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Cooking with Caring Carroll!

A sneak preview of a few of the 300 recipes included in Caring Carroll's new cookbook!

Come cook with Caring Carroll this holiday season! We'll tempt you with a selection of recipes from our new cookbook, Fruits of the Spirit, available now for holiday entertaining and gift-giving! Only $10 for 300 tried-and-true recipes from area home cooks. See below the recipe for ordering information!

Caring Carroll is a faith-based, non-profit organization that assists older and disabled adults in Carroll County who wish to remain living independently but need help to do so.

Here's a fun way to eat your soup this winter - in a cake!

Spice Cake (Tomato Soup Cake) from Carole Roberts

1 Tbsp. butter or margarine

1 cup sugar

1 can cream of tomato soup

1/2 cup milk

2 cups flour

2 tsps. baking powder

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. allspice

1/2 tsp. EACH nutmeg, ground ginger, cloves, and salt

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the tomato soup and milk and mix thoroughly. Add the remaining ingredients and mix completely. Pour into two greased and floured 8" cake pans. Bake about 30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

 

Cream Cheese Icing

3-4 oz. cream cheese

2-3 Tbsps. butter

Confectioner's sugar (10x)

Milk

Vanilla

Cream the cream cheese and butter. Add confectioner's sugar gradually. Add vanilla, then milk in small quantities, stirring after each addition. Icing should be fairly stiff but spreadable.

 

Caring Carroll's cookbook is available for just $10 for 300 recipes. Proceeds support Caring Carroll, a non-profit that matches volunteers with seniors and disabled adults.

For more information, call 410-775-5596 or email caringcarrollinc@gmail.com. The cookbook can also be purchased at Get Connected Family Resource Center, Non-Profit Building, 255 Clifton Blvd., Westminster, (behind Wal-Mart) and St. Joseph Catholic Community in Eldersburg.

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