Sunday, November 3, 2013

Cranberry Bread

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 & 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 10 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/4 cup butter melted and cooled
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries, cut in half
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

In a large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda.  Make a well in the center of this flour mixture, add the egg, orange juice and butter.  Stir just until dry ingredients are moistened.  Stir in cranberries and walnuts.

Pour batter into greased and floured (or spray with baking spray) 5 by 9 inch loaf pan.  Bake at 350 degrees (preheat oven) until bread is golden brown and a wooden pick inserted in the center comes out clean.  About 45 minutes.

Makes one loaf.

This recipe is from Gooseberry Patch.  I have several of their cook booklets. I love their recipes.,

Saturday, September 21, 2013

For Jim…

Missing you today on your birthday Jim.  You remain always in my heart.



Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Cherry Coffee Cake

  • 1 box yellow cake mix
  • 1/2 cup canola or vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar glaze
  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Lightly spray bottom and sides of 15”X10” (jelly roll) pan.
  2. In large bowl,stir cake mix, oil, water, vanilla and eggs until batter forms.
  3. Set aside 3/4 cup batter.  Spread remaining batter evenly in pan.  Spread pie filling evenly over batter in pan.  Drop remaining batter, 1 tablespoonful at a time onto pie filling, spreading slightly.
  4. Bake about 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted near center of cake comes out clean,  Drizzle glaze over warm coffee cake.
2 tbsp. warm milk
1 1/2 c. confectioners' sugar

Blend together thoroughly.