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12-01-2002, 01:38 PM #1PoppyGuest
2 Breads and a sweet thing all TNT
These 3 are all family favorites that we've used for years. The
apple Strudel is the newest, only about 4 or 5 years I would guess.
It is a winter favorite and a must have (for my crew) on Christmas
Morning with a cup of hot chocolate. The Arkansas Raised Rolls
were given to my mom by a baker in Arkansas. It has won several
blue ribbons at county fairs. The Cranberry bread is wonderful with
a bit of sweet butter. I've been making it as long as I've owned the
cookbook....at least 20 years. Poppy
Title: Apple Strudel Wrap
Categories: Breakfast, desserts
Yield: 6 servings
1/2 pk Pepperidge Farm® Frozen Puff
- Pastry; thawed
1 ea egg
1 tb water
2 tb sugar
1 tb all-purpose flour
1/4 ts ground cinnamon
2 lg granny Smith apple; sliced
2 tb raisins
Thaw Time : 30 min.
Prep Time : 30 min.
Bake Time : 35 min.
THAW pastry sheet at room temperature 30 min. Preheat oven to 375°F.
egg and water. Mix sugar, flour and cinnamon. Add apples and raisins
toss to coat.
UNFOLD pastry on lightly floured surface. Roll into 16" x 12"
With short side facing you, spoon apple mixture on bottom half of
within 1" of edges. Starting at short side, roll up like a jelly
Place seam-side down on baking sheet. Tuck ends under to seal. Brush
egg mixture. Cut several 2" long slits 2" apart on top.
BAKE 35 min. or until golden. Cool on baking sheet on wire rack 30
Slice and serve warm. Sprinkle with confectioners' sugar if desired.
"Michael and Bill both love this!"
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Title: Arkansas Raised Rolls
Yield: 3 to 4 dozen rolls
7 c flour
2 1/2 c water; hot tap water
1/2 c Sugar
1/2 c Shortening; melted
1 tb Salt
1 pk yeast
When mom and dad were first married, dad was stationed in Arkansas.
local baker gave mom this recipe. It has won a couple of blue
If you're new to bread making, you'll need a candy thermometer to
temperature of wet mixture. If you would drop a bit on the inside
wrist each time you bake bread, eventually, you won't need the
Mix flour and salt together in a large pan or bowl. Mix water,
shortening together. At about 115 degrees (check yeast package for
temperature.) add yeast and mix until yeast is dissolved. Make a
center of flour mix, add water mix to well and start mixing in the
At some point you will have to give up the spoon and use your
it is mixed well, lightly oil top and cover with a damp cloth to
rise. When dough has doubled, knead down and store in fridge. Will
several days this way.
about 2 1/2 to 3 hours before you want to bake rolls ( which was
big favorite growing up) remove from fridge. Punch down, and form
marble size balls. 3 balls to a greased cup. Allow to rise until
in size. Heat oven to 425 and bake about 15 to 18 minutes until
browned. Spread butter or margarine on top after baking.
As my dear Grandma Martin always said, "never be afraid of a good
Title: Cranberry Orange Bread
Categories: high fiber, quick breads
Yield: 1 loaf
2 c flour, sifted
1 1/2 ts baking powder
1 ts salt
1/2 ts soda
1 egg, beaten
1 ts orange peel, grated
3/4 c orange juice
2 tb salad oil
1 c cranberries, coarsly chopped
1/2 c walnuts, chopped
Sift together first 5 ingredients. Combine egg, orange juice,
and oil. Add to sifted dry ingredients, stirring just till
Fold in cranberries and walnuts.
Bake in greased 9x5x3 inch loaf pan @ 350 for 60 minutes or until
Remove from pan; cool. Wrap, store overnight.
My notes: Substitute whole wheat flour for regular and decrease to
cups. You can also use half reg and half ww for a lighter taste.
juice may be substituted for orange juice making the loaf slightly
If WW flour is used, may be considered high fiber.
If you use WW flour, make certain it is fresh, otherwise loaf may be
bitter. I haven't tried WW pastry flour or the new WW white flour
this recipe yet.
Contributor: Better Homes and Garden New Cook Book1976 edition