Amish Friendship Bread

  This bread is one of the most requested breads I make. When I worked at the Navy hospital (now retired), this was their favorite bread and one of the most requested. Now that I’m a vendor at a farmer’s market in Foley, Alabama, it’s become one of the most popular breads sold. No matter … Continue reading

Chocolate Whoopie Pies with Strawberry Filling

What’s not to love about a Whoopie Pie, especially a Valentine Whoopie Pie!  Last year I made Red Velvet Whoopie Pies, so this year I thought I’d make Chocolate Whoopie Pies instead.  I used the same recipe I use for Chocolate Whoopie Pies, except I used the same technique I used when making the Red Velvet Whoopie Pies.  … Continue reading

Vanilla Pie

This recipe for vanilla pie is not the yellow creamy kind most of us are used to, it’s the brown sugar kind, most popular in Amish country.  This is a recipe given to me by a family member who lives in PA and her family asks her to make this pie time and time again. The … Continue reading

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

    Ingredients: 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup cookd, mashed pumpkin 2 eggs 3 cups pre-sifted flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ginger 1/2 teaspoon cloves 1 teaspoon cinnamon     Directions:   Cream shortening and oil.  Add pumpkin … Continue reading