Food for Thought – Edwina Napier


edwinanapierclrHappy birthday to Beverly Stewart on November 9, Dorene Bilbrey, Dean Cherry and Sandra Eads on November 10, Donald Collins and Russell West on November 12, Maggie Upton on November 13, Scott Brown on November 15, and Tori Strong on November 16.

Bible Verse

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

– Matthew 5:8


2 cups self-rising flour

1 cup sugar

1 cup brown sugar

1/2 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 cup oatmeal

1 cup chocolate chips

1 cup chopped nuts


In a large bowl beat together flour, sugar, brown sugar, vegetable oil, eggs and vanilla. Then add the oatmeal, chocolate chips and nuts.

Thoroughly mix ingredients together and pour the stiff batter into a 9×13 inch greased cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Let cool and cut into squares.

Apple sauce cake

2 teaspoons soda

1/2 cup boiling water

1/2 cup shortening

2 cups sugar

1 egg

1 1/2 cups sweetened chunky apple sauce

2 1/2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon cloves

1/2 teaspoon allspice

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Dissolve soda in boiling water, set aside. Cream shortening, sugar and egg in bowl until light and fluffy. Add applesauce, mix well. Add mixture of flour, salt and spices alternately with soda mixture, mixing well after each addition. Stir in raisins and nuts. Spoon into greased and floured bundt pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour, or until cake tests done. 

Cool in pan.