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Norpro Donut Maker Recipes

I recently did a search for the Norpro Donut Maker and happened upon 
your site.Just like Lisa (although its been awhile since her post), 
I was looking for both the directions and recipes of the Norpro 
Batter-Drop Donut Maker, a little contraption that easily dispenses 
batter. I know that her post is old, but if anyone's still looking, 
this is what I found.  I received an email from a Norpro 
representative after I request another copy. I was extremely 
impressed with their promptness!

Several cake-type donuts were included.

Fluffy Cake Doughnuts

2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 cup milk
1 tsp. salt
2 eggs (beaten)
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. melted shortening

Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add melted 
shortening, eggs, vanilla and milk.  Mix quickly.
Brush inside of doughnut maker with light coating of cooking oil.
Fill doughnut maker. Melt shortening in deep fryer to 375°. Fry 
and turn approx 1 min. to brown both sides. Remove from oil and 
drain on paper towel. Cover with sugar or cinnamon sugar.
Old-Fashioned Doughnuts

Roll these in cinnamon sugar.
Makes approx 12 doughnuts.

21/2 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 cup sugar
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/4 tsp. nutmeg
2 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla (or of your favorite extract or 2 tsp. orange juice)
1 Tbsp. softened shortening
1 cup milk

Sift together all dry ingredients. Beat eggs, then add shortening, 
vanilla and milk. Beat together 1/2 minute. Add dry ingredients, beat 
until smooth.

Brush doughnut maker inside with light coating of vegetable oil and 
fill with batter. Deep fry at 365` in melted shortening. Turn 1 min. 
to brown both sides. Turn 1 min. to brown both sides. Drain on paper 
Mom's Doughnuts

2 eggs
1 cup sugar
11/2 cups milk
11/2 tsp. vanilla
2 Tbsp. shortening
33/4 cups flour
31/2 tsp. baking powder
13/4 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 tsp. cinnamon
11/4 tsp. salt

Beat eggs until very light. Beat in sugar gradually. Add milk and vanilla. 
Mix thoroughly. Add shortening and mix well. Sift flour, baking powder, 
spices and salt together. Add 1/2 of dry mixture to egg mixture and beat 
until smooth. Gradually add the rest of the dry ingredients and beat until 

Brush doughnut maker inside with light coating of vegetable oil and fill
with batter. Deep fry at 365` in melted shortening. Turn 1 min. to brown 
both sides. Turn 1 min. to brown both sides. Drain on paper towel. Sprinkle 
with sugar, nuts, or coconut. Use your favorite frosting. Be creative.

Hope this helps!

- Marti

Onion Jelly

On 4 Aug 2007 at 7:35, Susan wrote:

> On our last trip to Disney in May, we dined at the Rose & Crown Dining
> Room. We selected their cheese and fruit appetizer that included what
> was described to us as an "onion jelly". It was wonderful spread on
> the cheeses as well as on the slices of bread that were part of the
> plate. Can you help find this recipe or a copycat?
>   Susan

Hi Susan,

Sorry, there does not appear to be a recipe or a copycat available for the Rose & Crown onion jelly. Try the red onion jelly recipe below.


Red Onion Jelly

3  cups red onions
1 1/2  cups apple juice
1/2  cup red wine vinegar
1 1/2  teaspoons rubbed sage
1/2  teaspoon pepper
4  cups sugar
3/4  cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 (1 3/4  ounce) package powdered fruit pectin
1/2  teaspoon butter

Peel, quarter and thinly slice red onions. 
Measure 3 cups into a 6-or-8-quart sauce pot. 
Stir in apple juice, vinegar, sage and pepper. 
Measure sugars in a separate bowl. 
Stir fruit pectin into onion mixture in sauce pot. 
Add butter. 
Over high heat, bring mixture to a full rolling boil, stirring 
Quickly stir in sugars. 
Return to a full rolling boil and boil exactly 5 minutes, 
stirring constantly. 
Remove from heat. 
Skim off any foam with metal spoon. 
Ladle quickly into hot, sterilized half pint jars, filling to 
within 1/8 inch of tops. 
Wipe jar rims and threads. 
Cover with lids. 
Screw bands tightly. 
Process in a boiling water bath for 5 Minutes. 

