Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Ula's hip hugger bars

1 c brown sugar                                                       1/4 t salt
1/2 c butter                                                              1 t vanilla
1 egg                                                                       Filling:
1 1/4 c flour                                                             1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 1/2 c oatmeal                                                        1 T butter
1/2 t soda                                                                6 oz chocolate chips

Mix oatmeal mixture thoroughly. Pat 2/3 of the mixture on the bottom of 9 X 13 greased pan. melt the filling ingredients over low heat. Spread filling on top of the oatmeal mixture. Sprinkle remaining mixture over filling. bake 20 at 350*F.

Broccoli salad

5 c chopped broccoli                                                3 T vinegar
1/2 c raisins                                                              1 c mayonnaise
1/4 c chopped red onion                                           10 slices cooked bacon
2 T  brown sugar                                                      1 c sunflower seeds

Mix vinegar, mayo, and brown sugar. Add to vegetables. just before serving add the bacon and sunflower seeds.

Graham Crackers

1 3/4 c whole wheat flour                                         1/2 c flour
1/3 c brown sugar                                                    1 t baking powder
1/2 t baking soda                                                     1/2 t salt
1/4 t cinnamon                                                         5 T honey
1/4 c water                                                              1 t vanilla
1/2 c butter, melted

Heat oven to 350* F Mix the dry ingredients all together. then add the liquid ingredients stir this all well until a ball forms.put dough onto a greased bar pan and spread with a greased rolling pin or hands to cover the pan.
Cut into 2 in squares and prick with a fork. Place in the oven and bake for 18 minutes. turn the oven off  and leave crackers in the oven for another 20-40 minutes.


10 c oatmeal                                                             1/2 c oil
2 c wheat germ                                                         1/2 c honey
2 c coconut                                                              2 t vanilla
1 1/2 c brown sugar                                                 1 t salt
1 cup walnuts

Mix together the ingredients and pour the mixture into shallow pans. toast it at 275* F for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown stirring it occasionally.

Apple Donuts

1 1/2 c flour                                           1/3 c. shortening
1 3/4 t. baking powder                             1 egg
1/2 t salt                                               2/3 c grated apple
1/2 t nutmeg                                         1/4 c milk
1/2 c sugar                                           1/2 c butter

Mix dry ingredients. cut shortening. Mix in egg, milk and apples. fill greased muffin tins 2/3 full. bake20-25 min at 350 degrees. remove from pans and roll in butter and cinnamon and sugar.

Monday, April 4, 2011

English Sticky Toffee Pudding

  • 1 cup plus 1 T. flour
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 3/4 cup pitted chopped dates
  • 1 1/4 cup boiling water
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 t. vanilla
Toffee sauce:
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  Preheat oven to 350* F. grease 10 in round or square baking dish. Sift the flour and baking powder together. Chop the dates fine. Place in a small bowl and add the boiling water and baking soda, set aside. In a bowl of electric mixer beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg and vanilla, mix well. gradually beat in the flour mixture.Add the date mixture to the batter and fold until blended with a rubber spatula. pour into the prepared baking dish. Bake until pudding is set about 35 minutes. Remove from oven to wire rack
Toffee sauce:
Combine the butter, heavy cream and sugar in a small heavy sauce pan, heat to boiling stirring constantly. boil gently over medium low heat about 8 minutes. Spoon about 1/3 cup of the sauce over the pudding. spread evenly over the top. Place pudding under broiler until the pudding is bubbly.about 1 minute. serve immediately spooned into dessert bowls. Drizzle with toffee sauce and top with a spoonful of whipped cream.