New? Register Here    Lost your Password?

Pantry Cakes

Aug
4

Post by community member:

This is a recipe for a prim gift or decoration. Not edible! But so enjoyable. I had my nieces and nephews over one day to make these. My granny boy and girl helped, too.


thegang

It was a lot of fun and wow! the smell was awesome. All the kids were troopers and wore aprons. They all pitched in too. We baked all day and made many good memories.

These sweet pantry cakes can be made as big or small as you like. I have put one in a old pie pan and put a tea light in the middle. I also added some scented rose hips to give as a gift.

A gift to share or keep for yourself. Enjoy!

How to make Pantry Cakes:

(non-edible)

2 cups flour
1 cup kosher salt
1 cup strong coffee
6 tbs cinnamon
non-stick spray
molds for cakes


Mix flour, salt, cinnamon and coffee together.

Spray molds with non-stick spray, spreading it in the grooves with your finger.

Sprinkle additional cinnamon on non-stick spray. Press flour mixture into mold, making sure it’s pushed all the way down into the mold.

Place on cookie sheet and bake at 175F for 5 to 6 hours.

pcakes

Sprinkle with more cinnamon when they come out of oven.

pantrycakes

There are lots of variations of this recipe. We were very happy with how they turned out and the smell was heavenly.

GrannyTrace blogs at Granny Trace Scraps & Squares..

Do you have a recipe post or kitchen-related story to share on the Farm Bell blog?
See Farm Bell Blog Submissions for information, the latest blog contributor giveaway, and to submit a post.

Want to subscribe to the Farm Bell blog? Go here.

What can you enter to win this month? Click here.

Comments Leave a Comment
| Subscribe to my feedSubscribe
Posted by on August 4, 2011 | Permalink  

Other posts you may enjoy:





Comments

4 comments | RSS feed for comments of this post

  1. 8-4
    4:50
    am

    Well the pantry cakes do look good enough to eat…and I’m sure they smell great….but LUV those 1940’s Jello® molds!

  2. 8-4
    4:51
    am

    Oh and they all sure do look lie family…great they all play together.

  3. 8-4
    11:26
    am

    I’ve never heard of pantry cakes. What do you do with them?

  4. 8-4
    9:54
    pm

    Hi Friends,
    I use them as decorations for fall and winter. I saw them many years ago at a country store. And they were not cheap. So I decided to make my own. I also give them as gifts. Fun craft to do with girlfriends too.

Leave a Comment

You must be registered to post a review or comment.

Already registered? Use the login form at the top of the page.

Search Farm Bell Recipes

If searching multiple ingredients, separate each with a comma (xx, xx).




Browse Tags

4th-of-July American Amish Appalachian Asian bake-sale birthday candy cast-iron-skillet Chinese chocolate Christmas Christmas Cookie comfort-food Country-Style Cuban Danish Derby-Day Dutch Easter easy egg-free electric-skillet Fall Feingold-safe Filipino Finnish flowers football French garden German Greek Halloween Hawaiian healthy holiday Italian jam make-ahead Mennonite Mexican microwave Moroccan New Years no-bake no-cook no-knead Oriental picnic Polish Puerto Rican quick sausage Scandanavian soup Southern Southwest spicy Spring Summer Tex-Mex Thai Thanksgiving Traditional vanilla zucchini




If you would like to help support the overhead costs of this website, you may donate. Thank you!


We Want to Meet You


Farm Bell Recipes is all about you! If you're a member of our community and have been submitting recipes and/or blog posts to Farm Bell Recipes, we want to meet you!
Go to Meet the Cook and submit the form to be featured.


Canning Tutorials

Recent Reviews and Comments




Latest on the Forum

The Farmhouse Table

The Canning Pot

Sign up for the
Chickens in the Road Newsletter




Thanks for being part of our community!