Cakes and Pies

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Peach Crunch Cake

Ingredients 2 cans (about 22 oz. each) apple, peach, or apricot pie filling 1 pkg. (2 layer size) white or yellow cake mix 1 water 2 eggs 1 shredded coconut 1 chopped pecans 1 butter, melted Directions Lightly butter bottom and sides of 13 x 9 inch baking pan. Spread pie filling evenly over bottom […]

Spiced Pumpkin Cake

Ingredients 1 (18 1/4 oz.) pkg. yellow cake mix 1 (4 serving size) pkg. instant vanilla pudding mix 1 canned pumpkin 1/2 oil 1/2 water 3 eggs 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves spiced cream cheese frosting (recipe below) Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Beat all ingredients except spiced cream cheese frosting, […]

Grandma’S Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients 1/2 sugar 1/2 brown sugar 1 pumpkin 1/4 flour 3 eggs, separated vanilla 1 can evaporated milk 2 s regular milk 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon Directions Mix in order given. Beat egg whites last until stiff. Fold into batter. Pour into 3 unbaked pie shells. Bake at 400° 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350° […]

Pumpkin Cake Ring

Ingredients 1 pkg. yellow cake mix 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 2 eggs water 1 pumpkin 3/4 nuts (optional) 1 powdered sugar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon rind 2 teaspoons cream (half & half or whipping cream) Directions Combine cake mix and spices. Add eggs. Add water using 1/3 […]

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin pie filling 1 (15 oz.) can candied yams 1/2 light brown sugar 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, or five-spice powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 coconut milk (could substitute whole or evaporated milk) 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust Directions Heat oven to 350°. Combine […]

Ritzy Pecan Pie

Ingredients 3 egg whites 1 sugar 1 chopped pecans 1 Ritz crackers, crushed 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 (8 oz.) container whipped topping Directions Beat egg whites until stiff, gradually adding sugar. Fold in pecans, crackers, and vanilla. Place in slightly greased pie plate and spread so that sides are higher than center. Bake in […]

Easy Pecan Pie

Ingredients 1 box light brown sugar 4 eggs, slightly beaten 1 stick margarine, melted 2 tablespoons light corn syrup 2 tablespoons water 2 s pecans 2 frozen pie shells Directions Mix first six ingredients together well. Pour into unbaked pie shells. Bake in preheated 325° oven 40 minutes, or until set in middle.

Chocolate Pecan Pie

Ingredients 1 (8 oz.) pkg. semi-sweet baking chocolate 1 refrigerated pie crust 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 3 eggs slightly beaten 1/4 light brown sugar, firmly packed 1 light or dark corn syrup 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 1/2 cups pecan halves or large pieces Directions Heat oven to 350°. Coarsely chop 4 squares of chocolate […]

Applesauce Cake

Ingredients vegetable oil spray 1/2 acceptable margarine 1 sugar 2 egg whites 1 1/2 s applesauce 2 s all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon nutmeg 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 raisins Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Lightly spray 9-inch square cake pan with vegetable oil spray. In large […]

Berry-Ricotta Cheesecake

Ingredients 4 almond or hazelnut biscotti 1 tablespoon canola oil 4 oz. cream cheese, softened 1 cup granulated sugar 2 cups part-skim ricotta cheese 1/2 plain nonfat yogurt 1/3 cornstarch 2 large whole eggs 3 large egg whites 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons lemon zest, grated 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups mixed berries, […]

Frozen Peach Pie Filling

Ingredients 1 peck peaches 8 s water 3 1/2 s sugar 1 1/2 s Therm-flo 1/2 corn syrup (light) 1 (3 oz.) box peach gelatin 1 (3 oz.) box orange gelatin Directions Heat 6 cups water and sugar in large kettle. Mix Therm-Flo (available at bulk food stores) with 2 cups water. Add mixture to […]

Mini Berry Cheese Cakes

Ingredients 12 ozs. cream cheese, softened 1/3 granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 12 gingersnap or vanilla wafer cookies 2 1/2 s (4 or 5 ozs. each) fresh berries (raspberries, blueberries and/or blackberries) Directions In mixer bowl, combine cream cheese and sugar; beat until smooth. Add egg, […]

Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Ingredients 1 1/2 s boiling water 1 quick oats 1 semi-sweet chocolate chips 1/2 soft oleo 3/4 brown sugar, packed 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups flour Coffee Frosting: 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules, dissolved in 1/4 cup warm cream or milk Add rest of ingredients: 1/2 soft oleo […]

Frozen Peach Pie Filling

Ingredients 1 peck peaches 8 s water 3 1/2 s sugar 1 1/2 Therm-Flo 1/2 corn syrup (light) 1 (3 oz.) box peach gelatin 1 (3 oz.) box orange gelatin Directions Heat 6 cups water and sugar in large kettle. Mix Therm-Flo (available at bulk food stores) with 2 cups water. Add mixture to hot […]

Lovely Lemon Angel Food Cake

Ingredients 1 1/8 cake flour 1/2 + 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 egg whites 1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon lemon extract 1/2 teaspoon salt Frosting x2(1 White, 1 Yellow) 1 solid white shortening teaspoon lemon flavor 2 tablespoon milk or water pinch salt 1 lb. confectioners sugar 6 drops […]

Pineapple Angel Food Cake

Ingredients 1 1/3 sifted cake flour 1/2 sugar minus 1 tablespoon 1 pouch instant pina colada mix 1/2 teaspoon vanilla powder* 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cup egg whites (1 doz. eggs) 1 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 sugar 1 crushed pineapple, drained Directions In medium bowl combine first five ingredients. In large mixing […]

Hershey’S Peanut Buttercup Cake

Ingredients Cake: 2 s flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 Hershey’s Cocoa 2 cups Sugar 1/2 vegetable oil 1 buttermilk 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/8 molasses Icing: 1 lb. confectioner’s sugar 8 ozs. cream cheese 1/2 butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 peanut butter Directions Combine dry […]

Hershey’S Dark Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 2 s flour 2 s sugar 1/2 Hershey’s Cocoa 1/2 oil 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 hot coffee 1 milk 1 tablespoon vanilla Hershey’s Chocolate Icing: 2 s powdered sugar 1/2 Crisco 1/2 milk 1 peanut butter 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Sift dry ingredients into […]

Three Fruit Pie

Ingredients 1 whole wheat pastry for 9-inch double-crust pie 1 1/2 s blueberries 1 apples, peeled, cored, chopped 1/4 crushed pineapple, drained 1 sugar 1/8 teaspoon salt dash ground ginger 1 1/2 tablespoons quick-cooking tapioca Directions Roll out 1/2 pastry and line 9-inch pie tin; prick bottom well. Combine berries, apples, pineapple, sugar, salt and […]

Elegant Party Cake

Ingredients 1 (2 layer) pkg. yellow cake mix 1 1/2 s plain yogurt 1 (6 oz.) can frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk 1 pint fresh strawberries or raspberries, sliced 4 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced Directions Prepare and bake cake mix using package directions for two 9-inch cake pans. Remove […]

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