Orange Mayonnaise Cake

Orange mayonnaise cake is rich, chocolatey and moist. It’s great as a birthday cake or for a celebration cake. Try different kinds of mayonnaise and choose your favourite.

Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

Cake

orange mayonnaise cake

2 cups flour

1 cup white sugar

1 1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 1/2 tsp baking powder

4 tbsp cocoa

Mix together in a bowl until all ingredients are incorporated.

In a small bowl whisk together:

1 cup mayonnaise

1 cup orange juice

1 tsp orange extract

DIRECTIONS

Mix dry and wet ingredients together just until incorporated.

Bake in a glass pan at 325 degrees for 45 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from the batter. 

Cool and then cover with icing.

Peanut Butter Orange Icing

6 tbsp crunchy peanut butter

4 tbsp honey

4 tbsp corn syrup

1 tsp orange extract

Mix thoroughly and spread thinly on cake.  The icing is sweet. A little goes a long way.

Try Orange Tea Cookies for another fruity dessert.

Bean Salad

Bean salad is super quick to make and is fresh and tasty. Take along for a picnic or serve with a light supper.

Enjoy!

Bring to boil 1 1/2 cups vinegar, 1/2 cup water. 1 tsp salt and 2 cups white sugar.  Let cool.  Drain the following:

1 can yellow beans

bean salad

1 can chick peas

1 can kidney beans

1 can Lima beans

Mix together and add:

3 stocks green celery (chopped)

1 red pepper (chopped)

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Peanut & Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Peanut and Pumpkin Seed brittle is a sweet treat that is great for any occasion. Try adding a little pumpkin spice for a Thanksgiving treat or cinnamon for Christmas.

Enjoy

INGREDIENTS

3 cups sugar

Pumpkin and Sunflower Seed Brittle

2 cups unsalted peanuts

1 cup shelled pumpkin seeds

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp butter

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