Rich Chocolate Mint Layer Cake Recipe

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Rich Chocolate Mint Layer Cake Ingredients: Frosting: 2 (3-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened ½ cup butter, softened ½ teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon peppermint extract 6 cups powdered sugar ¼ cup hot water 4 oz. (4 squares) semisweet chocolate, melted Cake: ¼ cup butter, softened 3 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda […]

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Chili Cheese Cornbread Recipe

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Chili Cheese Cornbread Ingredients: ½ lb. chorizo sausage2 cups flour1 ½ cups yellow cornmeal1/3 cup sugar2 Tablespoons baking powder1 ½ teaspoons salt2 large eggs1 cup milk½ cup vegetable oil½ cup sour cream6 oz. cheddar cheese, shredded ( 2 ¼ cups)1 (4 oz) can mild green chilies, drained and chopped Makes 9 3-inch squares Directions: 1. […]

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Banana Brown Betty Recipe

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Banana Brown Betty Ingredients: Crumb Mixture: 2 ½ cups finely crushed chocolate cookie crumbs (Oreos with filling removed work well) ⅓ cup sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted Filling Ingredients: 1 cup whole milk2 large eggs½ cup sugar2 Tablespoons cornstarch2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour½ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract5 ripe bananas, sliced into […]

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Farmhouse Rye Bread Recipe

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Farmhouse Rye Bread Ingredients: For Dough: 1 cup scalded milk2 Tablespoons sugar1 ¼ teaspoon salt2 Tablespoons butter, softened to room temperature3 ¾ cups all purpose flour1 ¾ cups rye flour¼ cup cocoa For Yeast Sponge: 2 (¼ oz.) packages dry yeast½ cup water warmed to 115°F1 teaspoon sugar Makes 2 loaves Directions: 1. To make […]

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Blueberry Buckle Recipe

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Blueberry Buckle Ingredients: For Streusel: ½ cup firmly packed brown sugar2 Tablespoons sifted flour⅛ teaspoon salt½ teaspoon cinnamon⅛ teaspoon nutmeg3 Tablespoons cold butter, cut into ½ inch dice½ cup toasted pecans, coarsely chopped For Buckle: 1 ¾ cups plus 2 Tablespoons sifted flour2 cups fresh blueberries2 teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon cinnamon¼ teaspoon nutmeg½ […]

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Lemon pie recipe

Lemon Cloud Pie Recipe

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Lemon Cloud Pie Ingredients: 1 9-inch pie crust, baked 1 cup sugar 3 Tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup water ⅓ cup lemon juice2 egg yolks, slightly beaten4 ounces cream cheese, softened, cubed1 teaspoon lemon zest Topping: ½ cup whipping cream, whipped Directions: 1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a saucepan. 2. Stir in water, lemon juice, […]

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Mamas easy Cheesecake recipe

Mamas Best Cheesecake Recipe

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Mama’s Best Cheesecake Ingredients: ½ Tablespoon butter, room temperatureFinely grated zest of 1 lemon3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice2 pounds cream cheese, room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 ¾ cups sugar4 eggs⅓ cup graham cracker crumbs (for after cake is baked) Directions: 1. Move oven rack to lowest position in oven and preheat oven to 350 degrees […]

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red velvet cake recipe

Red Velvet Cake Recipe

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When we think of cake flavors, chocolate and vanilla are the most common. But those of us who like to deviate from the norm may want to experiment a bit. That’s where red velvet cake comes in. Red velvet cake was believed to have originated during Victorian times. During that time, cakes were often referred […]

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Casserole-Bread

Casserole Bread Recipe

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Casserole Bread Ingredients: 1 (¼ oz.) packet dry yeast¼ cup water, warmed to 115°F1 cup large curd cottage cheese, heated to lukewarm2 Tablespoons sugar1 Tablespoon onion flakes1 Tablespoon butter, softened to room temperature2 teaspoons dill seed½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon baking soda1 large egg2 to 2 ½ cups flourSoftened butter, for brushingCoarse sea salt, for sprinkling […]

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Coconut Cake Recipe

PTA Bake Sale Coconut Cake Recipe

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PTA Bake Sale Coconut Cake Ingredients: 1 ¾ cup sifted cake flour2 ¼ teaspoons baking powder¾ teaspoon salt½ cup butter1 cup sugar plus 2 Tablespoons sugar2 eggs⅔ cup milk1 teaspoon vanilla⅔ cup coconutCoconut Frosting (recipe below) Directions: 1. Sift together the sifted flour, baking powder, and salt. Cream the butter. 2. Gradually add sugar; cream […]

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Mama Shirley's Bread and Rolls

Mama Shirleys Bread and Roll Recipes

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Mama Shirley’s Bread and Roll Recipes Bread with dinner is a tradition in many households. Mama Shirley was an excellent bread maker, with breads for every meal. Buttermilk biscuits were used for both breakfast and dinner, while sweet breads like the Snowy Day Blueberry bread were treats after being out in the cold shoveling snow […]

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Mama Shirley's Dessert Recipes

Mama Shirleys Dessert Recipes

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Mama Shirley’s Dessert Recipes   Homemade desserts stand out as one of the things that always taste better than store-bought. Mama Shirley loved baking more than cooking, and had a treasure trove of dessert recipes she would use for holidays, birthdays, and other special occasions…or quite often for no reason at all. These are the […]

