Cheese Filled Crumb Coffee Cake


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  • 4-1/2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 6 tbsps butter
  • 1/4 cup warm water (110 degrees or so)
  • 1-1/2 tsp yeast
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tbsp salt
  • 1/4 cup sugar

Put butter and milk in a small bowl and microwave for about 1 min or more until butter is melted – remove and cool slightly

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Banana Sherbert

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4 very ripe bananas – pureed

4 cups buttermilk

1/2 cup sugar

3/4 cup white corn syrup

3/4 cup dark corn or brown sugar corn syrup

1/4 tsp salt

1 tsp rum extract or 6 tbsps rum

1 tsp vanilla extract

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Banana Mousse Cake Roll

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6 eggs. separated, at room temperature

1/4 cup water

1 cup sugar

1 tsp vanilla

1 tsp banana extract or emlsion

1-1/4 cups cake flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp cream of tartar

1/2  cup sugar

Line a 15×10 pan with parchment paper, Spray with cooking spray

Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.

In a mixer, beat the yolks and water until lemon colored.  Gradually beat in the sugar.  Gradually add the flour mixture and blend well.

Mixture will be thick

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4 tbsps butter

1/4 cup corn syrup

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

pinch salt

Put butter, syrup and sugar in a saucepan and bring to boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar.  Remove and cool completely.

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Mini Pavlovas

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2 large egg whites at room temp

1/4 tsp cream of tartar

1/4 cup fine sugar

1/4 tsp almond extract (or clear imitation vanilla)

1/2 cup confectioners sugar

Beat whits on mixer till frothy.  Add cream of tartar and beat while add 1 tbsp sugar.  When you get soft peaks, add 1 more tbsps sugar and increase speed to high.  When you get stiff peaks, beat in the rest of the sugar and beat until stiff and glossy.  Add the extract.  Sift the confectioners sugar over the mixture and carefully fold in.

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