Cake recipes found in time for holidays

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November 14, 1990|By Sherrie Clinton | Sherrie Clinton,Evening Sun Staff

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This Smearcase recipe is for Diana Colligan. It is from Sarah Morris of Fallston.

Smearcase Cake

Crust:

1 1/4 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup butter

1 egg, beaten

Combine flour, sugar and salt. Cut in butter. Add egg and mix well. Pat dough into a 9x13-inch pan and bring halfway up sides. Set aside.

Filling:

1 24-ounce container of cottage cheese

2 cups milk, divided

8 ounces cream cheese

8 tablespoons cornstarch

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups sugar

4 teaspoons lemon juice

4 tablespoons melted butter

1 teaspoon vanilla

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Cream cottage chese and some of the milk in a blender. Drop in pieces of cream cheese and blend until smoooth. Pour into mixing bowl and add remaining ingredients. Mix well. Pour into crust. Bake at 375-degrees for 50 minutes. Cool in pan. Sprinkle with nutmeg or powdered sugar, if desired.

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This dessert recipe is for Dorothy A. Hussey. It's from Jean Simmons of Havre de Grace.

Little Fellow

Lemon Pies

1/2 cup butter or margarine

2 cups sugar

4 eggs

1 tablespoon flour

1/3 cup lemon juice

L Pie pastry (recipe not given) for 2 9-inch pie crusts, about

Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs singly, beating after each addition. Add flour, mix well. Stir in lemon juice. Fill pastry-lined muffin pans two-thirds full. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Makes four-dozen small pies.

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Recipe Requests

Carol Holmes of Baltimore would like cookie recipes similar to those once made at Silbers Bakery. Her requests include: walnut squares with sugar on top, macademia cookies that look like little pies and butterscotch candy cookies.

* Roslyn Margolin would like Hutzler's recipe for cinnamon cake and the recipe for the strawberry icing that went on their layer cakes.

J. Johnson would like a recipe for Lemon Chiffon Pie. She says her husband refuses to eat the frozen kind.

* Sandy Anderson of Baltimore would like a recipe for a rich pound cake.

Barbara Sparks, of Glen Burnie, wants a recipe for old-fashioned gingerbread cookies. "I've tried so many recipes and they all seem to puff too much or lose that rich, dark gingery taste once baked."

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