a time. Pour into 3 round cake pans. Bake…

Disgustingly Rich Brownies

2 c sugar 1 1/4 c all purpose flour 4 eggs 3/4 c cocoa 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 cubes (1 c) butter 1/2 c chopped walnuts (optional) 1/4 tsp salt Shortening to grease pan Preheat oven to 350, then smear the inside of an 8 or 9 inch pan with shortening. Melt the butter…

Rice Pudding

3 eggs 2 1/2 c milk 2 c rice 3/4 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg Bake at 350. Set baking dish in pan of water.  Bake until knife comes out clean. ~From Marni

German Chocolate Cake

1 package Duncan Hines moist Deluxe Swiss CHocolate Cake Mix 3 eggs 1 1/4 cups water 1/2 cup oil 1/2 cup chopped pecans Frosting: 2/3 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup evaporated milk 2 egg yolks 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1 (3.5 ounce) can flaked coconut (1 1/3 cups) 1 cup chopped pecans 1/2 tsp vanilla…

German Bundt Cake

Important: Have all ingredients at room temperature for 2-3 hours before starting cake. 1 c butter 1 c granulated sugar 1 c powdered sugar 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp almond extract 4 eggs 3 cups cake flour (sifted 3 times) 2 tsp baking powder pinch of salt 1 c milk 4 Tbsp cocoa…

Lemon Bars

For crust: 2 cups flour ½ cup powdered sugar 1 cup butter Add together in bowl and cut in butter. Cover 9×13 pan with butter (not the butter above) and press crust in to pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Filling: 4 beaten eggs 2 cups sugar 1/3 cup lemon juice ¼ cup…

Citrus Poppyseed Orange Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Happy Valentine’s Day!  In celebration of our near 1,000 days in existence as a couple, I ventured out with a severe lack of baking talent to gift my Stark with an homemade version of his favorite dessert – the Dodo Restaurant’s Poppyseed Orange Cake.  I’ve only had the cake once before when I special ordered…

Les Madeleines de Commercy/The Madeleines with The Hump on Top

Original recipe found in  From Julia Child’s Kitchen by Julia Child. 2 large eggs, beaten 2/3 cup sugar 1 cup unbleached, all-purpose flour 4 ounces unsalted butter and 1 1/2 tablespoons for buttering the molds (total of 5 1/4 ounces) Pinch of salt 1 tablespoon flour 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Grated lemon zest from…

Goji Cacao Energy Bars

Serves 8-10 Cacao nibs are small, unsweetened pieces of cacao beans that add a rich, dark chocolate crunch to recipes.  To make date paste, mash semisoft, pitted dates, such as medjool by hand.  Dates vary in moisture content, so you may need to add a teaspoon of water if yours don’t hold the ry ingredients…