High Altitude Baking: Breads, Cakes, Quick Breads, Cookies, Pies.

Climb every mountain, and you're likely to find a frustrated baker. That's because most baking recipes are developed and tested for use from sea level to about 2,000 feet. We've assembled some guidelines that should help you bake successfully above 2,000 feet. Why Does Altitude Matter? Liquids boil at lower temperatures {below 212 degrees}, and … Continue reading High Altitude Baking: Breads, Cakes, Quick Breads, Cookies, Pies.

High Altitude Adjustment Charts for Baking.

Ingredient/Temperature Adjustments for High Altitude Baking.

Cranberry Fluff Salad.

The night before making salad: 2 cups raw cranberries, grounded {1 package = 3 cups} 3 cups tiny marshmallows 3/4 cup sugar Combine cranberries, marshmallows, sugar. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the A.M. {that means before noon-you guys!} 2 cups diced unpared tart apples {cored please} 1/2 cup seedless green grapes 1/2 cup broken walnuts … Continue reading Cranberry Fluff Salad.

Walnut Frosties.

Bake at 325 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes. 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/2 cup butter 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla Topping: 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 1/4 cup dairy sour cream 1. Combine flour, baking soda … Continue reading Walnut Frosties.

Ashley November Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie.

Makes one 9-inch pie, enough to serve 10 to 12 * 1 unbaked 9-inch Pie Crust, homemade or store bought 1 15-ounce can pumpkin puree * 3/4 cup sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 … Continue reading Ashley November Deep Dish Pumpkin Pie.

Gramie’s Dark & Spicy Pumpkin Pie.

Makes a big pie. One Pie. Bake at 425 degrees for 50 minutes. 2 large eggs {or 3} 1 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 cup maple syrup {blend is suitable} 1 1/2 cups pumpkin 1 cup evaporated milk Combine all ingredients … Continue reading Gramie’s Dark & Spicy Pumpkin Pie.

Fry Pan Cookies.

Or Date Balls. 1 cup butter 1 1/2 cups sugar 2 cups chopped dates 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 cups rice krispies Angel flake coconut 1. Melt butter in a large fry pan. Add sugar, and dates. Cook and stir until mixed {leaves the side of the pan}. … Continue reading Fry Pan Cookies.

Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.

I just had to go there.. Prep: 30 minutes Bake: 25 minutes + Cooling 1 package {8 ounces} cream cheese, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided 1 egg 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 cup {6 ounces} semisweet chocolate chips 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup baking cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup water 1/3 cup canola … Continue reading Chocolate Cream Cheese Cupcakes.

Green Goop.

Or called: "Green Stuff," Originally referred to as "Sea Foam Salad" way, way back in the day! Please bear with me, this recipe is simple to make; It's deciphering the hand-writing that has been smeared through the very long years. Something said there in writing down recipes on note cards, pieces of paper! You will … Continue reading Green Goop.