Fabulous Orange Marmalade Cakes

Marmalade cake

What else would you like to make with your marmalade? From Marmalade Cookies to Chinese Chicken to Egg Rolls, get our Marmalade Recipe Collection, six recipes that your family will love includes the “Quickest and Easiest Marmalade Recipe on the Planet.” Just tell us where to send your collection. Get your collection! It’s under construction. We’ll send it to you once completed! Fabulous Orange Marmalade Recipe These are made from our vanilla bean cake mix. Each mix will make four loaves in pans three inches wide by five inches long for cakes about 3 1/2 x 6 inches. Cut these …

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Two Easy Ways to Make Strawberry Pies!

The strawberry season is upon us.  Mid-April berries, at least in our area—are not as good as May berries but if you shop carefully, you can get good berries at a reasonable price. I love strawberry desserts with fresh succulent berries.  Strawberries are not my first choice for baking, they are too wet and fragile, but they are wonderful fresh on the table or as a part of a dessert. Method 1 I love strawberry pies.  There is a diner not far from here where the proprietor piles chunks of fresh berries into a pie shell and loads it with …

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How to Use This Handy Tool and an Ordinary Straw to Make a Strawberry Pie in 15 Minutes

  Includes Suggestions for Whipped Cream Toppings Even if you’ve never made a pie before, you can make a strawberry pie in 15 minutes. There are four easy steps. Step #1: Mix the Dough. Prep time: 2 minutes Use a just-add-water pie crust mix.  Mix in a stand-type mixer just until the dough ball comes together. Step #2: Form and Bake the Crust. Prep time: 4 minutes Roll the dough on a lightly floured counter to a scant 1/4-inch thickness.  (You can measure the thickness by sticking a toothpick into the dough.) Lay the pie pan on the dough and cut …

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Easy Pie Turnovers

DESCRIPTION If you want to make a simple treat for your family and friends, this is the recipe for you. These delicious turnovers are easy to make and are great to serve guests for any occasion. They’re worth every bite! INSTRUCTIONS  Our Pantry 1 Dough Press 1 Just-Add-Water Pie Crust Mix 2 tbsp. Chubby Cherry Filling or other fruit fillings 2 tbsp. Cream Cheese or Bavarian Cream or 3-4 tbsp. fruit filling         Your Pantry 3 eggs 2 t. oil 1/2 cup water Steps Step 1—Roll and cut the dough: Roll the dough out until it is no thicker …

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Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Cream Pie

This is simply a vanilla cream pie made in a deep dish pie pan so that you can pile fresh strawberries and glace on top.  Adorned with whipped cream it is very attractive.  Fresh strawberries and vanilla cream make a wonderful combination. This pie has four components plus the whipped cream:  The crust, the vanilla cream filling, the strawberries and the glace. The crust: Make a pie crust from your favorite recipe and fill a deep-dish, nine-inch pie pan.  Prick the crust with the tines of a fork so that steam can escape while baking.  Bake it at 450 degrees …

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How to Make Cool Cream Pies from Vanilla Cream to Strawberry Cream

m 9-Inch Stainless Steel Pie Pan Mini Pie Pan Set 9-Inch Professional Pie Pan Smooth and cool, cream pies are wonderful in the summer. Once you understand the principles, they are easy. Then you can take the basic vanilla pie recipe and be creative, making other pies that your family will love. And since the filling is made on the stovetop there is no long baking time. Basic Vanilla Cream Pie Use this cream pie recipe as the basis for many other pies. Ingredients 3 cups milk or light cream 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large egg …

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How to Make Cool Cream Pies from Vanilla Cream to Strawberry Cream

9-Inch Stainless Steel Pie Pan Mini Pie Pan Set 9-Inch Professional Pie Pan Smooth and cool, cream pies are wonderful in the summer. Once you understand the principles, they are easy. Then you can take the basic vanilla pie recipe and be creative, making other pies that your family will love. And since the filling is made on the stovetop there is no long baking time. Basic Vanilla Cream Pie Use this cream pie recipe as the basis for many other pies. Ingredients 3 cups milk or light cream 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 large egg yolks …

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Fresh Fruit & Cookie Pizza

These make gorgeous dessert pizzas.  Use your favorite fruits or whatever is in season.  The one in the picture is made with strawberry, blueberry and key lime.  The one in the recipe is a favorite. We sometimes use Instant Clearjel to make the glaze without cooking. 1 batch of cookie dough (our favorite is Butterscotch Pecan) 1/2 lb Bavarian cream filling or similar 1 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup blueberries 1 can mandarin oranges, drained 2-3 bananas, sliced (tossed in lemon juice to keep from browning) 2 kiwis, sliced and halved Glaze 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup orange juice …

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Grandma’s Glazed Meatloaf

These are pretty little meatloaves.  We made them in an eight-cavity pan, just about right for individual servings.  Freeze any extras–wrap in aluminum foil, put in freezer bags, and freeze for up to three months. Ingredients For the glaze: 1/2 cup ketchup 1/4 cup brown sugar 4 teaspoons vinegar For the meat loaf: 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1 medium onion, minced 2 cloves minced garlic 2 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon onion salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1/4 teaspoon hot …

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See how easy it is to make scrumptious little pies!

