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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Pound Cake with Pineapple Topping

Who is in the mood for pound cake?

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Pineapple Pound Cake 


1 can crushed pineapple 
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
1 cup butter
2 cups granulated sugar
6 eggs
1/4 cup milk
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract


Cream shortening, butter and sugar together
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each one
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Sift flour and baking powder together 
Add flour mixture to cream mixture alternating with milk
Add vanilla
Add 3/4 can crushed pineapple, undrained
Mix well for 4 minutes
Pour into greased tube pan
Place in cold oven
Turn oven to 325°
Bake for 1 1/2 hours
Remove from pan after a few short minutes

Pineapple Topping


1/4 cup butter
1 1/2 cup confectioner sugar
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained


Melt butter on cook top
Add drained pineapple
Pour over cake while still hot

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Chess Bars

Sometimes you just have to give in and bake something sweet. 

Chess Bars


Ingredients for crust of Chess Pie1 box yellow cake mix
3 eggs
8 oz cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted
4 cups (1 lb) powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 300 and spray a 9×13 dish with cooking spray.
Mix cake mix, melted butter and one egg to a soft dough.

Press into the bottom of the pan.

Mix powdered sugar, softened cream cheese and remaining two eggs until smooth, about 1-2 mins.  Pour on top of crust.

Bake at 300 for 40-50 minutes or until top is golden brown and a test toothpick removed is clean.

2nd layer chess pie
Chess Pie Cooked

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Garlic Spread

Garlic Bread Spread
This weekend is a time to end the summer and start ~~~FOOTBALL~~~
Add some pizazz to your snacks!  Make a great bread spread!
I promise it is a good as it looks.
I have posted this recipe before and have requests to share again and again.  So here it is!

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A delicious spread that has that "I can't stop eating" flavor!

Roasted Garlic Spread


3 Fresh Garlic Bunch 
Olive Oil
Parmesan Cheese (grated or shredded)


Preheat oven to 350°

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Cut tops of each garlic bunch
Pour a olive over top
Wrap in foil
Place in pan

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Back for 45 minutes

Pour Olive Oil in small bowl
(enough to cover bottom of bowl)

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Squeeze out the garlic into bowl
Sprinkle Cheese
(Grated for smooth spread
Shredded for chunky spread)
Smash garlic and mix with fork (adding cheese and oil for a spreading consistency)

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While the Garlic is roasting, bake some Fresh French style bread.
Let the spreading begin!