Welcome Diners!

  • ~~Click Image to Purchase this fun doormat~~
  • Thursday, July 16, 2009

    Recipes From Penny Korsmaros Reinsma

    HoHo Cake (suppose to taste like a Hostess HoHo)

    1 Box deep chocolate cake
    5 Tbsp flour
    1 1/4 c. milk
    2 sticks butter
    1 c. granulated sugar
    1/2 c Crisco
    1 1/4 tsp vanilla divided
    2 1/2 t hot water
    1 egg
    3 pkg unsweetened chocolate,
    3 c. powdered sugar

    Bake cake according to directions for the 9x13 pan and cool completely. Blend flour with milk over low heat until thick—cool completely. Cream 1 stick of butter, sugar, 1/2 tsp. of vanilla and the Crisco for 4 minutes. Blend in flour/milk mixture and beat for 1 more minute. Spread on the baked and cooled cake. Melt the butter and chocolate. Add 1 tsp. vanilla, the hot water egg and the powdered sugar. Beat well, then spread on top of the white filling. Refrigerate for several hours or overnight.

    Pretzel Jell-O Salad

    2 2/3 c coarsely crushed pretzels
    3/4 c butter, melted
    3T sugar

    combine all ingredients and press into a 9x 13 pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes remove and cool

    Layer 2
    8 oz. cream cheese
    1 C. sugar
    8 oz. Cool Whip (not low fat or sugar free)

    Cream sugar and cream cheese in a mixing bowl on medium speed. Fold in Cool Whip and spread on pretzels.

    Layer 3
    2 small pkgs. strawberry jell-O (4serving size)
    2 C. boiling water
    1 pt frozen strawberries thawed

    Add Jell-O to boiling water and stir until Jell-O is melted. Cool for 20 minutes on top of the stove. When the Jell-O is lukewarm but not starting to set yet, add the strawberries. Pour over top of the cream cheese layer. Cool for 2 hours or more to let the Jell-O set.

    I hope you like these, they are always at every potluck and party around here.

    Bio: Penny lives in Indiana with husband Dirk (electrician) and their three talented boys (all musicians). She works in the bridal industry and has set up shop in her home. Life can go from wood chopping on their farm to an elegant evening in down town Chicago, in one day flat. Penny loves to sew, visit with friends and talk about the Lord. She attends a Community church in her home town and leads a women’s ministry called “Girlfriends Unlimited.”