Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Applesauce Snack Cake

A nice little cake to snack on, and it has no eggs!
Perfect for those days you want to make something, but realize you are out of eggs!

Applesauce Snack Cake

adapted from

1/2 c butter
1/2 c sugar
1 c applesauce

1 c flour

1 c whole wheat flour

1 T ground flax
1 t baking soda

1/2 t salt

2 t cinnamon

1/4 t ground clove

1/2 c walnuts

Cream butter and sugar.

Add applesauce.

Stir in flours, flax, soda, and spices.

Add walnuts.

Pour into a greased and floured 9x9 pan.

Bake at 350 for 40 min.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Summer Lovin

We have just returned from our annual trip to Camp Shetek for a yet another amazing week! We love camp! It's so fun to see young kids excited about God and sharing about His glory in their lives. God is so good! I can't wait to worship Him with everyone forever!

One of the highlights of the week is seeing the new maintenance video being revealed.
And here it is.....

Friday, July 1, 2011

Orange Streusel Muffins

I made this one up. Kind of tastes like my orange scones, but it's a muffin!
Feel free to change it up with any fruit.

Orange Streusel Muffins

2 c flour
1 1/2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1/2 c butter, softened
3/4 c sugar
2 eggs
2 t vanilla
1/4 c milk
1/4 c juice from orange
zest from orange

1/4 c sugar
2/3 c flour
1/4 c butter, softened
zest of one orange

Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add eggs.
Combine muffin dry ingredients.
Combine milk, OJ, zest, and vanilla.
Alternate adding dry and wet ingredients into butter/sugar mixture.
Divide into 12 lined muffin cups.
Combine streusel ingredients and sprinkle on top of muffins.
Bake at 350 degrees for 20 min.

No-Bake Cookies

Another 104 degree day here. Good day for some no-bake cookies!

No-Bake Cookies

1 c sugar
1 stick of butter
4 T cocoa powder
1/2 c milk
1 c peanut butter
1 T vanilla
3 c oats

In a heavy saucepan bring to a boil, the sugar, cocoa, butter and milk.

Let boil for 1 minute then add peanut butter, vanilla and oatmeal.

On a sheet of waxed paper, drop mixture by the teaspoonfuls, until cooled and hardened.