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Shoefly Pie Recipe

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Shoefly Pie Ingredients: For Streusel: ¼ cup sugar1 cup flour1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon cinnamon1/8 teaspoon nutmeg1/8 teaspoon ginger¼ cup cold butter, cut into ½ inch dice Pastry for single crust pie, chilled (see recipe below) For Filling: ½ cup molasses½ teaspoon baking soda½ cup water, heated to just under a boil Makes 8 slices Directions: […]

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Pennsylvania Dutch Whoopie Pies Recipe

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Pennsylvania Dutch Whoopie Pies   Pennsylvania Dutch Whoopie Pies are a hometown favorite, with chocolate being the original cake flavor. Our recipe for the chocolate cake confection filled with homemade vanilla cream filling tastes like they came fresh from the ovens at the Amish Farmer’s market! Ingredients: Cookie Ingredients: 1 cup shortening 2 cups white […]

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Milk Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

Milk Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe

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Milk Chocolate Pound Cake Recipe Ingredients: For Cake: 2 ½ cups flour1/8 teaspoon salt1 cup butter, softened to room temperature1 ½ cups sugar4 large eggs8 oz. milk chocolate, chopped and melted½ cup plus 1 Tablespoon chocolate syrup2 teaspoons rum1 cup buttermilk1 cup toasted pecans, chopped For Frosting: 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, siftedPinch of salt½ cup […]

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Cheese-Bread

Cheese Bread Recipe

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Cheese Bread Ingredients: For dough: 1 cup milk2 eggs½ cup butter softened to room temperature1 ½ teaspoons salt¼ cup sugar6 oz. extra sharp cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)4 cups flour4 oz. extra sharp cheddar cheese, cut into ½ inch dice (1 ½ cups or  a bit more)Melted butter for brushing For yeast sponge: 1 (¼ […]

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Chocolate Butterscotch Pie Recipe

Chocolate Butterscotch Pie Recipe

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Chocolate Butterscotch Pie Recipe Ingredients: ¾ cup brown sugar, packed⅓ cup all-purpose flour½ teaspoon salt2 ½ cup milk6 Tablespoons Hershey’s chocolate flavored syrup2 egg yolks, well beaten2 Tablespoons butter½ teaspoon vanilla1 (9 inch) baked pie shell Directions: 1. Thoroughly combine sugar, flour and salt. 2. Stir in milk, chocolate syrup and beaten egg yolks. Cook […]

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Grandma Phillips rolls

Grandma Phillips Rolls Recipe

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Grandma Phillips’ Rolls Ingredients: For yeast sponge: 2 (¼ oz) packages quick rising yeast1 ½ cups water, warmed to 115°F1 Tablespoon sugar For dough: 5 cups flour3 Tablespoons sugar1 ½ teaspoons salt2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh rosemary leaves (optional)½ cup solid shorteningMilk, for brushing Makes 2 dozen rolls, or 1 dozen rolls and 1 loaf […]

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Coconut Pie Recipe

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Creamy Smooth Coconut Pie Ingredients: Unbaked 9 inch pie shell¼ cup butter, softened to room temperature1 cup sugar1/3 cup buttermilk2 large eggs¼ teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla½ package (3 ½ – 4 oz) shredded, sweetened coconut Makes 8 servings Directions: 1. Place the oven rack in the middle position. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. […]

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Refrigerator Rolls Recipe

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Refrigerator Rolls Ingredients: For Yeast Sponge: 1 (¼ oz) Package dry yeast¼ cup water warmed to 115°F1 teaspoon sugar For Dough: ½ cup  butter, cut into 8 pieces1 cup boiling water1 ½ teaspoons salt¼ cup sugar2 eggs, beaten4 cups flour Melted butter, for brushing Makes 2 dozen small or 1 dozen large rolls Directions: 1. […]

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Perfect Cheesecake Tips

Simple Secrets to Cheescake Recipe

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Use these 10 easy tips to make sure your cheesecake comes out uncracked and perfectly baked. Keep this in mind as you make our easy cheesecake recipe. 1. The cream cheese should be at room temperature (and soft) before you begin mixing, or you’ll end up with lumps in your cheesecake. 2. Do not overbeat […]

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Starbucks Pumpkin Scones Recipe

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Starbucks Pumpkin Scones Recipe As soon as fall comes, it’s time to get ready for all things pumpkin. Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin flavored crackers and even pumpkin ice cream are among the popular treats you can find at that time of year. One thing many look forward to when the fall season comes is Starbucks pumpkin […]

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Yum Yum Sheet Cake

Yum Yum Cake Recipe

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Yum Yum Cake Yum Yum cake is a retro sheet cake made with a few simple ingredients yet tastes completely homemade. This cake has been showing up at potlucks, church socials and backyard barbecues for decades, always with an empty plate at the end. Everyone loves Yum Yum cake!   Yum Yum Sheet Cake Ingredients: […]

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Death by Chocolate Sheet Cake

Death by Chocolate Cake Recipe

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Easy Death by Chocolate Sheet or Bundt Cake This deliciously decadent chocolate cake can easily be made as a sheet cake or a bundt cake. When making as a sheet cake be sure to follow the timing for the sheet cake or oblong cake to end up with a perfectly moist indulgent treat. Easy Sheet […]

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