recipes 091703

September 17, 2003

Buttermilk Pie

Two deep-dish Ms. Smith's pie crusts

33/4 cups of sugar

1/2-cup of self-rising flour

2 sticks of margarine or butter

6 eggs

1/2-cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon of butter extract

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

Mix sugar and flour. Add margarine or butter and cream together. Mix in one egg at a time and stir well. Add all other ingredients and mix well. Pour into unbaked pie crusts. Bake at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes until centers are firm and pies are golden brown. Garnish with a scoop of whipped topping.


Grandma's Jam Cake

(More than

100 years old)

11/2 stick of butter

1 cup of sugar

3 eggs separated

2 cups of plain flour

1 teaspoon each of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice

1/4 teaspoon of salt

1 teaspoon of soda

1/2 cup of buttermilk

1 teaspoon of baking powder

1 cup of blackberry jam

1 cup of mincemeat

1 cup of chopped walnuts

Have all ingredients at room temperature. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks and beat well. Combine flour and spices. Add salt. Mix buttermilk and soda, then add to above mixture. Alternately add flour mixture. Stir in jam, mincemeat and nuts. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites. Grease and flour tube pan. Pour mixture into tube or bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 325 degrees and continue to bake for one hour.

Glaze for Jam Cake

1 stick of butter

1 cup of sugar

1/2 cup buttermilk

1/2 teaspoon soda

Bring to a boil and boil for three minutes. Use a toothpick to poke holes in cake and pour glaze over cake.|9/17/03***

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