Royal Chocolate Torte

INGREDIENTS: 1 1/4 c milk 1/2 tsp Vanilla 1 pk Instant chocolate pudding mix, 3/4 c Flour 1 tbsp Light rum 6 Strawberries 6 Eggs ; separated Sugar 1 tsp Almond extract 1 6 oz pkg semisweet chocolate pieces 1/4 tsp Salt 1/3 c Cocoa 1 1/2 c Heavy whipping cream INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to Continue reading

I yam what I yam…

I have experimented with ice cream flavors since buying my Wally World churner several years ago. At first I made the “usual” stuff: chocolate, strawberry, vanilla. Then one year my Jaboticaba tree flourished and I used some for ice cream. One year we were having guests and I asked for their favorite flavor which was Continue reading

Avocado Coconut Ice Cream

Some years we have a LOT of avocado, and like zucchini or tomatoes in the midwest, we annoy our friends and neighbors by trying to gift them some fruit. We just had a wind storm and 40 or more of them were on the ground. After dumping them on our friends, I tried to think Continue reading

Ice Cream Bread

3 cups of self-rising flour 4 cups of your favorite full-fat ice cream, softened Mix ingredients, smooth into a loaf pan. Bake at 350 for 55-65 minutes: test for doneness with a knife Don’t have self-rising flour? Add 1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt to each cup of all purpose flour, mix Continue reading

Avocado Pie

I don’t like avocado.  DH doesn’t like avocado.  But we have three trees on our small farm…..and have the things up the ying-yang.  We can only give so many of them away….Well, at a potluck today, there was this pie….looked like a lime pie…..tasted FABULOUS…….and it was made of avocado. 2 medium  well ripened avocados 1 Continue reading

Mini Cheesecakes

2 8oz pkgs. softened cream cheese 1 tbsp. lemon juice 3/4 c. sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. vanilla Vanilla wafer cookies Beat cream cheese and sugar until well blended.  Add one egg at time, beating well. Then add vanilla and lemon juice. Beat until fluffy. In 2 dozen muffin pans, place cup-cake liners. Drop a Continue reading

Lilikoi Cream Pie

Lilikoi (passionfruit) is a sweet-sour fruit whose juice is wonderful added to iced tea, thickened to cover a cheesecake, made into ice cream……or pie: * 4 egg yolks * 1/3 cup white sugar * 1/2 teaspoon salt * 1/2 cup passion fruit juice * 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin * 1/4 cup cold water * 2 Continue reading

Delores’ Cherry Banana Nut Bread

Mix in order given: 1 stick margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 3 mashed bananas add: 2 cups sifted flour 1 tsp soda 1/3 cup chocolate chips 1/2 cup nut pieces 10 maraschino cherries, chopped 2 tsp cherry juice Pour into 3 x 7 greased and floured pans. Bake at 350 for 35-40 minutes.

Lilikoi Cheesecake

* 2 cups graham cracker crumbs * 2 T. granulated sugar * 1/2 tsp. cinnamon * 1/2 cup butter * 4 large eggs at room temperature, separated * 1 cup granulated sugar * 1 cup sour cream * 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract * 2 T. all-purpose flour * 1/4 tsp. salt * 1 pound Continue reading

Trilby Cookies

1 c pitted dates, chopped 1/2 c granulated sugar 1/4lb butter 1/2 c brown sugar 1 1/2 c flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 1/4 c oatmeal Preheat the oven to 350F.  Put dates, granulated sugar and 1/2 c water into a small pot and cook on low heat until thick and Continue reading