Sunday, October 19, 2008

Food Storage Dessert Recipes

Food Storage Recipes- Desserts


1 2/3 cups all purpose flour
1 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
1 teaspoon vinegar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix dry ingredients. Stir in liquid ingredients completely. Pour into an ungreased 8-inch square pan. Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool. Dust with powdered sugar just before serving.

Applesauce Cake: Omit cocoa and vanilla. Stir 1 1/2 teaspoons ground allspice into the flour mixture. Reduce water to 1/2 cup and stir in 1/2 cup applesauce.

Chocolate Chip: Omit cocoa and vanilla. Stir in 1/3 cup chopped nuts into flour mixture. Sprinkle 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips over the batter in pan.

Double Chocolate: Sprinkle 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips over the batter in pan.

Maple Nut: Omit cocoa and vanilla. Stir 1/2 cup chopped pecans into the flour mixture and ½ teaspoon maple extract in with the water.

Recipe submitted by Christine, Lawrence 1st Ward, Topeka, KS Stake.

Peach Cobbler

4 cups peeled and sliced fresh peaches (blanch in boiling water for 30 seconds to remove the skins)
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon flour

Cobbler crust:
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
3 tablespoons brown sugar
4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2/3 cup buttermilk
1 tablespoon brown sugar, for topping
Whipped cream

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
Generously butter a 1 1/2-quart shallow baking dish. Place the sliced peaches in the dish and sprinkle with brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and flour. Mix gently and spread evenly again. Bake for 10 minutes.

Meanwhile combine all dry ingredients for cobbler crust in a bowl. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter or your fingers, to make the texture like coarse crumbs. Add buttermilk and stir to form a soft dough.

Remove fruit from oven and drop rounded spoonfuls of dough on top. Sprinkle with last tablespoon of brown sugar and return to oven. Bake until fruit is bubbly and crust topping is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream.


1/2 cup mashed potatoes
powered sugar
peanut butter

Combine 1/2 cup mashed potatoes and power sugar till is firm enough to roll. The mixture will become very wet; just keep adding powdered sugar. roll out on powdered sugar like noodles. Cover with peanut butter. Roll into jelly roll cut into small pieces. Very rich!

Tart Cherry Crisp

2 (14.5 ounce) cans red tart pitted cherries, drained
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup cold butter

1. Place cherries in an ungreased 9-in. pie plate. Sprinkle with sugar. in a bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over cherries. Bake, uncovered, at 375 degrees F for 30-40 minutes or until top is bubbly. Serve warm.

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