Posts Tagged ‘Maine blueberry desserts’

Tasteful Tuesday: 10 Vintage Desserts from Taste of Home

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

For this week’s Tasteful Tuesday, we are doing something a little different. Taste of Home published a list of 50 Vintage Desserts, and we’ve decided to feature 10 of those recipes that we love as New Englanders and East Coasters, as well as some too classic not to mention. They are all linked below to their respective recipe page, so click through if you’d like ingredient lists and directions. You can view Taste of Home’s full list here, and be sure to share your top 10 favorite vintage desserts in the comments below.

Grandma’s Divinity Recipe

Simply and timelessly divine.

Lemonade Icebox Pie Recipe

A refreshing pie that won’t heat up your kitchen in the warmer months is a winning pie in our book.

Skillet Blueberry Slump Recipe

Make this blueberry dessert at home or over a fire when you go camping this summer!

Homemade Butterscotch Pudding Recipe

So creamy and indulgent.

Peach Bavarian Recipe

It wouldn’t be a list of vintage desserts without at least one gelatin dish.

Cranberry Ambrosia Salad Recipe

In big or small batches, this dessert is synonymous with “tradition” for many families.

Strawberry Angel Trifle Recipe

Whether you are strategic or not with the layering of this dessert, it’s sure to be a showstopper.

Maine Maple Syrup

Down East Blueberry Buckle Recipe

Fresh blueberries are best in this sweet treat.

Maple Sugar Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Bonus points if your maple syrup comes from Maine.

Shoofly Cupcakes Recipe

Molasses and cupcake lovers unite!

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Tuesday Recipe: Blueberry Gingerbread

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

In honor of Gingerbread Day, today’s featured recipe is an update on the traditional gingerbread with a fresh Maine ingredient. Our Blueberry Gingerbread recipe is easily made with our made in Maine, Blueberry Gingerbread Mix. One of our website exclusive baking mixes, this yummy bread boasts freshly packed, wild Maine blueberries; perfect for a taste of Maine at your next holiday gathering. You might also consider this mix or any one of our other baking mixes, as a thoughtful gift for the baker on your list this year.

What You’ll Need

1 package Blueberry Gingerbread Mix (ingredients: enriched flour, baking soda, salt, sugar, cinnamon, ginger, & blueberries packed in water)

1 egg

1/3 cup liquid shortening (or vegetable oil)

1 cup molasses

1 cup very warm water


1. Drain blueberries

2. Pour mix into bowl.

3. Add egg, shortening or oil, warm water, and molasses.

4. Beat with an electric mixer for 1-2 minutes until smooth.

5. Gently fold in the blueberries.

6. Bake at 350° F in an 8×8, greased pan for approximately 50-55 minutes.

** We suggest serving for breakfast or dessert, but anytime of day will welcome this delicious treat. Add warm or cold whip cream, or vanilla ice cream, for a refreshing contrast in flavor.

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