Sunday, April 29, 2012

Anne of Green Gables - recipes

Raspberry Lemon Bread:

  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg
  • 1 cup lemon yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • the zest from 2 lemons, juice reserved
  • 1 - 2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries


  1. In a large bowl, combine the dry ingredients. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, yogurt, oil and lemon peel and juice from one lemon. Add to the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the raspberries.
  2. Transfer to an 8-in. x 4-in. x 3-in. loaf pan coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake at 350 degrees F for 60-65 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Combine the juice of the other lemon with icing sugar to make a glaze.  Drizzle over the cooled cake.

  • 20 ounces frozen raspberries, thawed
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 cup cran-raspberry juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 (8 ounce) container low-fat raspberry yogurt
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  1. In a blender, puree raspberries, water and wine if desired. Transfer to a large saucepan; add the cran-raspberry juice, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Bring just to a boil over medium heat.
  2. Remove from the heat; strain and allow to cool. Whisk in lemon juice and yogurt. Refrigerate. To serve, pour into small bowls and top with a dollop of sour cream


  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry jam
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cups torn fresh spinach
  • 2 cups fresh raspberries, divided
  • 4 tablespoons slivered almonds, toasted and divided
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced onion
  • 3 kiwifruit, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup seasoned salad croutons


  1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, jam and pepper; shake well. In a large salad bowl, gently combine spinach, 1 cup of raspberries, 2 tablespoons almonds and onion. Top with kiwi, croutons and remaining berries and almonds. Drizzle with dressing; serve immediately.

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