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Eggnog Pound Cake

Posted by Anonymous A sumptuous holiday pound cake with a Northwestern flavor. Excellent for Christmas buffets or open houses! Eggnog Pound Cake Ingredients 1/4 cup dried blueberries 1/4 cup chopped dried cherries 1/4 cup dried cranberries 2 tablespoons brandy 3 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 2 cups white sugar 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup eggnog   2 tablespoons brandy 2 tablespoons water 3/4 cup white sugar Instructions 1 In a... read more

Fabulous Oatmeal-Bran Cake

Posted by Anonymous Incredibly moist cake is also great for muffins. Very light-it will disappear very quickly. Fabulous Oatmeal-Bran Cake Ingredients 1 1/2 cups boiling water 1/2 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup whole bran cereal 1 cup white sugar 1 cup packed light brown sugar 1/2 cup shortening 2 eggs 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour Instructions 1 Pour boiling water over oats and bran cereal, and let stand 10 minutes.2 Combine the remaining ingriedients, and add oat mixture to them. Pour... read more

Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread

Posted by Anonymous This is everyone's holiday favorite, even the busy cook's, because it is so easy to make. Favorite Old Fashioned Gingerbread Ingredients 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 1 cup molasses 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup hot water Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch square pan.2 In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter. Beat in the egg,... read more

Fig Cake I

Posted by Anonymous A cake that makes your whole house smell good. Fig Cake I Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups white sugar 1 cup butter 3 eggs, beaten 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup chopped fresh figs 1 cup chopped pecans   1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup evaporated milk 1/2 teaspoon baking soda Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch pan. Mix... read more

Fig Spice Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is a delicious fig cake. Fig Spice Cake Ingredients 1 pound dried figs 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 10 inch tube pan. Place the stewed figs into a saucepan, cover with water, and simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes.... read more

Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake IV

Posted by Anonymous This is a dark cake, moist and spicy with raisins. It is also known as Wartime Cake. Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake IV Ingredients 1 cup brown sugar 1 1/4 cups water 1 cup raisins 1/3 cup shortening 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 cups all-purpose flour 5 teaspoons baking powder Instructions 1 In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, water, raisins, shortening, nutmeg and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, and continue boiling for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.2 Preheat oven to 350... read more

Depression Cake II

Posted by Anonymous A surprizingly good cake that has no eggs, milk or butter in it. My gramndmother was quite proud of it. Depression Cake II Ingredients 2 cups packed brown sugar 2 cups hot water 2 tablespoons bacon grease 2 cups raisins 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cloves Instructions 1 In a medium saucepan combine the brown sugar, hot water, bacon grease, and raisins, over medium heat. Bring to a boil for 5 minutes, then set aside to cool.2 Preheat oven to 325 degrees... read more

Darling Husbands' Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is a recipe my darling husband loves and I make it each year for him at Christmas as a special treat. Darling Husbands' Cake Ingredients 1/3 cup butter 1 cup white sugar 1 egg 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed tomato soup 1 cup chopped raisins Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9 inch... read more

Dark and Moist Zucchini Cake

Posted by Anonymous This is a very moist and flavorful zucchini bread. It makes a great snack or breakfast because the ingredients are so nutritious. Dark and Moist Zucchini Cake Ingredients 2 eggs 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3/4 cup applesauce 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups shredded zucchini 1 tablespoon molasses 1 tablespoon honey 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon 3/4 cup chopped pecans (optional) Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175... read more

Chocolate Zucchini Cake III

Posted by Anonymous This is a moist fudgy type cake. Sweet but not extremely sweet and makes good use of zucchini! You can frost it with chocolate frosting or cream cheese icing. Chocolate Zucchini Cake III Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups white sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 4 eggs 1 1/2 cups vegetable oil 3 cups grated zucchini 3/4 cup chopped walnuts Instructions 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13... read more

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