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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

Using cake flour is important to this recipe, but 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 fresh sqeezed lemon juice (grate zest first) 1 1/3 cups organic cane sugar 5 tablespoons plus 1 tsp (1/3 cup) butter…

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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 or foil baking cups cherry pie topping (optional) Beat first 5 ingredients well using an electric mixer. Place a Nilla wafer in the bottom of each baking cup. Fill each cup about 2/3 full…

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