Pastry and Dessert Recipes and Menus

Products Below:

My items on eBay


Cakes, Tortes

Golden Delicious Fruitcake
This cake uses Golden Delicious apples.

3 c Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored and chopped 3/4 t nutmeg
2 c mixed candied fruit, diced 1/2 t allspice
1 1/2 c pecans, chopped 1/2 t cloves
1 c dates, chopped 1/4 t baking soda
3 c flour, divided 1 c butter flavor shortening
1 t baking powder 3/4 c sugar
3/4 t salt 3/4 c brown sugar, packed
3/4 t cinnamon 4 eggs

Preheat oven to 300°F. Grease a 10" tube pan, line with brown unprinted paper and grease again.

Combine apples, candied fruit, pecans and dates with 1/2 of the flour to separate fruit. Combine remaining flour with dry ingredients. Cream well the shortening with the sugars. Beat in the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add in dry ingredients and beat smooth. Stir in the fruit mixture. Turn batter into prepared pan. Place a shallow baking dish half filled with water on oven rack below fruitcake. Bake fruitcake for about 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until wooden pick inserted near center tests clean. Cool in pan. Remove from pan and wrap in foil or plastic wrap and store in refrigerator.

Recipe clipped and adapted from FoodDay section, from The Oregonian, early '90s. .






Index of Recipes
Pastry & Baking Charts

Cake Recipes
Frosting, Buttercream,
Icings, Glazes

Cookies, Bars & Biscotti
Confections, Truffles, Candy
Pies, Tarts, Tartlets
Crusts, Shells, Bases
Quick & Yeast Breads
Basic Recipes
Frozen, Ice Creams, Sorbet
What the...?
Savory Items for Tea Menus
Industry Recipes, Quantity Scale
Index of Recipes

Charts below are in:
Adobe Pdf files
Conversion to Metric
Conversion to US
Equivalency & Common Measures
General Oven Chart
Ice Cream Scoop Measures
Measures, Equivalents and Substitutions
General Can Sizing
Metric Units of Measure
Sugar Stages
Temperature Conversions


New Items, Hot Items & Everything in Between
Wooden SieveGanache Frames
We Are Direct Distributors for These Companies
Copyright © 2004-2011 Renee Shelton.
All rights reserved.
Copyright is held by Renee Shelton, Beach Cuisine Inc, or by respective owners.

Save This Page

illy Coffee - Home Delivery plus Welcome Gift