Monday, March 22, 2010


Allbran Muffins

2 cups 100% bran
2 cups boiling water Mix together.
Cream together
2 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup vegetable oil

4 eggs beaten
1quart buttermilk
5 cups flour
5 tsp. soda
1 tsp salt
Add buttermilk to sugar,oil & egg
Add bran,flour,salt,soda,last of all add 4 cups allbran.
This recipe keeps for 3 weeks in refrigerator.
Raisins,fruit or nuts may be added.
Bake 425 for 20 mins.

Friday, March 12, 2010


Chocolate Brownies

1/2 cup margarine
1 cup white sugar
2 ozs or 3 tbsp. cocoa
2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup walnuts
Mix all ingredients in food processor except walnuts and add them last. Bake at 375
Frost with chocolate frosting and top with cherry.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010


Butterscotch Pie

1 cup brown sugar
3 tbsp.flour
1/2 tsp.salt
2 3/4 cup milk
3 eggs
2 tbsp margarine
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
In a micro-safe dish mix all ingredients except butter and vanilla.Cook at 100% power ,whisking frequently to keep the mixture smooth,6-7 mins or until mixture has thickened.Add vanilla and butter.
Pour in a precooked pie shell

Tuesday, March 9, 2010


 Beat 1 egg,1 cup milk,2 tbsp vegetable oil
Add 1 1/4 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp. sugar
1 tbsp.baking powder
Mix until ingredients are combined.
Nice fluffy light pancakes.
I also add fruit to these if you wish.
Blueberries and apples  etc.

Thursday, March 4, 2010


1    9" baked pie shell
3/4 cup sugar
1/8 tsp salt
1/4 cup cocoa
1/4 cup flour
2 cups milk
1 egg,slightly beaten
2 tsp margarine
1 tsp vanilla
Dream whip topping
Mix sugar,salt,cocoa,and flour,add egg and milk.Cook in microwave app.5 mins on 100% power, stirring occasionally during the cooking ,until it has thickened.Add butter and vanilla.
Pour in baked pie crust and top with whipped topping.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Mrs Smiths Jelly Roll

3 eggs
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cold water
1 cup flour
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/3 tsp salt
1 tsp lemon

Beat eggs ; sugar,and water,add rest of ingredients.
Line a cookie sheet with wax paper.Pour mixture on this .Will be thin.Bake at 400 until slightly browned.Dampen a dish towel , add icing sugar to the towel.When done remove wax paper and put jelly roll on the towel.If the sides seem dry cut this part off as it will make it easier to roll.Now you can spread your favorite topping on the jelly roll.Some suggestions are : jam, lemon pie filling,chocolate pudding etc.Roll up starting at the longest side.Delicious and very light.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Black Forest Cake

2 cups flour
1 3/4 cups sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp baking soda
1 egg
2/3 cup Canola oil
1  cup sour milk (sour sweet milk by putting 1 tbsp vinegar in it.)
1 cup strong hot coffee
1 can of cherry pie filling
Cool Whip
 Add all ingredients except cherry pie filling and cool whip, together in a food processer.Mix well.Mixture will be thin.Bake in 2 layer pans.Bake until
done in a 350 oven.
When cool add 1/2 the cherry filling on bottom layer,then put second layer on this and add the rest of the cherry filling to the top.When ready to serve top with cool whip.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Quick Orange Pudding

2 cups boiling water
pinch salt
2 1/2 tbsp butter
3/4 cup white sugar
grated rind & juice of 1 orange
Combine above 8 x8 pan or baking dish,and bring to a boil.
1 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
3 tbsp butter
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 - 1/2 cup milk
Cut butter into flour,baking powder,and sugar. Add enough milk to make a soft biscuit like batter .Add this to boiling sauce by dropping spoonfuls on top of the sauce.Bake in 350 oven for app.30 mins

Banana Cream Pie

2 cups milk
1 egg
1 cup white sugar
1/3 cup flour
pinch salt
1 tsp vanilla
2 bananas
Scald milk in microwave,app 4 mins.
Beat egg,sugar,salt & flour in another bowl.When milk is hot slowly add to second mixture.Cook in microwave about 3-4 mins or until thickened ,stiring a couple of times when it starts to thicken.Add vanilla.
Cover bottom of baked pie shell with 2 sliced bananas.Then pour banana filling over the bananas.Top with whipped topping.
This is a family favorite.This recipe is one my mother made and has been passed down.

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Hunts Point, Nova Scotia, Canada
I live in Hunts Point, Nova Scotia,Canada.I have many hobbies.Quilting,rughooking,smocking,fabric dyeing,both wool and cotton fabric,greeting card making teaching rughooking,quilting and cardmaking and baking. My family consists of DH,5 children,8 grandchildren,2 greatgrandchildren. the village I live in is a fishing village on the South Shore of Nova Scotia.We have two beautiful sand beaches within a mile.Hunts Point is half way between Halifax and Yarmouth