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Old 09-08-2004, 07:42 PM   #21
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lol, juliev. ya caught me. i'm half norwegian. guess that's where the herring thing comes from. that and my giant square forehead...
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Old 09-08-2004, 08:15 PM   #22
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My grandma makes something similiar that she calls Swedish Cake with cream cheese frosting.
Do you have the recipe Juliev? And if you do, would you share? It sounds good. BTW, I am half Swedish too. :)

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Here ya go Barbara. I had to look for my swedish cookbook, thought I lost it.. it was in the back of my other cookbook collection, in the pantry... Phew!

SWEDISH CAKE:
2 cup white sugar
2 whole eggs
2 tsp vanilla
2 cup flour (self rising)
1/2 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 (20 oz) can crushed pineapple (undrained)

Mix sugar, eggs, pineapple. Add flour, soda, vanilla, salt, nuts (pour in 9 x 13 pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 35 to 40 minutes. Frost while warm.

FROSTING FOR SWEDISH CAKE:
1 (8 oz) cream cheese
1 stick butter
1 3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1 tsp vanilla

Mix softened cream cheese, vanilla, butter, and sugar. Add nuts. Better when sets 1 or 2 days.




SWEDISH APPLE CAKE:
3 eggs
2 cup sugar
1 1/4 cup oil
3 1/2 cup apples, diced
1/2 cup nuts, chopped
3 cup flour
2 tsp soda
1 tsp salt
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

FROSTING:
2 tbsp flour
1/2 cup milk
1 stick butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla

Mix together first 6 ingredients. Add flour, soda, salt and cinnamon. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour in 9 x 13 inch pan.

FROSTING: Cook flour and milk until thick. Set aside to cool. Beat together butter, sugar and vanilla. Add flour mixture and beat until smooth.
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Old 09-08-2004, 11:26 PM   #24
 
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I had a banana popsicle for my snack.. lol

btw Barbara.. my grandma's name is Barbara, and her last name starts with L.... weird.. lol
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Old 09-09-2004, 01:15 AM   #26
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Juliev,

Thank you for the recipes. They sound great!

That is interesting about your grandma's name. Barbara comes from the word Barbarian and means "Mysterious stranger from a faraway land." ;)

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Old 09-09-2004, 01:41 AM   #27
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Slice of very cold watermelon. A little bit of cottage cheese with crushed pinapple on top.
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I had a popsicle again.. the banana kind.. lol
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