Ada Mae's Easy Old Fashioned Recipes

Ada Mae's Old Fashioned Recipes
Recipes collected from Aunt Ada Mae Recipe files.  Most were hand written by Ada Mae or her friends. Some recipes pasted from magazines, newspapers, cut off cans, boxes or labels.

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Gingerbread

Gingerbread

 2 eggs
3/4 c. brown sugar
3/4 c. molasses
3/4 c. melted shortening
2 1/2 c. flour
2 tsp. soda
2 tsp. ginger
1 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 c. boiling water

Cream sugar and melted shortening. Blend in eggs and molasses. Sift flour with spices, soda, and baking powder. Add to creamed mixture. Finally add the boiling water. Beat well. Pour into 9x13 inch greased pan. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.

Lime Jello Salad

Lime Jello Salad

 3 oz. pkg. lime Jello
1 c. boiling water
9 oz. can crushed pineapple, drained
(save)
Juice from pineapple
1 c. sm. curd cottage cheese
1/2 c. whipping cream, whipped
1/2 c. chopped nuts

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. Add pineapple juice. Chill until slightly thickened. Beat until frothy. Fold in remaining ingredients. Chill until firm in a 1 quart or 1-1/2 quart Pyrex bowl, mold or rectangular baking dish.

 

 

 

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