Saturday, December 13, 2014

Powdered Sugar Box Pound Cake

Powdered Sugar Box Pound Cake

1 ½ Cups of butter or margarine =(3 sticks)

1 lb. BOX Confectioners Sugar

6 large eggs

2 ½ cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon of lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350º Grease and flour a 10 inch angel food cake pan.

In a large bowl using an electric mixer, thoroughly beat the butter/margarine until mixed well and then and in powdered sugar and beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well after each.

Add flour in sections mixing each section of flour thoroughly.

Beat in vanilla and lemon juice.

Pour into a greased & floured 10 inch pan Angel Food Cake pan

Bake for approximately 45 to 55 minutes. - can insert a toothpick into center if it come out clean it is done.

Let cool completely and then decorate with sprinkle powder sugar on top.

Serving suggestion: Serve a with a scoop of your favorite ice cream and berries.

Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Best Pecan Praline Sauce!

Pecan Praline Sauce


¼ Cup Honey

1 ½ Cups Water

2 Cups brown sugar

2 Cups pecan pieces

½ teaspoon vanilla extract

Mix: All ingredients in saucepan cook on medium heat stirring constantly until mixture thickens.

Serve immediately.

Great over ice cream.

Sparkling Cosmopolitan Punch!

Sparkling Cosmopolitan Punch



4 Cups Cranberry Juice

1 Liter Ginger Ale

1 cup of Vodka (to taste)

Garnish: Sliced limes, lemons, oranges.

Need: Standard Size Punch Bowl fill about ¼ fill with ice

Pour in 4 Cups of Cranberry Juice, Ginger Ale & 1 cup vodka over the ice mix well.

Standard Size Punch Bowl 8 quarts/punchbowl= 32 cups/punchbowl

***For Non– Alcoholic Punch– leave out Vodka***


OLD FASHION POUND CAKE 1 Cup butter or margarine

1 Cup sugar

6 large eggs

3 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 Cup of evaporated milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon lemon extract

Preheat oven to 325º Grease and flour a bundt pan In a large bowl beat butter until cream; gradually add sugar and beat until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating well each time. Sift together the flour and baking powder—then add it to the butter & sugar mixture, one cup at a time beat well after each cup add milk as required up to the 1 cup milk total. Stir in the extracts.

Pour into greased and floured bundt pan. Bake for approximately 1 ½ hours - can insert a toothpick into center if it come out clean it is done.

Serving suggestion: Serve a Slice of Pound Cake with Fresh sliced Strawberries. Notes: A bundt pan is a round-bottomed, heavily-constructed, tube pan with decorative, fluted sides and bottom. The design makes it ideal for dense cakes, like pound cakes and coffeecakes, that upon baking take on the attractive design of the pan without sticking when the cake is removed

The Three Kings

The Three Kings By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Three Kings came riding from far away, Melchior and Gaspar and Baltasar; Three Wise Men out of the East were they, And they travelled by night and they slept by day, For their guide was a beautiful, wonderful star…….

It's Receipe Time! Delicious Salmon Croquettes! Enjoy!

Salmon Croquettes Ingredients: 12 oz can pink salmon 2 Whole eggs beaten ¼ cup chopped onion ¼ cup all purpose flour 2 tablespoons yellow corn meal ¼ teaspoon salt (to taste) ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper (to taste) Mix all ingredients (except flour) in a large bowl. Add the flour last –gradually mixing as need to adjust the consistency. Mold into patties. Preheat cooking oil frying pan. Over medium heat slip patties carefully into cooking oil until medium brown on one side then turn on and do the same to the other side. Drain on paper towel. Serving suggestion: Coleslaw, or green salad and rice.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Congratulations To All The Winners!

Congratulations To All The Winners!

Congratulations! Winners of Author J. A. Jackson Book Like Contest! And thank you so much for giving of your generous time and entering my contest. I am excited about this opportunity and look forward to your reading my book and if you have the time I’d hope you check out my other books. You are appreciated.