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    Yum! Thank you

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    Fast, easy & delish........my kind of dessert! LOL

    Here is one that I get requests for all the time. It's easy, quick, and it's made with ingredients that you have on hand anyway. Well, except maybe the peaches, but I always keep a few cans on hand just for this dessert.

    Peach Cobbler

    1 stick butter
    1 cup sugar
    3/4 cup self rising flour
    3/4 cup whole milk
    1 ea 28 oz. can sliced peaches in syrup

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Put butter in deep baking dish and place in oven to melt. Mix sugar and flour together and add milk slowly to prevent lumping. Pour batter over melted butter. DO NOT STIR! Place peaches and syrup over top of batter evenly. Batter will rise to top while baking. Bake for 30-45 min.

    Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

    *To use fresh fruit such as blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, cherries, apples, peaches or pears. Simply clean, peel, and core 2 cups fruit and mix with 1 cup water in heavy saucepan. Bring to boil and then simmer for about 10 minutes, stirring often, making sure sugar is completely dissolved. Allow to cool to room tempature and use in cobbler recipe as directed with canned peaches above.

    Enjoy

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    Default The 2 quickest desserts I can whip up...

    Shortnin' Bread Bars
    2 c. flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    1/2 c. packed brown sugar
    1 c. margarine

    Sift flour with salt.
    Sift again, Add sugar.
    Cut in margarine. Work mixture till it becomes smooth and leaves sides of bowl.
    Plave in ungreased 9x9 pan
    Press down firmly.
    Prick with fork.
    Bake at 350 degrees 20-25 minutes
    Cut while warm into 36 pieces.
    You can add chocolate sprinkles, choc. chips or nuts to the mixture if desired.

    EZ Brownies
    1/4 c. cocoa
    1/3 c.shortening
    2 eggs
    3/4 c. flour
    1/2 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 tsp. salt
    Mix all and place in 8x8 greased pan
    Bake at 350 for about 25 minutes
    You can add choc. chip and nuts if desired.
    When cool, sprinkle with powdered sugar

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    Oh-la-la, these sound yummy GF. I like the idea of the chocolate chips and nuts with the bars.

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    makes it a bit more interesting... I customize a lot!

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    Great recipes ladies can't believe I didn't see them before

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    Wink thnks for the pie

    thanks margery,
    sounds simple and good!!!

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    Mine's ricotta and stuff: Ricotta cheese scooped into wine glasses, chill. Grate chocolate. Just before serving, sprinkle a little kaluha on the cheese, top with chocolate curls.

    You can also add strawberries and almonds, but I don't add the kaluha then.

    If you serve this elegantly, no one will guess what it is.

    Judi

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    Pumpkin Pie Pudding

    1 can of pumpkin pie filling - the kind with the spices and sugar already in it - NOT canned pumpkin

    1 small box instant vanilla pudding

    Mix together in a bowl. Put in the fridge for 20 minutes. Serve with whipped cream or cool whip.

    This is so fast and easy, and tasty! Tastes like pumpkin pie without the crust.
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    Quote Originally Posted by forestdale View Post
    These recipes are my favourite kind. Grab, mix, wack in and hey presto, everyone's happy. Like Darlene, my evil twin, I'm printing them off and they'll sit in my recipe archive. I'm cooking Margery's Impossible Coconut Pie tonight.

    I thought I'd add another one to the list. This is ideal for when someone drops in for coffee and you want to bake something fast. It's Scones - NOT rhyming with own, but scones rhyming with John. I watched Martha Stewart make scones on her show recently and I was horrified at the recipe she used. It contained two sticks of butter!!! Outrageous! It should only have a fraction of that or it turns into something resembling brioche. Anyhow, enough from on top of my high horse, here's my recipe for scones that are suitable for jam and cream (Devonshire Tea):

    Makes about 10 scones

    2 cups all purpose flour
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 teaspoon sugar
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/4 cup butter
    1 cup buttermilk (or plain milk)


    Sift flour, salt, sugar and baking powder into bowl. Add softened butter and rub in well with your finger tips until it resembles breadcrumbs. Add enough milk to make a soft dough... not sticky. Turn onto a floured board and shape - don't knead it. The more you handle this dough the tougher it will be. The shape should be one inch height. Cut with a round cookie cutter and place on baking sheet . Brush with a little milk. Bake @ 200/high until risen and golden brown (15 min).

