Richards House

1492 Locust Street
Dubuque Iowa, 52001
Phone: 563-557-1492
Toll Free: 888-557-1492

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Many of our recipes are given to us by guests. We love to exchange recipes so why not bring your favorite?  Here's some of my favorite recipes.

Raw Apple Cake

The best apple cake you have ever tasted.

Mix in order. Grease and flour 8" by 9" pan.
Pour in pan and add topping.

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup chopped nuts 

Mix and spread on top of cake batter. 

Bake 40-45 minutes at 350 degrees.

Apple CakeIngredients:
1 cup sugar
½ cup margarine
1 egg
½ cup warm coffee
1 ½ cups flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
2 medium apples, sliced

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Pumpkin Roll

One our favorites at Richards House, delicious.

Mix together as listed.
Line 10 1/2" by 15" cookie sheet with wax paper. Trim excess wax paper to minimize smoking. Pour batter onto cookie sheet, spread evenly.

Bake 12-15 minutes at 375 degrees
(may sprinkle with nuts before baking).
Prepare linen towel heavily sprinkled with powdered sugar. After baking, turn onto towel, wax paper side up. Remove paper and roll into towel. Cool 3-40 minutes rolled. Prepare filling while roll cools. Mix ingredients thoroughly. After roll has cooled, unroll and spread filling evenly. Re-roll and slice for serving.

Pumpkin RollRoll:
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup pumpkin
1 tsp lemon juice
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

1 cup powdered sugar
8 oz cream cheese (room temp)
4 tbsp margarine
1/2 tsp vanilla

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Cinnamon Sour Cream Coffeecake

This one you need to come back for seconds.

Beat eggs until thick and fluffy. Add sugar and oil and beat again. Blend in yellow cake mix, sour cream and nuts. Pour half the batter into a well-greased bundt or tube pan. Mix together brown sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over the batter in pan and mix in with knife blade to form swirl. Pour remaining batter on top. Bake in preheated oven at 350 for about one hour.

Note: 1 cup milk and 1 teaspoon vinegar mixed can be substituted for the sour cream

Apple Cake4 eggs
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup oil
1 yellow cake mix
1 cup sour cream
3/4 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon

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Blueberry Coffee Cake

What can I say about this one too.... yummy!

1/3 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ cup margarine
½ cup blueberries (frozen)

Mix flour, sugar and cinnamon. Pour evenly into pie pan on top of batter. Slice margarine into about 5 even pieces and place on top of topping. Sprinkle blueberries evenly on top.

Bake in preheated oven at 400 F for 15 minutes followed by 25 to 30 minutes at 350 F. Check for doneness with knife.

Apple Cake1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup sugar
2 ½ teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
¼ cup vegetable oil
¾ cup milk
1 egg
1 ½ cups blueberries (frozen)

Mix dry ingredients. Add oil, milk and egg and mix. Fold in blueberries and spread batter into a 9” round glass pie pan.

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