Blueberry Coffee Cake

Ingredients Pastry 1/2 cup  1/2 cup whole milk 1 3/4 cups granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups fresh or thawed frozen blueberries 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons baking powder Directions Put a rack in middle of oven and preheat oven to 350°F. Generously grease a 9-by-5-inch loaf pan. Pulse blueberries with 1/2 cup sugar in a food processor until finely chopped; do not purée. Transfer to a sieve and... Read More

Butter Cream Icing

Ingredients 6 lbs. 9 oz. 6 x sugar 7 oz. non-fat dry milk 1/3 oz. salt 1 lb. 15 oz. shortening 1 lb. 1 ½ oz. water Flavoring to taste Directions Blend powdered sugar, non-fat dry milk, and salt together. Add  and manually slice into small pieces to prevent splattering. Place mixing bowl and paddle on mixer. Pour in water and flavor and mix on speed 1 for 30 sec. Scrape bowl and paddle and mix for 3 min. Scrape bowl and paddle and mix for an... Read More

Butter Pecan Balls

Ingredients Pastry 4 lbs. granulated sugar 4 lbs.  2 lbs.    2 oz. salt 1 whole egg 9 lbs. cake or cookie flour Vanilla to taste 2 lbs. crushed pecans Directions Cream sugar,  ,  , and salt on low speed until blended. Add egg and cream. Add flour and vanilla and mix until smooth. Add and blend pecans. Roll into rope form. Cut into small pieces, hiclory nut size, and form into a ball. Bake lightly... Read More

Cherry Pie

Ingredients Pastry 2/3 cup Shortening 1 tsp. salt 2 cups flour, sifted 5 to 6 Tbsp. cold water Filling 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 tsp. almond extract 4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 2 lb. can cherries and juice Directions Pastry Resift flour with salt into large mixing bowl. Cut  shortening into flour with pastry blender or two knives until particles are size of small peas. Sprinkle cold water one tablespoon at a... Read More

Carrot Cake

Ingredients Pastry 1 1/3 cup  1 cup pecans 2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cup sugar 2 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoon cinnamon 2 teaspoon double acting baking powder 3 cups grated carrots 6 eggs Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. All ingredients should be at room temperature. Mix all-purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder, and cinnamon. Beat the eggs in a separate bowl, then add the WHIRL and sugar. Stir. Blend this into the dry... Read More

Cream Cheese Brownies

Ingredients Brownies 1 cup all purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tablespoons vanilla 4 eggs 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate 8 oz  Cream Cheese Topping 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 cup sugar 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese 1 egg, beaten 6 ounces chocolate chips Directions Brownies Blend  and chocolate together. Allow to cool. Cream together sugar and eggs until blended. Mix in vanilla and flour. Pour into a 9 x 13 inch pan. ... Read More

Devil's Food Mayo Cupcakes

Ingredients  PASTRY 2 lb. Eggs 4 lb. 8 oz. Sugar 1 oz. Salt 12 oz.   Cake and Icing Shortening 12 oz.  Mayonnaise 4 oz. Milk Powder 3 lb. Cake Flour 1 lb. Cocoa 3 oz. Baking Soda 1 ½ oz. Vanilla Flavor Directions Add all ingredients at once, eggs first. Cream on first speed for 30 seconds, then on 2nd speed for 4½ minutes. Add 2 ½ pt. water and scrape down bowl and paddle really well. ... Read More
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Key Lime Pie

Ingredients 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 1 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk 1 1/3 cup shredded coconut (lightly packed) 1/3 cup  1/4 ounce unflavored gelatin 3 lemons 3 limes 4 egg whites 4 egg yolks (room temperature) pinch salt scant 1/8 cup bottles key lime juice Directions Brown 2 tablespoons coconut for garnish. Set aside. In 2 quart bowl mix , graham cracker crumbs, and shredded coconut Press... Read More

Magic Cookies

Ingredients 1 cup shortening 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 cup light brown sugar, firmly packed ½ tsp. salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. baking powder 2 eggs 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla 3 cups quick oats, uncooked 1 1/2 cups confectioners' sugar Directions Cream shortening and sugars together. Add eggs and vanilla. Add remaining dry ingredients. Stir in oatmeal. Chill dough, covered in the refrigerator for at least 3... Read More

Mexican Bunuelos (Fried Tortilla Pastries)

Ingredients 1 package 10” flour tortillas, preferably fresh or homemade  A/V Shortening for frying in deep fryer or skillet, approximately 3” Directions  Melt shortening over medium high heat or in a deep fryer until shortening is approximately 350°F.Cut tortillas into quarters. Drop quartered tortillas into hot shortening. Fry on one side until crisp; turn over and repeat. Drain on paper towels.   For Kids: Place warm... Read More

Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients Pastry 3 lb. 12 oz.  all-purpose shortening 10 oz. raisins (moist, ground) 7 lbs. 8 oz. granulated sugar 2 ½ oz. salt 1 lb. 8 oz. honey 4 lbs. water 4 oz. soda 2 oz. ammonia 2 oz. vanilla 5 lbs. rolled oats * 12 lbs. 8 oz. flour 1 lb. 4 oz. non-fat dry milk ¼ lb. ground cinnamon ¼ oz. ground mace ¼ lb. ground... Read More

Pie Crust

Ingredients 10 lbs. all-purpose flour 1 ¾ oz. salt 6 lbs. 2 oz.   all-purpose shortening 2 lbs. 5 oz. ice water Directions Blend flour and salt together Add  and cut in just until loose flour adheres into a ball. Add water and blend just until water is incorporated into dough. Cover and let stand for at least 10 minutes. Sheet and bake as desired. Read More

Pie Dough

Ingredients Pastry ⅔ cup  ¼ cup water 2¼ cups sifted enriched flour 1 tsp. salt Directions Mix flour and salt in bowl, add  and water, stir with a fork until blended and dough holds together.   dough is softer and richer than other pastry dough; however, do not add more flour.  Divide dough and shape into 2 balls; flatten each. Place one flattened ball between two 12-inch squares of wax paper.  Dampen surface under... Read More

Sour Cream Muffins

Ingredients Muffins 1/2 cup  1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sour cream 1 1/2 cups white sugar 2 tsp baking powder 3 eggs Topping 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon Directions Preheat oven to 375°F Add eggs, sour cream, and milk to dry ingredients, mix well. Mix all dry ingredients together. Pour batter into greased cup cake pans. Mix all... Read More

Rich Butter Cookies

Ingredients Pastry 4 lbs. 12 oz. 6 x sugar 5 lbs. 4 oz.   margarine 2 lbs. 8 oz.  1 oz. salt 2 lbs. 8 oz. whole eggs 9 lbs. 8 oz. cake flour 8 oz. liquid milk Vanilla to taste Directions Cream sugar,  ,  , and salt. Slowly add whole eggs. Add flour, milk, and vanilla, mix until smooth.  Bake lightly at 360° F Bag put into desired shape and garnish with colored sugar Read More

White Cake

Ingredients 2 lbs. 1 ½ oz. cake flour 2 lbs. 15 oz. sugar 4 oz. non-fat dry milk ¾ oz. salt 1 ½ oz. baking powder 1 lb. ¾ oz.   shortening 1 lb. 11 ½ oz. water 1 lb. 1 ½ oz. egg whites 2 oz. water Flavoring to taste   Directions Blend dry ingredients. Add  and 2/3 of the water and turn on mixer on speed 1 using flat paddle. Add remainder of water while mixing, Turn mixer to speed 2... Read More

Yellow Cake

Ingredients 2 lbs. 6 ¾ oz. cake flour 3 lbs. 15 ½ oz. sugar 3 ¾ oz. non-fat dry milk ¾ oz. salt 2 oz. baking powder 15 oz.  1 lb. 4 ¾ oz. water 1 lb. 7 ¼ oz. whole eggs 8 ¼ oz. water Flavoring to taste Directions Combine dry ingredients and  and mix on speed 1 for 1 minute. Add water and milk and mix on speed 1 for 1 minute. Scrape bowl and paddle, then mix 5 minutes on speed 2 on a 3... Read More


Ingredients 1/2 Teaspoon Sea Salt 1/2 Teaspoon Thyme Leaves 1 Cup Arborio Rice 1 Cup Shredded Pizza cheese 1 Tablespoon  1 Teaspoon Granulated Garlic 1 Teaspoon Parsley Flakes 2 1/4 Cups Chicken Stock Bread Crumbs Directions First make the Risotto. Heat the  in a saucepan and add the Arborio Rice, stir, while cooking for a minute or two. Then gradually begin to add the chicken stock, simmering and stirring until all of the stock is... Read More


Ingredients 1 cup milk 2 tablespoons flour 2 tablespoons  Dash salt Dash white Pepper Directions Place  in saucepan and heat on medium flame. Add flour and stir constantly until mixture begins to bubble. Continue to heat and stir for about 1 minute to form white roux. Do not let mixture begin to brown. Add milk, salt, and pepper and continue to heat and stir until mixture thickens and begins to bubble. Continue to cook and stir for 1... Read More

Bowtie Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 lbs tri-colored bowtie pasta, cooked, cooled and set aside 2-1/2 cups   Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing 4 TBSP   Mustard 2 TBSP   Ketchup 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 red pepper, julienned or chopped 1 yellow pepper, julienned or chopped 1 green pepper, julienned or chopped 1-1/2 cups diced cooked ham 4-6  ounces Monterrey Jack cheese cubed Directions 1. In a mixing bowl,... Read More
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