Friday, November 26, 2010

After School Treats

My elementary school was on the same street that we lived on, and although it was a long block, but we did not need to cross any streets.

When school was over, we would rush home to see what Mother had prepared for our after school treat.

I remember one day, it was fresh hot home made cinnamon rolls, but usually it was a cookie with a glass of milk.

These treats reminded me of my Mother’s love and her concern that we not famish and waste away between after school and dinner time.

I believe God is that way too, because every now and then he gives us a little taste of His Glory and our memory is jogged to understand His love for us.

Today we can sit at his table and drink of his life giving water, as we read and study His Word. We are conscious of the fact that someday we will be with Him in heaven at the Grand Supper that He will prepare for those who love Him.

God has special treats for his children, and they are not allotted to simply “After School.”

We can partake of his Holy love, by spending time with him any day of the week, and not just on Sundays or school days.

One of Mothers favorite treats was her special Apple Cake and I share the recipe with you.

This has also been entered in Food on Fridays at: and at EKats Kitchen: Do check out these sites and enjoy the recipes you will find there.

Perhaps some will be an after school treat for you!

Apple Cake

3 cups chopped or sliced apples, 2 cups sugar
Cover the apples with the sugar and set for 10 minutes.

2 eggs, 1 cup oil, 1 tsp vanilla
Mix eggs, oil and vanilla and add to the apples

2 cups flour, 1 tsp soda, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp cinnamon, 1 cup chopped walnuts.
Sift the dry ingredients together and add to the above. Add nuts. Mix with a wooden spoon.

Oil a 13x18 pan or an angel food pan, or bunt cake pan and bake 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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  1. Wow... thank you for this awesome reminder. I love this "he gives us a little taste of His Glory and our memory is jogged to understand His love for us."

    I love the easy recipe. I think I may have to try it. looks deeelish!!

    {{HUGS}} Hazel!

  2. Love the story of you rushing home for a treat--and the recipe for apple cake. The bundt cake pan sure makes it look pretty!

  3. This apple cake looks wonderful! Thanks for linking up to Friday potluck! :)


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