Helpful tips and recipes for the multi tasking mom

Summer Squash Overload…. try a casserole…. August 30, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 7:07 am
5 to 6 med. yellow squash or zuchinni
1/2 onion, chopped
3 eggs
1 c. Bisquick
1/2 c. oil
Salt & pepper to taste
2 c. grated cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Wash and cut up squash into 1/4 inch slices, then quarter slices. Mix all ingredients in medium-sized bowl. Pour into 2 quart baking dish. Bake in oven at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until brown on top.



Apple French Toast Bake August 21, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 4:59 am

I think that the recent weather has me wishing for fall and with fall comes fresh apples….


Apple Baked French Toast


  • 1 large loaf French or Italian bread
  • 8 large eggs
  • 3-1/2 C. milk
  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1 Tbs. vanilla
  • 3 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 6 to 8 medium-sized cooking apples
  • 2 Tbs. butter



Slice bread into 1-1/2 inch slices. Spray 9 x 13-inch glass pan with margarine or cooking spray. Place bread in the baking dish with sides touching (snug fit). In a bowl, beat together eggs, 1/2 C. sugar, milk, and vanilla with whisk, for about 30 seconds. Pour one half of egg mixture over bread. Peel, core, and slice apples. Place sliced apples on top of bread to cover. Pour balance of egg mixture evenly over apples. Mix remaining 1/2 C. sugar with cinnamon and nutmeg and sprinkle evenly over top of apples. Dot with butter. Cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Uncover dish and bake in oven for 1 hour. Remove from oven and allow to rest for 5 to 10 minutes before serving. Cut into squares and serve with warm syrup or powdered sugar.


2 ingredient desert in less than a half hour!!

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 4:46 am


2-Ingredient Cinnamon Apple Cake: 1 can of apple pie filling and 1 box of Angel food cake (dry mix only). Combine both ingredients in a bowl. Transfer to greased 9×13 pan and bake at 350 deg. for 20 minutes or until top browns.


And whats a Fair with out a Funnel Cake August 16, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 7:08 am


County Fair Funnel Cakes

6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Oil for deep-fat frying
  • Confectioners’ sugar


  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk and brown sugar. Combine
  • flour, baking powder and salt; beat into egg mixture until smooth.
  • In an electric skillet or deep-fat fryer, heat oil to 375°.
  • Cover the bottom of a funnel spout with your finger; ladle 1/2 cup
  • batter into funnel. Holding the funnel several inches above the
  • skillet release finger and move the funnel in a spiral motion until
  • all of the batter is released (scraping funnel with a rubber spatula
  • if needed).
  • Fry for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Drain on paper
  • towels. Repeat with remaining batter. Dust with confectioners’
  • sugar; serve warm. Yield: 6 servings.

So I have been busy busy with the Fair – but with the fair comes Deep Fried Oreos

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 7:01 am


Deep Fried Oreos®
recipe image
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 30
2 quarts vegetable oil for frying
1 large egg
1 cup milk
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 cup pancake mix
1 (18 ounce) package cream-filled
chocolate sandwich cookies (such as
1. Heat oil in deep-fryer to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. Whisk together the egg, milk, and 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil in a bowl until smooth. Stir in the pancake mix until no dry lumps remain. Dip the cookies into the batter one at a time, and carefully place into the hot frying oil. Fry only 4 or 5 at a time to avoid overcrowding the deep fryer. Cook until the cookies are golden-brown, about 2 minutes. Drain on a paper towel-lined plate before serving.

A great craft for kids…and so pretty!!! August 2, 2012

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 5:34 am

Cool, fun idea! Layer cheap plastic beads in cake pans (no lining required), melt at 400 for 20 minutes. let cool & then just flip them out. You can drill a hole in it to make it a suncatcher.


I can see this working on so many things…

Filed under: Uncategorized — bakingmommyof3 @ 5:27 am

Goodbye to yellow armpit stains and ring-around-the-collar! 1 tsp. Dawn, 3-4 tsp. Hydrogen Peroxide, 2 tbsp. baking soda. Mix together, rub in, and be amazed!


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