Monday, September 20, 2010

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

This is delicious.

1 1/4 - 1 1/2 cup sugar
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
3 cup rhubarb, cut into 1/2" pieces
2 cup sliced fresh strawberries
1 tbsp. butter
Pastry for double crust pie
In large mixing bowl stir together sugar, cornstarch, salt and ground nutmeg. Add rhubarb pieces and sliced strawberries, toss gently to coat fruit. Let stand for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, prepare and roll out pastry. Line a 9 inch pie plate with half of the pastry. Trim pastry to edge of pie plate. Pour fruit mixture into pie plate. Dot with butter, place pastry on top of filling. Cut slits in top to allow steam to escape; seal and flute edge.

Bake at 350°F for 1 hour.

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Banana Cake

Cream together 4 oz butter and 1 cup sugar.

Add to mix:
3 mashed bananas
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp baking soda dissolved in 2 Tbsp milk

Bake at 350 for 30-40 min

Glaze (make extra, this is the best part):
mix together over heat:
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 oz butter
1/8 cup milk

add 1/2 tsp vanilla, 3/4 cup powdered sugar and beat all together over low heat. Pour over cake.