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KANSAS! Magazine
1020 S. Kansas
Topeka, Kansas 66612 

Desserts

Desserts

Texas White Sheet Cake

11/14/2012
TEXAS WHITE SHEET CAKE Neon 57, 102 E. 5th Street, Fowler Fall 2002 1 cup butter ½ cup sour cream 1 cup water 1 tsp. almond extract 2 cups flour 1 tsp. salt 2 cups sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 2 eggs beaten In large saucepan, bring butter and water to boil. Remove from heat; stir in flour, sugar, eggs, sour cream, almond ... more

Windmill Inn Apple Torte

11/14/2012
Windmill Inn Apple Torte Windmill Inn, Chapman From second issue, 1996 1/2 c. margarine 1/3 c. sugar 1/4 tsp. vanilla 1 c. flour 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/4 c. sugar 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 4 c. peeled, sliced apples 1/4 c. sliced almonds Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Peel and slice baking apples. Put 1/3 c. sugar and ... more

Take Along Pumpkin Bars

11/14/2012
TAKE-ALONG PUMPKIN BARS ¾ cup honey ½ cup butter 1 cup dairy sour cream 2 eggs 1 ¼ cups pumpkin 2 teaspoons vanilla 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda ¾ cup chopped pecans Combine honey and butter. Blend in sour cream, eggs, pumpkin and vanilla. Add flour, salt and ... more

Stuffed Figs

11/14/2012
Stuffed Figs - Beth Tully Chef's Note: Luscious stuffed figs speak to all the senses. One glorious fig makes a complete dessert. The very best, extra-fancy dried figs are in the market from October to March. Look for moist fruit with supple texture and full shape for stuffing. more

Strawberry Frenchcakes

11/14/2012
Strawberry Frenchcakes "Some Like It Hot" article by June McMaster, photos by Nathan Ham (Second Issue, 1987) This is one of several recipes in this article. 5 eggs 3 Tbsp. milk 1/4 tsp. almond extract 12 (1 inch) slices day-old angelfood cake or 12 (1/2 inch) slices day-old poundcake 1 1/2 c. flaked coconut 6 Tbsp. ... more

Strawberry Pie

11/14/2012
Hays House Fresh Strawberry Pie 1 c. sugar 3 Tbs. cornstarch 6 Tbs. dry strawberry gelatin 1 c. water 10 c. cut fresh strawberries 1 pie crust, baked and cooled (see below) 1 c. heavy cream 1 Tbs. powdered sugar Combine sugar, cornstarch and gelatin. In saucepan over medium heat, mix gelatin mixture with water and ... more

Rambling Bars

11/14/2012
Rambling Bars "Some Like It Hot" article by June McMaster, photos by Nathan Ham (Second Issue, 1987) This is one of several recipes in this article. 1/2 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1 c. raisins 1/2 c. chopped pecans 1/2 c. oatmeal 1/4 c. flaked coconut 1/3 c. firmly packed ... more

Popcorn Pecan Clusters

11/14/2012
Popcorn Pecan Clusters 1 ½ quarts popped popcorn 1 cup pecans ½ cup butter 1 cup brown sugar ¼ cup honey ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp. nutmeg 1 tbsp. Water Combine popcorn and pecans. Keep warm in a 250 degree F. oven. In a two-quart saucepan, melt butter. Stir in brown sugar, honey, ... more

Pumpkin Muffins

11/14/2012
Pumpkin Muffins 1 egg ½ cup milk ½ cup masked cooked pumpkin ¼ cup melted butter 1 ½ cups flour ½ cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg ½ cup seedless raisins Heat oven to 400 degree F. Grease bottom of muffin cups ... more

Poached Pears in Raspberry Sauce

11/14/2012
LYONS MANSION POACHED PEARS IN RASPBERRY SAUCE The Lyons House Bed & Breakfast, 742 S. National, Fort Scott   4 Bartlett pears, still firm not fully ripe 1 Tbs. imperials (also known as red hots) 1 qt. apple juice Poached Pears: Using a tiny melon-baller, scoop out the core and seeds from the base of the pear. Peel ... more

Pecan-Apple Tarts

11/14/2012
Pecan-Apple Individual Tarts (From 4th Issue 1990, Haderway House, Lancaster) Filling 6 c. sliced, peeled apples 1 c. sugar 2 Tbsp. flour or 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch 1/2 tsp. nutmeg 1 c. chopped pecans Cook all of the above ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat until thick and bubbly. Reduce heat to warm and cover, ... more

Peanut Butter Pie

11/14/2012
PEANUT BUTTER PIE Chase Café, Chase Spring 2001 3 ½ cups milk 4 eggs separated ¾ cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/8 tsp. Salt 1 Tbs. butter ½ cup cornstarch 1 cup smooth peanut butter Put milk in saucepan. Mix sugar, cornstarch, and salt well. Ad to milk and mix well. Put on low fire ... more

Peach Pie

11/14/2012
Peach Pie-Hays House Fresh Peach Pie Crust: 1 Cup flower ¼ cup powdered sugar ½ cup melted margarine Mix flour and sugar. Stir in margarine. Press into pie tin, up sides but not onto rim. Bake 10 to 15 minutes (toasty brown) at 350 degrees. Filling: 1 cup sugar ¼ cup dry peach gelatin 3 tablespoons ... more

