Toll House Pie

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Ingrients & Directions


Pastry for 9″ one crust pie
1 c Butter,melted
And cooled to room temperatu
2 Eggs
1/2 c All-purpose flour
6 oz Nestle Toll House
Semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Firmly packed brown sugar
1 c Chopped walnuts
Whipped cream or ice cream,o

Preheat oven to 325 degrees.Prepare pastry.In a large bowl,beat eggs
until foamy.Add flour,sugars;beat until well blended.Blend in butter.Stir
in semi-sweet chocolate morsels and walnuts.Pour into pastry lined pie
plate.Bake until set,about 1 hour.Serve warm with whipped cream or ice
cream,if desired.8 to 12 servings.

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Yields
8 Servings

Jim’s Cake Suprise

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Ingrients & Directions


1 Box yellow cake mix
1 Pint heavy whipping cream
3 Bananas
2 Packs banana instant pudding
1/4 c Bailey’s Irish Cream
– or more to taste
1/4 c Powdered sugar
1 Can Pillsbury prepared
-butterscotch cake topping

Prepare pudding in advance and let cool in refrigerator. Make cake in jelly
roll pan according to directions on box, using parchment paper on the
bottom of the pan to keep it from sticking. Let cool. Slice cake in half
lengthwise. In mixing bowl, add whipping cream and whip till thick. Add
powdered sugar and Bailey’s, whip just a bit more. In the whipping bowl,
mix together the whipped cream with the banana pudding. Spread this mixture
over the top of one of the cake halves. Top with sliced bananas. Heat the
butterscotch topping in microwave to make it spread easier. Cover the top
of this with the warm topping. Serve immediately.


Yields
8 Servings

Jill’s Fruitcake

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Ingrients & Directions


4 c All-purpose flour, divided
1 1/2 c Pecan halves, divided
1 c Chopped almonds
1 c Chopped pecans
1 c Chopped dates
1 lb Fruitcake mix
1/2 lb Red and green candied
– cherries
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Salt
1 tb Ground cinnamon
1 tb Ground cloves
1 tb Ground allspice
1 tb Freshly grated nutmeg
3/4 c Butter
2 c Sugar
5 lg Eggs
1 ts Vanilla extract
Brandy

LINE 6 (5x3x2 inch) loafpans with parchment paper; set aside.

COMBINE 1/2 cup flour, 1 cup pecan halves, almonds, and next 4 ingredients,
tossing gently to coat. Set aside.

BEAT butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy; gradually
add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating until blended
after each addition.

ADD vanilla, beating well. Gradually add flour mixture, mixing well.

STIR fruit mixture into batter; stir in remaining 1/2 cup pecan halves.
Spoon batter evenly into prepared pans; smooth tops of cakes with back of a
wet spoon.

BAKE at 325 F for 20 minutes; decrease temperature to 300 F, and bake 40
minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched. Cool in pans on
wire racks 20 minutes; remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks.

PEEL paper from cakes; wrap cakes in brandy-soaked cheesecloth. Store in
airtight containers in a cool place.

POUR a small amount of brandy over cakes weekly for 4 weeks; then monthly.

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Yields
6 Loaves

Jicama Pancakes

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Ingrients & Directions


1 1/2 c Shredded jicama (see Note)
1 Lemon, Juice of
2 tb Grated onion
I large egg,, beaten
I tablespoon all-purpose
-flour
1/2 ts Salt
1 ts Minced habanero chile
1 Russet potato,, peeled
3 tb Vegetable oil,, or as needed

Toss the jicama in a colander with the lemon juice and let sit for 15
minutes. Using your hands, squeeze as much water as you possibly can out of
the jicama, a handful at a time. Spread on a doubled layer of paper towels
and blot with more paper towels. In a large bowl, toss the jicama with the
onion, egg, flour, salt, and tossing well to be sure the chile is evenly
distributed in the mixture. Grate the potato into the bowl on the largest
hole of the grater and toss again.

In a large cast-iron skillet, heat I tablespoon of the oil over medium-high
heat until very hot. Form the mixture into 2 1/2-inch patties and saute
them in batches, turning with a metal spatula when brown on one side, until
crisp and brown. Add more oil to the skillet as necessary and keep the
pancakes warm on a paper towel-lined baking sheet in a warm oven while you
finish cooking the rest. Serve warm.

