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mennonite relief sale cream buns

Mennonite Relief Sale Cream Buns

Posted by Olga at 6:11:10pm 2/15/03

Source: Canadian Back Roads and Country Cooking

Some Mennonite bakers fill these light buns with sweetened whipped cream; others use the filling that follows. You can fill them with homemade preserves and a final dusting of icing sugar. Without the cream filling, the buns make great dinner rolls.

Makes 24 buns.

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mennonite maple walnut cake

Mennonite Maple Walnut Cake

Posted by Olga at 8/30/02 4:06:07 pm

No milk in this quick flavorful cake, just yummy maple syrup.

1/3 cup soft butter or regular margarine
2 eggs
1 cup maple syrup
1 1/4 cups all-purpose white flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
Pinch salt
1 cup walnuts, chopped not too fine

Beat together butter, eggs, and syrup. This will look curdled don’t worry...

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caramel apple slices

Mennonite Caramel Apples

6 red baking apples
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Wash and pare apples one-third of the way down from stem end. Leave whole. Remove cores and cook in syrup made of sugar and water. When apples are tender, remove to serving dish...

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mennonite oatmeal bread

Mennonite Oatmeal Bread

2 cups rolled oats (preferably coarse)
2 cups boiling water
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup lukewarm water
1 teaspoon sugar
2 packets yeast (about 2 tablespoon)
Chopped nuts (optional)
Raisins (optional)
About 6 cups all-purpose flour

Pour boiling water over rolled oats; stir and add molasses, salt, brown sugar and shortening...

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mennonite caramel frosting

Mennonite Caramel Frosting

3 cups packed brown sugar
1 cup top milk or thin cream
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix ingredients together in a saucepan. Stir until sugar is dissolved; cook syrup until it forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water (238 degrees F). Cool until you can hold your hand on the bottom of the pan. Beat until creamy and spread on cake.

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