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Rocky Mountain Recipes 3-24-14

Strawberry Bread
Chris Bryant, Johnson City, Tenn.
3 c. All-Purpose flour
1 t. Soda
1/2 t. Salt
1 Tbsp. Ground cinnamon
2 c. Sugar
3 Eggs, beaten
1 c. Vegetable oil
2 (10 oz) pkgs. Frozen strawberries, sliced, thawed
Combine flour, soda, salt, cinnamon and sugar and mix well. Combine eggs, oil and strawberries. Add to dry ingredients and mix well. Pour batter into two greased and floured loaf pans. Bake at 350 degrees for one hour or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

Cranberry Bread
Sharon Raasch • Imperial, Neb.
2 c. All-Purpose flour, sifted
1 c. Sugar
1-1/2 t. Salt
1/2 t. Baking soda
1/4 c. Butter
1 Egg, beaten
1 t. Orange zest
3/4 c. Orange juice
1-1/2 c. Golden raisins
1-1/2 c. Cranberries, chopped
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Add egg, orange zest and orange juice. Stir to mix and fold in raisins and cranberries. Pour into greased loaf pan and bake for 70 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan and cool on wire rack.

Banana, Apple and Raisin Bread
Helen Druse • Lafayette, Colo.
1-1/2 c. All-Purpose flour
1/2 c. Sugar
2 t. Baking powder
1 t. Baking soda
1/2 t. Salt
1/2 c. Wheat germ
3 small Bananas, mashed
1/2 c. Buttermilk
1/4 c. Vegetable oil
4 Egg whites
1/2 c. Raisins
1 Apple, peeled, cored, minced
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and wheat germ. Add mashed bananas, buttermilk, oil, egg whites, raisins and minced apple. Mix thoroughly. Turn into greased loaf pan. Bake one hour.

Sesame Wheat Braids
Tamra Palmer • Elizabeth, Colo.
3 pkgs. Active dry yeast
2-1/4 c. Warm water
1/2 c. Honey
1Tbsp. Olive oil
1 c. Whole wheat flour
2 Eggs
1 Tbsp. Water
1 Tbsp. Salt
5 -6 c. All-Purpose flour
2 t. Sesame seeds
In a large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add honey and oil; mix well. Stir in whole wheat flour and let stand until mixture bubbles, about 5 minutes. In a small bowl, beat eggs and water. Remove 2 tablespoons to a small cup, cover and refrigerate. Add 4 cups of flour and beat until smooth. Add enough remaining flour to form soft dough. Turn onto a floured board and knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top. Cover and let rise until doubled. Punch down and divide in half. Divide each half into thirds. Shape each into a rope about 15 inches long. Place three ropes on a greased baking sheet; braid. Pinch ends firmly and tuck under. Brush with reserved egg mixture, and sprinkle with sesame seed. Repeat, and place second braid on same baking sheet. Let rise until doubled. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 -25 minutes. (325 degrees works for high altitude). Makes 2 loaves!

Cheese Biscuits
Marcey Dyer • Pierce, Colo.
2 c. Flour, sifted
3 t. Baking powder
1 t. Salt
1/4 c. Shortening
1/3 c. Cheese, grated
3/4 c. Milk
Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Cut in shortening until consistency of corn meal. Stir in cheese. Add milk to flour mixture, blend just to combine ingredients. Roll out dough on floured surface. Cut with biscuit cutter. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 425 degrees for 12-15 minutes.

Dutch Koek
Marjorie Butler • Ramah, Colo.
3 c. Flour
2 c. Sugar
2 t. Baking soda
2 t. Cinnamon
2 t. Cloves
2 t. Nutmeg
1 Tbsp. Honey
2 c. Scalded milk
2 Eggs
Combine all ingredients. Pour into loaf pans. Bake at 325 degrees for about an hour.

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