Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Amish Apple Pudding Cake

1 cup sugar
1/3 cup shortening
1 1/2 cups sifted flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp salt
1 cup milk
1 egg
5 apples, peeled, cored and sliced
2 tsp flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 TBS butter
Cream tog shortening and sugar. Then add flour, bak powder, salt, cinnamon, milk, egg. Stir well, and pour over apples. Mix well. Pour into a greased and floured 13 X 9 inch baking dish. Combine topping ingr, and sprinkle over apples. Bake at 350 degrees for approx 45 mins. Serve warm with cream. 


Apple Cake

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 egg
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (I used 1 tsp.)
1/2 cup warm coffee
2 cups raw apples, chopped (I peeled mine, also.)
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
topping: 1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (I used 1/2 tsp.)
Cream sugar and shortening. Add egg and beat together. Add flour, soda, salt, cinnamon, warm coffee, apples, and vanilla. Mix well. Spread into greased 9x9 pan. For the topping, mix together the brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle over the top of the apple mixture. Bake at 350* for 30-35 minutes. Use a 13x9 pan if you want to double this. Enjoy this cake with whipped cream on top! (I frosted with cream cheese icing.)
Melanie in PA

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Hot Bacon Dressing

3 eggs
¾ cup sugar
¾ cup water
½ cup cider vinegar
½ lb bacon, cut small (I use 1 lb)
2 tablespoons flour
Beat eggs – stir in sugar, water and vinegar. Fry bacon until crisp, stir in flour, cook until bubbly. Stir in egg mixture. Cook and stir until thickened. Pour over potatoes or lettuce.

by: bewitched

Friday, January 11, 2013


3 C flour
1/4 tsp salt
1 C sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 1/2 C milk
2 eggs
2 tsp vanilla
4 TBSP butter, melted
1 C butter softened
1 C brown sugar
2 TBSP flour
1+or- TBSP cinnamon (I love cinnamon so will probably use more next time)
2 C icing sugar*
5 TBSP milk
1 tsp vanilla (this makes more glaze than you will need)
Mix flour, salt, sugar, baking powder, milk eggs and vanilla. Once combined add melted butter and combine.
Pour batter into a greased 9x13 pan
Combine softened butter, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon
Drop by tablespoons evenly over batter and using a knife (I used 2), swirl the cinnamon mixture through the cake
Bake at 350 for 40 - 45 min (the recipe says 25 - 30 but it wasn't nearly done)
Whisk icing sugar, milk and vanilla til smooth and drizzle over warm cake.
Serve warm or room temperature
*aka: powdered sugar, confectioners' sugar 

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Baked Potato Soup

This is one of our favorite soups. Need it on a day like today - we are in the middle of a blizzard!

4-1/2 baking potatoes
1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups whole milk
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup bacon bits, divided
2 green onions, chopped
5 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 (8 ounce) container sour cream
Prick potatoes with a fork and cook in the microwave, 3 or 4 at a time, and scoop out the flesh (while the others are cooking).
In a large saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Stir in flour and cook about a minute. Whisk in milk, a little at a time, stirring constantly until thickened. Stir in potatoes, salt, pepper, 1/3 cup bacon bits, 2 tablespoons green onions and most of the cheese. Cook until thoroughly heated. Stir in sour cream and heat through. Serve topped with remaining bacon, onions and cheese.
Linda in Colorado Springs

Crockpot Bacon Cheese Potatoes

Serves: 6
¼ pound bacon, diced – I bake it first in the oven so that it is “done” and browned then I dice it and place in the crock pot.
1 small onion, thinly sliced
6 – 8 red potatoes, quartered (thinly sliced if using regular potatoes or if you use a new potato then halve)
½ pound cheddar cheese, thinly sliced (shredded is fine)
salt and pepper
Green Onions (optional)
Line crockpot with foil, leaving enough to cover the potatoes when finished – this will help to not stick and to steam the potatoes.
Layer half each of the bacon, onions, potatoes and cheese in crockpot. Season to taste with salt and pepper and dot with (real) butter.
Repeat layers of bacon, onions, potatoes and cheese. Dot with butter.
Cover with remaining foil.
Cover and cook on low for 4-6 hours.
Do not use as much onion if using green onions. I only used a ½ an onion.
Linda in Colorado Springs

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Yams/Sweet potato Casserole

(Adjust recipe for the amount of yams you have)
3 large cans of Yams-drained
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 cup pecans - chopped

Mix these in a baking pan
Sprinkle a little bit of brown sugar over the top according to personal taste of sweetness.

Melt 1/2 cup butter in 3/4 cup water. Pour over yam mixture.
Bake in 350 degree oven until water is absorbed and heated through.
This is sweet and I realize not all people enjoy that, but for people who do, maybe you will enjoy.