Four easy steps to fresh turnover pies! You’re 15 minutes away from scrumptious little Hostess®-type pies.  You can make a batch in 15 minutes plus baking time—berry pies, chocolate pies, lemon pies, apple pies, and even raspberry cream pies. You’ll need three things and then these little pies are a snap: A dough press A just-add-water pie crust mix Your choice of fillings (You can also use your dough press to make pocket sandwiches, pasties, calzones, empanadas, and more.) Step 1—Roll and cut the dough:  Use your dough press to cut the dough into six-inch circles. Step 2—Add the filling:  …

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Toasted Pecan and Peach Green Salad

This salad is equally as good as the pear variation.  It is made with greens, a garden type salad served with a dressing.  Instead of blue cheese, we used havarti.  Raspberry vinaigrette is perfect. This recipe is sized to serve four.  You may adjust quantities of ingredients to suit your preferences.   Ingredients: 1 bag of prepared salad greens, 8 to 10 ounces 2 ripe peaches, washed, peeled, and sliced 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 3/4 cup glazed pecans 1/ 2 cup havarti or other soft cheese cut into 1/4-inch cubes Dressing of your choice.  A vinaigrette works nicely. Directions: …

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Cranapple Walnut Green Salad

This salad is a little different.  It is still a green salad but we added cheddar, cranberries, and walnuts.  It was magnificent with a cranberry vinaigrette. This recipe is sized to serve four.  You may adjust quantities of ingredients to suit your preferences.   Ingredients: 1 bag of prepared salad greens, 8 to 10 ounces 2 crisp eating apples, washed, cored, and sliced but not peeled (we used honey crisp) 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced 3/4 cup chopped walnuts (glazing is optional) 1/2 cup grated cheddar Dressing of your choice.  A vinaigrette works nicely. Directions: Divide the greens into four …

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Orange Walnut Coffeecake

This is a very good coffeecake. The cream cheese makes it very moist and delicious. The topping is reminiscent of the caramel topping on a German Chocolate Cake and the melted topping glazes the sides. Scrumptious. Even with the topping, it is not quite as sweet as a dessert cake. This recipe is sized for a seven inch springform pan. Double this recipe for a ten-inch springform pan, a nine-inch square springform pan, or a 9 x 9-inch baking pan. Ingredients 1/2 cup sugar 4 ounces cream cheese zest from one orange 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 large egg 1 cup …

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Glazes for Your Ham

There is a myriad of glazes to spark up that ham dinner. Choose one that suits you perfectly. Here’s a tray full of ten glazes to get you started. Applesauce Glaze Ingredients 1 cup applesauce 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon dry mustard Directions Mix the ingredients thoroughly. Pour a portion over the ham and save the remaining amount as a table sauce. Heat the table sauce and stir well to assure that the sugar crystals are dissolved before serving. Cinnamon Raisin Sauce Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup apple …

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Fresh Strawberry Cream Cheese Pannekoeken

Fresh strawberries make a wonderful pannekoeken.  Simply loading a pannekoeken with sweetened strawberry slices and topping it with whipped cream—as you would for strawberry shortcake—may be our favorite. If you prefer, you can top fresh strawberries with a glaze from your favorite strawberry pie recipe.  In this recipe, we spread a cream cheese filling over the pannekoeken before adding the strawberries. For the Pannekoeken: Ingredients 1/4 cup butter 3 large eggs 1/8 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup milk 3/4 cup all-purpose flour Directions 1. Place the butter in a Dutch Baby pan or an ovenproof skillet with rounded sides. 2. Preheat …

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Fresh Fruit & Cookie Pizza

These make gorgeous dessert pizzas.  Use your favorite fruits or whatever is in season.  The one in the picture is made with strawberry, blueberry and key lime.  The one in the recipe is a favorite. We sometimes use Instant Clearjel to make the glaze without cooking. 1 batch of cookie dough (our favorite is Butterscotch Pecan) 1/2 lb Bavarian cream filling or similar 1 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced 1/2 cup blueberries 1 can mandarin oranges, drained 2-3 bananas, sliced (tossed in lemon juice to keep from browning) 2 kiwis, sliced and halved Glaze 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup orange juice 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons …

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Kansas Corn and Oat Bread

This is an unusual but very good bread made with both oat flour and ground corn.  It is similar to Anadama Bread and is especially good for toast.  It is made with a combination of four flours: Cornmeal, oat flour, whole wheat flour, and white bread four.  Since only the wheat flours form gluten, the majority of flour must be wheat but there is enough oat and corn to make the bread rustic reminiscent of a peasant bread. As a guide, the non-wheat flours should not exceed 40% and this recipe calls for exactly 40%.  Accordingly, wheat gluten is added …

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How to Make Dinner Rolls Guide

Nothing makes a dinner special quite like homemade dinner rolls. You can make dinner rolls from your favorite bread mix or recipe though rolls are usually a bit sweeter and richer with more butter and milk products. There is probably no bread product that allows you to be more creative than dinner rolls. You can make them plain or fancy, and if fancy, into a multitude of shapes. You can wash them to give them an attractive glaze or you can top them with seeds or grains. Everyone loves cheesy rolls. They are simple to make; just add grated cheese …

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Cranberry Vanilla Scones

These scones are light and airy—almost a cross between a biscuit and a cake. They have a little more fat—butter and sour cream– and they’re just a touch sweeter than most recipes. So they don’t need butter and jam and they’re perfect for that lazy brunch or when company comes over. And best of all, the recipe is not difficult.Ingredients 2/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup cold butter cut into chunks 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup sour cream 1 large egg yolk 1 teaspoon …

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Cherry Almond Scones

Cherries and almonds are classic flavor companions. These tender scones are filled with cherry pieces and topped with an almond glaze. We think your family will want these often. (This is also a great recipe with raisins, especially golden raisins.) The recipe is easy to make. Ingredients 2/3 cup dried sweet cherries, diced 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup cold butter cut into chunks 1 cup sour cream 1 large egg yolk 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Almond glaze (recipe follows) Directions Preheat the oven to 400 …

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