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Blueberry Orange Cake

Blueberry Orange Cake 1-quart blueberries, fresh or frozen ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 orange or lemon cake mix (1 lb. 3 oz.) 1 cube margarine or butter, melted Place blueberries in lightly greased 9″ x 12″ x 3″ baking dish, … Continue reading

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Dress up Cakes, Cupcakes or Desserts

Dress up cakes, cupcakes or desserts by putting cocoa powder or powdered sugar in a fine sieve and then gently shake it to dust tops of baked goods. A doily helps to make a pretty design but, as seen above, … Continue reading

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Ask Cynthia a Question – February 25, 2014

Marie asked: What’s the difference between flan, custard, pudding, panna cotta, creme brulee, and other milk or cream based desserts? My answer: All are similar in that they’re cooked together with milk, cream, sugar, eggs and/or a thickener; their ingredients … Continue reading

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Divinity

My mom made Melt-In-Your-Mouth Divinity that remains a sweet reminder of my Christmases past. Every holiday since as far back as I remember divinity showed up on the table with other holiday specialties. She was indeed the divinity master who … Continue reading

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Blueberry Lemon Cheesecake

When I was a kid we frequently ate Lemon Cheesecake at our house because my mother absolutely loved it. Indeed it was her favorite dessert, not just because it tastes terrific, but also because it’s a breeze to make. I … Continue reading

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Drunken Fruitcake

Use a spray bottle filled with rum or brandy for dampening cheesecloth that’s wrapped around fruitcake.

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TV Cookies

This is a recipe for T.V. Cookies my grandmother gave me a lot of years ago. Why she called them T.V. Cookies is something I’ll never know, but I do know I made these big cookies for my small kids … Continue reading

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Simply Decadent Truffles

Simply Decadent Truffles 2 ½ packages or 20 squares, semi-sweet baking chocolate, divided 1-8 ounce package cream cheese, softened Chopped nuts, optional Chocolate Sprinkles, optional Melt 8 of the chocolate squares as directed on package. Beat cream cheese in medium … Continue reading

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