Cake

Hot Water Sponge Cake

Hot Water Sponge Cake

Can be used for jelly roll, upside down cake, Washington pie… This recipe is from my great-grandmother Hargis

2 Eggs
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Unsifted Flour
2 tsp Baking Powder
¼ tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla
¾ cup Boiling Water

Heat oven to 350°.

Beat eggs until very light … read more.

Mini Cheesecakes

 

Mini Cheesecakes

Bite-sized cheesecakes – great for potlucks and parties!

1 Small Box of Vanilla Wafers
2 8 oz Packages of Cream Cheese
¾ cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp Vanilla
1 can Cherry Pie Filling

Crush wafers and place ½ tsp in miniature 1 ¼ inch paper liners

Cream together the cream … read more.

Shrewsbury Cake

 

Shrewsbury Cake

Rich buttery dense cake from Shropshire, England. (Pronounced SHROHZ-bree).

5 Eggs (Room temperature)
3 cups Flour
2 cups Sugar
1 cup Butter, soft but not melted (2 sticks)
1 tsp Vanilla
2 Tbsp Baking Powder
Extra sugar, cinnamon and mace for topping

Heat oven to 350°

Beat eggs and vanilla until creamy. … read more.

Cranberry Christmas Cake

Cranberry Christmas Cake

This is a delicious cake that we have served at the First UU Senior Gathering luncheon in the past

3 Eggs
2 cups Sugar
¾ cup Butter, softened
1 tsp Vanilla
2 cups All-purpose Flour
12 oz Fresh Cranberries

Preheat oven to 350°

With a mixer, beat the eggs with … read more.