Welcome to Bronte’s Cookbook

We have a variety of recipes to choose from. All the recipes on the website were hand picked by the church members of Bronte Seventh Day Adventist Church.

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Breads & Desserts

Roshan Sweet Rice

2 cups of rice
1 cup sugar
1/4 lb raisins
1/4 lb hand cut coconut
l Tbsp food colour (yellow, red or orange-pick one only)
1/2 lb unsalted butter

1. Boil rice until 90% done.
2. Mix the food colouring of your choice.
3. Strain rice and keep aside.
4. Add butter to the now empty pot that was used to cook rice.
5. Brown raisins and coconut nicely.
6. Add the cooked rice and sugar, mix slowly.
7. Heat on low for 5 minutes.

Bible Text: John 3:16
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”


Anna’s Pumpkin Cake

2 cups flour
2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 eggs
2 cups cooked or canned pumpkin
1/2 cup walnut pieces (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 350-F.
2. In bowl, combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt and set aside. In another bowl, combine sugar, oil, eggs and pumpkin.
3. Combine wet ingredients with dry and pour batter into a well greased bundtltube pan.
4. Bake 45-60 minutes.
5. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before removing from pan.
6. When complete cool, drizzle frosting and sprinkle with nuts if desired.

2 tsp vanilla
1 3oz cream cheese
¼ cup melted butter or margarine
1 cup powdered sugar
Chopped nuts to garnish

Beat together softened cream cheese, butter and powdered sugar. Beat in vanilla. If needed, add enough milk (1 tsp at a time) to make pouring consistency.

Bible Text: John 3:16
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth
in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.


Kristie’s Pumpkin Bars

4 eggs
1 cup oil
1 (16 oz) can pumpkin
1 2/3 cups sugar
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt

1. Cream eggs, oil, pumpkin and sugar together.
2. Sift together the remaining ingredients & add to the creamed mixture.
3. Bake in a 1 5”xl 0” pan at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
4. Cool and frost.

3 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup margarine
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
2 cups powdered sugar
Cream all ingredients till lump free.

Serves 4

Bible Text: John 6:34
“Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give
its this bread.”


Andy’s Peanut Butter Pie

2 packs of creamy soft tofu (300 g each)
1 cup peanut butter
1/2 cup honey
¼ cup water
1 tsp vanilla
1/8 tsp salt
2 graham pie shells
2 cup apple granola mix
Cool Whip (optional)

1. Put the tofu, peanut butter, honey, water vanilla and the salt into the blender.
2. Blend it till it’s smooth. Pour the filling equally into the 2 graham shells.
3. Add the apple granola mix into it (approximately 1 cup in each shell or more) stir until it is mixed in and tap it down.
4. Once the granola has absorbed some of the liquid and hardened, you can decorate it with cool whip.
5. Cover and keep refrigerated until served.

Bible Text: Isaiah 6:8
“Also I heard the voice
of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.”


Michael’s Date Cake

1 1/2 cups water
1/2 cup margarine or butter

1 cup chopped dates
1 tsp baking soda

2 eggs
1 cup sugar


11/2 cups flour
3/4tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt


1/2 cup sugar
2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts


Bible Text: James 1: 17
“Every Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.”


Tony’s Crepes

1 cup all-purpose flour
4 eggs
1 cup milk
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons oil

1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the flour and the eggs.
2. Gradually add in the milk, stirring to combine. Add the salt and oil, beat until smooth.
3. Heat a lightly oiled griddle or frying pan (preferably cast iron) over medium high heat. Pour or scoop the batter onto the griddle, using approximately 1/4 cup for each crepe. Tilt the pan with a circular motion so that the batter coats the surface evenly.
4. Cook the crepe for about 2 minutes, until the bottom is light brown.
5. Loosen with a spatula, turn and cook the other side. Serve hot.
6. Add one teaspoon oil to pan and coat the surface with a circular motion for each crepe.
7. Can be eaten plain, with sugar; sugar and sour cream, sugar and cottage cheese; sugar and ground nuts; apple sauce; jams; chocolate powder; ground coconuts and anything else you can imagine.

Bible Text: Jude 1: 24, 25
“Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”


Mercedes Cranberry Pumpkin Loaf with Flaxseed

1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1/2 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup ground flaxseed
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 large eggs
1 cup canned pure pumpkin
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1/4 cup canola oil
1/4 cup apple juice
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon and ground ginger
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup dried cranberries

1. In large bowl, stir together two flours, flaxseed, sugar, baking soda and salt.
2. In medium bowl, lightly whisk eggs. Whisk in pumpkin, applesauce, oil, apple juice, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg. Stir in cranberries.
3. Add to flour mixture; mix well with wooden spoon. (Don’t beat or over mix).
4. Pour batter into lightly greased or oiled 8” x 4” loaf pan.
5. Bake in preheated 350 degrees over for 70 minutes or until inserted toothpick in centre of loaf comes out clean.
6. Cool in pan on wire rack 15 minutes. Remove bread from pan to cool completely on rack before slicing.

Bible Text: Jeremiah 33:6
“‘Nevertheless, I will bring health and healing to it; I will heal my people and will let them
enjoy abundant peace and security’.


Shirley’s Coconut Bread Pudding

1 1/2 Sandwich Loaves
1 Tin Condensed Milk
1 Tin Evaporated Milk
2 Cups Water
¼ Cup Butter
1 Cup Sugar
3 Eggs
1 Teaspoon Mixed Spice
2 Teaspoons Vanilla Essence
¼ Cup Raisins
1/2 Cup Maraschino Cherries (halved)
1 1/2 Cups Grated Coconut

1. Preheat oven to 360°F/170°C.
2. In a large mixing bowl, soak bread in a mixture of condensed and evaporated milk and water.
3. Cream butter and sugar.
4. Add eggs, spice, vanilla, raisins, cherries and coconut. Combine with soaked bread.
5. Pour in a large greased square dish.
6. Bake for 30-40 minutes.

Serve cold (30 servings)

Bible Text: Proverbs 3:6
“In all your way acknowledge Him, and he shall direct your paths.”


Senka’s Cheesecake

1/2 cup graham crumbs
2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted
1 packet Stevia

Pour into cake mold and bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes and let cool.

Cheese Filling
2 pkgs light Philadelphia Cream Cheese
1 can condensed milk
3 packages Knox gelatin
4 pints fruit (berries, canned peaches etc.)
1 tub Cool Whip (Light)

1. Beat cream cheese with condensed milk.
2. Prepare 3 pkgs of Knox gelatine, as per directions on box.
3. Fold in 4 pints of fruit with prepared gelatin.
4. Add fruit mixture to cream cheese mixture and fold in 1 tub of Cool Whip.
5. Pour filling over crust and refrigerator for at least 4 hours. Slice and enjoy.


Bible Text: Isaiah 49:15
“Can a woman forget her sucking child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb?”


Ruth’s Banana Cake

2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
I tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup oil
1/3 cup milk
2 or 3 ripe bananas
2 eggs
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
Orange juice
Pinch of cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
2. Combine all ingredients and mix.
3. On a separate plate, mash bananas with fork and sprinkle with cinnamon (to taste). Add a few drops of orange juice.
4. Add rest of mixture.
5. Bake for 45-50 minutes.

Looks beautiful in a “Bundt” pan.

Bible Text: Philippians 4: 6-7
“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.