Desserts

Lane Cake

Summary

Yield
24 Servings
SourceJoy Greer (1977)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time25 minutes
Total time55 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
soft butter
3 1⁄4 c
sugar (divided)
1 t
vanilla
3 1⁄4 c
flour
3 1⁄2 t
baking powder
1⁄2 t
salt (divided)
1 c
milk
8
egg separate whites and yolks
 
grated rind of 1 orange
1⁄3 c
bourbon
1⁄2 t
mace
1 1⁄4 c
pecans chopped
1 c
Shredded coconut
1 c
raisins
1 c
glace cherries quartered

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375°. Beat butter and 2 cups sugar together until light and creamy. Beat in vanilla. Sift together flour, baking powder and 1/4 tsp. salt twice. Stir flour mixture into batter alternately with milk. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry. Stir 1/4 of whites into batter. Fold in remaining whites until just mixed. Spoon into 3 greased and floured 9-inch pans and bake 20 to 25 minutes. Cool in pans for 10 minutes; turn onto cake racks.

To prepare filling, mix together yolks, 1 1/4 cup sugar and orange rind in a heavy pan or in top of a double boiler. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves and mixture thickens enough to coat back of spoon. Do not allow to boil or eggs will scramble. Remove from heat and stir in remaining ingredients. Cool before using to fill and top the cake layers. 

Jello Pudding Cheesecake

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
Source Amy Chilcote (1977)
Prep time2 hours, 30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time2 hours, 30 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄4 c
fine graham cracker crumbs
1⁄4 c
sugar
6 T
butter or margarine, melted
4 pk
cream cheese, softened (3 oz size pk)
2 c
cold milk
2 T
sugar
1⁄2 t
vanilla
1 pk
Jello lemon or vanilla instant pudding or pie filling

Instructions

Combine crumbs, 1/4 cup sugar and butter; press firmly on bottom and sides of 8-inch square or 9-inch pie pan. Chill while preparing filling. Beat cream cheese until very soft. Blend in 1/2 cup of milk. Add remaining milk, 2 tablespoons sugar, the vanilla and pie filling mix; beat as directed on package for pie. Pour into crust. Chill until firm, at least 2 hours; garnish with dollops of prepared Dream Whip, whipped topping and strawberries, or 1 cup of cherry or pineapple pie filling. For crumb garnish, reserve 2 tablespoons of crumb mixture.

Mother's Butterscotch Pie

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceLenore Mastracci (1987)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time10 minutes
Total time40 minutes

Ingredients

1 c
brown sugar
3
eggs (separated)
3 T
sugar
3 1⁄2 T
cornstarch
1⁄4 t
salt
2 c
milk
3 T
butter
1 t
vanilla

Instructions

Beat egg yolks; add brown sugar. Make a paste with cornstarch and enough water to moisten. Add this to the eggs and brown sugar, also the salt and milk. Place in a double boiler and cook until thickened, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Pour into pre-baked pie shell.

Prepare meringue by using the ratio of 1 tablespoon sugar to 1 egg white. Beat whites until fluffy, then fold in sugar. Spread over entire pie. 

Bake in oven until delicately brown, about 10 minutes at 300° to 325°.  

Kansas Dirt Cake

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceJulie Nash (1991)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

1 pk
Oreo cookies (large size)
1⁄2 c
margarine
1 pk
Cool Whip ( large size)
3 c
milk
1 t
vanilla
1 pk
cream cheese (8 oz.)
1 c
powdered sugar
2 pk
instant vanilla pudding (small size)

Instructions

Crush cookies and put 1/2 in a 9 x 13-inch pan. Mix cream cheese and margarine until smooth; mix in powdered sugar. Fold in Cool Whip. In separate bowl, mix pudding, milk and vanilla. Fold the two mixtures together and pour into pan over the crumbs. Spread remaining crumbs over top. Can be frozen and served or just chilled and served. 

Easy & Elegant Chocolate Mousse

Summary

Yield
10 Servings
SourceMilli Swain (1987)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time
Total time30 minutes

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
10 T
boiling water
5
eggs
2 T
white rum
1⁄4 t
cream of tartar

Instructions

Put chocolate chips in blender and add the boiling water. Blend for 1 minute, or until chips dissolve. Separate eggs. Add the yolks and the rum to chocolate mixture and blend for 1 minute. In another bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff. Fold chocolate mixture into egg whites. Spoon mixture into sherbet or parfait glasses. Chill thoroughly before serving. Garnish with whipped cream and crushed chocolate chips. Serves 6 to 10. 

