Baby Food Cake

Robbie M. Alford, Central Office; Sadie Knight, FHS 2 cup sugar2 cup self-rising flour1 tsp cinnamon1 tsp nutmeg2 cup chopped pecans3 eggs slightly beaten1 cup Wesson oil2 jars baby food (plum or apricot) Mix sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and pecans. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bake in tube pan for 55 to 60 minutes at 350°F

Jalapeno Bread

Sadie Knight, FHS 2 cup corn meal1 cut flour1 Tbsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt3 tsp cooking oil1 cup chopped onions4 jalapeno peppers1 can cream corn1/4 lb sharp cheese2 eggs3/4 cup milk Mix all ingredients and bake at 425° for 40 to 45 minutes. You can use corn bread mix and omit the first four ingredients.

Tomato Catsup

Sadie Knight, Marion High School 2 cup water2 cup vinegar3/4 cup salt2 Tbsp onion powder1 tsp garlic powder2 tsp nutmeg2 tsp allspice1 tsp paprika1 tsp hot sauce6 cups sugar1 (no. 10) can tomato paste Combine water and vinegar in an 8 quart saucepan and bring to boil. Add salt and spices. Simmer for 5 minutes. … Continue reading Tomato Catsup


Sadie Knight, Marion High School 3 eggs1 1/2 tsp salt1/3 tsp dry mustardPinch of red pepper1 1/2 tsp sugar2 oz vinegar1 quart oil Put first six ingredients in bowl and beat. Put one half of oil in very slow in a steady stream. Add vinegar. Add rest of oil. Beat 15 - 20 seconds after … Continue reading Mayonnaise

Rum Balls

Sadie Knight, M.H.S. 3 small boxes vanilla wafers2 1/2 jiggers brandy2 1/2 jiggers rum2 Tbsp Karo (white)1 cup powdered sugar1 1/2 Tbsp cocoa1 cup pecans Mix all ingredients with hand well. Add more powdered sugar on wax paper. Shape balls the size of teaspoon. Roll in powdered sugar. Place in covered container. Do not bake. … Continue reading Rum Balls

Banana Nut Cake

Sadie Knight, M.H.S. 3 cup sugar1 cup shortening2 tsp vanilla2 tsp banana flavoring6 bananas1/4 tsp salt4 eggs (whole)3 1/2 cup flour2 tsp soda1/2 cup buttermilk1 cup pecans Mix flour, sugar, salt, soda, and shortening together. Add eggs, buttermilk and flavoring. Mash bananas real well. Mix in with other ingredients. Add pecans. Bake in 350° oven … Continue reading Banana Nut Cake