Purely Homespun

Homemade from the heart

Olive Oil Cake

2 cups flour

Olive Oil Cake

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

1/2 cup olive oil

1/2 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup lemon juice

Blend dry ingredients.  Mix wet in another bowl and then fold into dry ingredients.  Pour into a parchment lined loaf pan and cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the cake comes out clean.


Strawberry Lemonade

3 cups strawberriesStrawberryLemonade

1/4 cup water

1 cup powdered steevia

1 cup lemon juice

3 cups sparkling water

ice cubes

Heat stawberries, water and steevia to a boil  Cook for 5 minutes and strain into a pitcher.  cool.  Add lemon juice, sparkling water and ice cubes.

Chocolate Brownies

8 tbsp cocoaChocolateBrownies

3/4 cup melted butter

1 1/2 cups sugar

3 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

t tsp salt

1 cup flour

Incorporate all ingredients in a large bowl until smooth.  Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in a glass pan for 30 to 35 minutes.  Cool and ice.  Store in refrigerator


3 tbsp oil

6 tbsp cocoa

4 cups icing sugar

1/2 cup almond milk

1 tsp vanilla

1/4 tsp salt



Rhubarb Pineapple Salsa

4 cups rhubarb, cut into piecesRhubarbPineappleSalsa

3 cups chopped strawberries

1 1/2 cups crushed pineapple

1 1/2 cups white sugar

3/4 cup cider vinegar

1 tbsp powdered ginger

Combine ingredients in a large pot and bring the mixture to boiling.  Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Mixture may be canned using favorite canning method.


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Pineapple Oat muffins

1 cup oatmealoatpineapplemuffin

1/2 cup oat bran

pinch salt

1/2 cup shredded coconut

Mix above in a bowl and cover with 1 cup boiling water.  Let stand for 5 minutes.

2 eggs

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup sunflower oil

1/2 cup crushed pineapple

1 cup flour

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

Mix above into water mixture.  Spoon into muffin tins and bake


































at 375 Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.

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