Chokecherry Recipes

On 3 Aug 2007 at 19:36, Diane  wrote:

> Hi, I am looking for a recipe that calls for wild chokecherry juice
> other than wines or jellies.  Maybe some form of desserts. 
> Diane
> its chokecherry time!
> Thanks

Hello Diane,

See below.


Foam  Pudding

4 c. chokecherry juice
3/4 to 1 c. sugar
Pinch of salt
1/2 c. farina or cream of wheat

Heat the juice to boiling and slowly add farina, sugar and salt. 
Stirring constantly, cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until; farina is 
done.  Transfer to a large bowl and cool to lukewarm. 
Beat with mixer at high speed for about 20 minutes until mixture is 
light and fluffy. Serve chilled with cream. 
Chokecherry Cordial Pie


1/2 cup shortening 
2 cups flour 
2 tbsp. sugar 
Press into 9"x 13" pan. Bake 10 minutes @ 350°F 
Chokecherry pudding sauce

2 cups chokecherry juice (process described later) 
3 tablespoons cornstarch 
1 cup sugar 
pinch of salt 
1/2 teaspoon almond extract 
Add cornstarch to 1/2 cup cold juice. To the remainder of the juice 
add sugar and bring to boil; add cornstarch/juice mixture. Cook to 
thicken. Add salt and almond extract. Cool.

Chokecherry Juice
Cover chokecherry fruit with water, mash and boil at the same time. 
After boil, simmer for a half hour mashing occasionally. Squeeze 
through a cheese cloth or push through a jelly press taking care not 
to crush pits. Crush to extract as much flavor as possible! Pits are 
very sturdy and will be very hard to break open 
Chokecherry Pie

1 9" baked pie shell
2 cups chokecherry juice
3 level tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
small pinch salt
1/2 teaspoon almond extract

Cook ingredients until thick, stirring constantly. Cool.
Pour into pie shell and chill.
Serve with whipped cream or cream topping.
Chokecherry Crown Rolls

ingredients for the recipe 
4 1/4 cup flour unsifted 
1/2 cup sugar 
2 teaspoon salt 
2 package yeast 
3/4 cup milk 
1/2 cup water 
1/2 cup margarine 
1  Egg -- room temperature 
  Chokecherry filling: 
2 cup Chokecherries -- pitted 
1 cup Chokecherry juice 
1/4 cup sugar 
1/4 cup cornstarch 

recipe preparation 
Blend chokecherry juice with sugar and cornstarch. Cook, stirring 
constantly until thickened and clear. Add pitted chokecherries. Cool.

In large bowl mix 1 cup flour, sugar, salt and undissolved yeast. 
Combine milk, water and margarine in sauce pan and heat over low heat 
until liquid is very warm (120 to 130 degrees). Margarine doesn't need 
to have melted.

Gradually add to dry ingredients and beat 2 minutes at medium speed of 
electric mixer, scraping bowl occasionally. Add egg and 1/2 cup flour. 
Beat at high speed 2 minutes. Add enough additional flour to make a stiff 
batter. Cover bowl tightly with foil. Chili 2 hours or overnight.

Remove dough from refrigerator and let warm up and raise slightly, about 
1/2 hour. Turn dough out onto lightly floured board, divide into 18 pieces.
Roll each piece into a rope, 15 inches long.

Hold one end of each rope in place and wind dough around loosely to form 
coil. Tuck end firmly underneath. Place on greased baking sheets about 
2 inches apart. Cover. Let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.

Make indentations about 1 inch wide in center of each coil. Pressing to 
bottom. Fill with chokecherry filling,

Bake at 400 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until done. Remove from pans 
and cool on wire racks. When cool. Drizzle with thin icing.

Kurdish Kifta

Dear Phaedrus,

I am so greatful for the recipe for Dolma. I am now looking for a recipe 
for a dish called kivka, kifka, chivka or chifka. Still not sure of the 
spelling. Am just now learning a few of the dishes of the Kurdish region. 
Anything you can do to help will be appreciated. Again, thank you. Lenna
On 13 Aug 2007 at 16:42, Lenna wrote:

> I was wrong on the spelling for the dish. It is Kifta, Kufta and other
> spellings. It is for meatballs. 

Hello Lenna,

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