Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

     Known more in the South, Sweet Potato Pie has been around for hundreds of years, and for good reason.  It’s good!   If you plan ahead, cook 3 extra Sweet Potatoes the night before when you’re having them for dinner.  Save them in the refrigerator and that will be one less step to this incredible pie.  Sweet Potatoes are high in nutrition, and very delicious, we have them often.  I sub out half the White Sugar for Dark Brown Sugar because it gives you a more flavorful Pie.  You can use all White Sugar if you prefer.

INGREDIENTS:

1 – 9” Unbaked Pie Crust (I love King Arthur Flour’s Crust)

2 cups Sweet Potatoes, Cooked

2 TBSP Salted Butter, room temp

2 Eggs

Scant ½ cup White Sugar

½ cup Dark Brown Sugar

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

1 TBSP AP Flour

½ cup Buttermilk or Heavy Cream

¼ tsp Baking Soda

½ tsp Ginger*

1 ½ tsp Cinnamon

¼ tsp Allspice

1/8 tsp Nutmeg

 

PREPARATION:

Quickly mash the cooked Sweet Potatoes with a fork and measure out 2 cups.  Add to mixer bowl and beat them until they are smooth and lump free.  (You will end up with a smoother pie.)  Then add Butter, Eggs, Sugars.  Beat well.

Add Vanilla, Flour, Buttermilk, Baking Soda, Ginger, Cinnamon, Allspice, and Nutmeg.  Beat well and pour into unbaked Shell.

Bake at 350° F for 65-70 minutes or until center is set.  I jiggle the pie, and if it looks set, it’s done.  You can also stick a butter knife in the center.  If it comes out clean, the pie is set.  Serve Warm or Chilled.  Serve with Whipped Cream.

* I don’t like the Seasonings to over-power the flavor of the Sweet Potatoes.  You can add more than I call for if you’d like.

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Banana Oatmeal Cookies with Blueberries

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    I had some overripe bananas and was bored with banana bread.  I wanted a cookie.  With oatmeal.  Something chewy and healthier.  I wanted less sugar, less fat, and whole wheat flour.  Oh, and I had blueberries.  And dates.  You’ll feel good about giving these to your kids.  I love it when a plan comes together.  Here’s what I came up with: 

INGREDIENTS:  YIELDS 35 Cookies

1 cup Bananas, mashed

4 TBSP Butter, salted

½ cup Canola oil

1 egg

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

½ tsp Salt

1 ½ tsp Cinnamon

½ cup Brown Sugar

1 tsp Baking Powder

½ tsp Baking Soda

2 TBSP Wheat Germ

2 TBSP Flax seed

Scant 3 cups Quick-Cooking Oatmeal

½ – ¾ cup Fresh Blueberries

½ cup Dates, chopped

 

PREPARATION:

In mixer bowl, beat Bananas and remove to a 1 cup measure.  In same bowl, beat Butter, Canola oil, egg, Vanilla, Salt, Cinnamon, Brown Sugar, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Wheat Germ, and Flax Seed until well blended.  Return the bananas and mix in.

Add Oatmeal and mix until incorporated.  Fold in Blueberries and Dates.

I used my large cookie scoop and baked on a stoneware baking sheet at 350 ° F for 10-12 minutes.

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Triple Layer Chocolate Cake

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     Chocolate Cake must be everyone’s favorite, especially when it is packed with flavor and so moist that it is light as a feather.  Pictured is my Triple Chocolate Cake that won 2nd Place in the Jefferson County Fair two years ago in the Chocolate Cake category.  There was some stiff competition, so I was happy with my Award.  If you want a fudgy, moist Chocolate Cake, this is the recipe to try.

