A recipe for a double-crust pie. See this post for the pie crust recipe.
- About 7 or 8 cups of chopped apples (I like to use sweet ones and then I can use less sugar)
- 1 cup sugar (or 1/2 if you have sweet apples)
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp allspice
- 1/4 tsp ground cloves
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, or regular white vinegar
- 1/4 cup citrus juice (apple, orange, etc).
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The egg whites folded into the mix make it a more fluffy and less dense pie. A wonderful treat! A recipe for a single-crust pie. See this post for the pie crust recipe.
- 4 cups mashed sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 or 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg, cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla
- Take the butter out of the fridge to let it come to room temp
- You can either peel and boil the
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This is for a 12×9 inch sheet pan cookie cake.
- 3 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 TBSP cornstarch
- 1 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 1/4 cups unsalted butter
- 1 cup dark or semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 2 eggs
- 1 TBSP vanilla extract
If you have a stand mixer this is much easier, but if all you have is a hand mixer that will work too.
- Preheat oven to 350
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This is a pie crust recipe from my Nanna (my Father’s mother). I heard that often she used seltzer water, or orange juice in place of the water in her recipe, but never milk. I have not tried either, as of yet, just water.
This is a pie crust recipe for a 9″ or 10″ pie crust pan, for both single and double crust pies.
If you are going to make two, two crust pies, don’t double the recipe, make → Continue reading “Homemade Pie Crust”
- 2 cups sifted flour
- 2 tsp. baking powder
- 4 tablespoons butter or shortening
- 1/2 tsp. salt
- 1 egg lightly beaten
- about 3/4 cup milk
Sift your flour once, then measure the sifted flour.
Add the baking powder and salt, and sift sift together the dry ingredients.
Using a pastry cutter cut in your butter, margerine or shortening.
Lightly beat the egg and then add enough milk to to get about 3/4 cup of liquid.
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- 1 1/4 cup almond flour
- 2 eggs
- 1 banana
- 1/8 cup coconut oil
Lightly beat the eggs.
Add all ingredients together and mix thoroughly.
Place in muffin pan or stand-alone foil cup cake wrappers.
Bake for 350 F for about 12 – 15 minutes.→ Continue reading “Almond Flour Muffins”
This recipe uses honey as the sweetener. You can substitute with sugar.
- 3 cups oatmeal (not the quick oats)
- 1 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking soda
- 1 cup honey
- 3/4 cup butter
- 1 egg
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup chopped dates?
Melt the butter in a sauce pan on the stove over very low heat.
Mix all of the dry ingredients together. Then mix in the raisins and the chopped dates.
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