Archive for the ‘Cakes’ Category

Gugelhopf

1 package yeast; dry active 1 cup milk; scalded then cooled 1 cup sugar 1 cup butter or margarine 5 eggs; large 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon lemon rind (rind of 1 lemon) 3/4 cup raisins 1/3 cup almonds; ground (2 oz pk) 1/2 teaspoon salt 4 cups flour; unbleached, unsifted |Sprinkle yeast into […]

Grandma's One-Bowl Apple Sauce Cake

2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 cup soft butter 1 cup Grandma’s Molasses 1 Egg 1 cup apple sauce 3/4 cup raisins |Combine dry ingredients in mixing bowl. Cut in butter. Add molasses, egg and apple sauce. Beat well. Stir in raisins. Bake in greased, floured […]

Grandma Stefan's German Cheese Torte

2/3 pound graham crackers — crushed 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon,ground 6 tablespoons margarine — melted filling 4 eggs,large 1 cup sugar 2 pounds ricotta cheese* 1/2 pint whipping cream 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons flour |*Use Baker’s style cottage cheese instead of ricotta if preferred. Crust: mix all […]

Grace Powell's Moist Apple Ring

1 can Comstock Apple pie filling — (21 oz.) 1 package spice cake mix — (18 1/2 oz.) 2 Eggs 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped nuts 2 cups confectioners sugar 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon vanilla |In blender container, blend pie filling until smooth. In large bowl, combine pie filling, dry cake mix, […]

Gold Cake

2 1/2 cups sifted cake flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup butter 1 1/4 cups sugar 8 Egg yolks — beaten until thick — and lemon-colored 3/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract |Sift flour once, measure, add baking powder, and sift together three times. Cream butter thoroughly, add sugar gradually, and cream […]

Fruit Cocktail Cake Icing

1 1/2 cups sugar 6 ounces (1 1/2 sticks) margraine 1/2 cup pecans 1/2 cup coconut 1 cup undiluted evaporated milk |Cook sugar, oleo, and milk until thick. Remove from heat and add pecans and coconut. Pour over hot cake.

Fruit Cocktail Cake

2 cups unbleached flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups fruit cocktail 2 teaspoons baking soda 2 large eggs 1 pinch salt |Mix all ingredients in a 9 x 13-inch pan. Mix by hand. Bake at 350 degrees F. for about 40 minutes.

Frozen Lady Heath Dessert

18 ladyfingers — split (18 to 24) 1 tablespoon instant coffee 1 tablespoon water — boiling 5 1.4 oz heath bars — frozen 1 quart vanilla ice cream — softened 1 cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons cream de cacao |Line bottom and sides of 8″ springform pan with ladyfingers, cutting to fit. Dissolve coffee in […]

Frozen Kahlua Cake

3/4 cup butter — softened 2 cups sugar 3/4 cup cocoa 4 egg yolks 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons water — cold 1/2 cup coffee — cold 1/2 cup kahlua 1 1/3 cups flour 2 tablespoons vanilla 4 egg whites — beaten —–glaze—– 1 cup powdered sugar 1/2 cup kahlua whip cream |Preheat oven […]

Fresh Apple Cake #5

3 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon soda 1 1/4 cups cooking oil 1 cup pecans 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 medium apples 3 Eggs |Mix and sift together flour, sugar, salt and soda. Peel and core apples. Mix with chopped pecans. Add to dry ingredients. Make a “well” in the center. […]