INGREDIENTS: 

2 extra large eggs, at room temp

2 cups sugar

½ cup Canola or vegetable oil

2 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp baking soda

1 rounded tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp Cinnamon

¾ cup Hershey’s cocoa powder

1 cup buttermilk (you can use a few TBSP of white vinegar in a cup, then fill the cup with milk)

1 cup brewed coffee (warm)

1 ¾ cups AP flour

NOTE:  You will NOT taste the coffee in the finished cake.  It merely enhances it.  If you have leftover coffee, that’s fine.  Just pop it into the microwave to heat it.

PREPARATION:

Grease three 9” round pans and dust with a little cocoa powder.  Set aside.  Preheat oven to 350°F

In mixer bowl, beat eggs, sugar, oil and vanilla.  Add soda, powder, salt, cocoa powder and mix.

Add buttermilk, coffee and flour.  Mix well.

Bake at 350°F for 25 – 30 minutes, using toothpick test to check for doneness.  Cool in pans for ten minutes, and then remove.  Cool completely and frost with Tika’s frosting.

 

  1. VARIATIONS:
  2. ONE-PAN CAKE: Grease and flour 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Heat oven to 350° F. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 35 to 40 minutes. Cool completely. Frost.
  3. THREE LAYER CAKE: Grease and flour three 8-inch round baking pans. Heat oven to 350°F. Pour batter into prepared pans. Bake 30 to 35 minutes. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to wire racks. Cool completely. Frost.
  4. BUNDT CAKE: Grease and flour 12-cup fluted tube pan. Heat oven to 350°F. Pour batter into prepared pan. Bake 50 to 55 minutes. Cool 15 minutes; remove from pan to wire rack. Cool completely. Frost.
  5. CUPCAKES: Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper bake cups. Heat oven to 350°F. Fill cups 2/3 full with batter. Bake 22 to 25 minutes. Cool completely. Frost. About 30 cupcakes.

TIKA’S PERFECT FROSTING (This recipe is for a triple layer cake and enough for decorations on top and sides of cake). It starts out as vanilla so you can frost between the cake layers with a white frosting.

NO MESS FROSTING INSTRUCTIONS:  Tear off a sheet of wax paper so there is enough to over hang your serving dish by a couple of inches.  Cut the paper into quarters and lay on the plate so it overhangs the dish.  Place the first cake layer on top and frost top and sides.  Continue with second and third layers.

When the cake is completely frosted, slowly pull each piece of wax paper out.  Ta da!  Clean plate with no frosting goobers or cake crumbs on it.

 

INGREDIENTS:

4 OZ cream cheese, softened

5 TBSP butter

½ tsp salt

2 tsp vanilla extract

1/3 cup milk

7 cups confectioner’s sugar

 

PREPARATION:

Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy.  Add salt, vanilla, milk and confectioner’s sugar.  Beat until light and fluffy.  Frost between the layers.

 

TO CHANGE TO CHOCOLATE NOW:

1 CUP Hershey’s cocoa powder

2 TBSP butter

¼ cup milk

½ cup confectioner’s sugar

 

PREPARATION:

Add all ingredients to vanilla frosting and beat well.  Frost sides and top of cake.  Remaining frosting will make decorations.

NOTE:  This is one of my never measure recipes. I did measure this time, so I could write it down for you. If the consistency is too dry, add another TBSP milk.  If it’s too wimpy and limpy, add another TBSP cocoa powder. It should be nice and fluffy.

 

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BLUEBERRY NUT CINNAMON ROLLS

Blueberry Nut Cinnamon Rolls (8)

Who doesn’t love Cinnamon Rolls?  They are expensive to buy and are never as good as what you can make yourself.

Fresh Cinnamon Rolls are unbelievably delicious.  Today I decided to make Blueberry Pecan.  I’ve posted all kinds, but today was just a Blueberry kind of day.  Give them a try.  They’re easier than you might think.

(I’m including a secret at the bottom of the recipe.  Read the recipe first, know you can do it, and then read the secret).

