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Quick ‘pick your own’ fruit desserts. Homemade Marshmallow Milkshakes. I got the idea to make these from my friend Val.

Homemade Marshmallow Milkshakes

Please go check out her blog ValSoCal. You will find so many delicious recipes and so much great inspiration. These milkshakes turned out divine by the way! I added a little malt powder to mine too and it was extra delicious. This is Alton Brown's Homemade Marshmallow recipe. Ingredients 3 packages unflavored gelatin1 cup ice cold water, divided12 ounces granulated sugar, approximately 1 1/2 cups1 cup light corn syrup1/4 teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract1/4 cup confectioners' sugar1/4 cup cornstarchNonstick spray Directions Place the gelatin into the bowl of a stand mixer along with 1/2 cup of the water. In a small saucepan combine the remaining 1/2 cup water, granulated sugar, corn syrup and salt. Turn the mixer on low speed and, while running, slowly pour the sugar syrup down the side of the bowl into the gelatin mixture. For regular marshmallows: Combine the confectioners' sugar and cornstarch in a small bowl.

For Milkshakes: Mennonite Girls Can Cook: Raisin Pudding. I got my inspiration for this recipe from the Christian Home Cookbook.

Mennonite Girls Can Cook: Raisin Pudding

This pudding would be really good with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream. Sometimes this pudding is called 'Poor Man's Pudding'.. Ingredients: 1 cup flour2 tsp baking powder2 tsp sugardash of saltdash of cinnamondash of ground nutmeg..I like to grate my own3 tbsp butter3/4 cup time I shall add chunks of apple with the raisins 1/2 cup buttermilk or milk 1. Sauce: Whisk together:3/4 cup brown sugar1 tbsp butter1 3/4 cups boiling water Bake in preheated oven at 375º for 30 min.Let cool in baking dish for 15 min before serving.

Cooking Blog – Find the best recipes, cooking and food tips at Our Kitchen. Mennonite Girls Can Cook: Raisin Pudding. Homemade Tootsie Rolls. Raspberry Balls. Here is a flashback from the 70'sEvery Holiday season my Grandmother would make these wonderful raspberry balls.It took me years and years to figure out the recipe, but I got it!!

Raspberry Balls

It's incredibly simple and uses only 4 ingredients! Jello Gelatin, coconut, sweetened condensed milk, almond extract. And... You don't have to make them Raspberry.You can use any flavor Gelatin.The balls in the picture are cranberry balls. Yummm! Raspberry Balls1 large package flaked coconut.1 large box jello gelatin. 1 small box Jello gelatin (for coating finished balls.) Mix first 4 ingredients.Roll into small balls.roll to coat in the small package of jello.refrigerate in an air-tight container.Enjoy! Homemade Cow Tales ® Every summer a little voice inside my head whispers (with sing-song inflection) "It's time to make caramel" which I reply "It's 100 degrees outside".

Homemade Cow Tales ®

My idea of fun does not include standing over a pot of boiling caramel in the dog days of summer; however, I begrudgingly heed the call... and obey. That's sort of how these came about. For those not familiar, Cow Tales® (not Cow Tails) are a nostalgic treat; an 8" length of soft caramel and creme filling. As a kid, I loved them and was inclined to choose one over a lollipop. I recently found them again and when I re-tasted for the first time in many years, my first thought was "this could be improved upon". To beat the heat, I began my caramel endeavor in the a.m. I cannot wait to make these at Christmastime (1. for gift-giving, (2. in much cooler weather, (3. while enlisting some help from the ladies in my family. Edit 9/15/2012: A letter is received from Mitchell T.