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Vanilla Custard Sauce (British)

Vanilla Custard Sauce (British) by Marlin Rinehart

This sauce is served over steamed puddings, fruit crisps (crumbles), and any dessert that would be enhanced by a creamy vanilla sauce. It's the perfect homemade replacement for Byrd's Custard powder. One warning, however: 1) use a small, "thick-bottom" saucepan, and 2) cook over low heat and don't allow the mixture to boil or it will…

4 votes
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Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread by Marlin Rinehart

This is the most famous cookie of Scotland. It’s a must to use pure butter. Traditionally, shortbread contains no other flavor. I’ve been making this recipe since 1970 when I got the recipe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The addition of a small amount of rice flour gives a firmness and crunchiness to the cookie. Most American recipes for…

9 votes
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Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way by Amos Miller

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them, except here I will substitute Borden's Nonesuch Mincemeat, or Robertson's (preferred) in a jar instead of homemade mincemeat. You can substitute your favorite shortening (vegetable works great) while I will use rendered leaf…

3 votes
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Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies by J. Gino Genovesi

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie that was good, soft and plump. Now my grand children like them and I thought I would pass it on so others can enjoy them. They are easy to prepare and delicious. Chef J. Gino Genovesi

5 votes
14021 views
Chocolate Chiffon Cake

Chocolate Chiffon Cake by Robyn Savoie

Chocolate chiffon cake is a light and spongy cake. Goes well with a heavy chocolate ganaché coating.

1 vote
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Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars! by Salad Foodie

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”, but I think it deserves a more descriptive name. These treats are a delicacy and are more “dainty” than brownies. They have no chocolate, are not brown, and NOT as sweet nor…

17 votes
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Easy Candied Pecans

Easy Candied Pecans by Salad Foodie

A snack for the gods! Sprinkle atop your favorite greens, blue cheese topped or chicken salad. For holiday entertaining leave the pecans in halves rather than chopping, and serve in a festive bowl.

4 votes
13097 views
Dominican Cake

Dominican Cake by Yolanda Fernandez

The Dominican is the most popular in the Dominican Republic. Dominican-Americans here in the the States also make it and sell it by the pound. It is a heavy cake but the frosting is light and fluffy.

2 votes
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Oatmeal Blondies

Oatmeal Blondies by Farrell May Podgorsek

I couldn't decide what to make one day. Did I want Blondies or Oatmeal Cookies. Why not both? The bars came out exactly as I wanted them to. Moist on the inside like a good Blondie should be, with a nice chewy texture from the rolled oats. I made these with chocolate chips and cinnamon, a great combination. Other nice additions would…

4 votes
9670 views
Chocolate Chip Meringue Bars

Chocolate Chip Meringue Bars by Farrell May Podgorsek

A different twist on a chocolate chip bar. The egg yolks are used in the dough, and the whites are beaten with brown sugar to make a meringue topping for the bars. Made by his mother, these bars were a childhood favorite of my husband. It was a race to the mailbox when a shoebox full of these bars would be sent to him at…

2 votes
1862 views
Calypso Blondies

Calypso Blondies by Adam Janowski

I so love blondies! Blondies are basically brownies without the cocoa and contain brown sugar instead of white sugar. Brownies seem so “old hat” these days. Few people make them from scratch and you see them everywhere from PTA meetings to school bake sales to church bazaars. Blondies are not seen as often and are really easy to make.…

1 vote
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Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies

Incredible Chocolate Chip Cookies by J. Gino Genovesi

We all know there are many recipes for chocolate chip cookies, with many things added to them. But for a soft, plump, cookie this one is the best I think. I have tried different chocolate chips recipes, but I was not happy with a flat, thin cookie.. Enjoy!

2 votes
7271 views
Tea-Time Orange Cake Recipe

Tea-Time Orange Cake Recipe by Hina Gujral

With some Kinnow Oranges in hand, the first and the obvious recipe choice was a Tea-Time Orange Cake. The tanginess of oranges, the subtle sweet notes and the bitterness of orange zest make this Orange Cake a perfect tea time treat.

3 votes
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Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake

Japanese “Rare” Cheesecake by Henry Moline

No bake cheesecakes are called “rare cheesecakes” in Japan. It is a soft type of cheesecake and usually gelatin is used to harden the filling. Rare cheesecakes are chilled and served with fresh fruits or fruit sauces. It is a very easy cheesecake to make at home

1 vote
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Carrots & Orange Wholewheat Muffin's/Cup Cakes..;)

Carrots & Orange Wholewheat Muffin's/Cup Cakes..;) by shruthisingh4

Let them eat cup cakes...Put the carrot's on Top..;) When it comes to getting your toddler to eat healthy food yet something that looks more like what all other children buy from the supermarket & eat...well "healthy carrot muffins", there couldn't be a better answer at least for the moment when i don't have too much time to…

2 votes
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