DOUGH INGREDIENTS: YIELDS 12 CINNAMON ROLLS

3 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour (or half bread flour and half AP flour)

1 ½ tsp sugar

1 ½ tsp salt

1 TBSP shortening (Crisco)

1 tsp room temp butter

1 package active dry yeast

1 1/8 cup scalded milk cooled to about 120°

For the Filling:

1 cup Fresh Blueberries

½ cup Pecans or Walnuts, chopped finely

2 TBSP Butter, room temperature

Cinnamon/Sugar (recipe below) *

 

PREPARATION:

With dough hook installed, mix 1 ½ cup flour with sugar, salt, shortening, butter, and yeast in a large mixing bowl. Add very warm (not hot) milk, and beat for about 1 minute. Add enough of the remaining flour, a little at a time, until dough is easy to handle.  On low/ medium speed, beat for five minutes or so.  Dough should be smooth and not sticky.

Lift dough hook and slather some butter around the inside of the bowl.  Let dough drop into the bowl and turn over so buttered side is up.  Cover with plastic wrap and a dish towel to retain the heat.  Let rise in a warm place, out of drafts, for about 1 hour, or until doubled.  When dough is pressed with finger tips, an indentation will remain.

Lightly flour your workspace and roughly shape dough into a rectangle.  With a rolling pin, roll until it’s approximately 16” x 10” (It does NOT have to be exact).  Cut dough in half vertically and spread each half with 2 TBSP room temperature butter.  Sprinkle Cinnamon/Sugar mixture on top.  Very lightly press the blueberries and Nuts into the Dough.

Starting from the top edge, roll the dough up.  Pinch the seam to seal.  Cut each half into 6 rolls and place in greased baking dish with cut side up.  Cover with buttered plastic wrap and let rise another hour.

Bake at 400° F for 17-18 minutes.  When cool, frost with cream cheese frosting.

 

CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: Frosts 12 cinnamon rolls

2 OZ Cream cheese

3 TBSP Butter

½ tsp Vanilla extract

½ tsp Almond extract

1 ½ cup confectioner’s sugar

Pinch of Salt

1TBSP milk or half and half

Beat all ingredients until well blended.  Start with 1 TBSP milk or half and half and add a little at a time until it’s the consistency you want.  Make sure your rolls are completely cooled before frosting, or the frosting will melt.

*Cinnamon Sugar: Never buy this.  It’s so simple to make.  You can keep in an empty container and use it for toast, pancakes, waffles, Cinnamon Rolls, plain Vanilla Ice cream, etc.

***HERE’S THE SECRET:  The dough for this recipe is my white sandwich bread recipe.  So, what I’ve just taught you is that you CAN make bread!  Follow the recipe and make 12 cinnamon rolls and 1 loaf of the best white bread you’ve ever had.  The bread normally bakes at 425° F for 20 – 25 minutes until golden brown, so you’ll have to extend the baking time since oven temp is lower for the cinnamon rolls.  Interior temperature should be about 190 ° F. Bread will sound hollow when lightly tapped.

 

DOUGH INGREDIENTS: YIELDS 24 CINNAMON ROLLS – or – 1 LOAF WHITE BREAD AND 12 CINNAMON ROLLS

6 to 7 cups all-purpose flour

3 tablespoons sugar

1 tablespoon salt

2 tablespoons shortening (Crisco)

1 tsp room temp butter

2 packages active dry yeast

2 1/4 cups scalded milk cooled to about 120°

1 cup Fresh Blueberries

Preparation for bread is exactly the same as the above preparation instructions.  However, if you have made the full recipe, roll half of the dough into a rectangle shape.  Starting at narrow end, roll up and place seam side down in a buttered loaf pan. Cover and let rise before baking. This will be your bread.

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Amish Sugar Cookies, 7 Ways

Amish Sugar Cookies, 7 Ways

     You know it’s rare that I make someone else’s recipe, but I’ve seen this Amish recipe a few times and noticed that it had a nice high rating.  I wanted to give it a try.  Quick prep time makes these a wonderful every-day dessert.  Lightly sweet, barely crispy on the outside while chewy on the inside makes these cookies pretty perfect. 

