Elizabeth Rose House Bed & Breakfast


Kennebunk, Maine

Our Favorite Recipes

   

 The following Recipes are just a  
sample of what you may see and 
  taste at the Elizabeth Rose House Bed & Breakfast during your stay with us.


PUMPKIN BREAD
2/3 CUP SHORTENING
2 2/3 CUPS SUGAR
4 EGGS
1 CAN (16 OZ.) PUMPKIN
2/3 CUP WATER
3 1/3 CUPS FLOUR
2 TEASPOONS BAKING SODA
1 1/2 TEASPOONS SALT
1/2 TEASPOON BAKING POWDER
1 TEASPOON CINNAMON
1 TEASPOON GROUND CLOVES
2/3 CUPS RAISINS
2/3 CUPS CHOPPED NUTS

PREHEAT OVEN TO 350.
GREASE BOTTOMS ONLY OF 2 9X5 LOAF PANS OR
3 81/2 X41/2 LOAF PANS.
MIX SHORTENING AND SUGAR IN A LARGE BOWL.
ADD EGGS, PUMPKIN, AND WATER.
BLEND IN DRY INGREDIENTS. (I SIFT THE DRY INGREDIENTS, BUT NOT NECESSARY)
STIR IN RAISINS AND NUTS.
POUR INTO PANS AND BAKE UNTIL A TOOTHPICK COMES OUT CLEAN
ABOUT 1 HOUR 10 MINUTES.

Blueberry Cupcakes

Sift together and set aside
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking powder

Cream;
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar

Separate 2 eggs and add yolks to the sugar mixture.
Add 1/3 cup of milk alternately with the dry ingredients.
Add 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
Beat the 2 egg whites and gently fold into the batter.
Fold in 1 1/2 cups floured blueberries.

Spoon batter into lined muffin tins. Sprinkle with sugar if desired.

Bake in a preheated 350* oven for 20-25 minutes.

Makes approximately 1 dozen.


Maple Syrup Butter Cookies

2 sticks butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup maple syrup
1 egg yolk
1 teaspoon salt
2 cups flour

In a mixing bowl cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Next beat in maple syrup and egg yolks and combine well. Sift together flour and salt and blend into dough. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill at least 2 hours.

Preheat oven to 350*.

Flour a surface and roll out a quarter of the cookie dough at a time to 1/8 " thick. Cut with a 3" cookie cutter. Arrange on lightly greased cookie sheets and sprinkle lightly with sugar if desired. Bake until edges of the cookies are golden about 12 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Makes about 40 cookies.

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