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Last week we had a recipe for bread pudding, and this week we’ve got several topping options to go with it! Bread Pudding Toppings Traubensosse / Grape Sauce 1 ½ cups grape juice2 teaspoons cornstarch2 tablespoons sugarCombine ingredients in saucepan or double boiler and cook over medium heat until sugar dissolves and mixture thickens. Serve … Read more

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This recipe is re-printed from 11/14/16. Check back next week for three different topping options! Bettelman (Begger Man) Bread Pudding 5 slices bread, at least three days oldButter½ cup raisins (optional)3 cups milk⅓ plus 2 tablespoons sugarPinch salt3 eggs, beaten¼ teaspoon cinnamonPinch nutmeg Preheat oven to 350°. Toast bread lightly, butter bread, and break into … Read more

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This week we’ve got a special recipe from innkeeper Bonnie’s grandmother, Lois Prine! Lemon Love Notes Blend: ½ c. butter1 c. flour ¼ c. powdered sugarPat into 9” square pan and bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees. Mix: 1 c sugar2 eggs½ c. flour½ tsp. baking powder2 Tbs. lemon juice or grated rind Pour over … Read more

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This pink colored dessert would make a great option for any Valentine’s Day treats. Delicious Strawberry Cake 1 box white cake mix3 oz. pkg. strawberry Jello½ c. oil½ c. strawberries (drained if frozen)½ c. juice from berries4 eggs FROSTING:1 c. soft butter1 c. strawberries2 lb. powdered sugar Put cake mix, Jello, oil, strawberries and liquid … Read more

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Read down to the end of this week’s recipe to see why they have this unusual name! Frätzele / Funny Faces or Raw Potato Patties 5 raw potatoes, peeled and grated2 teaspoons saltMelted vegetable shortening, ¼ inch deep in skilletApplesauce (optional) Peel and grate potatoes into a large bowl. Add salt and mix well. Heat … Read more

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This tangy, sweet recipe makes one loaf. Orange Pecan Bread 8 T. (1 stick) sweet butter, softened3/4 c. granulated sugar2 eggs, separatedgrated rind of 1 lg. or 2 sm. oranges1 1/2 c. unbleached all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. baking sodapinch of salt1/2 c. fresh orange juice1 c. shelled pecans, choppedOrange Glaze Preheat oven to 350°. … Read more

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This week we’ve got a recipe from Innkeeper Brian’s dad, Chad James! Vegetable Soup 2 lb. soup bone 1 1/2 qt. water 3 carrots, diced 3 lg. potatoes, diced 1 pkg. frozen lima beans 1 pkg. frozen sweet corn 1 qt. tomatoes (canned) 2 med. onions, diced 1/2 c. barley 1 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 … Read more

7 eggs, separated 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel ¼ teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups powdered sugar 1 cup flour Preheat oven to 325°. Beat egg yolks and lemon peel until frothy. Set aside. Beat egg whites and salt until foamy. Slowly add sugar and beat until egg white begin to stiffen. Gently fold egg white … Read more

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This week we’ve got a recipe for a cake that was made by communal cooks in several of the Amana Colonies: Sunshine Cake 7 eggs, separated 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel ¼ teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups powdered sugar 1 cup flour Preheat oven to 325°. Beat egg yolks and lemon peel until frothy. Set … Read more

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Tired of traditional Christmas cookies? Why not try out this recipe instead? Nuss Platzchen / Hickory Nut Cookies ½ cup butter or margarine, softened 2 ⅓ cups sugar (equals 1 pound) 1 ¾ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 4 eggs ½ pound hickory nuts, chopped fine Preheat oven to 350°. Cream butter and sugar. … Read more