Saturday, December 19, 2009

Cream Cheese Frosting

4 oz butter, softened
8 oz cream cheese, softened
2 # powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla ext.
2 tsp almond flavor
Blend cream cheese & butter well; add sugar, blending well, & push down sides of bowl to blend all ingredients. Cool if too warm to cover cake to desired effect.

Easy as Pie Banana Bread

1/3 c butter
1/2 c sugar
2 eggs
1 3/4 c sifted flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 1/2 c mashed bananas
3/4 c chopped walnuts
cream together butter & sugar; add eggs & beat well. Sift together dry ingredients, add to creamed mixture alternately with banana, blending well after each addition. Stir in nuts. Pour into well-greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Bake @ 350 (F) oven, 45 to 50 min., or until done. Remove from pan; place upright on rack & cool. Wrap & store overnight. For best results use very over-ripe bananas that are dark and very over ripe.

Simple Southern Pecan Pie

3 lg. eggs
2/3 c sugar
1 c lt. corn syrup
1/3 c butter3/4 c chopped pecans
1/2 c pecan halves
2 tsp vanilla ext.
dash salt
Beat eggs thouroughly with sugar, corn syrup,& salt. Melt butter & add to mixture, adding pecans & stir until mixed. Pour into unbaked pie shell, Bake in 350 (F) oven for 50 minutes, or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

big question

i've started a blog, wanted to join heavenlycakesenjoyedonearth, and other similar sites, but can't seem to contact others, or post. I'm new to blogging, but desparate to share baking stories/expierences as I've been baking....hum, is it 39 years now. Can't be?! hugs,