Yield: 6-8 servings

Note: remove the outer brown layer of skin from the jicama. Shred on the
largest hole of a grater.

Yields
1 Servings

Jewish Crumb Cake

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Ingrients & Directions


1/2 lb Butter; Softened
2 c Sugar
2 ts Vanilla
1/2 ts Salt
4 Eggs
1 pt Sour Cream
3 c Flour
2 ts Baking Soda
1 c Sugar
3 ts Cinnamon
3 tb Chopped Nuts; Optional
5 tb Coconut; Optional

1. Cream together first 4 ingredients.

2. add 4 eggs, one at a time, at high speed.

3. Add 1 pint sour cream at low speed.

4. Sift together next 2 ingredients and mix with first mix with first
mixture.

5. Mix sugar, cinnamon, nuts and coconut together in separate bowl.

6. Grease and flour 2 10′ square pans.

7. Put part of batter into each pan, then sprinkle with sugar mixture and
cut through, using knife.

8. Add balance of batter, then top with remaining sugar mixture, cut again.

9. Bake in 350 degree oven 50 to 60 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean.

Cool on rack, in pan.


Yields
1 Servings

Jessica’s Chocolate Brownie Cheesecake

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Ingrients & Directions


-NORMA WRENN-
1 c Chocolate wafer crumbs
1 tb Butter; melted
12 oz Semisweet chocolate morsels
24 oz Cream cheese; softened
1 c Sugar
3 Eggs
8 oz Sour cream
1 ts Vanilla extract
1/8 ts -salt
1 1/2 c Brownies; cut in 1″ cubes
Whipped cream; optional

Combine crumbs and butter, stirring well. Firmly press crumb mixture evenly
on bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Set aside. Place chocolate morsels in
top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cook
until chocolate melts, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat, and set
aside. Beat cream cheese in a large bowl at high speed of an electric mixer
until light and fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating well. Add eggs, one at
a time, beating well after each addition. Add sour cream, vanilla, and
salt; mix well. Add melted chocolate; mix well. Fold in brownie cubes. Pour
batter into prepared pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 55 to 60 minutes or until
cheesecake is set. Let cool to room temperature on a wire rack; chill at
least 8 hours. To serve, carefully remove sides of springform pan. Garnish
with whipped cream, if desired.

SOURCE: The Mystic Seaport All Seasons Cookbook from America’s Best Cooking
1990 Hometown Collection; Oxmoor House

Yields
10 Servings

Jenny’s Christmas Cake

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Ingrients & Directions


10 oz Wholewheat flour
1 1/2 lb Dried Mixed Fruit
4 oz Glace Cherries
2 oz Chopped Walnuts
2 oz Chopped Almonds
2 ts Baking Powder
Nutmeg
1/2 ts Salt
8 oz Butter
5 Eggs (4-6)
3 tb Molasses (2-4)
1 Grated rind of 1 lemon
1 Grated rind of 1 orange
8 oz Demerera Sugar
LOTS of ALCOHOL
-about half bottle of rum
-or brandy or both
1/4 pt Guiness

Mix the fruit and alcohol together and leave to soak for 3 days minimum.
Add cherries and nuts to mixture. Mix flour, baking powder, spices and salt
together. Cream the butter, and sugar, when light and fluffy beat in
molasses and then eggs one at a time. Fold in half of the flour mixture
followed by the fruit and alcohol mixture. Then fold in the remainder of
the flour. Bake in lined tin wrapped in newspaper and secure tin with
string. Bake at Gas 3 for first two hours then reduce to Gas 2 for a
further 90 minutes. When cooked sprinkle cake with alcohol. Keep wrapped in
foil and every so often sprinkle with alcohol.