Ostakaka (cheesecake)

11/14/2012
Ostkaka (cheesecake) Swedish Country Inn 2 quarts whole milk ½ cup flour ½ cup milk ½ rennet tablet* 1 tablespoon lukewarm water 2 eggs ½ cup sugar 1 cup half and half cream ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon almond extract Heat milk to barely lukewarm. Mix flour into ½ cup milk until smooth, ... more

Sour Cream Raisin Pie

11/14/2012
SOUR CREAM RAISIN PIE Carriage Crossing Restaurant, 10002 S. Yoder Rd., Yoder 4 cups water 4 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 ½ cups raisins ½ tsp. salt 1 16-ounce dairy sour cream 1 ½ tsp. vanilla 1 ½ cups sugar ½ cup cornstarch Pastry for 10-inch pie 1 8-ounce carton frozen whipped topping, ... more

Spritz Cookies

11/14/2012
Spritz Cookies Featured in the Winter 2007 KANSAS! magazine 1-1/2 cups butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour Beat butter with electric mixer for 30 seconds. Gradually add sugar; beat until well combined. Beat in egg and vanilla until combined. Beat in flour. Force unchilled ... more

Lemon Ribbon Torte

11/14/2012
Lemon Ribbon Torte 6 tbsp. Butter melted 1 tbsp. Lemon peel 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1/8 tsp. salt 1 cup sugar 2 eggs plus 2 egg yolks slightly beaten 20 Oreo cookies ¼ cup butter, melted 1 quart vanilla ice cream Combine in double broiler butter, lemon peel, lemon juice, salt and sugar. Add eggs and cook over boiling ... more

Inge's Apple Cake

11/14/2012
Inge's Apple Cake From Robert Logan's Kitchen 1 1/2 c. sugar 4 c. flour 1 1/2 c. brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp. soda 3 eggs 1 1/2 tsp. salt 2 c. oil 5 c. diced, unpeeled apples 1 c. chopped nuts 1 Tbsp. vanilla   Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9x13 pan. Mix both sugars, eggs, oil and vanilla. Sift dry ingredients and add ... more

Kringler

11/14/2012
Kringler from Swedish Country Inn 1 cup flour ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon water 1 cup water ½ cup butter 1 cup flour 3 eggs ½ teaspoon almond extract 1 cup powdered sugar 1 tablespoon butter Cream ½ teaspoon almond extract Mix first three ingredients as you would a pie crust. Pat on cookie sheet ... more

Genny's Rhubarb Coffee Cake

11/14/2012
Genny's Rhubarb Coffee Cake (From Spring 2000 issue) 1/2 c. butter 1 1/2 c. sugar 1 egg 1 c. buttermilk 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. salt 2 1/2 c. flour 3 c. sliced rhubarb, shredded and drained 1 c. brown sugar 1/2 c. chopped walnuts Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and sugar. Add ... more

Fancy Apple Pizza

11/14/2012
Fancy Apple Pizza 1 pkg. Refrigerator sugar cookie dough 12 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/3 cup sugar 3 tbsp milk 2 tbsp. Milk 2 tbsp. Grated orange rind 8 oz. mandarin oranges, drained (reserve liquid) 8 oz pineapple tidbits, drained (reserve liquid) 2 apples 2 bananas 1 kiwi Maraschino Cherries ½ c. flaked coconut ... more

Easter Egg Braid

11/14/2012
Easter Egg Braid 1 (16-ounce) package hot roll mix 3 tablespoons sugar 1 ½ teaspoons ground cinnamon ½ cup water 3 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 6 dyed *raw eggs in shell, at room temperature ½ cup confectioners' sugar 2 ½ to 3 teaspoons milk 1 teaspoon candy non pareils Set aside 1 cup of roll mix. ... more

Crystle's Strawberry Puff

11/14/2012
Crystle's Strawberry Puff 3 pats of butter 2 eggs 1/2 c. flour 1/2 c. milk Nutmeg Sliced Strawberries Preheat oven to 425. Place one pat of butter in each of three 8 oz. ramekins. Leave ramekins in oven until butter is melted and ramekins are hot. Mix eggs, flour, milk and nutmeg slightly (batter will be lumpy). One teaspoon of ... more

Crunchy Pumpkin Squares

11/14/2012
CRUNCHY PUMPKIN SQUARES ¾ cup all-purpose flour ¾ cup rolled wheat 1 cup chopped pecans 1 (3 5/8-ounce) package butterscotch pudding and pie filling mix ½ cup butter 1 cup flaked coconut 1 ½ teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 cups cooked, masked pumpkin 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk 2 eggs ... more

Cranberry-Strawberry Pie

11/14/2012
Cranberry-Strawberry Pie 2 graham cracker pie shells ½ pound whole cranberries 1 cup sugar ½ pound regular size marshmallows ½ cup milk 3 ounces dry cherry gelatin 1 cup sweetened frozen strawberries 1/3 cup finely chopped celery ½ cup chopped black walnuts 2 cups cream Freeze pie shells and fresh ... more