- French Baked Cherry Dessert
France, Clafouti may be made with a variety of fruits. This desert
could not be easier: simply whip up the batter, pour it over the fruit
and bake. Serve leftover Clafouti cold, with cream.
3 Eggs, 1
cup milk, 1/2 cup all-purpose flour, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, 1
teaspoon vanilla, 2 cups pitted dark, sweet cherries, powdered sugar.
to 350 degrees F. Beat eggs, milk, flour, granulated sugar and the
vanilla with hand beater until smooth. Spread cherries in greased
oblong baking dish, 10"x 6" x 1" includes or square baking
dish 8" x 8" x 2". Bake uncovered until puffed and
golden brown, 45 to 60 minutes. Sprinkle with powdered
sugar. Serve warm. (6 servings)
are British griddle cakes. The batter is poured in metal rings,
and when the cakes have set, the rings are removed so that the crumpets
can be turned over. Crumpets have large holes- just right for
catching lots of marmalade or butter, and, like many fried foods are
most delicious when they are hot.
active dry yeast, 1/4 cup warm water, 1/2 cup lukewarm milk
(scalded-then cooled), 1 tablespoon margarine or butter, 1 teaspoon
sugar, 3/4 teaspoon salt, 1 egg, 1 cup all-purpose flour.
yeast in warm water in medium bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients;
beat until smooth. Cover; let rise in warm place until double, 40
- 60 minutes. Grease griddle or heavy skillet and insides of
four to six 3-inch flan rings* or crumpet rings (*6
1/2 ounce tuna, minced claim or shrimp cans- can be substituted for the
flan rings). Place
rings on griddle over medium heat until hot. Pour about 2
tablespoons batter into each ring. Cook until tops form bubbles
and bottoms are golden brown, 1-2 minutes. Remove rings; turn
crumpets to brown other side. Serve with margarine, butter, jam or
marmalade, if desired. (Makes 12 crumpets.)
(ahp-f-l-pfann-koo-khn) - German Apple Pancakes
is literally a "pan-cake", an eggy mixture poured into pans
and based. Like souffles, these pancakes should be served as soon
as they are pulled hot from the oven, as they are an easy brunch dish,
requiring no last-minute attention.
3/4 cup all-purpose flour, 3/4 cup milk, 1/2 teaspoon sale, 1/4 cup
margarine or butter, 2 medium apples, thinly sliced, 1/4 cup sugar, 1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon.
to 400 degrees F. Place 2 round layer pans, 9" x 1 1/2"
in oven. Beat eggs, flour, milk and salt in small mixer bowl on
medium speed for 1 minute. Remove pans from oven. Pleas 2
tablespoons margarine in each pan; rotate pans until margarine is melted
and coats sides of pans.
half the apple slices in each pan; divide batter evenly between
pans. Mix sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle 2 tablespoons sugar mixture
over batter in each pan. Bake uncovered until puffed and golden
brown, 20 to 25 minutes. (2 large pancakes - 4 servings.)
European Soda Bread
history of this bread goes back hundreds of years, to a time before
brick ovens were a common kitchen convenience. Then, this bread
was baked in an early sort of Dutch oven- an iron kettle that could be
covered. It is delicious warm, spread with butter or jam, or
cooled, when it can be more easily sliced.
3 tablespoons margarine
or better-softened, 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1
teaspoon baking soda, 1 teaspoon baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/3
cup raisins (optional), 3/4 cup buttermilk.
Cut margarine into flour,
sugar, baking soda, baking powder and salt- until the mixture resembles
fine crumbs. Stir in raisins and enough buttermilk to make a soft
dough. Turn onto lightly floured surface; knead until smooth, 1 to
2 minutes. Shape into round loaf, about 6 1/2 inches in
diameter. Place on greased cookie sheet. Cut an X about 1/4
through center of loaf with floured knife. Bake in 375 degrees F
oven until golden brown, approximately 35-45 minutes. Brush with
margarine, if desired. (1 loaf.)
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup melted butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. baking powder
3 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1 cup oatmeal
1/2 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Drop dough by small teaspoonfuls, 3 inches
apart on parchment (or foil) lined cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes
or until lightly browned. Remove when cool.
Melt chocolate chips on medium in microwave and spread on backs (shiny
side) of cookies. Sprinkle finely chopped walnuts over melted chocolate.
Set aside to let chocolate set.
Cream Cheese Roll
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup canned pumpkin
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 cup flour
1 (8 ounce) package of
Cream Cheese softened
4 tablespoons butter softened
1 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
a large bowl, beat eggs and sugar. Beat in remaining cake ingredients.
a 10"x15" jelly roll pan. Line pan with waxed paper, then
grease and lightly flour the waxed paper. Pour batter into the pan
and spread evenly. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes. *Cake cooks fast so
watch carefully to avoid burning the edges.
While cake is baking, sprinkle powdered sugar heavily over the
kitchen towel, using a sieve or sifter.
Turn hot cake onto the towel. Remove
waxed paper. Trim off burnt or crusty edges.
Sprinkle more powdered sugar over the hot cake and quickly roll
up with towel inside. Let cake cool completely, about 30 minutes.
prepare filling by beating together all ingredients until smooth and
creamy. Unroll cooled
cake and spread with the filling mixture. Roll up cake with filling on
the inside. Wrap in waxed paper and then foil.
Refrigerate or freeze. To serve, slice cake about 1/3 inch thick
and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
Cake cuts best when still slightly frozen.
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