WHOOPIE PIES-MONDAY SPINNERS

4 12 2012

HELLO

It’s a wonderful starlit night at the farm, and warm too.

WHOOPIE PIES

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Oven 350

Cake

2 cups flour                               1-1/2 tsp. baking sods

7 tbs. shortening                  1 cup sugar

7 tbs cocoa                                1 cup milk

2 eggs separated                    1 tsp. vanilla

putting whites aside

Sift the dry ingredients together.  In a separate bowl cream the shortening, sugar and egg yolks, beat well. add vanilla.  Add dry ingredients alternately with the milk mixing well.  Drop by tablespoons full on greased sheets, Bake 10 minutes till done.   Remove from sheet and dry on rack.

FILLING

3/4 cup shortening                 2 egg whites

2 cups confectioners sugar      1 tsp vanilla

Beat all well and frost flat side of pie, place other pie on top.

Keep in the fridge. 

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ENJOY

I have been making these for my family for over 20 years and they are always a hit.    Some people put a marshmallow filling inside but we like this filling best.

MONDAY SPINNERS

The Monday Spinners is a branch of WOOLGATHERES.  A group of spinners that started in the Amherst, Leverett area some 50 years ago.  Deb and I found it and carted out spinning wheels all over the hills of Leverett.  It was loads of fun, we learned a lot, met a lot of interesting folks.  We have come full circle and a lot of the gals we knew then are in the rug hooking world now.

There was knitting , sewing, hooking and needle felting going on today.  A good time was had by all.

Thanks for reading my blog and hope you have a wonderful day.      Carole

 


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