Cakes and Pies Recipes

Freeze Ahead Peach Pie

Ingredients 4 quarts peaches 3 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cups quick tapioca 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice Directions Combine all ingredients & let stand 15 minutes. Line 4 pie pans with foil. Add fruit mix, level and freeze. When frozen, close foil sealing well. Remove from pans & stack in freezer until ready […]

*Cookie Pie Crust

Ingredients 1 1/4 cups flour 1/2 cup finely chopped nuts 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter Directions Preheat oven to 400°. Combine flour, nuts and brown sugar. Cut in butter until crumb mixture forms. Do not form into ball; place crumbs in 9? square baking pan, and bake for 10-12 minutes, stirring frequently, until […]

Rocky Road Pie

Ingredients 3 cups chocolate ice cream, slightly softened 1 cup fudge ripple ice cream, slightly softened 1 9? graham cracker crust 1 cup marshmallow creme 1 cup miniature marshmallows 1 cup chocolate covered peanuts 1 cup frozen whipped topping, thawed 1 cup hot fudge ice cream topping 1 cup candy coated chocolate pieces Directions Place […]

Cabbage Cakes

Ingredients 3 cups loosely packed, thinly sliced red or green cabbage 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon milk 2 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons flour 1/4 cup minced chives Directions Steam cabbage until tender; drain well in colander. In mixing bowl, beat together egg, milk, sour cream, and flour. Stir in cabbage and chives. […]

Green & Gold Squash Pie

Ingredients 1 unbaked, 10-inch pastry shell 2 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 2 medium yellow squash (or patty pan), thinly sliced 1/2 medium onion, sliced 1 medium tomato, peeled, chopped 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped 1 large clove garlic, minced 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (or 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh […]

Real Red Devils Food Cake

Ingredients 1/2 cup shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 4 tablespoons cocoa 2 tablespoons hot coffee 1 teaspoon red liquid food coloring 1 7/8 cups flour (1 3/4 plus 2 T.) 1 teaspoon. salt 1 teaspoon soda 1 cup sour milk 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Cream shortening, add sugar gradually, then cream until fluffy. […]

Blueberry Upside-Down Cake

Ingredients 3 cups fresh blueberries (or frozen, thawed & drained) 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons corn starch 2-3 tablespoons butter 1 yellow cake mix Directions Spread berries evenly in bottom of 9 x 13 inch greased cake pan. Sprinkle with lemon juice. Combine sugar and corn starch and pour […]

Blueberry Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 7 Tbs. chilled and cut into pieces; 1 Tbs. melted 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 cup buttermilk 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoons orange peel, grated 2 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon […]

Strawberry Marble Cake

Ingredients 1 (18.25 ounce) package marble cake mix 1 (3 ounce) package strawberry flavored gelatin 1 cup boiling water 1 (1.3 ounce) envelope whipped topping mix 1 (3.5 ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix 2 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Prepare and bake marble cake as directed on box. Poke holes in cooled […]

Strawberry Swirl Cake

Ingredients 1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix 1 pkg. (4 serving size) strawberry flavored gelatin 2/3 cup sour cream 2/3 cup powdered sugar 1 (8 ounce) tub whipped topping, thawed 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease and flour two 8- or 9-inch round cake pans; set aside. Prepare cake […]

Flag Cake

Ingredients 1 package (18-1/4 ounces) white cake mix 1 cup shortening 1 package (2 pounds) powdered sugar 1/2 cup water 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla Blue and red food coloring Directions Prepare and bake cake according to package directions, using two greased 9-in. round baking pans. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans […]

Easy Chocolate Custard Pie

Ingredients 1 cup chocolate syrup 3/4 cup milk 1/4 cup sugar 4 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 prepared crumb crust (9-inch) Graham Cracker Crust 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (about 4 oz.) 1/4 cup sugar 1/3 cup (2/3 stick) butter, room temperature Directions Heat oven to 350°. Combine syrup, milk and sugar in small […]

Baskets and Bunnies Cupcakes

Ingredients 2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup HERSHEY?S Cocoa or HERSHEY?S Dutch Processed Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup boiling water 3 3/4 cups (10-oz. pkg.) MOUNDS Sweetened […]

Coconut-Pineapple Cake

Ingredients 2 cans (8 oz. each) crushed pineapple in juice 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 2/3 cup lemon-lime soda pop 3 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 teaspoon vanilla Pineapple Filling (recipe follows) Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe follows) 2 cups flaked coconut Pineapple Filling: 2 cups […]

Coconut-Pineapple Cake

Ingredients 2 cans (8 oz. each) crushed pineapple in juice 1 1/2 cups butter or margarine, softened 3 cups sugar 5 eggs 2/3 cup lemon-lime soda 3 cups cake flour 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1 teaspoon vanilla Pineapple Filling (recipe below) Cream Cheese Frosting (recipe below) 2 cups flaked coconut Directions Heat oven to 350°. […]

Cherry Pudding Cake

Ingredients 1 T. butter ?4 eggs ??1 cup sugar, divided ??½ tsp. pure vanilla extract ??¼ tsp. almond extract ??1 T. brandy* ??1 cup all-purpose flour ??1 1/2 cups milk ??1 pound stoned/pitted cherries** ??Powdered sugar (confectioner’s sugar), for dusting * Can substitute Amaretto liqueur because of its almond flavor. **Use fresh black, sweet cherries […]

Heart-Healthy Chocolate Cake(s)

Ingredients 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup water 4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped 2 T. refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup ground flax seeds 1/4 tsp. baking powder   5 egg whites   1/4 cup […]

Pumpkin Sheet Cake

Ingredients 1 can (15 oz.) solid pack pumpkin 2 cups sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 4 eggs, lightly beaten 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt  Frosting: 1 (3 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened 5 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 3/4 cups confectioners? sugar 3 […]

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

Ingredients 50 vanilla wafer cookies 1/2 cup walnuts 1/4 cup butter, melted 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1 cup canned pumpkin puree 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice  3/4 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons granulated sugar  4 tablespoons shortening 2/3 cup semisweet chocolate chips  Directions In blender or food processor, blend […]

Fresh Fig Cake

Ingredients 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup evaporated milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup chopped fresh figs 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 cups chopped fresh […]

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