Roasted Strawberries & Coconut Cream

1 can full fat coconut milk, refrigerated upside-down for several hours or overnight 2 pints strawberries, hulled and halved or quartered, divided 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon honey, or to taste (optional) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a small rimmed baking sheet with parchment and set aside. Set…

Caramelized Pecan Banana Nice Cream

4 bananas 3 tbsp butter (salted) 1/2 cup coconut milk (canned, chilled) 1/2 cup pecans (chopped & toasted) Slice 2 of the bananas and place the slices in a sealed bag or container in the freezer overnight, or for at least 8 hours. Slice the remaining 2 bananas into rounds at least 1/2″ thick. Melt the…

Sour Cream Pound Cake

2 sticks butter 3 cups sugar 3 cups plain flour 1/4 tsp baking soda 6 large eggs 1 cup sour cream 1 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place flour, sugar, butter, sour cream, and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Mix on low setting and add egg one at a time. One mixture is…

Christmas Ritz Treats

1 box Ritz crackers 1 jar creamy peanut butter 1 package almond bark (white or milk chocolate) 1 canister Christmas sprinkles Make sandwiches with peanut butter and crackers. Melt chocolate over low heat. Using fork, dip crackers in melted chocolate, covering both sides. Place on wax paper until chocolate sets up and can be removed…

Pound Cake

4 cups all purpose flour 3 cups sugar 1 lb. butter, softened 3/4 cup sweetened milk 6 large eggs 2 tsp vanilla Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Place flour, sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Mix on low setting and add egg one at a time. Once mixture is complete, pour into…

Orange Frosting

14 orange cornstarch, as needed sugar, as needed Roll and squeeze oranges (allow pulp to fall into mixture). Grate 1⁄2 cup of orange peel for mixture. Cook low in a sauce pan and add sugar (to taste). Use a teaspoon of cornstarch to thicken frosting, if needed. Let cool completely, then spread on cake. recipe:…

Goobers

1 package white almond bark 1 cup creamy peanut butter 2 cups Rice Krispies cereal 2 cups miniature marshmallows Melt almond bark in large microwave safe bowl in 30 second increments, stirring every 30 seconds. When melted, add peanut butter and mix well. Quickly add remaining ingredients and mix well. Spoon onto wax paper. Let…

Divinity

2 egg whites 3 cups sugar 1/2 cup white Karo syrup 1 tsp vanilla 1 cup walnuts 1/3 cup hot water Combine sugar, Karo syrup and water in heavy saucepan. Cook slowly to soft ball stage. Add to beaten egg white, one tablespoons at a time, until half of syrup is used. Cook remaining syrup…

Chocolate Frosting

2 cups sugar 3 tbsp cocoa 1 cup sweetened milk 1 stick butter Combine ingredients in a sauce pan on low heat. Mix into desired thickness and then spread on Four Layer Cake. recipe: Bertha King // photo: bunnyswarmoven.net

Cheescake

cheescake: 3 pounds cream cheese 1 3/4 cups sugar 1 1/4 cups sour cream 1/4 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp lemon juice 6 eggs 1 tsp grated lemon peel crust: 1 1/12 cups graham cracker crumbs 4 ounces butter, melted 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 cup sugar Combine the graham cracker crumbs with the…

Br-Br’s Four Layer Cake

4 large eggs 3/4 cup sweetened milk 3 cups self-rising flour 2 1/2 cups Crisco 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsp butter 2 cups sugar Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Melt Crisco, butter, and sugar in a sauce pan. Pour all ingredients into a mixing bowl, then add the sauce mixture, and one egg at a…

Br-Br’s Banana Pudding

1 box vanilla wafers 6 bananas, sliced 1 large egg 3 cups sweetened milk 1 1/2 cup sugar Layer a casserole dish in alternating layers of wafers and bananas with the first layer being wafers. Mix and egg in a bowl for the sauce. Over medium heat, stir milk, sugar, and eggs into a saucepan….