     The original recipe is below.  It was perfect as is.  The only thing I changed was to add ½ tsp Almond extract and use my large cookie scoop.  I baked for 12-13 minutes.  Yielded 46 Larger cookies.  

     3 New Flavors – Mocha, Chocolate Mint, and Lime 

Past Flavors – Almond Vanilla, Lemon, Orange, Cinnamon

    INGREDIENTS:

1 cup butter, (2 sticks), softened

1 cup vegetable oil

1+ cup sugar

1+ cup confectioners’ sugar

2 large eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

(my addition – ½ tsp almond extract)

4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

 

PREPARATION:

In a large bowl, beat the butter, oil and sugars. Beat in eggs until well blended. Beat in vanilla and Almond extract. Add baking soda and cream of tartar.  Gradually add flour.

Drop by small teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.

     I USED MY LARGE SCOOP AND BAKED FOR  12 -13 MINUTES.

PICTURED ARE: Lemon, Orange, Mocha, Lime, Chocolate Mint.  If you do one tray with just Almond Extract, that equals 7 flavors with one batter!  Note:  For the Lime Flavor, I didn’t have any Lime Extract, so I used a bit of fresh squeezed Lime Juice and some Lime Zest. For the Mocha I added a bit of cocoa powder and 1/2 tsp Coffee Extract.  For the Chocolate Mint I added 1/2 tsp Spearmint Extract and a bit of Cocoa Powder.

NOTE:  If you want to make a variety of flavors/colors, scoop part of the batter out and put it in a medium size bowl.  Add food coloring and whatever flavor extract you want.  Then bake that sheet, rinse out the bowl and do your next flavor/color.

If you make 1 ½ batches of dough, you can make one orange tray (I added a bit of orange zest), one lemon tray (I added lemon zest and lemon food coloring), plain vanilla/almond, and cinnamon.  For the cinnamon flavor, I added some Saigon cinnamon to the dough, scooped the cookies out and then sprinkled cinnamon sugar on top.  Make sure you bake that batch last.  You don’t want cinnamon getting mixed in the fruit or plain flavored cookies.

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Tropical Chia Seed Pudding

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     Have you had Chia Seed Pudding yet?  It’s new to me, and I can thank my friend Darlene for getting me interested in it.  It’s thick, creamy, delicious, and has NO REFINED SUGAR!  It gets its sweetness from fresh fruit.  Chia Pudding is something you can feel good about giving to your family, even for breakfast.  Chia seeds are loaded with Omega-3s, Protein, and Fiber.  They add no crunch to the pudding, so your kids will not even notice them.  I found that adding Garnishes it makes the final dessert colorful and more nutritious.  I used chopped Macadamia Nuts to give it a little chew, but you can use whatever nut you have on hand.  Walnuts or Almonds would be great.

     You can make this with your Mixer or Blender.  Listed below are just some of the reasons you should add this recipe to your family’s diet.

  • Keto Approved
  • No Processed Sugar
  • Vegan
  • High in Fiber
  • Protein
  • Gluten-Free
  • Omega-3s
  • Antioxidants

INGREDIENTS:  Yields 4 servings

1 Ripe Banana (Not over-ripe like you’d use for Banana Bread)

1 Cup Coconut Milk

1 Mandarin Orange, segmented and each segment cut into thirds

½ tsp Vanilla Extract

2 TBSP Chia Seeds

4 Whole Dates, chopped

2-4 TBSP Toasted Coconut

OPTIONAL GARNISHES:  Extra Toasted Coconut, Macadamia Nuts, Walnuts, Almonds, Dates, Mandarin Oranges, Maraschino Cherries

PREPARATION:

In mixer bowl or blender bowl, beat the Banana until smooth and creamy.  You can add part of the Coconut milk if your mixer is having trouble.  Add Mandarin segments and beat well.  Add Vanilla, Chia Seeds, Dates, and Coconut.

