Friday, February 11, 2011

Family Recipe Friday : Red Raspberry Valentine Cake

Another recipe from mom's kitchen:

Red Raspberry Valentine Cake

Makes 12 servings

We usually have a bumper crop of red raspberries which the granddaughters love to pick and eat.   Red raspberries produced twice in a season.  Make it for Valentine's Day and use heart-shaped pans.

    1 box white cake mix                                           
    1 3-ounce package red raspberry jello                          
    3 tablespoons flour, heaping                                   
    1/2 teaspoon salt                                              
    1 cup vegetable oil                                            
    1/2 cup water                                                  
    4 eggs                                                         
    1 cup frozen red raspberries 
Mix together cake mix, jello, flour and salt and set aside.  Mix oil, water, eggs, and frozen raspberries in mixing bowl and add dry mixture.  Stir until blended.   Pour cake mixture into 3 8-inch greased & floured pans.  Bake at 350 for 25 minutes.  Cool and remove cakes to cooling racks.

Frosting:  1 box confectioners sugar; 1 stick butter, softened, 1 c thawed red raspberries.  Mix and ice cooled cakes.

Family Recipe Friday – is an opportunity to share your family recipes with fellow bloggers and foodies alike. Whether it’s an old-fashioned recipe passed down through generations, a recipe uncovered through your family history research, or a discovered recipe that embraces your ancestral heritage share them on Family Recipe Friday. This series was suggested by Lynn Palermo of The Armchair Genealogist.

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