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 let drain while you make batt... 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 additional 6 minutes. 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 at 350° F. May be dusted with 6 x sug... 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 mixture, stirring well. Add pecans an... 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 time into flour-shortening mixture, li... Read More

Coconut Macaroons

Ingredients 5 lb. sugar 1 lb. corn syrup 1 1/2 lb.  shortening 1 qt. egg whites 5 lb. macaroon coconut Line baking sheet with parchment paper Directions Warm and mix on stove sugar and corn syrup. Do not overheat as sugar will caramelize.  Blend in the remaining ingredients and heat to 150°F. Squeeze out of a pastry bag onto a baking pan 8x10. Bake at 375°F until light golden brown. 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. Cream Cheese Topping Cream together all ingre... 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.  Mix on first speed for 5 minutes... Read More
Posted by Tara Stafford at Monday, July 25, 2016

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 into 9 inch pie pan and bake at 350 de... Read More

Gingerbread House

Ingredients 14 oz. brown sugar 1 lb. 6 oz. granulated sugar 12 oz.  shortening 1/2 oz. salt 3 oz. molasses 12 oz. eggs 2 lbs. 4 oz. cake flour 1/4 oz. cinnamon 1/4 oz. ginger optional Icing  10 egg whites 3 lb. 2 oz. powdered sugar 1 oz. cream of tartar Directions Sift together the flour, ginger and cinnamon; set aside. Mix together the shortening, molasses, sugar, and egg until smooth. Mix all ingredients in low speed 3 to 4 min. Preheat oven to 350&... 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 hours. Preheat oven to 350°... 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 Bunuelos in a paper bag ... Read More

Nutex Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 2 lbs 1.5 oz Cake Flour 2 lbs Sugar 6.75 oz Dutch Cocoa 1 oz Salt 2 oz Baking Powder 1 lb  Shortening 1 lb Water 1 lb 4 oz Whole Eggs 13.5 oz Water Flavoring Directions 1. Combine dry ingredients and  and mix one speed 1 for 1 minute. 2. Add water (ingredient #7) and mix on speed 1 using flat paddle for 1 minute. 3. Scrape bowl and paddle, then mix 5 minute on speed 2 on a 3 speed mixer, speed 3 on a 4 speed mixer. 4. Add eggs and water ... 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 ginger Directions Mix together  and raisins. ... 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 paper to prevent sli... 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 toppings together and sprinkle on top of the batte... Read More

Snowball Cookies

Ingredients 1/2 oz. salt  1 1/2 lb. powdered sugar (6x) 2 lbs.  shortening 1 lb. butter 1 lb. cake flour 3 lb. hi-gluten flour 1/2 lb.crushed nuts (pecans) 1 oz. orange flavor 1 oz. vanilla Directions Heat oven to 325°F. Cream butter and sugar until creamy. Add vanilla; beat until well mixed. Add flour and pecans; mix low speed, scraping bowl occasionally until well mixed Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Bake 11 min. 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 and beat 1min. Scrape bowl and ... 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 speed mixer or speed 3 on a 4 s... Read More