Amish Recipes
Big Walnut Cake
1 1/4 cups walnuts, chopped
3 1/2 cups cake flour
5 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
4 egg whites
1 cup shortening
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups sugar
4 egg yolks, beaten
1/4 cup sugar
Preheat oven to 350o.  Sift together cake flour, baking powder and salt.
Set aside.  Cream shortening, almond extract, vanilla, 1 1/2 cup sugar and
egg yolks.  Add dry ingredients alternately to creamed mixture with milk.
Beat until smooth, after each addition, ending with flour.  Beat egg whites until
fluffy and add 1/4 cup sugar.  Fold the egg whites slowly into the cake batter.
Add nuts and pour into greased, floured pans. Make 3 layers.
Bake at 350o for 30-35 minutes. 
Chicken and Cheese Casserole
3 cups cubed chicken
1 cup macaroni - uncooked
1/2 cup onion, chopped
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup flour
1 1/2 cup shredded cheese
1 tablespoon chicken bouillon cubes
2 1/2 cups milk
 2 tablespoons pimentos - chopped
1 cup buttered bread crumbs
Cook onions in butter until tender.  Stir in flour and bouillon, stir in milk and
cook until sauce thickens.  Then add cheese and cook until melted.  Remove
from stove and combine chicken, macaroni and pimentos; add sauce.  Put
in 2 quart baking dish.  Cover with crumbs and bake at 350o for one hour.
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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