Johnny Hoosier Cake

This recipe is in my mother’s handwriting, so apparently her blessing is upon it. I’ve never used it, but it reads well. Maybe you should try it.

Sift into bowl..2 cups flour, 1 tsp. soda, 2 cups sugar.

Melt 2 sticks oleo, add 4 Tblsp cocoa & 1 cup water. Bring to rapid boil. Pour over dry ingredients.

Add 1 cup buttermilk, 2 eggs, 1 tsp. vanilla. Mix well.

Bake in jelly roll pan @ 350 deg…15 or 20 minutes until done. (Cake will be moist.)

ICING

Melt 1 stick oleo. Add 4 TBLSP cocoa, 6 TBLSP buttermilk. Bring to boil, add 1 lb. powdered sugar, 1 tsp. vanilla & 1 cup nutmeats & beat.

That’s about it!

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Photo by Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck

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Fruit Punch Bars

My recipe note says FROM THE DESK OF TOOTS DENIO…So Toots must have loved these delightful snack recipes. We love them too.

2 Eggs

1 1/2 C. Sugar

1 lb.1 oz. Can of Fruit Cocktail

2 1/2 C. Flour

1 1/2 tsp. Soda

1/2 tsp. Salt

1 tsp. Vanilla

1 1/3 C. Coconut

1/2 C. Chopped nuts

Grease & flour 15 x 10 jelly roll pan. Beat eggs & sugar at high speed till light & fluffy. Add fruit, flour & soda, salt & vanilla. Beat at med. speed till mixed. Scrape side of bowl. Spread in pan.

Bake @ 350 deg. for 20-25 minutes until brown

Glaze

3/4 C. Sugar

1/2 C. Butter

1/4 C. Evaporated Milk

1/2 tsp. Vanilla

COMBINE

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Bring to boil. Boil 2 minutes stirring constantly. Pour over bars. Put coconut and chopped nuts on top.

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Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck (Photo from my garden)

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Popular Fruit Punch Bars

My recipe note says FROM THE DESK OF TOOTS DENIO…So Toots must have loved these delightful snack recipes. We love them too.

2 Eggs

1 1/2 C. Sugar

1 lb.1 oz. Can of Fruit Cocktail

2 1/2 C. Flour

1 1/2 tsp. Soda

1/2 tsp. Salt

1 tsp. Vanilla

1 1/3 C. Coconut

1/2 C. Chopped nuts

Grease & flour 15 x 10 jelly roll pan. Beat eggs & sugar at high speed till light & fluffy. Add fruit, flour & soda, salt & vanilla. Beat at med. speed till mixed. Scrape side of bowl. Spread in pan.

Bake @ 350 deg. for 20-25 minutes until brown

Glaze

3/4 C. Sugar

1/2 C. Butter

1/4 C. Evaporated Milk

1/2 tsp. Vanilla

COMBINE

*******

Bring to boil. Boil 2 minutes stirring constantly. Pour over bars. Put coconut and chopped nuts on top.

copyright@2019

Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck (Photo from my garden)

Check out my other blog – memoriesaremadefromthis.com

Crunchy Rhubarb Cake

This one is written in longhand on a piece of paper. There’s no name so I can’t give credit to anyone. I’m going to post it just as it’s written.

Cream 1 1/2 cup sugar & 1/2 cup shortening. Add 1 egg & beat. Mix in 1 cup sour cream or buttermilk, 2 cups flour, 1 tsp. soda, 1/4 tsp. salt, 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add 2 cups diced rhubarb to batter. Mix well. Pour batter into a 9 x 13 greased pan. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, 2 tsp. cinn. Sprinkle over batter. Bake at 350 deg for 30 min