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Sourdough Applesauce Cake

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 25 min. + cooling 12 servings 1/2 cup shortening 2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1-1/2 cups Sourdough Starter 1-1/2 cups unsweetened applesauce 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice 1-1/2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 teaspoons baking soda 2 tablespoons sugar 2 cups …

Apple Cream Cups

For a sweet treat, this ice cream dessert can’t be beat. The apples are flavor with a lovely cream sauce you will find irresistible.—Bairanne Wilson, Falfurrias, Texas Prep/Total Time: 15 min. 4 servings Prep/Total Time: 15 min. 4 servings TOPPING: 3/4 cup chopped peeled apple 1 tablespoon water 1 cup …

Grandma Pruit’s Vinegar Pie

Prep: 40 min. Bake: 1 hour 8 servings Dough for two-crust pie, unbaked 2 cups sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup butter 1 quart hot water 2/3 cup white vinegar 1 slice: 545 calories, 25g fat (13g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 316mg sodium, …

Fresh Fruit/Cheese Pie

Not only is this pie delicious—it’s one even dieters can enjoy without worry. I seldom bake my cheese pie the same way twice. Often, I substitute wheat germ or granola for the coconut flakes…and the naturally fruity main ingredients fluctuate with whatever’s hanging heavy on backyard branches! Prep: 30 min. …

Chocolate Malt Cheesecake

My mother-in-law loved chocolate malts—and cheesecakes, too. Can you guess who passed this recipe on to me? Sometimes, I substitute pretzel crumbs for the graham cracker crumbs. They make a surprisingly good crust! Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + chilling 12-14 servings Prep: 25 min. Bake: 1 hour + …

Black Bottom Cupcakes

This recipe’s been in our family for years, but these cupcakes still go quick each time I make them. So I always double or triple the ingredients! You’ll likely see what I mean if you make them at your place—I can’t remember anyone who’s tried them for the first time …