Cakes and Pies Recipes

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pineapple Cake

Ingredients 1 (1 layer) pkg. white or yellow cake mix 1 (4 oz.) pkg. vanilla, French vanilla or pineapple instant pudding mix 2 s milk 8 ozs. cream cheese, softened 1 (20 oz.) can crushed pineapple, drained 8 ozs. whipped topping Directions Prepare cake mix using package directions. Pour into nonstick 9×13-inch cake pan. Bake […]

Peach Cream Pie

Ingredients 1/3 flour 3/4 sugar pinch salt 1/2 pint whipping cream 1 peaches, sliced very thin 1 unbaked pie shell Directions Blend all ingredients except peaches. Set aside. Place peaches into pie shell. Pour cream mixture over and bake 50 minutes at 350°. Make sure it has thickened.

Easy Strawberry Pie

Ingredients 1 sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 s water 1 (3 oz.) pkg. strawberry gelatin whipped topping 1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked strawberries, sliced Directions Boil mixture until thick, stirring constantly. Add 3 ozs. strawberry gelatin and stir. When it begins to set, pour over sliced strawberries that have been arranged in 9-inch baked pie […]

Easy Pie Crust

Ingredients 1 flour 1 stick oleo or butter Directions Mix together with hands until mixed thoroughly. Press into 8 or 9-inch pie pan and up the sides. Bake 20 to 25 minutes at 350°. Cool before adding pie filling.

Sponge Shortcake

Ingredients 1 flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 sugar 2 tablespoons oleo 1/2 hot milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract fresh strawberries, or any other fruit Directions Beat eggs until thick and lemon-colored. Gradually add sugar, beating 5 minutes. By hand, quickly fold in dry ingredients. Add oleo to hot milk, […]

Sugar-Free Strawberry Pie

Ingredients 1 pie shell, baked or graham cracker crust 1 1/2 s water 1 small pkg. strawberry gelatin, sugar free 1 quart strawberries 3 packets artificial sweetener Directions Crush 1/3 quart berries, add water, bring to boil and add gelatin, stir until dissolved. Set aside to thicken. Sprinkle artificial sweetener over remaining berries. Add to […]

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