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No Crust Quiche

Ingredients

  • 4 oz chedder cheese, shredded
  • 6-7 strips of bacon, cooked (crumbled)
  • 1/2 onion, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup white flour
  • 1 T butter or margarine
  • 1/2 t salt
  • pinch pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 eggs

Instructions 

  • Butter the bottom of a 10 inch pie plate and sprinkle the cheese over the bottom. Add the bacon
  • In a blender or mixer, combine the remaining ingredients and blend for one minute
  • Pour the mixture over the cheese and bacon in the pie plate
  • Bake at 350° for 30 minutes
  • Let cool for a few minutes and serve
Course: Main Course
Keyword: quiche

Ward 385 Dessert

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings (if you share!)
A pudding and cake concoction that will blow your socks off! I got this from my late friend, Shelly Sarwal.

Equipment

  • large bowl, whisk, baking pan if you make your own pound cake

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 pkg instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups whipped cream
  • 1 pound cake (cut into 1/2" cubes)
  • 2 pkg Skor bits

Instructions 

  • Pour cold milk into a large mixing bowl
  • Whisk in pudding mix and let stand 5 minutes
  • Fold in whipped cream
  • Put half of the pound cake cubes in a 3 1/2 quart serving bowl
  • Layer with half the Skopr bits and half the pudding mixture
  • Repeat layers ending with pudding mixture
  • Garnish with whipped cream and Skor bits
  • Refrigerate for at least one hour

Notes

This is my vanilla version.  The original was in chocolate.  To make the chocolate version, use chocolate pudding and add 1/2 cup chocolate syrup.  Enjoy!
Author: Shelly Sarwal
Cost: $12
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Keyword: cake, pudding, skor bits, whipped cream

Yellow Cake

Prep Time 16 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups white all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 T baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 t vanilla
  • 2 eggs

Instructions 

  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar and baking powder
  • Add milk, margarine and vanilla, beat on low speed in mixer or with hand blender until combined
  • Beat on high for 2 minutes
  • Add eggs and beat for a further 2 minutes
  • Pour into two greased and floured 9 x 1 1/2 inch pan
  • Bake at 375° for 25-30 minues or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean
  • Remove from oven and cool on wire rack for 10 minutes then remove from pan
  • Cool completely on wire racks

Notes

I use this same recipe to make cupcakes.  I line the muffin pan with paper liners and fill about 3/4 full.  Then I bake for 18-23 minutes.  Once removed from the oven, cool as above.
Author: Better Homes and Gardens New Cookbook
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cupcake

This is one of my absolute favourite breads from our bread machine cookbook. It’s made with molasses and cornmeal, giving the bread a bit of a nutty flavour and a great texture!

The recipe below is from “Canada’s Best Bread Machine Baking Recipes” by Donna Washburn and Heather Butt.

New England Anadama Bread

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours 50 minutes
A bread machine recipe for a lovely bread with a taste of molasses! This recipe is for a 2lb (1kg) load.

Equipment

  • Bread machine

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup skim milk powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 tbsp shortening
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose white flour
  • 1/2 cup cornmeal
  • 1 1/2 tsp bread machine yeast

Instructions 

  • Measure ingredients and add to baking pan in the order above
  • Select Basic Cycle

Notes

Variation:
This loaf has a strong molasses flavour.  If you don’t want that, substitute 1 T of brown sugar for 1 T of the molasses.
Author: Donna Washburn + Heather Butt
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: canada’s best bread maching baking recipes, new england anadama bread

This is one of my favourite indulgences, courtesy of my Mum. This is a sweet sauce to pour over cupcakes or a vanilla cake or anything that you want to drastically increase the sugar taste of! Whenever I make the “Yellow Cake” recipe from Better Home and Gardens, I make this sauce to go with it. It’s quick, fragrant and sinfully delicious!

Quick Vanilla Sauce

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6 people
A sugary sweet sauce for your cake or cupcake! Yum!

Equipment

  • Small saucepan

Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 T flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 T butter or margarine
  • 2 T vanilla

Instructions 

  • Add sugar, flour and salt to small sauce pan
  • Add 2 cups boiling water to mixture, stir and bring to a boi
  • Cook, stirring frequently, until sauce becomes thick
  • Once the sauce has thickened, remove from heat and add butter/margarine and vanilla
  • Serve hot over cake or cupcakes
Author: Jillian Chongva
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Canadian
Keyword: cake, cupcake, sauce, vanilla