Need Help Finding a Long Lost Recipe...

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by kaneohegirlinaz, May 12, 2011.

  1. kaneohegirlinaz

    kaneohegirlinaz

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    Years ago, maybe early to mid seventies, I had bought a new fangled contraption called a SALAD SHOOTER. 

    It came with a recipe booklet that had the most fantastic Carrot Cake recipe I have ever had in my lifetime.  Moist, dense cake, loads of carrots, the best!! 

    Over these many years and having moved house more than several times,

    I have lost that booklet and I was hoping that maybe someone out there in Cheftalk.com land had that same experience and still have their recipe. 

    I wrote to Presto and asked if they still had it on their files, NOPE!  She suggested th Cook's Illustrated recipe for Carrot Cake.  It wasn't the same.

    HELP!
     
  2. freynolds

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    Well I went here, and there is a recipe you may want to have a look at, I don't know if its the same one or not
     
  3. freynolds

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  4. kaneohegirlinaz

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    thanks freynolds, I will give that a try...

    still searching for that illusive Salad Shooter Booklet recipe
     
  5. freynolds

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    Now you have me so curious, I'm looking for it also, and will certainly advise if I find it in any of the second-hand

    shops - I'm in Ontario, Canada, not even sure if they sold them here, but most likely they did!
     
  6. kaneohegirlinaz

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    ... second hand shops ... what a fanatastic idea, I never thought of that one... thanks...
     
  7. freynolds

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    Would this be the recipe?CARROT CAKEPrinted from COOKS.COM--------------------------------------------------------------------------------Read more about it at www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,191,151182-233199,00.htmlContent Copyright © 2011 Cooks.com - All rights reserved.3 c. flour2 c. sugar1 tsp. baking soda1/2 tsp. salt1 tsp. cinnamon1 c. raisins and-or walnuts (optional)2 c. shredded carrots1 can crushed pineapple1 1/2 c. corn oil2 eggs1 tsp. each vanilla, almond and lemon extractSalad shooter works great! Grease and flour an aluminum Bundt pan OR 3 loaf pans OR 1 oblong cake pan.Drain pineapple, combine dry ingredients in a large bowl (Tupperware Fix-n-Mix size). Combine other ingredients in mixing bowl, stir until combined. Pour wet into dry ingredients and stir well. Add raisins or nuts or both if desired. Spoon into pans. Bake Bundt pan in oven 60 minutes; other size pans 45 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in pan, then remove from pan and cool on rack.CREAM CHEESE ICING:1 lb. confectioners' sugar8 oz. cream cheese1 tsp. vanillaSoften cream cheese. Place in large deep bowl and beat well. Add sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, until all combined. Add vanilla and beat until creamy. Unused portions can be frozen. Recipe can be cut in 1/2.(Millville)
     
  8. petemccracken

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    CARROT CAKE

    Here is a little easier to read version of the above

    Printed from COOKS.COM


    Read more about it at www.cooks.com/rec/view/0,191,151182-233199,00.html
    Content Copyright © 2011 Cooks.com - All rights reserved.

    3 c. flour
    2 c. sugar
    1 tsp. baking soda
    1/2 tsp. salt
    1 tsp. cinnamon
    1 c. raisins and-or walnuts (optional)
    2 c. shredded carrots
    1 can crushed pineapple
    1 1/2 c. corn oil
    2 eggs
    1 tsp. each vanilla, almond and lemon extract

    Salad shooter works great! Grease and flour an aluminum Bundt pan OR 3 loaf pans OR 1 oblong cake pan.
    Drain pineapple, combine dry ingredients in a large bowl (Tupperware Fix-n-Mix size). Combine other ingredients in mixing bowl, stir until combined. Pour wet into dry ingredients and stir well. Add raisins or nuts or both if desired. Spoon into pans. Bake Bundt pan in oven 60 minutes; other size pans 45 minutes. Cool 15 minutes in pan, then remove from pan and cool on rack.

    CREAM CHEESE ICING:

    1 lb. confectioners' sugar
    8 oz. cream cheese
    1 tsp. vanilla

    Soften cream cheese. Place in large deep bowl and beat well. Add sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, until all combined. Add vanilla and beat until creamy. Unused portions can be frozen. Recipe can be cut in 1/2.
    (Millville)
     
  9. kaneohegirlinaz

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    Thanks!

    I'll give this one a whirl too
     
  10. siduri

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    This is not quite the topic, but what on earth is a salad shooter? 
     
  11. freynolds

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  12. kaneohegirlinaz

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    I no longer have that beloved Salad Shooter, I can't seem to recall what happened to it...

    But Siduri made me think back and I went to the Offical Presto website.  My memory fails me!  Presto introduced the Salad Shooter in 1988, I was think it was the mid 70's!!

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