Category: Dessert

Nana Grunewald’s Cinnamon Rolls

2 yeast cakes – dissolve in 1/2 cup warm water Combine: 1 Tbsp sugar 1 cup lukewarm water 1 cup scalded milk Add and mix well: 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp salt 6 Tbsp shortening 7 cups flour 3 eggs beaten Let rise. Pat out. Add cinnamon, butter, raisins,...

Butter Tarts

Melt: 1/4 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 tsp nutmeg 1 cup washed currants 1/2 cup light white corn syrup pinch of salt Mix and pour into shells – small frozen pastry tarts. Bake 10 mins @ 425 degrees F....

Chocolate Eclairs

Serves 12. Put in a heavy saucepan and bring to full boil: 1 cup water 1 stick margarine or butter Remove from heat and add 1 cup flour – stir with spoon until it comes together almost like a ball. Add 4 eggs all at once and beat with...

Orange Rolls

1 package yeast 1/4 cup sugar 1 cup milk warmed 2 eggs beaten slightly 1/4 cup shortening-oil Combine: 3-3 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp salt Let rise twice. Orange filling: Zest from one orange 1/2 cup white sugar Bake at 400 degrees F in greased muffin tins....

Mango and Sticky Rice

2 cups sticky rice, soaked overnight in water to cover 2 mangoes Sauce 1 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup sugar pinch of salt Sauce 2 1 cup coconut cream 1/2 cup sugar Drain the rice and place in an even layer in a steamer lined with cheesecloth so...

Julie’s Soft Cookies

1 cup shortening 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 eggs 2 1/2 cups flour 1 tsp soda 1 tsp salt 2 pkgs chocolate (or butterscotch or both) chips Mix the first five ingredients, then add dry ingredients.  Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 mins. ...

Hot Fudge Pudding

Blend in a bowl: 1 cup flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 2 Tbsp cocoa powder Stir in: 1/2 cup milk 2 Tbsp oil 1 cup chopped nuts ( I always leave this out and let everyone put it on their own serving if...

French Silk Pie

Ingredients 1 cup sugar ¾ cup butter, softened 2 1-ounce squares Bakers unsweetened chocolate (melt and cool) 1 ½ tsp. vanilla 3    eggs Cool Whip or whipped cream Directions Cream butter and sugar 4 minutes. Blend in melted chocolate and vanilla. Add eggs1 at a time beating 2 minutes...

Grandma’s Chocolate Eclair Cake

Ingredients 1 box of Graham Crackers 2 – 3 oz boxes of instant vanilla pudding 3 1/2 cups cold milk 8 oz tub of Cool Whip Directions Butter or spray a 9×13 pan. Lay down a layer of graham crackers. Mix pudding with milk. Fold in Cool Whip. Pour...

Chocolate Cake

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 cups sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1tsp soda powder 2 sticks butter 7 tbsp cocoa 1/2 cup oil 1 cup water 2 eggs 1/2 cup buttermilk 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup milk 1 box powdered sugar Directions Sift together: 2 cups flour , 2 cups...

Hot Fudge Sauce for Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 sticks  butter 1/2 cup cocoa 1 small can evaporated milk 2 cups sugar Directions Melt butter Add cocoa and stir till dissolved Add evaporated milk Add sugar Bring to boil over medium high heat and boil for 4 minutes, stirring fairly constantly...

Banana Nut Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cups of salted butter, softened 1 1/2 cups light brown sugar, packed 2 large eggs 3 cups ripe bananas, mashed (about 7 medium bananas) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) Instructions...

Lemon Bars

Crust Ingredients 2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 3/4 cup melted margarine Directions Combine & pat into a 9×13 inch pan greased on sides only. Press mixture on bottom and up side of pan, about 1/2 to 1 inch. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes Filling...

Bananna Pudding

1 – 5 ¼ oz Pkg Vanilla Instant Pudding 2 Cups Milk 1 – 8 oz Carton Sour Cream 1 – 14 oz Can Condensed Sweetened Milk 1 – 12 oz Carton Frozen Whipped Topping, Thawed 5 or 6 Bananas 1 – 12 oz. Box Vanilla Wafers Mix vanilla...

Double Chocolate Gooey Butter Cakes

Prep time 15 min Serves 20-24 Ingredients 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted, plus 8 more tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted, plus additional butter, for greasing pan 1 (18.25-ounce) package chocolate cake mix 1 egg, plus 2 eggs 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened 3 to 4 tablespoons cocoa...