Pineapple Cake

Here’s another guess at what this is, but I’m a little more confident this time. This looks like a recipe for pineapple cake, or even pineapple upside down cake if you take a little effort. A little history, of course, because that is what I do heh. The first pineapple packing house was built in … Continue reading

Cheese Cake (Carol)

I think I might need to make a category for cheese cake because it sure seems like everyone has a recipe for it and they all sound good! This particular recipe has you leave the cake in the oven once it is baked, allowing it to cool slowly and not crack the smooth top. Cheese … Continue reading

More Doughnuts

This recipe sheet is virtually identical to the previous entry for raised and cake doughnuts. Each type would be cooked in hot oil. Let the dough cook for a bit, then turn it over so the other side cooks. I recall reading (though not from where exactly) that the oil should be deep enough for … Continue reading

Large Cake

  Although this doesn’t say so, this is a recipe for frosting. It seems it would benefit from some flavoring, maybe vanilla, and you could easily add any food coloring you like. Large Cake (frosting) 1 box powdered sugar 8 Tbs Crisco 1/4 c water Whip until fluffy

Frostings (white)

  This is another boiled icing recipe. I’m going to have to try boiled icing to find out how it performs against cold prepared icing. Also, the recipe calls for “1 sp. vanilla” but I am drawing a blank on what that could be. A sprinkle? Frostings (white) 1 cup milk 4 T flour Mix … Continue reading

Recipe Review: Blackberry Wine Cake

A while back, I posted the recipe for Blackberry Wine Cake, and at the time I thought it sounded interesting. Well, the other day I was in a baking mood, so determined to try this out. First, I went looking for a couple ingredients: blackberry wine and blackberry jello. The wine was the easy one. … Continue reading

Neiman Marcus Cake

  There was a time when all my friends were trading around recipes for Neiman Marcus Cake, Mrs Field’s Cookies, Nordstrom’s cake, etc. Of course these all come with the basic story that someone went to the restaurant, liked the dish, asked for the recipe and was sent the recipe with the bill for some … Continue reading