Tag: Holidays

Dessert~ Cool ‘n Easy Easter Pie

  Cool ‘n Easy Easter Pie 2/3 c Boiling water 1 pk (4-serving size) Jell-o, any flavor 1/2 c Cold water Ice cubes 8 oz Cool Whip whipped topping, Thawed 1 Ready-made Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6oz)   Stir boiling…

Dessert of the Week~ Lemon Pound Cake

LEMON POUND CAKE

  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened
  • 1/2 cup butter flavoring shortening.
  • 3 cups of sugar
  • 5 eggs
  • 3/4 cup of sour cream.
  • Add 1 teaspoon lemon flavoring
  • add 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • LEMON GLAZE
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Spring Color Sprinkles optional

Instructions

  1. With an electric mixer, cream together 1 cup butter (2 sticks), softened and 1/2 cup butter flavoring shortening.
  2. Add 3 cups of sugar to the creamed butter and shortening. This is an important step. Cream these ingredients for 3 to 5 minutes until it is nice and fluffy. See Picture.
  3. Add 5 eggs one at a time just until the egg yolks disappear. About 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Blend in 3/4 cup of sour cream.
  5. Add 1 teaspoon lemon flavoring
  6. Next, add 1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon baking powder to the mixture.
  7. Alternate the 3 cups all-purpose flour with 3/4 cup buttermilk just until blended.
  8. Add 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  9. 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  10. PREHEAT OVEN 325 degrees
  11. Bake 325 degrees for 1 hour and 15 minutes. Allow the cake to completely cool about 20 to 30 minutes.
  12. FOR THE GLAZE:
  13. Mix the powdered sugar and lemon juice until smooth. Drizzle on cake after it cools.

 

 

Easter Recipe~ Overnight Easter Casserole

  OVERNIGHT EASTER CASSEROLE Source: Panera Bread 2 tablespoons butter, soft 6 to 8 French or sourdough slices, cubed 1 pound bacon, cooked and chopped (may also use sausage, ham) 1/3 cup chopped peppers (may also use broccoli, tomatoes, mushrooms,…

Dessert of the Week~ Chocolate Bread Pudding

CHOCOLATE BREAD PUDDING Makes 8 servings, with leftovers| Hands-On Time: 15m| Total Time: 2hr  Ingredients 4 cups milk 4 eggs 1/2 cup sugar 8 tablespoons butter or margarine 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 loaf white bread, crusts trimmed 1 pint heavy cream, whipped Directions Whisk the milk, eggs, and sugar in a medium…