Category: Desserts

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

March is fast-approaching, and I thought it would be a good idea to collect all of my best Irish recipes together in one convenient post for you to try out and share with your friends.  Here in the U.S., St. Patrick’s Day recipes are something of a tradition, even if you haven’t...

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Apfelkuchen Overnight Coffee Cake

This easy and terrific Apfelkuchen Overnight Coffee Cake is another from Wilma Taylor Schmidt.  It’s perfect for the morning of a snowy outing, as you set it up the night before and pop it in the oven in the morning.  Overnight the cinnamon soaks into the chopped apples and your whole house...

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High Altitude Chocolate Cake Recipe

Baking chocolate cake at high altitude is one of the greater challenges in a baker’s life. Chocolate cakes tend to take more sugar, and sugar plus high altitude is a problem.  You can overcome this problem with trial and error, or you can use a tried-and-true recipe that will produce a moist,...

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High-Altitude Yellow Cake Recipe

A very simple yellow loaf cake designed especially for high altitude. Moist, flavorful and easy to make, you can try it with the kids.  I’ve included regular, 5000 ft. and 7000 ft. versions For 5000 feet altitude: Print Recipe High Altitude Yellow Loaf Cake This is a very old recipe for a...

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Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies

Dwaine and I make our own black raspberry jam.  He learned how from his mom back on the farm, where they would grow black raspberries every year, harvesting them in long-sleeve flannel shirts to keep from getting sliced to ribbons on the thorns.  The family finally convinced her to submit her jam...