Harmony Hill Recipes


Pumpkin Praline Muffins

  • 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. dairy sour cream
  • 1/3 cup broken pecans
  • 2 cups all-purpose powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 beaten egg
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 3/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup margarine or butter, melted

Grease (12) 2 1/2 in. muffin cups. In a small bowl stir together 3 Tbsp. brown sugar and sour cream. Stir in pecans. Set aside in a medium bowl. Stir together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda, nutmeg, and cloves. Make a well in the center of dry mixture. In another bowl stir egg, buttermilk pumpkin, 2/3 cup brown sugar, and melted butter. Add the pumpkin mixture all at once to the dry mixture. Fill each muffin cup 3/4 full. Drop 1 tsp. of pecan mixture on top of each muffin.

Bake at 400 degrees about 20 minutes.
Serve Warm.


Feather Light Pancakes

  • 2 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 3/4 cups sifted cake flour
  • 1/4 cup fine cornmeal
  • Fresh peach slices
  • 2 cups milk
  • 4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup toasted chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. oat bran
  • Butter Pecan ice cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, and oil. Add the next six ingredients and whisk until smooth. Stir in the pecans. Ladle the batter on a greased hot griddle. Place pancakes on serving plates and surround with the peach slices.

Use hot syrup. Garnish with toasted coconut.
Serve with bacon.


Peaches and Cream Pie

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. flour
  • 1c whipping cream

Mix together all ingredients and pour over fruit. Place in pastry-lined pan: 5-6 peaches, sliced (enough to fill pie crust).

Bake at 400 degrees for 35-45 minutes.
Bake until crust is nicely browned and filling is set. Serve slightly warm.

Also good with blueberries.


Chantilly Cream

  • 1 1/3 heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp. Grand Marnier
  • 2 Tbsp. brandy
  • 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. sour cream

Using a cold kitchen aid bowl and whisk, beat the cream, vanilla, brandy and Grand Marnier for 1 minute. Add the sour cream and sugar and beat on medium until soft peaks form; about 3 minutes.

Serve with strawberry crepes.


Oven Baked Omelet

  • 6 eggs
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 1/2 cup low fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup mild salsa
  • 2 cups shredded cheese

Mix the first (3) ingredients with a whisk. Spray 9-inch pie pan with no-stick cooking spray. Spread salsa in pan and add cheese. Pour egg mixture over cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Serve warm.

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