Black Walnut Meringue

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceMary Omahan (1975)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Ingredients

4
eggs
1 c
rolled graham cracker crumbs
1 t
vanilla extract
 
whipped cream
1 c
sugar
1⁄2 c
flaked coconut
1⁄2 c
chopped black walnuts

Instructions

To 4 egg whites, beaten stiff, add sugar, one tablespoon at a time while continuing beating. Mix together and fold graham cracker crumbs, coconut, vanilla extract and black walnuts into egg whites. Pour into well-buttered Pyrex pie plate. Bake 30 minutes at 350°. Top with whipped cream and serve. 

Fudge Cake

Summary

Yield
24 Servings
SourcePat Langley (1982)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time45 minutes
Total time1 hour, 15 minutes

Ingredients

3 c
sugar
3
eggs
3 c
flour (sifted)
3⁄4 c
sour milk
3⁄4 t
lemon juice
1⁄2 c
hot water
1 1⁄2 t
baking powder
4 t
vanilla (divided)
1 1⁄2 t
salt
3⁄4 c
cocoa
1 1⁄2
sticks margarine (softened)
1 1⁄2 t
baking soda
1 pk
cream cheese (3 oz.)
1 T
milk
2 1⁄2 c
powdered sugar
1 oz
square unsweetened chocolate (melted)
  ds
salt

Instructions

Cream sugar, margarine, salt, cocoa and eggs. Add hot water. Add baking soda to the sour milk, then add half of this to batter and mix. Add flour and baking powder to batter, then add the remaining milk slowly. Add 3 teaspoons vanilla. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13-inch pan. Bake at 350° for 40 to 45 minutes.

For the Fudge Frosting: Cream the cream cheese and regular milk together. Add sugar slowly. Add chocolate, 1 teaspoon vanilla and salt and mix. 

Carrot Cake II

Summary

Yield
24 Servings
SourceBev Rhodes (1979)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time30 minutes
Total time1 hour

Ingredients

1 1⁄2 c
flour
1 c
sugar
1 t
baking powder
1 t
soda
3⁄4 t
cinnamon
1⁄2 t
salt
2⁄3 c
salad oil
2
eggs
1 c
shredded carrot
1⁄2 c
drained crushed pineapple
2 t
vanilla (divided)
1 pk
cream cheese (8 oz.)
1⁄2 c
butter
1 lb
powdered sugar

Instructions

Blend with spoon: flour, sugar, baking powder, soda, cinnamon, salt, oil, eggs, carrot, pineapple and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Then beat 2 minutes at medium speed of electric mixer. Bake mixture in greased and lightly floured pans at 350° for approximately 30 minutes. Cool and frost with cream cheese frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting: Beat cream cheese, butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and powdered sugar until well blended and velvety. 

Banana Pound Cake

Summary

Yield
24 Servings
SourceAmy Dailey (1988)
Prep time30 minutes
Cooking time1 hour
Total time1 hour, 30 minutes

Ingredients

2 1⁄2 c
sugar
1 c
butter
4
eggs (beaten)
2 t
soda
2 T
vinegar
6 T
milk
2 c
mashed bananas
3 c
flour
2 t
vanilla
1⁄2 t
salt
 
powdered sugar or glaze

Instructions

Cream butter and sugar; add eggs. In separate bowl, add vinegar to milk. Add soda. When foamy, add to cream-sugar mixture. Beat thoroughly. Add bananas, flour, vanilla and salt. Beat well (5 minutes). Bake in tube pan at 350° for 50 to 60 minutes. Cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar or glaze. 

Limeade Pie

Summary

Yield
12 Servings
SourceBarb Apel (2003)
Prep time1 hour
Cooking time
Total time1 hour

Ingredients

1 cn
frozen limeade or lemonade concentrate, thawed (6 oz)
1 cn
sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.)
1 pk
frozen whipped topping, thawed ( 9 oz.)
1
graham cracker pie crust (9 inch)

Instructions

Combine limeade concentrate and condensed milk. Fold whipped topping into mixture, then turn into pie crust. Refrigerate until well chilled. 

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