Best of Cakes: From Amish and Mennonite Kitchens (Miniature Cookbook Collection)

Best of Cakes: From Amish and Mennonite Kitchens (Miniature Cookbook Collection)

by Phyllis Good, Rachel Thomas Pellman
     
 

One in a 12-volume set of miniature cookbooks! Recipes from the top selling cookbook From Amish and Mennonite Kitchensfill these inexpensive treasures. The recipes reflect wonderful food, the heritage of loving the soil and respecting honest labor, and tables laden with bounty. These small impulse items make delightful gifts! A gift envelope available with each

Overview


One in a 12-volume set of miniature cookbooks! Recipes from the top selling cookbook From Amish and Mennonite Kitchensfill these inexpensive treasures. The recipes reflect wonderful food, the heritage of loving the soil and respecting honest labor, and tables laden with bounty. These small impulse items make delightful gifts! A gift envelope available with each miniature cookbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781561481590
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
06/25/1995
Series:
Miniature Cookbook Collection
Pages:
20
Product dimensions:
4.15(w) x 5.42(h) x 0.08(d)

Read an Excerpt

/Mother Pellman's Chocolate Cake

Makes 1 layer or 1 long cake

1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil or margarine
2 eggs
1/2 cup sour milk or buttermilk
3 heaping Tbsp. cocoa (scant 1/2 cup)
1 cup boiling water
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla/

1. Cream the sugar and shortening together until lemon-colored. Then beat in eggs and sour milk or buttermilk.

2. Pour boiling water over cocoa and stir until it thickens slightly. Add to the creamed mixture.

3. Add flour, baking powder, soda, salt, and vanilla and beat well.

4. Pour into a greased and floured 9"x 13" pan or two 9" layer pans. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees.

Quick Caramel Frosting

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
1 3/4-2 cups sifted confectioner's sugar/

1. Melt butter in saucepan. Add brown sugar and cook over low heat two minutes, stirring constantly.

2. Add milk and continue stirring until mixture comes to a boil.

3. Remove from heat and cool. Add confectioner's sugar until frosting reaches spreading consistency.

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