Cake

How to make Vanilla Cupcake

Vanilla Cupcake with White, buttery, sugary, vanilla cupcake. Ready for your favorite chocolate, fruit, or spice frosting.Ingredients – 8 ounces (1 stick) Butter, cut into pieces2 cups Granulated Sugar4 Large Eggs, at room temperature2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract3 cups Cake Flour2-1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder1/4 teaspoon Salt1 cup Whole Milk Preparation: 1. Preheat the oven to 350 …

Cookies

How to make Candy Cane Christmas Cookies

Candy Cane Christmas Cookies Try this great Christmas cookie recipe that your family will love.  Ingredients1/2 cup butter1/2 cup shortening1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar1 egg1 1/2 teaspoons almond flavoring1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour1 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon red food coloringCrushed Peppermint Sticks(optional)Sugar(optional) Directions Preheat oven to 350° Cream the shortening and butter; …

Cookies

How to make Easy Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies These melt in your mouth classics can be made with cut outs or rolled in to balls.  You can also add a favorite topping, like crushed almonds or coconut.  Ingredients1/2 pound unsalted butter1/2 cup brown sugar2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon vanillapinch of salt  Directions Preheat oven to 300° Mix ingredients well, roll out in …

Cookies

How to make Secret Kiss Cookies

Secret Kiss Cookies Delicious cookies with a chocolatey surprise inside!  Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened1/2 cup granulated sugar1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla1 3/4 cups flour1 bag chocolate kiss candies, unwrapped (7 ounces)powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 350° Cream together your butter, sugar, and vanilla. Blend in Flour. Wrap one tablespoon of dough around each chocolate …

Cookies

How to Make Thumbprint Cookies With Jam

Thumbprint Cookies With Jam colorful cookies that your kids will love to help with! Ingredients 1 cup butter, softened3/4 cup granulated sugar2 teaspoons vanilla1 teaspoon almond extract2 1/2 cups flour (more if dough seems too thin)finely chopped pecans, almonds, or other nuts, optionalJam Directions Preheat oven to 300° Beat butter with an electric mixer at …

Jam

How to make a Strawberry Jam

Strawberry Jam Nothing tastes better than fresh picked strawberries.  For many people, making homemade jams and jellies conjures up memories of grandmother in the kitchen preparing bushels of fruit, stirring and straining, and sterilizing jars.  Actually, nothing could be simpler.  The key to making jam is small batches.  Do not double the recipe. The jam …