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CHOCOLATE CAKE '
'A cup shortening
VA cup sugar ,
'A cup cocoa
2 'A cups cake flour
'A teaspoon salt
VA teaspoon baking soda
'A cup sour milk or buttermilk
1 cup boiling water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Cream shortening and add sugar
gradually. Beat until fluffy. Add
eggs and continue to beat. Add
vanilla. Sift flour, measure, and
sift again with cocoa and salt. Add
alternately with sour milk. Add
baking soda to boiling water.
When it is dissolved, add all at
once to mixture.
Stir only enough to blend ingre
dients. This makes a very thin bat
ter and a very moist and fine
textured cake. Pour into greased,
lightly floured 9x13-inch pan.
Bake at 3SO degrees for 30-35
My mother has been making this
cake for years. She uses a milk cho
colate icing on it, but it would be
delicious without it. Peanut butter
or some other icing would be fine.
When my husband and I were
married sixyears ago, this was one
recipe / wanted to take along with
me. My husband absolutely loved
it and told everyone that it was the
best (he still tells people).
Dave and I are living and work
ing on the dairy farm he was raised
on. A new piece was being added
to the barn the day he came home
from the hospital. We have a
67-cow tie stall barn, raise our
own replacement heifers, and
grow corn, alfalfa, wheat, and
Our two children, Candace,
4'A , and Brendon, 2'A , love to
help milk the cows and feed the
Isaac and Sharon Horst a
newly married couple, work for us,
doing most of the milking and
Isaac helps with the field work.
We enjoy Lancaster Farming
and appreciate this opportunity to
share with you and other readers.
Dave and Almira Kline with children
Th ~ C
1 large package Oreo cookies,
8 tablespoons butter, melted
Combine cookies and butter. In
a separate bowl, mix together
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
'A cup milk
3 cups milk
2 3 'A -ounce instant vanilla pud
2 cups whipped cream topping
Put half of cookie mixture into
bottom of class bowl. Add cream
mixture. Place other cookie mix
ture on top and chill. Serves 10-12.
I live on a farm in Manheim with
my husband Mike and our three
little boys. Their names are Matth
ew, 4; Timothy, 2‘A ; and Mark, 9
My husband has been farming
with Ms father ever since he was a
little boy. They have dairy, hogs,
corn, tomatoes, and tobacco so
they keep very busy all through the
Farm life was a bit of a new
experiencefor me, but I love it. I'm
finding out that the farm is truely
the best place to raise children.
Vma fiM-time mom and I feel so
blessed to be able to stay at home
and raise our family. And, you've
probably guessed that there is nev
er a dull moment in our home.
Things that I enjoy doing are
spending times with family and
friends, enjoying the outdoors
whether it is at work or play, shop
ping, baking, and counted cross
The recipe that I submitted is
wonderful dessert for all ages.
Adults love it just as much as child
ren do. It's light, creamy, and
tastes delicious. Enjoy!
V* cup sugar >
4 cups water
7 tablespoons tapioca
1 quart vanilla ice cream,
Bring sugar and water to a boil.
Turn heat low. Add tapioca and
boil until clear, 6-8 minutes.
Remove from heat and stir in the
Jell-O. Blend in 1 quart softened
vanilla ice cream. Refrigerate until
ready to serve.
For orange-pineapple flavor,
use orange Jell-O and 1 cup
crushed pineapple. You can also
use strawberry Jell-0 and mashed
strawberries. Serves 10-12.
We live on a dairy farm with our
six children near Mount Joy. We
also raise a lot of vegetables in the
summer to sell; mostly sweet corn
and beans, which go to a roadside
market. We do consume our share
of dairy products too.
Anna Mae Conley
BUTTERMILK POUND CAKE
l'/a cups sugar
'A cup shortening, heaping
A teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons lemon flavoring
1 cup buttermilk with
'A teaspoon baking soda stirred in
2 cups sifted flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Cream sugar and shortening.
Add flavoring and salt Add one
egg at a time, beating well with
Add other ingredients. Pour into
a greased, floured tube pan. Bake
at 350 degrees for 4S*minutes or
We have recently returned to
farming after a hiatus of five years.
We are currently reusing regis
tered Dorset sheep, which is a
change from our past experience
with Angus cattle.
My husband Tony enjoys doing
the farm work with a pair of
Our other family members are
our son, Steven, 6, and his older
sisters, Melanie, Barbara, and
Christine, who are all college
This recipe was given to me 25
years ago by my next door neigh
bor, Joann. It is a pound cake
recipe that goes with everything,
especially strawberries and ice
EASY CHEESE DIP
1 can cheddar-cheese soup
Jacob and Anna Mae Conley from Mount Joy.
3-ounces cream cheese
Garlic salt to taste
Com chips or crackers
Combine Cheddar cheese soup
and cream cheese in blender or
with mixer. Stir in garlic salt
Serve with com chips or crackers.
I am the 9-year-old daughter of
PatriciaA. Greek Jones of Airville
and Dennis W. Jones of Parkton,
Md. The recipe / have sent in was
my demonstration at the Airville
4-H Milk and Money Dairy Club. I
have been a member 2 years. I
don’t live on a farm, but live really
close to Ridge Hill Farm owned by
my uncle, Leonard Greek. I love to
go and help him with the baby
My other interests include danc
ing. I have been at the Shrewsbury
Dance Academy for six years. I
also like to read and play, I dp not
have any brothers or sisters, but I
have seven cousins.
PEACHES AND CREAM
1 teaspoon baking powder
A teaspoon salt
1 small package vanilla pudding
3 tablespoons butter, softened
‘A cup milk
8-ounces cream cheese,
'A cup sugar
1 teaspoon sugar
'A teaspoon cinnamon
Beat the following, flour, bak
ing powder, salt, vanilla pudding,
butter, egg, and milk for 2 minutes
at medium speed. Pour into a
9x13-inch cake pan. Place peaches
(drained well, reserving juice)
Beat cream cheese, 'A cup sugar,
and 3 tablespoons reserved peach
juice for 2 minutes at medium
speed. Spoon mixture over cake
batter to within one inch of edge of
Combine 1 teaspoon sugar and
'A teaspoon cinnamon. Sprinkle
over cream cheese filling. Bake at
350 degrees for 30 to 35 minutes.
I am married to Duane Shelley,
a dairy farmer. We have a son
Derek who is 3 years old.
I’ma seamtress at Lyon Fashion
DMC in McAlislerville. We make
more than 1,000 dresses, jump
suits, pant suits, etc. There are
about 150-200 women in the plant
who work 8 to 9 hours a day, five
days a week.
I’m also a housewife and my
three-year-old likes to help cook.
He really keeps my husband and
me very busy.
My hobbies include sewing,
planting flowers, collecting cow
items, and shopping.
2 cups rhubarb (cut in 'A -inch
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup sugar
'A cup raisins
Vt cup walnut meats; chopped
1 beaten egg
Mix all the above ingredients
together after dough is in the pan,
so it doesn’t run. Use one pie crust
recipe and make a lattice lop. Bake
at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
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