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Pennsylvania dutch

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Pennsylvania dutch. Get inspired and try out new things.
I recently moved to an area of Berks County where Hex signs are very prevalent. Growing up I had always seen Hex signs since some of my family background is Pennsylvania Dutch and my grandparents d...

I recently moved to an area of Berks County where Hex signs are very prevalent. Growing up I had always seen Hex signs since some of my family background is Pennsylvania Dutch and my grandparents d...

Hex Signs and Barn Quilt Making Guide – West Virginia Mountain Mama

The history of large barn paintings in Appalachia. How to make your own and what some of the images mean

The Literate Quilter: Jane Griffith Pennsylvania Dutch Designs

Another great gem I have is a booklet of Jane Griffith's Pottery House Pennsylvania Dutch Designs, full of black and white line drawings from her pottery. I can't find anything about her! But these would make great embroidered or appliqued designs.

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Funny Cake recipe: A Pennsylvania Dutch treat (1949) - Click Americana

4 · 80 minutes · Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer right at the very bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake . . . a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.

9 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/4 cups Cake flour
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Shortening
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
Nuts & Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Nuts or cut coconut
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Milk
Ephrata Cloister, PA - MItch & I visited it on our honeymoon

Recently Melany and I were able to get away for a few days to that beautiful area known as the Pennsylvania Dutch country (for a good description of the geography, history, and culture of this area, click here; for a good tourist portal, click here) around Lancaster, Pennsylvania. It was spring-break week for Melany, and since her school bus driving work prevented her from accompanying me on a family visit to Florida in March, she came up with the idea of this trip as something we could do…