Sunday, April 1, 2012

Fruit Slush

1 20 oz. can of pineapple in juice
2 c strawberry soda
1 6 oz. frozen orange juice
1 6 oz frozen apple juice
4 large bananas sliced
2 c sliced strawberries

Mix and freeze do not use metal bowl. Thaw a little before serving. Makes 12 8 oz. servings.

Jello Cake

1 pkg. white cake mix
1 c water
1 pkg. 3 oz. strawberry jello
1 c ice
8 oz. cool whip

Frozen or fresh Strawberries diced with sugar for glaze

Prepare cake mix as directed. Bake in a greased and floured 13 X 9 pan. Cool on rack 15 min. Dissolve jello in microwave with 1 c water, then add 1 c ice and stir until dissolved.  Poke luke warm cake with a fork at 1/2 inch intervals. Spoon warm jello over cake, Chill 3 to 4 hrs. Top with cool whip. Glaze with strawberries before serving. 12 servings.

Best in the West Cornbread

2 c biscuit or pancake mix
1 c sugar
1 1/4 c corn meal
2 1/2 t baking powder
1 3/4 c milk
3 eggs slightly beaten
1 c melted butter

Pour into 9X 13 greased pan. Bake at 350 for 30 min.

Bunny Rolls

Hopping Bunnies
1 pkg. dry yeast (1 TBS)  
1 t salt                                                            
1/4 c warm water                                                     
1 c milk scalded                                                                   
1/3 c sugar                                                                           
1/4 c orange juice       
5 to 5 1/2 c sifted flour 
1/2 c shortening 
2 beaten eggs  

2 c sifted powdered sugar
1/2 c orange juice
1 t butter
Soften yeast in warm 1/4 c water.  Set aside.  Combine 1 c scalded milk, 1/3 c sugar, 1/2 c shortening and 1 t salt. Cool till luke warm.  Stir in 2 c flour and beat well.  Add 2 beaten eggs. Mix well. Stir in yeast.  Add 1/4 c orange juice and 3 to 3 1/2 c of flour to make soft dough. Turn out onto lightly floured surface.  Knead about 10 min. Let rise about 2 hrs. in greased bowl. Punch down. Let rest 10 min.

Shape on lightly floured surface roll dough in rectangle 1/2 inch thick.  Cut strips 1/2 in wide and 14 in. long. Roll between hands to make smooth and round.  On lightly greased pan shape bunnies by twisting into shape pictured above. Insert round ball in center for tail. Let rise for about 45 to 60 min or until double in size.
Bake at 375 12 to 15 min. Frost with sugar glaze while warm.
Makes about 30

Orange Julius

Orange Julius
12 oz. Orange Juice Concentrate
1/4 c sugar
2 c water
1 t vanilla
2 c milk
8 ice cubes

Blend in blender.

No Bake Cookies

No Bake Cookies
1/2 c milk
2 c sugar 
3 T cocoa
1/4 c butter
3/4 cup Peanut butter
1 t vanilla
3 cups oats
Melt butter in microwave.  Add milk, sugar, cocoa, and peanut butter and place back in microwave until sugar is dissolved and peanut butter is liquefied. Remove from microwave and stir in vanilla then add oats.  Spoon onto wax paper.  3 doz.