baking

Loafing through our nation’s history

There’s a reason why some “heirloom” or “heritage” recipes have gone the way of the horse and buggy. Few tears have been shed for liver dumplings, Spa ...

Irish Cream cupcakes: Simple, small and decadently sweet

Occasionally I get a craving for a dessert so decadent that only something with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate will satisfy. Cupcakes are an easy treat to satisfy any c ...

Oatmeal, walnut and cranberry cookies

Makes about 4 dozen Ingredients 1 cup margarine or butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 1½ cups flour 1 teaspoon salt ...

Cool and creamy coconut cake

Wynona Buxton, pictured, shares with us a coconut cake recipe she has been making for many years. The recipe was passed down to her from her aunt. “It was always my husba ...

Wynona Buxton’s banana bread bursting with flavor

Preheat oven to 325 F Bake time: About 1 hr. In large mixing bowl combine: 1 cup sugar 1 cup all purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ...

Whip up a luscious lemon meringue pie

Wynona Buxton whipped up some luscious lemon meringue pie this week to share with Auburn Journal readers. Next week she is sharing her banana bread. So buy your bananas soon, as ...