Today we made Blintzes!
1 1/2C milk, 3 eggs, 2T butter, melted, 2/3C flour, 1/2t salt,
Filling: 1C cottage cheese, 1/4C sugar, 1/2t vanilla
oil or butter
Lowfat or nonfat versions of any of the above dairy ingredients can be substituted.
Beat eggs, milk and butter together.
In separate bowl, mix flour and salt.
Add to batter. Mix well. Chill 2 hours.
Fry 3T at a time in a medium sized skillet with oil or butter.
Today we made Preserves Sandwich Cookies!
1C butter, softened, 1C sugar, 1 egg, 2 1/2C flour, 1t baking powder, 2T orange juice, 1t vanilla, fruit preserves, powdered sugar
Beat together butter, sugar and egg.
In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to batter.
Add orange juice.
Add vanilla. Beat well. Chill dough 3 hours.
Preheat oven to 400F. Divide dough in 2. Roll out one half on lightly floured surface to 1/4″ thick.
Use cookie cutters or rim of a drinking glass to shape cookies. Place on lightly greased sheets.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Spread fruit preserves on half the cookies and cover with the other half.
Roll in powdered sugar.
Today we made Peach Ice Cream!
1C sugar, 2 egg yolks, 1/2C lowfat milk, 1C heavy cream, 1 large fresh peach, 1t vanilla extract, 1 pinch salt
Please note: This recipe makes 1 pint. Double the amounts for 1 quart.
Heat yolks, sugar, milk and salt, stirring constantly until mixture is 200F. Do NOT boil.
Remove from heat and chill 2 or more hours. Puree peach in blender.
Stir in vanilla and cream.
Add to batter. Churn in ice cream maker.
Freeze two or more hours.
Today we made Brownie Wafers!
Please note: Since this recipe is flourless and given the ingredients, it will be crunchy.
This recipe is from Amanda Lotas, https://www.facebook.com/MostLocalYouCanEat
2 eggs, 1C cane sugar, pinch salt, 1/2C cocoa, 2T butter, melted
Preheat oven to 350F.
Mix all ingredients.
Spread on greased jelly roll pan. The batter does not have to fill it up entirely, as it will spread out while baking. Or spoon into a candy mold or spoon into lined cupcake tins– to be used as the base for mini-cheesecakes or other items.
Bake 12 minutes or until edges move slightly away from pan surface.
Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan. Break into pieces.
Today we made Sweet Potato Biscuits!
3C flour, 5t baking powder, 1t salt, 2C baked, mashed sweet potatoes, 1T olive oil, 1/2C sugar
Preheat oven to 350F.
Mix oil, potatoes, salt and sugar.
Add dry ingredients. Mix well.
Spoon onto greased cookie sheets.
Bake 10-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.