Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Sour Cream Pound Cake
From Roz Brown

3 c Bisquick mix
1 1//2 c sugar
1/2 c flour
3/4 c butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
6 eggs
1 pkg (8oz) cream cheese
Powdered sugar, if desired

Heat oven to 350.  Grease and flour 10" angel food tube cake pan, 12 cup fluted tube cake pan or 2 loaf pans.  Beat all ingredients except powdered sugar in large bowl on low speed 30 seconds, scraping bowl frequently.  Beat on medium speed 4 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.  Pour into pan.  Bake 55 minutes our until toothpick inserted near center comes out clean.  Cool 5 minutes; turn pan upside down onto wire rack or heatproof serving plate.  Remove pan;  cool cake completely.  Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Spring Rolls
From Loan Kirkland

Golden Mountain Seasoning Sauce
2 cups Bean threads – soak in water until soft and cut small after you soak
4 cups chopped cabbage
2 cups shredded carrots
¼ c green onion
¼ c cilantro
1/3 c garlic
1 lb. ground turkey or chicken
1 lb ground pork
Garlic salt and pepper to taste
Spring roll sheets

Brown meats together with bay leaves and drain. Mix cilantro, onion and bean threads in a T. of oil over medium high heat. Sauté garlic and meat, season with pepper and garlic and seasoning salt. Add meat to cilantro mixture. Sauté carrots in another T. of oil and season. Add to meat and cilantro mixture. Sauté and season cabbage in a little oil. Add to meat mixture and mix well.
Put about ¼ c. filling on spring roll sheet and roll tightly. Seal roll with brushed eggs mixed with Tbs. water.
Fry in hot oil until crisp and brown.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Banana Cake
From Marci

2 large eggs, allowed to sit at room temp for 30 minutes
2 1/4 c flour
1 1/2 c sugar
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1 cup (3 large) mashed ripe bananas
3/4 c buttermilk
1 tsp vanilla
1 c shortening

Grease 9x13.  In large bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.  Add bananas, buttermilk, shortening, and vanilla.  Beat with mixer on low speed until combined.  Then add eggs, beat on medium speed for 2 minutes.  Pur into prepared pan.  Bake at 350 for 25 - 30 minutes.  Cool cake layers in pan on wire rack for 10 minutes. Remove cake from pan, cool thoroughly on rack.  Frost with frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting
1 (8oz) pkg softened cream cheese
1/2 c butter, softened
2 tsp vanilla
5 3/4 - 6 1/4 c powdered sugar

Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla until light and fluffy.  Gradually beat in additional powdered sugar to reach spreading consistency.