Nov 162013
 

1 cup butter, softened 2 cups granulated sugar 3 cups cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 cup milk 1/2 cup sour cream 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 5 egg whites Preheat oven to 350°. Heavily grease 3, 8-inch round cake pans. Sift together flour and baking powder together. Set aside. Beat butter until creamy. Add sugar and […]

 November 16, 2013  Posted by at 4:11 pm Cakes Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on White Cake
Apr 272012
 

This is a white cake with frosting and filled with figs, candied fruits, and chopped pecans! This is simplified with the use of a box mix. white cake mix, (2 layer cake mix) 2 egg whites 1/8 teaspoon salt 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons light corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 […]

 April 27, 2012  Posted by at 11:43 am Cakes Tagged with: , , , ,  Comments Off on Lady Baltimore Cake
Mar 302012
 

by SaraC Was flippin’ channels when I saw a few great tips for making store-bought stuff look homemade. Take a Sara Lee cheesecake and mess up top to get ride of the machine design. Use cookie cutters and cut out shapes like stars, circles, etc. Then sprinkle with jimmies or graham crackers. Like Like Love […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:33 am Cheesecake Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Cheaters Cheesecake
Mar 302012
 

by SaraC Was flippin’ channels again and saw this– Get your Mrs. Smith forzen pie and remove it from the tin and put in into your own pie plate. Then using the readymade pie dough and cut out shapes and place on top and around the edges. Put back in the freezer so the dough […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:32 am Pies Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on Cheaters Pumpkin Pie
Mar 302012
 

1 cup chocolate wafer crumbs 3 tablespoons butter, melted 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 24 ounces softened cream cheese 2/3 cup granulated sugar 3 eggs 1 cup mint chocolate chips, melted 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 egg whites 7 ounce jar marshmallow creme Combine crumbs, butter and sugar; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake at […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:32 am Cheesecake Tagged with: , , ,  Comments Off on Chocolate Mint Meringue Cheesecake
Mar 302012
 

by Regina Brown HISTORY NOTE: My Aunt Glen (Cooper) Parrott obtained the recipe from a Chef coworker at a restaurant she used to work at. The Chefs name was Millie who invented the Millie salad recipe. Aunt Glen gave the recipe to her mother which is my Grandmother Frances Cooper and to another aunt named […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:31 am Miscellaneous Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Cooper Family Millie Salad
Mar 302012
 

by Regina brown 1 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2/3 cup vegetable shortening 2 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1 can pie filling (cherry or apple) 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Preheat oven to 350F. Combine ingredients, except pie filling and cinnamon, with a mixer for two minutes. Pour […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:30 am Pies Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on Crazy Crust Pie
Mar 302012
 

by Regina Brown 1 box (16 ounces) angle food cake mix 1 can (15.75 ounces) Wilderness Pie Filling, Lemon Flavored Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a cookie sheet pan with cooking stray. Mix dry angel food cake mix and lemon pie filling together. Keep mixing until it becomes foamy. Pour into cookie sheet pan. Bake […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:29 am Cookies Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on Easy Lemon Bars
Mar 302012
 

Best served warm. 9-inch pre-cooked tart shell 2 pounds apples juice from 1/2 lemon 2 tablespoons sugar or more if needed 3/4 cup apricot jam 1/4 cup Calvados, Dark Rum or Cognac 2 tablespoons butter Preheat oven to 350F. Peel, quarter, and core the apples. Slice 3 apples into thin slices, toss with lemon juice […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:29 am Pies Tagged with: , ,  Comments Off on French Apple Tart
Mar 302012
 

Yields about 60 small balls 1, 12 ounce box of vanilla wafers (cookies) 1/2 cup butter 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup chopped pecans or English walnuts 1/4 cup undiluted frozen orange juice 1 tablespoons orange liqueur OR substitute pure orange extract Crush the vanilla wafers to a very fine consistency, makes about 2-2/3 cups. […]

 March 30, 2012  Posted by at 9:28 am Miscellaneous Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Orange Balls