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ANSWER A Northumberland County reader wanted a
recipe for crock pot apple butter and one for Boston Creme Pie.
Thanks to Melisa Zimmerman, Leola, for sending both recipes.
1 cup sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
'A cup bojling water
1 to 3% -ounce instant vanilla pudding
1% cups milk
1 square unsweetened chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
VA tablespoons hot milk
V* cup powdered sugar
Beat eggs lightly. Beat sugar into eggs. Sift in flour and bak
ing powder. Add boiling water gradually.
Have two round cake pans ready, greased with waxed paper
liners on bottom. The batter is very thin.
Divide batter into two pans and bake at3so degrees for 15 to
20 minutes or until done. Cool.
Make pudding with milk and cool. Spread between the cake
layers. Melt chocolate and butter together.
For glaze, combine hot milk, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Gra
dually add chocolate mixture; blend well. Quickly spread over
John Deere 45- to 75-hp 5000 TEN Series Tractors
John Deere 5000 TEN Series Tractors help you
make the most of your chores, your fuel, and
Match your PTO to your work. Optional
with the Sync Shuttle™ transmission, a shiftaf
540/540E PTO (shown lower right) lets you
choose between the standard speed for regi
and heavy-duty PTO work and the economy
setting for light PTO equipment. This added
versatility means you'll work at top efficiency
no matter what task you're tackling.
Reduce your engine speed and save fuel.
Set the 540/540E PTO on the economy setting
when powering light implements, like small rotary
cutters and sickle-bar mowers. Your PTO will still
be turning at the proper 540 rpm, but you'll be
running the engine at a lower speed, using less
fuel, and saving money.
Visit Your John Deere Dealer Today!
Carlyle & Martin, Inc.
Deer Creek Equipment, Inc,
Equipment Sales Corp.
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Boston Creme Pie
Adamstown Equipment, Inc.
Lehiqh Aq Equipment, Inc.
O.C. Rice, Inc.
Dunkle & Crieb, Inc.
Clugston Ag & Turf, Inc.
Work quieter. You'll also keep the noise
level down with the 540 E economy setting.
That's because throttling back to a lower engine
rpm level lets the engine run noticeably quieter.
To make sure you're getting the most out
of your tractor, see your John Deere dealer about
a 5000 TEN Series Tractor today.
Tobias Equipment Co., Inc.
Finch Services-Hanover, Inc.
Landis Brothers, Inc.
Landis Brothers, Inc.
Wineland Equipment, Inc.
Smith's Implements, Inc.
Dunkle & Cneb, Inc.
A.B.C. Groff, Inc.
All Day Apple Butter
5V4 pound apples, peeled, finely chopped
4 cups sugar
2-3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Vi teaspoon ground cloves
Vi teaspoon salt
Place apples in a slow cooker. Combine sugar, cinnamon,
cloves, and salt; pour over apples and mix well. Cover and
cook on high for one hour. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook
for 9-11 hours or until thickened and dark brown, stirring occa
sionally (stir more frequently as it thickens to prevent sticking).
Uncover and cook on low one hour longer. If desired, stir with a
wire whisk until smooth. Spoon into freezer container, leaving
% -inch headspace. Cover and refrigerate or freeze. Yield 4
Thanks to Viola Benner, Martinsburg, for sending a recipe.
Crockpot Apple Butter
Use a 5-quart crockpot without a lid.
2V4 cups applesauce
3 teaspoons cinnamon
2'/a teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon nutmeg
Mix together all ingredients. Start making butter about 3 to 5
p.m. on high heat until bedtime. Turn to low heat overnight. Do
not stir while cooking, only before filling jars.
Next morning, fill and seat pint jars. Process in boiling hot
water bath 10 minutes.
Thanks to Viola Benner, age 84 years, for sending this
recipe that she has been using since 1939. She writes that it is
delicious and easy to make. She uses a #9 iron skillet to make
Lone Maple Sales & Serv., Inc.
Lost Creek Implement, Inc.
Pikeville Equipment, Inc.
Waltemyer's Sales & Serv., Inc.
Scheffel Equipment Company
Elder Sales & Service, Inc.
Bartron Supply, Inc.
Creenlme Supply, Inc.
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Lancaster farming, Saturday, September 5, 1998-B9
Deerfield Ag & Turf Center, Inc
M.S Yearsley & Sons, Inc.
K & W Equipment, Inc,
(CLARION CO.) -
Pennsylvania Dairy Princes and
Promotion Services, Inc. has
announced that its 42nd Annual
Dairy Princess Pageant will be
held on Saturday evening,
September 19, at the Sheraton
Harrisburg-East. A milk punch
reception will start at 5:30 p.m.
followed by a banquet at 6:30
p.m. and the coronation.
Twenty-nine county dairy
princesses will compete for the
title of Pennsylvania Dairy
Princess now held by Nichole R.
Meabon of Erie County. The
Princess and two
Alternates will reign
for a period of one year
from September 1998
to September 1999.
During that time, they
will represent the
dairy farmers of
ing out for its number
industry and all dairy
The pageant, which
will be held on the
Saturday evening pre
ceding the annual All-
American Dairy Week,
will end two full days
of activities and inter
views for the contes
tants. Four judges, all
from out-of-state, will
select a dairy princess
and two alternates
from seven finalists
Program is supported
through their various
advertising and pro
Association and Dairy
Council Inc., Middle
Association and Dairy
council Mideast, the
and Allied Milk
Producers with contri
butions from other
dairy related organi
zations and individu
Again this year, as
the result of a grant
from Sire Power, Inc
and several anony
mous individuals, the
awards to the winners
will be $1,200 to the
Princess and $6OO to
each of her two
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