Cakes and Pies Recipes

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.

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 […]

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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