Thursday, April 29, 2010

Crocheted Baby hugs and kisses afghan

Baby hugs and kisses afghan


Rainbow Sensations yarn 2 lg skeins
J hook

Ch 120
Row 1 dc in 4th Ch from hook and ea across. At end of row ch3 turn.
Row2-6 dc in ea dc across Ch 3 turn
Row7-12 ch3 is first dc* sk next dc dc in next dc dc in skipped dc x stitch made * rep from * to last stitch dc in last stitch ch3 turn
Row 13-18 rep row 2
Row 19-24 rep row 7
Continue in thus pattern to desired size finishing with rep of row 2 fasten off

Rnd 1 Join yellow with a sl st in corner st ch1 sc in same st. Evenly sc around putting 3 sc in ea corner to first st put 2 more sc in same st as joining of yarn at beg join to first sc at beg
Rnd 2 ch4(1st dc ch1) dc in same st( v st made) sk next sc v st in next sc content around putting v st ch1 v st in ea corner. Join to ch3 of beg Ch 4
Rnd 3 sl st to space between first 2 v sts ch4(1st dc ch1) dc in same sp. V st in space between 2 v sts around with v st Ch 1 v st in ch1 sp between the 2 corner v sts. Join with sl st in 3rd Ch of beg Ch 4 fasten off and weave in.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Mom's eggless cake recipe

 Mom's Eggless Cake Recipe

1/2 cup shortening
1 3/4 cup sugar
2 cups buttermilk
3 cups flour
2 tsps soda
3-4 tsps cinammon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 tsp vanilla

In mixer mix all the above ingredients together alternating the milk and flour 
Pour into a greased and floured 13"x9" cake pan
Bake in a 350 degree oven for 35 min or until done in the middle. Test by inserting knife in middle and if comes out clean done

Combine 1 cup brown sugar
2 tbls milk
2 tbls coconut (add more to your taste)
Mix and sprinkle on top of cake while cake is still hot
Put under broiler till bubbles

Now I know this recipe is not gluten and corn free but I am going to replace with gluten free all purpose flour and try it. Will post how it comes out then Until then try this recipe because it is a delicious cake.