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Lemon orange picnic cake

Pillsbury p. 30

Cake: 1 c flour, 3/4 c sugar, 1 1/2 tsp orange zest, 1 tsp lemon zest, 1 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/3 c milk, 1/4 c shortening, 2 Tbsp orange juice, 3 egg white

Topping: 1/4 c sugar, 2 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp orange juice

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Coconut cake with lemon filling

Pillsbury p. 17

cake: 2 c flour, 1 1/2 c sugar, 3 tsp baking powder, 1 tsp salt, 1 c milk, 1/2 c shortening, 2 tsp coconut extract or vanilla, 4 egg whites

filling: 3/4 c sugar, 3 Tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp salt, 2/3 c water, 2 egg yolks, 1 Tbsp butter, 2 tsp lemon peel, 3 Tbsp lemon juice

frosting: 1/2 c sugar, 2 Tbsp water, 2 egg whites, 7 oz marshmallow creme, 1 c coconut

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Gingerbread cookies

From Food network, printed in binder

3 c flour, 1 tsp baking soda, 3/4 tsp cinnamon, 3/4 tsp ginger, 1/2 allspice, 1/2 tsp cloves, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 8 Tbsp unsalted butter, 1/4 c veg shortening, 1/2 c light brown sugar, 2/3 c molasses, 1 egg, icing

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Peanut butter cookies

From Fanny Farmer, torn and in binder

1 c shortening, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 c sugar, 1 c brown sugar, 2 eggs, 1 c peanut butter, 3 c flour, dash salt, 2 tsp baking soda

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Molasses cookies

From Fanny Farmer, torn and in binder

1/4 c molasses, 1/2 c shortening, 3/4 c brown sugar, 1 egg, 1 c flour, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp baking soda

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