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Nikki


Nikki
 
Home Town: Elkhart, Indiana, USA
Living In: Silver Lake, Indiana, USA
Member Since: Sep. 2007
Cooking Level: Expert
Cooking Interests: Baking, Frying, Stir Frying, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Healthy, Vegetarian, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy
Hobbies: Hiking/Camping, Boating, Music, Charity Work
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Recipe Reviews 26 reviews
My Mom's Apple Sauce Cake
Yummy! Very moist and flavorful. I did make some additions to suit my taste. I used butter flavored Crisco. The rest of the tweeks were: 1.5 tsp Cinnamon; 1/8 tsp Nutmeg; 1 tsp Ground Ginger; 1 tsp Vanilla Extract. I added 1 cup of diced fresh tart apples that are sprinkled with a bit of sugar & tossed with flour to coat before beating into the batter mixture. I added 1 cup of dried cranberries that were presoaked in warm water for 20 minutes, drained (reserving the soaking water to use as the water in the ingredients list but increasing the water up to 3/4 cup) and then toss in a sprinkle of flour before folding into batter. Added 1/4 cup of Olive Oil, and 3/4 cups chopped walnuts. Divided between 2 greased & floured 8" loaf pans. Sprinkled tops with Pure Granola cereal (granola without dried fruit or cereal bran flakes & grains). Pat granola lightly down into batter to help it to stick, and baked at 350 for 1 Hour 10 Minutes. Delish!!

1 user found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Mar. 8, 2015
Fluffy Peanut Butter Frosting
Delicious!! I will sometimes add a TBS or 2 of Hazelnut Creamer to it to add a little more richness and sweeter nutty taste. It is so yummy! This frosting has made my cupcakes a number one hit in our area!!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 16, 2014
Easy Peach Crisp I
Yummy!! I had some peaches that were getting really over ripe and so here's what I did: I used 14-16 cups sliced & pitted fresh peaches. Mix into peaches: 1/4c. Water; 1 Tsp. Almond Extract; 1 TBS. Lemon Juice; 3/4c. Dried Cranberries; 3/4c. White Sugar; 1/4c. Dark Brown Sugar; 1 TBS. Corn Starch; 3/4c. Slivered Almonds. To taste: Cinnamon; Cloves; Nutmeg; Ginger. Pour into bottom of sprayed 9x13 pan. Topping: Boxed Yellow Cake Mix; Sprinkle of Cinnamon; 1 stick frozen margarine that was shredded into dry cake mix and cut through using a pastry cutter. Mixed into topping an additional 1/4c. Slivered Almonds; sprinkled over top of peaches. Baked at 350 for 1 Hour 10 Min. Scrumptious!!!

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Reviewed On: Aug. 16, 2014
 
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