April 3, 2014
Martha Ruth Leonard
Black Russian Cake
18.5 oz. pkg. yellow
4 large eggs
all ingredients except frosting in a large mixing bowl. Blend for one
minute with electric mixer at low speed; beat at high speed two
minutes. Spoon into greased and floured Bundt pan. Bake at 350° for 45
minutes or until cake tester inserted in cake comes out clean. Cool at
least 10 minutes in pan; turn out on wire rack and cool. Ice
with Chocolate Frosting. Yields 18-20 servings.
1/2 (14.3 oz.) pkg. milk
chocolate frosting mix (about 1-1/2 cups)
1 tbsp. Cointreau, Grand
Marnier, or other orange flavored liqueur
Combine all ingredients in small mixing bowl; beat one minute at low speed of electric mixer, scraping constantly. Turn to high speed and beat at 1 minute, scraping occasionally, until frosting is smooth and creamy. Stir in few more drops of water if necessary until mixture reaches desired speading consistency. Yield frosting for one Bundt cake.
Pages from the Past
10 Years Ago - April 1, 2004
It’s official — Marshall/Benton tourney
The first ever Marshall/Benton High School Basketball Tournament will be played next season. Coaches and athletic administrators from all six schools got together Friday for an organizational meeting. Charles Cummings from Byhalia High School has been appointed tournament coordinator this year.
Celebrating Feast of John and Charles Wesley
Sun., March 14, a service celebrating the Feast of the Wesleys was held at Christ Episcopal Church. The congregations of Asbury United Methodist and First United Methodist churches joined in. Presiding ministers were Rev. Truman Thompson, First Methodist, Bishop Clay Lee, Rev. Michael Culbreath, Asbury and Rev. Bruce McMillan of Christ Church.
25 Years Ago - April 6, 1989
Chamber sign goes up at new, historic office
The offices of the Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce are now located in the old Oxford Production Credit building next to City Hall. The Chamber office is still in needs of office furnishings for the historic building which served as the second meeting place for the Holly Springs Presbyterian Church in the early 1800s.
New police chief wants open door for public input
Holly Springs new police chief Frank A. Fracchia plans to have an open door policy. A 25-year veteran with the Memphis Police Department, he retired as a sergeant before coming to Holly Springs on April 1.
50 Years Ago - April 2, 1964
Hundreds attend Daffodil Show
Several hundred people attended “Hats Off To Daffodils” flower show which was held March 26 in the home of Mrs. Cliff Harviel. The show was sponsored by the Town and Country Garden Club. The grand award went to Mrs. Ollie Burch.
Practice begins for children
Practice for the Junior Confederate Ball is underway at the Holly High gym. There was a good turnout for the first practice and progress has already been noted.
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