Bourbon Cake

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Cake

Bourbon Cake 4x3

  • 2 sticks soft butter (1 cup)
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3-3/4 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-1/2 cups sour cream
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 generous cup each of chopped walnuts (or pecans) , dates (or raisins) and maraschino cherries

Grease and flour a bundt pan

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Strawberry Ricotta Scones

Scone

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  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup buttermilk (or reg milk with 2 drops of white vinegar)
  • 2 tbsps. lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup ricotta (I drain mine in a strainer for about 2 hours to remove as much liquid as possible)
  • 3 tbsps sugar
  • 1-2 tbsps grated lemon zest
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2-1/4 tsps. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup very cold butter cut up
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries

Mix together the egg, buttermilk, lemon juice and vanilla.  Add the lemon zest and the ricotta and mix well.

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