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Hummingbird Cake

This is an old-school recipe published in the 70’s by the cooking friends of my grandmother (a couple of her recipes are also in the little book, which I love). Hummingbird cake was requested for our recent birthday celebration and it was a huge hit. I thought the amount of oil seemed high so I…

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Light Lemon Cake

The cake flour is important to this recipe, if you have cornstarch you can mix a little with some all purpose flour to substitute for cake flour. 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1/4 cup lemon juice (grate zest first) 1 1/3 cups sugar 5 tablespoons plus 1 tsp (1/3 cup) butter 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt…

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Individual Cheesecakes

2 8-oz. cream cheese blocks, softened 3/4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 Tablespoon lemon juice Nilla wafers paper baking cups cherry pie topping (optional) Beat ingredients well. Place a Nilla wafer in each baking cup. Fill cup about 2/3 full. Bake at 375 for 17 minutes. Top each cheesecake with a spoonful…

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