Amish Recipes
Sunshine Coffee Cake
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/2 cup chopped nuts 
Blend above ingredients together before mixing coffee cake batter.
1 1/2 cups flour
3 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cups sugar
1/4 cup shortening
1 egg
1/2 cup milk
Preheat oven to 375o.  Sift dry ingredients together and cut in shortening.
Beat eggs well and add milk.  Combine liquid with dry ingredients.  Spread half
the batter in a greased flat pan 8x8 or 6x10 inches.  Sprinkle with half of filling.
Add the other half of the batter and sprinkle with remaining filling on top. 
Bake at 375o for 25 minutes.  Cut in squares.
Steamed Apple Pudding
1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 cup soft butter or margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, well beaten
4 pared medium apples, shredded (2 1/2 cups)
1/2 cup dark raisins
light cream
Grease well a 1 1/2 quart heat proof bowl. Into small bowl, sift flour
with baking soda, salt and spices and set aside.  In large bowl with
wooden spoon beat butter, sugar and eggs until mixture is smooth and light.
Stir in apples and raisins.  Stir flour mixture into fruit mixture, mixing well and
turning into greased bowl.  Cover surface of the pudding with double thickness
of waxed paper.  Cover top of bowl completely with foil and tie edge securely
with twine.  Place bowl on trivet in large kettle.  Pour boiling water around
bowl to come halfway up the side.  Cover kettle and bring to boiling.  Reduce
heat and boil gently for two hours.  Serve with light cream.
These recipes are from The Amish Way cookbook, compiled by Adrienne Lund,
published by Jupiter Press, copyright revised edition 1994.  Adrienne Lund is the
author-publisher of nine Amish cookbooks and a children's book about the Amish
way of life.  Her books are available in our gift shop and in our on-line store.   Visit
her website at  Used by permission.
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