Savoury Thoughts

Category: sweet

Donna’s Cheesecake

Crust 2 1/2 cups graham crumbs 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup butter Filling 2.5 x 250g cream cheese 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 tsp vanilla Topping Fruit, can of cherry pie filling, etc. Whipping cream Directions Beat cream cheese with milk. Add lemon juice and vanilla, pour into shell. Chill,…

Bliss Balls

Photo of a plate of bliss balls, rolled in sesame seeds

Bliss Balls Author: Lisa Maca is really good for you. But I’ve read that it’s important not to eat more than one tsp in a day! Ingredients 3 tsp maca powder 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 cup raw sunflower seeds 1/4 tsp sea salt dash of vanilla 2 tbsp chia seeds 2 tbsp coconut…

Ragged Robins

Ragged Robins Prep time: 10 mins Total time: 10 mins Grammy says: “This is my grandmother’s recipe that my mother would make for us kids.” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups corn flakes 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup chopped nuts 1/2 lb. chopped dates 1 tsp vanilla 2 egg whites, beaten stiff Instructions Mix all ingredients except…

Lemon Pie

Lemon Pie Makes enough for 3 pies Ingredients Juice and rind of 3 lemons 6 tbsp corn starch Butter, size of 3 eggs 3 cups boiling water 6 egg yolks (use whites for meringue) Instructions Cook until thick in double boiler. Let cool, then pour into cooled pie shell. Cover with meringue and brown under…

Rickety Uncle

Rickety Uncle Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 20 mins Ingredients 1/2 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups of rolled oats 1 tsp vanilla Instructions Melt butter, add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Add vanilla and oats and then press into a 8″ pan. Cook at 350*F 15-20…

Mom’s Banana Bread

  Mom’s Banana Bread Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 20 mins Ingredients 2 large ripe bananas 1 tsp baking soda 5 tbsp milk 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup applesauce 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1 1/3 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder Instructions Mash the together bananas, baking soda and milk.…

GG’s Strawberry Shortcake

GG’s Strawberry Shortcake Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15 mins Total time: 30 mins Ingredients 2 cups sifted flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tbsp sugar 3/4 tsp salt 5 tbsp butter, cut in small pieces 3/4 cup milk (about) strawberries, quartered and sweetened Instructions Sift flour with baking powder, salt and sugar. Rub…

GG’s Gingerbread

GG’s Gingerbread Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 40 mins Ingredients 1 cup molasses 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 cup milk 2 eggs 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ginger 1 tsp cinammon 3 cups flour (approx.) Instructions Cream the butter and sugar. Add the molasses and eggs. Add…

Zucchini Cookies

Zucchini Cookies Ingredients 3/4 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups green zucchini 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp cinammon 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/c cups raisins 1 cup walnuts Instructions Bake on greased cookie sheets at 350*F 3.2.1308  

Kay’s Welsh Cakes

Kay’s Welsh Cakes Ingredients 4 cups flour 1 1/4 sugar 3 tsp baking powder 1 cup butter 1 cup shortening 1 1/4 cups currants or raisins 3 eggs 1/4 cup milk Instructions Mix like pie dough. Roll to 1/4-1/2 inch thick, cut and fry in ungreased pan at 350*F. 3.2.1308  

Hermit Cookies

Hermit Cookies Cook time: 12 mins Total time: 12 mins Ingredients 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups raisins 1 1/2 cups dates 1/4 tsp baking soda 2 tbsp boiled water 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 salt 1 tsp cinammon 1/2 tsp all spice Instructions Bake at 350*F for…

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