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1 Servings

Jennie Benedict’s Rum Cake

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Ingrients & Directions


1 c Butter or margarine;
-softened
2 c Sugar
3 1/2 c Sifted cake flour
1 tb Baking powder
1 pn Salt
1 c Milk
1 ts Vanilla
3 Egg whites

FILLING
2/3 c Butter or margarine;
-softened
2 1/2 c Sifted powdered sugar
1/4 c Light rum

FROSTING
2 c Sugar
2 Egg whites
1 c Water
1 1/2 ts Light rum

(from The Southern Heritage Cakes Cookbook, 1983)

Method: Cream butter; gradually add sugar, beating well. Combine flour,
baking powder, and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk,
beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla. Beat egg whites
until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Spoon batter into 2 waxed
paper-lined and greased 9-inch round cakepans. Bake at 350 degrees for 35
minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in
pans 10 minutes; remove from pans and cool completely. Spread filling
between layers of cake and chill. Spread top and sides of cake with
frosting. Yield: one 2-layer cake.

Filling: Combine all ingredients, beating until smooth. Chill. Yield: about
1 1/2 cups

Frosting: Combine sugar and egg whites (at room temperature) in top of a
double boiler; add water, and beat on low speed of electric mixer for 30
seconds or just until blended. Place over boiling water; beat constantly on
high speed of electric mixer about 7 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
Remove from heat. Add rum, and beat 2 additional minutes or until frosting
is thick enough to spread. Yield: enough for one 2-layer cake


Yields
1 Servings

Jellyroll Layer Cake

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Ingrients & Directions


6 Eggs
1 2/3 c Sugar
2 c Self-rising flour
1 ts Ground cinnamon
1/2 ts Ground nutmeg
1/4 ts Ground allspice
2/3 c Water
2 ts Vanilla extract
2 tb Powdered sugar (up To 4)
English toffee frosting
Chocolate curls (optional)

Grease bottom and sides of two 15- x 10- x 1-inch jellyroll pans with
vegetable oil; line with wax paper, and grease and flour wax paper. Set
aside.Beat eggs at high speed of an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually
add 1-2/3 cups sugar, beating until mixture is thick and lemon colored
(about 5 to 6 minutes).

Sift flour and spices together. Gradually fold flour mixture, water, and
vanilla into egg mixture. Spread batter evenly into prepared pans. Bake at
375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Sift powdered sugar in a 15- x 10-inch
rectangle on each of 2 towels. When cakes are done, immediately loosen from
sides of pan, and turn each out on a sugared towel. Peel off wax paper.
Trim 1/8 inch from edges of cake, using a long serrated knife. Starting at
narrow end, roll up cake and towel together; chill.Carefully unroll chilled
cakes. Cut each cake lengthwise into 3 equal strips. Spread each cake strip
with about 1/3 cup English Toffee Frosting; set aside remaining frosting.
Gently roll up one cake strip jellyroll fashion starting at narrow end. Set
roll upright in center of serving plate. Starting where roll ends, wind
second cake strip around first roll. Repeat until all 6 strips are
used.Spread top and sides of cake with remaining frosting. Arrange
chocolate curls in a pattern on top, if desired. Chill cake several hours
before serving. Yield: one 8-inch cake.NOTE: On the outside, Jellyroll
Layer Cake looks like any other cake, but slicing reveals vertical, not
horizontal layers. The layers are baked in a jellyroll pan, sliced, then
rolled in the traditional manner, adding a new strip where the rolled strip
ends.

Yields
1 Servings

Jelly Bean Confetti Cake

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Ingrients & Directions


2 c All-purpose flour
3/4 c Miniature jelly beans, cut
In
Half (not licorice)
1 c Sugar
1 c Butter or margarine,
Softened
1 pk 8 oz. cream cheese,
Softened
1 ts Vanilla
3 Eggs
1 1/2 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
Confectioners’ sugar

Heat oven to 325 degrees. Generously grease and flour 12 cup fluted tube
pan or angel cake pan. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup. Level off.
In small bowl toss jelly beans with 2 tablespoons of the flour. Set a side.
In large bowl, beat sugar, butter, cream cheese and vanilla until well
blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add
remaining flour, baking powder and salt. Blend well. Spoon 1 cup of batter
evenly over bottom of prepared pan. Stir jelly beans into remaining batter.
Spoon into baking pan. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 50-60 minutes, or
until toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out clean. Cool upright in
pan 10 minute s. Invert on serving plate. Cool completely. Sprinkle with
confectioner s’ sugar.


Yields
1 Servings