Women's Ministries

at Salem Heights Church

Monday, January 18, 2010

January Recipes

Rootbeer Float cupcakes

1 box yellow cake mix
1 (12-ounce) can of Caffeine Free Root beer, divided (just about any brand besides Barq’s)
1/4 cup vegetable oil
3 eggs
Cupcake Liners

1/2 Cup confectioners sugar
3 tablespoons root beer

Set aside 3 tablespoons of rootbeer for glaze.
Prepare muffin tins with liners.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix all ingredients for cake together with a whisk.
Bake for 18-23 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean
Let cool or about 15 minutes.
Poke holes in the cupcakes, prepare the glaze and pour over the cupcakes.

Veggie Hors d' Oeuvres
2 tubes of crescent rolls
2 - 8 oz softened cream cheese
1 cup Miracle Whip
1 cup diced cauliflower
1 - 1 1/2 cups diced mushrooms
1/4 cup minced red onion
1 1/2 - 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
1 grated carrot
1 1/2 - 2 cups diced broccoli
2 diced tomatoes

Flatten & pinch the crescent rolls together onto a jelly roll pan or largecookie sheet and brown (see temperature on crescent pkg and don'toverbake). Let crescent rolls cool. Combine cream cheese and MiracleWhip and spread over cooled rolls. Dice & cut veggies and spread evenlyover cream cheese & M.Whip mixture, placing broccoli and tomatoes atthe top. Keep chilled until ready to serve. It tastes best if made 12-24 hours before serving.

Women's Retreat!

Just a reminder!

Registration for Women's Retreat begins soon.

The dates for registration are : January 31, February 7, 14, and 21 (last day)

You won't want to miss Poppy Smith, her encouragement from God's Word, nor a weekend of getaway and fun with your friends!

Continue to look for info to come in the bulletin, the newsletter and on the powerpoints Sunday mornings.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Vacation bliss!

Greetings Dear Friend-
I am so excited to have been able to get away on a vacation! Won’t you come join me for a little mini vacation at our next Ladies’ Night Out and get away from it all for a few hours? Remember that God and His Word are Trustworthy...We Can Praise Him! Here’s to hoping you can come.

Time : 6:45pm
Date : January 11, 2010
Place: Vacation of your dreams (or at least decorated as such)
Activities: eating, light exercising, singing and listening to women share of God’s trustworthiness.

Oh, it is going to be such fun! I can’t wait to see you. Come ready to relax.
Your friend!

December's Ladies' Night Out dessert....Yum!

Peppermint Poke Cake from the kitchen of Jenn Elliott

1 Box Betty Crocker Super Moist Triple Fudge cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on the back of cake mix box.
1/2 tsp peppermint extract
2 cups milk
1 box (4 person serving size) White chocolate or Vanilla instant pudding mix
1/4 tsp peppermint extract (for frosting)
1 container Milk Chocolate frosting
3/4 cup coarsely chopped Chocolate covered Peppermint Patties

Heat oven to 350˚. Make cake as directed on the back of the box for 13x9 inch pan. Cool for 15 minutes. Once cooled for 15 minutes, poke top of warm cake every ½ inch with handle of wooden spoon. In medium bowl, beat instant pudding, milk and 1/2 tsp peppermint extract with wire whisk about 2 minutes. Immediately pour over cake. Cover loosely and refrigerate about 2 hours or until chilled. Stir ¼ tsp peppermint extract into frosting. Spread frosting over top of cake. Sprinkle with peppermint patties. Store in refrigerator.


For those of you who have been checking, it is noticable that this blog has not been updated in a while. For that I apologize! I have made it a prority to get it back up to date. Hope your Christmas and New Year holiday was a great one.