Lake Ida Apple Farm-Favorite Recipes
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Our family and friends have many favorite recipes using Lake Ida Apple Farm's delicious apples. We hope you will enjoy trying our recipes in your home.

Hannah's Apple Bars
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

For Crust:
2 1/2 cups flour
1 cup shortening
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 tsp. salt

Mix flour, shortening and sugar and salt as for pie crust.
Put 1 egg yolk in a measuring cup and fill to 2/3 full with milk.
Add to flour mixture and blend well. Roll out half of the dough to fit a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan.

1 1/2-2 cups crushed corn flakes cereal.
8-9 Lake Ida Apples, cored, peeled and sliced.

Evenly sprinkle crushed cereal flakes over bottom crust. Spread sliced apples over the crushed cereal. Over all of the apples sprinkle 1 cup white sugar mixed with 2 tsp. cinnamon. Roll other half of dough to fit over top, and crimp edges as for pie.  Beat egg white until stiff, and brush on top crust.

Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F.

Frost warm bars with powdered sugar frosting.  1 cup powdered sugar and a little hot water (1 tsp more or less), and drizzle over top of bars. Cool completely before cutting. These freeze well.

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Lake Ida Apple Farm tree with ripe apples.

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Amazin' Raisin Cake
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

3 cups all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup milk
2 eggs
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
3 cups apple - peeled, cored, and chopped
1 cup raisins
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

Grease and flour two 9 inch pans.

In large bowl with mixer at low speed, beat together flour, sugar, mayonnaise, milk, eggs, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cloves, scraping bowl frequently, for 2 minutes. Batter will be thick. Sir in the chopped apples, raisins and walnuts.

Spread batter into prepared pan. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks for 10 minutes. Remove and cool on wire racks.

In a large bowl, whip the cream and confectioners' sugar until stiff peaks form. Fill and frost the cake.


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Rosy apples
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Rick & Sharon Julian
11545 West Lake Ida Lane
Lake Park, Minnesota 56554

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