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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Miscellaneous Desserts

Carrot Orange Bread

2 C. sifted flour

¾ C. sugar

1 ½ tsp. baking powder

½ tsp. soda

1 tsp. salt

2 T. salad oil

1 C. finely grated carrots

1 tsp. grated orange rind

1 egg

¾ C. orange juice

Into large mixing bowl sift flour, sugar, baking powder, soda and salt. Make a well in center of dry mixture and add other ingredients. Mix with a fork until just blended (do not beat). Spoon into a greased and floured 9x5x3” loaf pan and bake at 350º for 35 to 45 minutes.

Pecan Dream Bars

1 pkg. Pillsbury Yellow Cake Mix

½ C. oleo, melted

1 egg

1 C. chopped pecans


2/3 C. reserved cake mix

½ C. firmly packed brown sugar

1 ½ C. dark Karo syrup

1 tsp. vanilla

3 eggs

Grease and flour 13x9 baking pan. Reserve 2/3 cup of cake mix. In large mixing bowl combine remaining cake mix, butter and 1 egg – mix until crumbly. Press into pan and bake at 350º for 15 to 20 minutes until light brown. Mix filling and pour over partially baked crust – sprinkle with pecans. Return to oven and bake 30-35 minutes until filling is set; cool; cut in bars.

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