Edie's Easy Yorkshire Pudding

Originally Published:
Fare Thee Well II, 1980
Original Images:
Contributed by: Carol Ingham Plumer

1/2 stick butter
1/2 c. flour
1/2 c. milk
2 eggs, well beaten

Melt butter in a cast iron skillet, add milk, flour, eggs, and bake at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

Zucchini Bread

Originally Published:
Fare Thee Well II, 1980
Original Images:
Contributed by: Margaret Lohman Helmreich

3 eggs, beaten
1 tsp. salt
1 c. oil
1 1/4 tsp. baking powder
2 1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. baking soda
2 c. zucchini, grated but not peeled
3 tsp. cinnamon
1 c. nuts, chopped (optional)
1 tsp. vanilla, or 2 tsp. lemon peel, grated
3 c. flour

Mix first five ingredients together. Then add rest of ingredients. Grease and flour 2 loaf pans or 1 bundt pan. Bake 60-70 minutes at 350 degrees.

Pumpkin Bread

Originally Published:
Fare Thee Well II, 1980
Original Images:
Contributed by: Anne Pyne Cowely

3 c. flour
1 1/4 c. oil
1 tsp. soda
4 eggs
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. nuts, chopped
3 tsp. cinnamon
2 c. pumpkin
2 c. sugar

Place in bowl and mix well: flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix to dampen. Pour into 2 loaf pans and bake for 1 hour in 350 degree oven.

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Blender Banana Bread

Originally Published:
Fare Thee Well II, 1980
Original Images:
Contributed by: Beth Chase Cunningham

2 c. flour, sifted
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1/2 c. wheat germ
2 eggs
1/3 c. cooking oil
1/3 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. bananas, sliced
1/2 c. shelled pecan pieces

Combine first four ingredients; sift into large mixing bowl. Stir in wheat germ. In blender; beat eggs, oil, milk, vanilla and half the banana pieces and beat until smooth (15 seconds). Add pecans. Beat about 10 seconds. Pour over dry ingredients. Mix with rubber scraper just until dry ingredients are moistened. Pour into greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan. Bake in moderate oven (350 degrees) for 60 to 70 minutes. Cool in pan for 15 minutes. Remove from pan and finish cooling on rack.

Corn Fritters

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: Mrs. Wm. Lewis

Cut corn from 1/2 dozen ears of cooked corn, 2 eggs, well beaten, 1 teaspoonful Royal baking powder, 3/4 cup sweet milk, salt, and add enough ground crackers to make a thin batter. Drop by spoonful on a well greased griddle.

Cornmeal Ginger Bread

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:

Mix two cups yellow cornmeal, 1/2 cup molasses, 1 cup sugar, 2 tablespoonfuls shortening, 1 teaspoonful salt, 1 cup of sour and 1 cup of sweet milk together in a double boiler and cook over hot water for about 10 minutes after the mixture has become hot. Let cool, add 1 cup wheat flour and 1 1/2 teaspoonfuls soda, 1 teaspoonful cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoonful each ginger and cloves, sifted together, then 1 egg well beaten.

Corn Pone

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: Edith Swartz

2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoonfuls lard
2 eggs
1 pint buttermilk
1 teaspoonful soda
salt
Use 1-3 flour and don't make too stiff.

Corn Cake

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:

1 cup flour
1/2 cup corn meal
3 tablesponfuls sugar
2 teaspoonfuls Royal baking powder
1 teaspoonful salt
1 egg
1 tablespoonful melted butter
sweet milk enough to make stiff batter

Bake in a moderate oven.

Johnny Cake

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: Esther Horner

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup corn meal
1-3 cup sugar
1 rounding teaspoonful Royal baking powder
1/2 teaspoonful salt
1 1/4 cups sour milk
1/2 level teaspoonful baking soda
1 egg
1 tablespoonful butter (melted.)

Mix the dry ingredients, beat the egg, add the milk and melted butter, then the dry ingredients. Beat well. Bake in shallow tin in moderate oven 18 to 20 minutes.

Nut Bread

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: Mrs. Martin Dawson

4 cups flour
4 heaping teaspoonfuls Royal baking powder
3/4 cup sugar
2 cups sweet milk
1 teaspoonful salt
1 cup nut meats or dates

Mix and let rise 20 minutes. Bake slowly 1 hour.

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