    While still warm, break the scone into two halves and top with raspberry jam (or some other red jam) and thick cream (no butter). Traditionally these are served with tea.
    I love scones and the best adn quickest recipe is as follows:

    Lemonade Scones

    4 cups Self Raising Flour
    1 1/2 cups (375ml can) lemonade
    1 cup cream
    pinch salt

    Mix all ingredients quickly with your hands.
    Roll out, cut and bake in amod hot oven 190 degrees C for 10-12 minutes.

    These scones are so light and fluffy. Just wait until you turn the mix out onto the board you can feel how light they are then!!
    The sweetness comes from the lemonade (it doesn't have to be cold either, I keep a can in the pantry for when i need to make a batch), amd the fat comes from the cream.

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    I remembered later on that I like to keep a couple of cartons of long life custard in the pantry to add to some tinned fruit for a quick dessert. Started doing this when I began working about 6 months ago. I was doing a few night shifts and DBF works evenings too so the kids were home to fend for themselves. Of course I would have dinner ready for them to heat or assemble and the custard gave them a quick and not too naughty dessert for cheap, about $A2.07 a carton


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    Blueberry/Raspberry/black berry/Mixed Berry Crumble

    Fresh or frozen blueberries/Raspberry/blackberry/strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, and blueberry mixed berry to layer about almost fill what ever pan your wanting to use. Lemon juice or fresh squeezed lemon over.. sprinkle with a little sugar. Mix rolled oats, a little brown sugar, and butter and crumble over the whole of the situation. Bake 350 til goldn brown and bubbly.

    Serve either with a dolp of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream or a splash of milk.

    Blueberry/Raspberry/black berry/Mixed Berry Upside down cake
    Fresh or frozen blueberries/Raspberry/blackberry/strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, and blueberry mixed berry to layer about almost fill what ever pan your wanting to use. Lemon juice or fresh squeezed lemon over.. sprinkle with a little sugar.Mix one jiffy cake mix as directed and pour over top. Bake 350 til goldn brown and bubbly.

    Serve either with a dolp of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream or a splash of milk.


    Apple Crumble

    Fresh or frozen Apple sliced to layer about almost fill what ever pan your wanting to use. Lemon juice or fresh squeezed lemon and orange over.. sprinkle with a little sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Mix rolled oats, a little brown sugar, and butter and crumble over the whole of the situation. Bake 350 til goldn brown and bubbly.

    Serve either with a dolp of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream or a splash of milk.

    Apple Upside down cake
    Fresh or frozen Sliced apples to layer about almost fill what ever pan your wanting to use. Lemon juice or fresh squeezed lemon over.. sprinkle with a little sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, & ginger.Mix one jiffy cake mix as directed and pour over top. Bake 350 til goldn brown and bubbly.

    Serve either with a dolp of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream or a splash of milk.

    These were always hits and favs at our house growing up... expecially since we had to go pick the raspberries, black berries, and blueberries that went into them.

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    probably "granny tarts" as I call them
    you need puff pastry cut into rounds I like about a 5 or 6 inch diameter
    granny smith apple in SUPER thin slices, I do mine with a veggie peeler
    some apricot preserves and a little bit of egg and sugar
    dock the middle of the round with a fork arrange the apple slices in a pretty pattern SOFTLY glaze top with just a BIT of the preserves sprinkle top wit sugar and brush just a tiny bit of egg wash around the outside rim for browning
    400degrees and about 5-10 mins later, you're a hero
    they also store well in zip-top bags room temp or fridge
    you can microwave them or eat them room temp
    they are really nice with ice cream
    if you're feeling extravagant you can also sprinkle with crystalized ginger chopped fine and throw some walnut pieces on as well all good

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    some of you are very good cooks, I would just call the pizza place down the street and make drinks in my vitamix

    all that cooking and having to do it quickly would stress me out making me not enjoy my company

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