Butterquick Coffee Cake
Oct28

Butterquick Coffee Cake

  Ingredients •2 cups flour •1 cup sugar •3 tbsp baking powder •1 ½ tsp egg replacer, mixed with 2 tbsp warm water •1 tsp salt •1/3 cup soft butter •1 cup milk Topping: •2 tbsp melted butter •1/2 cup brown sugar •1 tsp cinnamon •½ cup chopped pecans •2 tbsp flour Preparation 1.Grease an 8” x 8” baking dish. 2.In a large bowl, sift 2 cups of...

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Carrots, Cashews and Dates in Smooth Yogurt
Jun14

Carrots, Cashews and Dates in Smooth Yogurt

  This colorful raita comes from good friend Mandakini Devi, an accomplished cook. The cashew and date combination can be replaced by almonds and golden raisins or pecans and currants. The yogurt is drained for 2-3 hours before being mixed into the salad to make a thick, rich sauce without the extra calories of added cream.   Preparation and draining time (after assembling ingredients): 2-3 hours Ingredients • Plain...

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Gajar Kaju Raita
Jun05

Gajar Kaju Raita

  Ingredients: • Plain yogurt, preferably homemade – 2 cups  • Medium-sized carrots (about ½ pound/230g), peeled and shredded – 3  • Pitted dates 6, sliced into thin rounds, or 2 table spoons raisins or currants soaked in hot water for 10 minutes, then drained • Dry roasted chopped cashews, almonds or pecans – 3 tbsp • Grated orange or lime zest...

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Pecan Toffee Shortbread
Mar19

Pecan Toffee Shortbread

  Ingredients Crust: •1 tbsp roasted barley, endive, •1 tbsp hot water •½ cup butter, softened •2 tbsp peanut butter •½ cup sugar •2/3 cup cornstarch •1 2/3 cup flour Topping: •¾ cup butter •¾ cup light brown sugar •2 tbsp corn syrup •1 cup pecan nuts, halved Preparation 1.Grease a 8x 8 inch pan. 2.In a small bowl, mix coffee alternative with hot...

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Vanilla cookies
Feb02

Vanilla cookies

  Ingredients •Butter softened…………………………..1 C •Packed brown sugar………………….1 C •Sugar……………………………………..½ C •Yogurt……………………………………..3 Tbsp...

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