Toy oven supplies for small fry to try

  • Sunday, January 4, 2004 9:00pm
  • Life

If Santa or some other very special person gave you a neatsy-nifty kid oven, you’re probably already in the market for more recipes.

And we have some to share, thanks once again to faithful Forum helper-outer Clifton Leatherwood. Although he doesn’t use what he calls "easy, squeezy, queasy bake recipes," he devoted an awesome and amazing amount of time researching them for those who might.

Today we’ll sample the following baked goods, apparently archived at www.cdkitchen.com.

Ready, set, bake:

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chocolate cake

6teaspoons flour

4teaspoons sugar

1/4teaspoon baking powder

1teaspoon unsweetened cocoa

3/4teaspoon shortening

Pinch salt

6teaspoons milk

Mix together the flour, sugar, baking powder, cocoa, shortening and salt. Add milk. Pour into greased baking pan that comes with toy oven. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Makes 1 serving.

Note: If you don’t want chocolate cake, omit the cocoa and add a drop or two of vanilla with the milk.

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for a toy oven

4 1/2teaspoons flour

3teaspoons sugar

1/4teaspoon cocoa

1/8teaspoon baking powder

Dash salt

1/8teaspoon vanilla

1/8teaspoon vinegar

1 1/2 teaspoons oil

1tablespoon water

Mix together the flour, sugar, cocoa, baking powder and salt. Add vanilla, vinegar and oil. Place in a greased toy cake pan. Pour water over batter. Mix lightly with a fork, but do not beat. Bake 10 minutes. Makes 1 serving.

Toy oven biscuits

1/4cup commercial biscuit mix

4teaspoons milk

Combine biscuit mix and milk with a fork. Drop by half-teaspoonfuls onto a well-greased pan. Bake 10 minutes.

Quick toy oven cake

2tablespoons commercial cake mix, such as Jiffy

1tablespoon water

Mix cake mix and water (use only enough to make a cake-batter consistency). Place in greased toy cake pan. Bake 10 minutes. Makes 1 serving.

Mini pizzas

Refrigerated pizza dough

Tomato sauce

Shredded Mozzarella cheese

Spread a small amount of refrigerated pizza dough in a toy pan and bake 7 minutes. Top with tomato sauce and shredded cheese. Return to oven for 2 minutes or until cheese melts.

Quesadillas

1small flour tortilla

Shredded cheese

Cut tortilla into wedges small enough to fit the pan. Sandwich shredded cheese between 2 wedges and bake until cheese melts.

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butter treats

Peanut butter

Graham crackers

Mini chocolate chips

Spread a thin layer of peanut butter on a graham cracker and top with mini chocolate chips. Bake 5 minutes. Remove and spread the softened chocolate. Cool slightly before eating.

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