Cakes and Pies Recipes

Crazy Cake

Ingredients 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups sugar 3 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 2 teaspoons vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup oil 2 cups water Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Mix DRY ingredients together in 8-by-8 baking pan. Smooth out the dry ingredients. Using a spoon or cup bottom, make three […]

Texas Sheet Cake

Ingredients Melt 2 sticks of oleo in sauce pan. Add: 1 cup water 4 tablespoons cocoa Bring to a boil and add: 2 cups sugar 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 eggs 1/2 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla Stir slightly. Pour into greased and floured oblong cookie sheet (which […]

Meat and Potato Pies

Ingredients 1 envelope Borden?s Instant Whipped Potato Flakes (or any instant potatoes) 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup milk 1 medium size onion, finely chopped 1 pound ground chuck 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup chili sauce 1 egg, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions Prepare instant whipped potato flakes […]

Chess Pies

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup butter or oleo 2 eggs 1/2 cup nuts (chopped but not too fine) 1 cup raisins (seedless, cooked for 5 minutes) Directions Cream sugar and butter. Add beaten eggs, then add nuts and drained raisins. Fill muffin pans with rich pie crust and fill with the raisin and nut […]

Mini Crab Cakes

Ingredients 8 oz. cream cheese, room temperature 3/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 large egg 1/4 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon finely grated orange peel 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel 4 teaspoons plus 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided 1/4 teaspoon coarse kosher salt Large pinch of cayenne pepper 6 oz. fresh […]

Orange Italian Cream Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 5 large eggs, separated 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup sweetened flaked coconut Fresh Orange Curd (follows) 3 cups Pecan-Cream Cheese Frosting (follows) 1/2 cup sweetened flaked coconut, lightly toasted (optional) […]

Mexican Wedding Cakes

Ingredients 2/3 cup toasted nuts (pecans, walnuts, hazelnuts) 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature 1/4 cup confectioners? (powdered or icing) sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup powdered (icing or confectioners) sugar, sifted Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside. […]

Pumpkin Pecan Bundt Cake

Ingredients 1 pkg. spice cake mix 1 cup pumpkin 1/2 cup oil 1 pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix 3 eggs 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup chopped pecans Whole pecans to top cake Directions Blend ingredients and beat at medium speed with electric mixer for 5 minutes; add chopped pecans. Grease and flour […]

Pumpkin Cheesecake in a Gingersnap Crust

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups gingersnap cookie crumbs 3/4 cup ground hazelnuts 3 tablespoons brown sugar 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 3 (8 oz.) packages cream cheese, softened 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 cups canned solid pack pumpkin 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 […]

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Ingredients Pastry for 9-inch one crust pie 1 1/2 cups pecan halves 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 4 eggs, beaten 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar 1/2 cup corn syrup (light or dark) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon salt Lightly sweetened prepared whipped cream (garnish) Directions Preheat oven to 375°. […]

Sour Cream Apple Cake

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 cup butter, softened 2 cups packed brown sugar 1 cup chopped pecans 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 egg, beaten 2 cups finely chopped & peeled apples Whipping cream, whipped Directions Preheat oven to 350°. In large […]

Banana Split Cake

Ingredients 1 8 oz. pkg. sugar and sodium free white cake mix Cooking spray 1?1 1/2 oz. pkg. sugar free, reduced calorie instant vanilla pudding 3 cups fat free milk 20 oz. low calorie cherry pie filling 15 oz. crushed pineapple, canned with juice, drained 16 oz. strawberries, frozen, thawed and sliced (unsweetened) 3 medium […]

Caramel Apple Spice Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 (18 1/4 oz.) pkg. spice cake mix 2 cups tart apples, peeled and chopped 20 caramels 3 tablespoons of milk 1 cup pecans, toasted and chopped fine 12 wooden, frozen treat sticks Directions Allow oven to preheat to 350°. Using paper liners line each cup in a muffin tin. Prepare cake batter according […]

Amish Apple Nut Cake

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups oil 2 cups granulated sugar 3 eggs 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups cubed, peeled apples 1 cup chopped nuts Topping: 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed Directions […]

CUSTARD PIE

Ingredients 4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups milk Ground nutmeg Directions Bake pastry in a 450° oven for 5 minutes. Cool on wire rack. For filling, in mixing bowl, beat eggs slightly with rotary beater or fork. Stir in sugar, vanilla, and salt. Gradually stir in milk, […]

EASY AS PIE

Ingredients 1 extra large graham cracker crust 1 8 oz. container whipped topping 2 8 oz. containers raspberry yogurt 1 box sugar-free raspberry gelatin 1/4 cup boiling water Directions Boil 1/4 cup of water in microwave and mix with gelatin in small bowl. It will be very thick, and still gritty. In large bowl, add […]

Cream-Filled Cupcakes

Ingredients 1 package (18-1/4 oz) devil?s food cake mix 2 teaspoons hot water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 jar (7 ounce) marshmallow creme 1/2 cup shortening 1/3 cup confectioners? sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Ganache Frosting: 1 cup (6 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream Directions Prepare and bake cupcakes according to package […]

Pie Pastry Recipe

Ingredients 2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup shortening 1/4 butter or margarine 2-3 tablespoons cold water Directions Mix together flour and salt in a bowl, then rub in shortening and butter or margarine until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Sprinkle water evenly over mixture, then cut it in with a round-bladed knife or pastry blender […]

Banoffee Fudge Pie

Ingredients Pie pastry (recipe follows) 1/3 cup butter or margarine 1/4 cup soft brown sugar 2 tablespoons milk 1 cup condensed milk 3-4 bananas, thickly sliced Lemon juice 1 1/4 cups heavy cream Directions Roll out pastry and use to line 9 inch loose-bottomed flan pan. Cover with baking parchment and fill with baking beans […]

Apple-Nut Coffee Cake

Ingredients 1 cup flour 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup shortening 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup sour cream 1 apple, peeled, cored, and chopped 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions Grease and flour an […]

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