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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 31, 2014

Two tasty treats to try

By LOVINA EICHER, The Amish Cook | Mar 05, 2013

These are two sweet treats to try this week. Lovina’s column will return to its regular format next week.

AMISH HOT FUDGE CAKE

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup unsweetened cocoa

1 cup sugar

about 1/2 cup milk

2 Tbsp. shortening, melted

1 tsp. vanilla

Mix together flour, baking powder, salt, cocoa and sugar. Stir in milk, melted shortening and vanilla. Mixture will be very stiff. Spread mixture in 8” or 9” square pan.

Sauce:

1 1/2 c. brown sugar

5 Tbsp. Cocoa

1 3/4 c. hot water

Sprinkle brown sugar and cocoa over batter. Pour hot water over all. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Serve warm with ice cream.

 

MOLASSES CUPCAKES

2 c. all-purpose flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1 tsp. ground ginger

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/2 tsp. baking soda

1/2 tsp. salt

2 egg whites, slightly beaten

2/3 c. molasses

2/3 c. water

6 tbsp. cooking oil

powdered sugar, sifted (optional)

Line 16 muffin cups (2 1/2-inch) with paper bake cups; set aside. In a medium mixing bowl, stir together flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. In a small mixing bowl, stir together the egg whites, molasses, water and oil. Stir molasses mixture into flour mixture just till blended.

Spoon into prepared muffin cups.

Bake in a 350°F oven for 15-20 minutes or till cupcakes spring back when pressed lightly in center. If desired, sprinkle with powdered sugar.

Serve warm or cool.

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