Thursday, August 9, 2012
Recipes from Martha Ruth Leonard
Cool and Creamy Coconut Cake
1 box yellow cake mix plus ingredients to prepare)
8-oz. frozen whipped topping
cake as directed on package in 9x13 pan. Remove cake from oven and
using a fork or skewer, poke holes in entire cake. Mix together
condensed milk and cream of coconut and pour over warm cake. Cool cake.
Frost with whipped topping and sprinkle top with coconut. Cover and
refrigerate until ready to serve. This cake is best prepared a day or
two before serving. Cut into squares to serve. (Serves 20)
Orange-Walnut Sunrise Coffee Cake
17.3 oz. can Pillsbury Grands refrig. biscuits
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
Preheat oven to 375°. Grease a 9-in. round cake pan. Separate dough into eight biscuits. Place 1 biscuit in center of pan. Cut remaining biscuits in half, forming 14 half circles. Arrange pieces around center biscuit with cut sides facing the same direction. In a small bowl, combine walnuts, granulated sugar and orange peel and mix well. Brush butter over top of biscuits and sprinkle with walnut mixture. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine confectioners sugar, cream cheese, and enough orange juice for desired drizzling consistency. Blend until smooth, then drizzle over warm coffee cake. Cool 10 minutes. Serve warm. (Serves 8)
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - August 1, 2002
Summer’s over; school starts soon
Summer vacation for students is nearly over. The new school year for students in the Holly Springs School District will be the first to return, entering the classroom on Aug. 8. Marshall County school students will answer the bell on Fri., Aug. 9.
Residents want light at 302-Cayce
Byhalia area residents continue to push local and state officials for a stop light at the intersection of Hwy. 302 and Cayce Road. Cayce Road is one of the most traveled in the county and is the site of many traffic accidents.
25 Years Ago - July 30, 1987
Ballot boxes ready
Next Tuesday is election day and ballot boxes are being readied to be sent into precincts throughout Marshall County. When they return, they will hold the ballots for the first primary. Only one Republican office is being contested, so a single polling place for Republican voters will be located at the courthouse on Aug. 4.
John L. King of Laws Hill was presented a special achievement award from the Memphis, Tenn., post office as Employee of the Quarter.
50 Years Ago - August 2, 1962
Johnson’s Grocery burglarized
Another Holly Springs store has been visited by burglars; this time Orville Johnson’s grocery store. Entrance was gained by removing the hasp from the front door. Among the items taken were cash and a large stick of bologna.
On the town square in Byhalia. Thurs., Aug. 9, 8-12 with music by Coon and The Counts. Couples, $1.50; stag, $1; children under 12, 50¢. Sponsored by and for the benefit of the Byhalia Volunteer Fire Dept.
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