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Amish Preaching Soup

Apple Coffee Round

Pumpkin Pie

Wedding Spread


Amish Preaching Soup also known as Bohnensuppe

2 cup diced celery 1/2 cup chopped onions
1/4 teasp. pepper 2 teasp. chopped parsley
1 pound dried soup beans 1 1/2 pounds ham

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Soak beans in water overnight. Cover the ham with water and boil until tender. Skim fat broth, add beans, and then the celery, onions, and pepper. Simmer all till ham is well cooked and the beans soft. Serves 6.


Apple Coffee Round

Mix dry ingredients


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2 cups flour
1 1/4 cup sugar
1 tablsp baking power
1/2 teasp soda
1/2 teasp salt
1 teasp cinnamon
1/4 teasp nutmeg
Mix eggs, cream, and shortening. 
Then stir into dry ingredients. 

Mix till blended.
2 eggs
1 cup sour cream
1/4 cup melted shortening
Stir in apples and put in cake pan. 1 cup grated apples
TOPPING:  Mix ingredients.
Sprinkle topping over cake.


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3 tablsp. Sugar
1/2  teasp. Cinnamon
2 tablsp. Flour
1 tablsp melted shortening
1/2 cup pecans
Bake 350 deg. for 45-50 minutes.

For muffins - use recipe without topping.

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1-1/2 cup cooked mashed pumpkin 1/2 teasp ginger & 1/4 teasp cloves OR
1 tablsp pumpkin pie spice
1-1/2 cup rich milk (or light cream) 3/4 teasp. salt
3/4 cup brown sugar 2 eggs
2 tablsp. melted butter 1 teasp cinnamon
Mix all in a blender or mix well with mixer.   Chill for at least one hour and pour into unbaked pie shell.  Bake 450 deg for 10 minutes.  Reduce heat to 325 deg for 35 minutes.  When knife inserted in center comes out clean remove from oven and let cool.


   Wedding Spread

2 cups sugar 2 1/2 cups corn syrup
1 cup water 1/2 cup warm corn syrup
3 or 4 egg whites 1 teasp vanilla
  • Cook sugar, corn syrup and water till medium hard ball when tested in cold water
  • Beat egg whites and warm syrup until it is light and fluffy
  • Pour the first mixture into the whites in a fine stream
  • Mix all, beat hard for 3 minutes
  • Add vanilla
  • Store in jars with lids

Can use to decorate cakes too.