Church Supper Recipes

Classic potluck meals to serve big groups.

BY: David Joachim, Editor


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Scripture Cake

  • 1 cup Judges 5:25 last clause (butter)
  • 1 cup Jeremiah 6:20 (sugar)
  • 1 tablespoon 1 Samuel 14:25 (honey)
  • 3 Jeremiah 17:11 (eggs)
  • 1 cup 1 Samuel 30:12 second food (raisins)
  • 1 cup Nahum 3:12 (figs), chopped
  • 1/4 cup Numbers 17:8 (almonds), blanched and chopped
  • 2 cups 1 Kings 4:22 (flour)
  • II Chronicles 9:9 (spices, such as cinnamon and nutmeg)
  • 1 teaspoon Amos 4:5 (leavener, such as baking soda)
  • 3 tablespoons Judges 4:19 last sentence (milk)

    Cream Judges (butter), Jeremiah (sugar), and I Samuel (honey). Beat in the 3 Jeremiahs (eggs), one at a time. Add I Samuel (raisins), Nahum (figs), and Numbers (almonds), and beat again. Sift together I Kings (flour), II Chronicles (spices), Leviticus (salt), and Amos (leavener, or baking soda). Add to first mixture. Lastly, add Judges (milk). Bake at 325-F for 1 and 1/2 hours, or until done.

    Chocolate Angel Pie
    Serve this heavenly food in small portions--a little goes a long way.

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts (any kind)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 package (4 ounces) Baker's German Chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup sweetened whipped cream
  • 1 Heath candy bar (1.4 ounces)

    Beat egg whites with salt and cream of tartar until foamy, Add sugar gradually. beating until stiff peaks hold. Fold in nuts and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla. Spread in 8-inch pan, building up sides. Bake at 300-F for 50 minutes. Cool.

    Melt chocolate in water over low heat, stirring constantly. Cool until thickened. Add remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla. Fold in half of whipped cream. Pile into meringue shell. Chill three hours. Put rest of whipped cream on top. Grate candy bar on top. Serves 8.

    --Barbara Lockhart, United Church of Christ, Keene, NH

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