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Spice Nut Cake (Robin Hood Flour Recipe)

1/2 C. shortening 3/4 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 t. vanilla 2 C. sifted Robin Hood All-Purpose flour 2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. soda 1 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. cloves 1/2 … Continue reading

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Baked Pumpkin Pudding

4 eggs 1 pound can of pumpkin 1 t. cinnamon 1/2 t. ginger 1/4 t. allspice 1/2 C. molasses 1 C. milk Butter or shortening to grease the casserole dish 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 2. Crack the eggs … Continue reading

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Sally Lunn Bread

Apparently, versions of this recipe have been around since the 1700’s. I decided a recipe that was around that long must be good. It seems to be a cross between bread and cake and making it in a tube pan … Continue reading

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Rumford Dumplings (1918)

1 1/2 C. flour 1/2 t. salt 1 1/2 t. Rumford baking powder 2/3 C. milk (approximately) Sift the flour, salt and baking powder together twice; add the milk and mix thoroughly but quickly, and drop by small tablespoonfuls into … Continue reading

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Cherry Pie Filling (1961)

Crust: 1 C. flour 1/2 C. butter 2 T. sugar dash of salt Filling: 1 package vanilla pudding, prepared 1 can cherry pie filling Prepare crust and bake until brown. Fill crust with vanilla pudding and put the cherry pie … Continue reading

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White Sugar Cookies

1 C. oleo 1 C. sugar 1 egg 1 t. vanilla 1/2 t. baking soda 1/2 t. cream of tartar 2 1/2 C. flour 1/2 t. salt Roll into balls. Dip glass in sugar and press down. Bake at 350 … Continue reading

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Old-time Johnny Cakes (1961)

I think this recipe is much older but I took it from the 1961 Betty Crocker Cookbook so I used that date. 1 egg, well beaten 2 C. white or yellow corn meal 1 t. salt 1 1/4-1 1/2 C. … Continue reading

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Dilly Casserole Bread

1 pkg. yeast 1/4 C. warm water 1 C. cream style cottage cheese, heated to lukewarm 1 T. butter 2 T. sugar 1 t. salt 1/4 t. baking soda 1 t. instant onion, minced 2 t. dill seed 1 egg … Continue reading

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Salad Dressing for Coleslaw

1/2 C. sugar 2/3 C. salad oil 1/3 C. vinegar 1 t. dry mustard 1 t. celery seed 1 small onion, grated 1/2 t. salt Green pepper (optional) Mix together and shake well. Pour over chopped cabbage just before serving. … Continue reading

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Crunch Cake

2 C. flour 2 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. shortening (part butter) 1 C. walnuts, chopped Mix together. Save 1 Cup of this mixture for the top. 1/2 C. sour cream 1/2 C. buttermilk 1 t. vanilla 1 t. baking … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Puffs (1954)

2 C. sweet potatoes, mashed 1/2 C. crushed cornflakes 1/2 t. salt 8 marshmallows 1 egg, beaten Add beaten egg to potatoes. If dry, moisten with milk. Form into balls with marshmallows in the center. Roll in cornflakes. Brown in … Continue reading

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Tuna Fish Salad (1954)

2 C. tuna fish 2 C. celery, chopped 1/4 C. creamy horseradish 1 C. mayonaise 1 t. salt Lettuce Break tuna fish and combine in a cold bowl with clery, horseradish, salt and mayonaise, using a fork. Arrange individual servings … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Hotdish (1954)

My friend Lorraine shared this recipe with me years ago and it’s one of my kid’s favorites. This actual recipe comes from one of my church cookbooks from 1954. I usually just cook it all in a fry pan but … Continue reading

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Tuna Hot Dish (1954)

1 pkg noodles, cooked 1 can tuna fish, drained 1 can mixed vegetables 1 can mushroom soup 1 soup can of milk Salt and Pepper Mix soup and milk and add a little salt and pepper. Layer in a casserole … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Nut Bread

2 1/2 C. sifted flour 1 T. baking powder 1 t. salt 2 t. cinnamon 1 t. cloves 1/2 t. mace or nutmeg 1/2 t. baking soda 1 C. chopped pecans 1/2 C. shortening 1 C. brown sugar 2 eggs … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Pie

4 C. flour 1 1/2 C. sugar 2 eggs, beaten 4 C. rhubarb, cut into small pieces Sift flour and sugar together. Add eggs. Beat thoroughly and add rhubarb. Line pie pan with pastry and pour in filling. Sprinkle with … Continue reading

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Banana Cake

1/3 C. shortening 1/3 C. sugar 1/2 C. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 t. vanilla 1 1/2 C. flour 1 t. baking powder 1/4 t. salt 1 t. baking soda 4 T. sour milk 1 C. mashed banana … Continue reading

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Fruit Cocktail Cake

1 (16oz)can fruit cocktail, Juice and all 1 egg 1 C. sugar 1 1/2 flour 1 t. baking soda Mix and pour into greased pan. Add topping: 1 C. brown sugar 1 small pkg. of nutmeats Bake at 350 degrees … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Cake

1/2 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 1 C. brown sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 3/4 C. pumpkin 2 T. maple syrup 2 C. cake flour 1/4 t. baking soda 3 t. baking powder 1/4 t. salt 1/2 C. sour milk … Continue reading

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Rhubarb Torte

Crust: 1/2 lb. butter (2 sticks) 2 C. flour 2 T. sugar Mix and bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Filling: 6 egg yolks 2 C. sugar orange rind or juice (1 T. ) 4 T. flour 1 … Continue reading

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