Pour into serving dishes, add your Garnishes, cover with plastic wrap and chill for a couple of hours.

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Cheesecake Factory clone

Cheesecake Factory clone

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It’s what’s for breakfast today. This is one of the clones for the Cheesecake Factory. I’ve made it three times. It never disappoints. If you like a nice thick, yet light and fluffy cheesecake that isn’t overly sweet, give this one a try.

Make sure everything is at room temp! I didn’t do it the second time I made this. The cake rose like crazy and then sunk!
CRUST
• 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans
• 1/4 cup finely chopped almonds
• 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
• 3/4 cup finely chopped vanilla wafer (I used graham crackers)
• 2 tablespoons melted butter
Filling (All ingredients at room temperature:)

FILLING:
• 1 1/2 lbs cream cheese
• 1 1/3 cups sugar
• 5 large eggs
• 16 ounces sour cream
• 1/4 cup flour
• 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 2 teaspoons lemon juice
Directions:
Crust: Mix all nuts and vanilla wafer crumbs with melted butter and press into a 9 inch buttered springform pan, trying to line the sides as much as possible about 1 1/2″ up the sides of the pan, set aside.
Cheesecake: All above ingredients should be at room temperature before you begin.
Start by beating the cream cheese until light and fluffy.
Keep the mixer on a low setting throughout the beating and mixing process.
Add the sugar a little at a time and continue beating until creamy.
Add one egg at a time and beat after each egg.
When eggs have been mixed into the cream cheese add flour, vanilla and lemon juice, mix well.
Add the sour cream last and beat well.
Pour cream cheese into the spring pan.
Place on the top rack in the middle of a 325 degrees preheated oven for one hour and 15 (20) minutes.
When time is up, prop open oven door and leave in oven for one hour.
Let cool enough before the cheesecake is put into the refrigerator for 24 hours.
A cheesecake should season. The wait is worth it. The flavor ripens and becomes enriched.

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The Better For You Cookie

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     We’re trying to eat healthier, but missing all my delicious baked goods.  It was time to create a Healthier, yet still delicious cookie.  By partially substituting some of the Butter and Oil for Applesauce significantly reduces the Fat.  Most cookie recipes call for white AP flour.  I used half Whole Wheat and half Bread Flour (Whole Wheat is just better for you and Bread flour has more protein).  Instead of white sugar, I used Brown sugar, which gave the cookies a delicious flavor, chewy texture, and a great rise.  They are baked in a lower temperature oven to prevent spreading and dough is chilled in the refrigerator between batches.  The cooler dough also prevents spreading.  I snuck a few Tablespoons of Wheat Germ in the batter, and trust me, nobody will ever know it’s there. I made them with Walnuts, Almonds and Dates.  I topped some of them with a whole Almond.  No chips, but feel free to add a few if you want.  The pièce de résistance – Cinnamon.  (I know, big surprise there.  I love it).

INGREDIENTS:    YIELDS 28-30 COOKIES

1 cup packed dark brown sugar

3 TBSP Canola oil

3 TBSP butter, room temp

2 TBSP honey

1 ½ tsp Vanilla extract

6 TBSP apple sauce (1 ¼ ounce mini cup)

1 large egg

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp salt

1 tsp Cinnamon

2 TBSP Wheat Germ

1 cup + 1 TBSP whole wheat flour

1 cup Bread flour

½ cup in any combination of Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips, White Chocolate Chips, Dates, Raisins

PREPARATION:

In mixer bowl, combine Brown Sugar, Canola oil, and butter.  Mix well.

Add Honey, Vanilla, Apple Sauce and Egg.  Mix well.

Add Baking Powder, Salt, Cinnamon, and Wheat Germ.  Mix well.

