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Pan Apple Fritters (Ratsushki)- Recipe

I created this recipe based on my childhood memory of Apple Pancakes prepared by my Godmother which she called “Ratsushki”.

These pan-fried Apple Fritters (pancakes) are very easy to make, as they are made with all-purpose flour mixed with finely diced apples (or any fresh fruit), which makes them a little bit denser than the ones made out of a pancake mix, but they absorb less syrup at serving time.

Jello Gem Cream Roll – Donna’s Recipe

This Jello Gem Cream Roll recipe was shared by my sister-in-law, but I slightly changed the filling instructions.  She used one flavor of jello which was not fully set yet, to sweeten and add color to her whipped cream filling.  I chose to use 3 different jello flavors, let each fully set, then cut them up into small “gems” and gently fold them into the whipped cream to create the mosaic effect.

Valentine Cookies – Recipe

Roses and chocolates are most popular to impress your Special Valentine with, but these heart-shaped cookies are so tempting and delicious…:-), and so simple to make.

Delicious Chocolate Buttermilk Cake with Vanilla Cream Cheese Frosting- Recipe

This was my first cake recipe requiring buttermilk, so I was very excited to give it a try.

I used buttermilk in homemade waffles, and liked the results, so

Vera’s Blueberry Muffins – Recipe

Vera is a friend of mine who is an excellent cook and a wonderful baker.  I love all her recipes, and she shares them with anyone who is interested in trying them out.

Today I will share her recipe for Blueberry Muffins which are simple to make, require a few basic ingredients, and absolutely melt in your mouth.  She suggests mixing anything you wish into the batter (fruits, berries, nuts, chocolate chips….), and tweaking the recipe to your preference.