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Apricot Nut Bread (1945)

1/2 C. dried apricots, chopped fine 1 egg 1 C. granulated sugar 2 T. melted butter 2 C. flour 2 t. baking powder 1/4 t. baking soda 1/2 C. orange juice 1/4 C. water 1 C. chopped Brazil nuts 3/4 … Continue reading

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Bread/Cinnamon Rolls

This recipe is from my stepmom, Cris. She makes this recipe for us everytime we visit and we all anxiously wait for these warm, gooey rolls to come out of the oven. 1/3 C. cornmeal (yellow) 1/2 C. sugar 2 … Continue reading

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Cheese Biscuits (1940’s)

This recipe came out of a Staley’s cookbook that I think is from the early 1940’s. 2 C. sifted flour 4 t. baking powder 1 t. salt 2 T. Staley’s Salad and cooking oil 7/8 C. milk or water 1/2 … Continue reading

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Date Bread (1945)

1 C. dates, cut and stoned 1 C. hot water 1 egg, beaten 1/2 C. white or brown sugar 1 1/2 C. flour 1 t. baking powder 1 t. soda 1 t. salt 1/2 C. pecans, cut into pieces Pour … Continue reading

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Dilly Casserole Bread

1 pkg. yeast 1/4 C. warm water 1 C. cream style cottage cheese, heated to lukewarm 1 T. butter 2 T. sugar 1 t. salt 1/4 t. baking soda 1 t. instant onion, minced 2 t. dill seed 1 egg … Continue reading

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Grandma Ella’s Banana Bread

2 C. regular flour 1 t. baking powder 1/4 lb. butter 1 C. sugar 2 eggs 1 C. ripe mashed bananas 1 T. water 1/2 C. golden raisins Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten eggs. Sift dry ingredients. Dissolve baking … Continue reading

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Grandmother’s Famous Cranberry Bread

This recipe comes from my children’s favorite teacher Ms. Betsinger. It was her mother’s recipe and she always made this bread during their cranberry tasting unit for her second grade class. She’s retired now and we all miss her very … Continue reading

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Light as a Feather Ginger Bread (1960)

1/2 C. boiling water 1/2 C. shortening 1/2 C. brown sugar 1/2 C. molasses 1 egg, beaten 1 1/2 C. all purpose flour 1/2 t. salt 1/2 t. baking powder 1/2 t. baking soda 3/4 t. ginger 3/4 t. cinnamon … Continue reading

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Old-time Johnny Cakes (1961)

I think this recipe is much older but I took it from the 1961 Betty Crocker Cookbook so I used that date. 1 egg, well beaten 2 C. white or yellow corn meal 1 t. salt 1 1/4-1 1/2 C. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Nut Bread

2 1/2 C. sifted flour 1 T. baking powder 1 t. salt 2 t. cinnamon 1 t. cloves 1/2 t. mace or nutmeg 1/2 t. baking soda 1 C. chopped pecans 1/2 C. shortening 1 C. brown sugar 2 eggs … Continue reading

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Sally Lunn Bread

Apparently, versions of this recipe have been around since the 1700’s. I decided a recipe that was around that long must be good. It seems to be a cross between bread and cake and making it in a tube pan … Continue reading

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Sunday Hot Bread (1930’s-1940’s)

3/4 C. sugar 1 egg 2 T. butter 2/3 C. milk Pinch of Salt 1 1/2 C. flour 3 t. baking powder 3 t. lemon extract Granulated sugar Cinnamon Cream butter and sugar, add egg mixed with milk and extract, … Continue reading

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