Fruit Cuppa Cuppa

One day … I found “Cuppa Cuppa”, and I instantly fell in love.

My love was not just because this stuff is so good but also because it is super EASY to make! You can use any kind of fruit or pie filling, I like to blend the fruit just a bit for a smoother texture once it is baked but you can leave the fruit whole too. It is just a matter of preference.  This is my recipe – Enjoy!

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Picture: Copyright Beverly Stephens Peach Cuppa Cuppa 

 

Fruit Cuppa Cuppa 

Ingredients

  • 1 stick of real butter (melted)
  • 1 C milk (%, your choice)
  • 1 t vanilla
  • 1 C flour (self-rising)
  • 1 C white granulated sugar
  • 1 Can pie filling or fruit in heavy syrup (blended slightly in blender)
  • Whipped cream or Vanilla ice cream (optional)
  • 8 x 8 glass baking dish
  • Knife or fork

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Mix sugar, vanilla and butter till smooth and creamy
  • Add flour to sugar/butter/vanilla mixture and mix slightly
  • Add milk and mix until well incorporated
  • Pour mixture into 8 x 8 glass baking dish (no need to coat the dish)
  • Pour blended fruit down the center
  • Use knife/fork to swirl fruit ‘into’ the batter, until even

Bake until golden brown and bubbly … Serve warm & Enjoy !

LE 0003: The Backup Plan – Meal Planning

Today, we explore the ‘backup’ plan, what it is, why we need it and ways to ensure success when we need to use it!

What is it? A safeguard to stay on track when setting out on your meal plan endeavor.

Why have it? It is not a matter of will a meal plan fail, it is a matter of when. The definition of ‘fail’ could mean several things to include the simple fact of not wanting or making the meal that was outlined for that day or week.

How to ensure success? Ask what is the most loved meal. Go for easy, quick or semi-ready when you need to use a backup idea.

Roti (3 ingredients)

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Yields: 4-6 Roti
Serves: 2-3

Estimated Cook Time: 3-5 Minutes
Total Time Estimate: 15-20 Minutes

Ingredients

1 C Flour (self-rising)
1/2 t Salt
1 T Oil (your choice)

Directions

  • Heat roti pan on medium heat until hot (while roti pan is heating up, move to the next steps)
  • Mix above ingredients in a bowl until well combined
  • Separate dough mixture into 4 to 6 golf ball size portions
  • Place each dough portion onto floured surface and roll out thinly

Roti pan should now be hot 

  • Place each rolled dough portion onto hot roti pan (one at a time)
  • Brown on one side, flip, brown on the other side (one at a time)

Remove from roti pan and serve hot!

These freeze well for make a head meal planning and are highly versatile (add onion, garlic, cilantro… anything you like, use small amounts and follow same cooking instruction as above).

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