Preheat oven to 325° F now.

Add both flours and mix ONLY until incorporated.

Stir in the good stuff.  Mix and match!  I made them with only Dates and Walnuts.  Use a large cookie scoop for the prettiest round cookies.  Bake on Stoneware, Parchment or Silicone lined sheet.

Bake at 325° F for about 18 minutes.

NOTE:  I always have Wheat Germ and Flax because I’m forever sneaking them into recipes.  If you don’t have any Wheat Germ, try a few TBSP of oatmeal instead. (Uncooked, of course).

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Cinnamon Cheesecake Cookies with Blueberries

Cinnamon Cheesecake Cookies with Blueberries (3)

     A delicious soft cookie loaded with Blueberries and the subtle taste of Cinnamon.  They have a delightful texture and taste of NY style cheesecake and only ½ cup of sugar!  I’ve been pairing cinnamon with blueberries and cheesecake forever.  It’s one of my favorite combinations.  Give these cookies a try!

YIELD:  16 cookies

INGREDIENTS:

  • 6 Tablespoonssalted butter, softened
  • 2 ½ ounces cream cheese, softened (use markings on side of package for easy measuring)
  • ½ rounded cupgranulated sugar
  • 1Egg
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 cup AP flour

 

PREPARATION:

Use a stoneware baking sheet if you have one.  Otherwise, line two baking sheets or a half baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone sheets, and set aside.

Beat cream cheese and butter until fluffy.  Add sugar and beat about 2 min.

Add egg, salt, Vanilla extract, and Cinnamon.  Beat well.

Add flour and beat on low speed until just incorporated.

Fold in blueberries. (NOTE:  If you prefer the blueberries to be swirled, don’t be so gentle with them. (I wanted them left whole).

Preheat oven now to 350° F

Add flour and beat on low speed until just incorporated.

Using a medium cookie dough scoop or two tablespoons of dough, place on prepared baking sheets.  They will flatten and take on a cookie shape as they bake.  Bake cookies for about 15 minutes or until tops are firm.

Cool in pan for 2 -3 min then place on cooling racks.

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Cinnamon Cheesecake Cookies with Blueberries (2)

Cinnamon Cheesecake Cookies with Blueberries

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Pumpkin Pie Squares with a Crunchy Topping

 

I am not a fan of making pie crust.  It always comes out great, I just don’t like rolling and trying to place it properly in the pie plate. It irritates me, and I try to avoid getting irritated when I’m cooking.  So . . . if I can make some changes, and still have a crust, I’m all for it.  Bob doesn’t care for pumpkin pie.  There’s always too much ginger and other spices for his palate.  This dessert has a crust, but not a pastry crust.  Easy!  I lightened up on the spices and Bob was happy!  The crunchy pecan topping is SO GOOD!  It’s a keeper.  (Feel free to add extra spices if you prefer.  Either way, you’ll love it).  And there’s a bonus.  It serves a lot more people than a pie.

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup AP flour

½ cup Old Fashioned Oats

½ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup butter (chilled, but not cold)

One 15 oz can pumpkin puree (without spices)

12 oz can evaporated milk

2 egg whites

¾ cup white sugar

½ tsp salt

¾ tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp ground ginger

¼ tsp ground cloves

½ cup pecans (or walnuts), chopped

½ cup brown sugar, packed

2 TBSP chilled butter

 

PREPARATION:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray or grease one 9×13 inch pan.
  2. Mix together the flour, oatmeal, brown sugar and butter or margarine. Press into pan; bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. In a large deep metal bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form.
  4. Blend together the pumpkin, evaporated milk, egg whites, sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger and clove. Pour custard into baked crust; bake for 30 minutes or until firm.
  5. Mix together the chopped nuts, brown sugar and butter. Sprinkle topping on custard and bake additional 15 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Cut into squares and top with whipped cream if desired.

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