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Enjoy the taste of summer! Raspberry cake loaf This delightful dessert is easy to portion and perfect to top off a summertime dinner. Ingredients (Makes 8 servings) W ish it A w ay by C alling To day • Video Inspection & Location • Maintenance Agreements • Commercial, Residential, & Farm • Hydro Jetting • Environmentally Safe Products Call Genie Drain Cleaning today! Your drain and sewer specialists FAST, EFFECTIVE, SERVICE ������������������������������� (320) 587-4110 For the cake: ����� ��� ����� ����� ��� ������ ������ ��� ���� ����� ��� ���� ��� ���� ������� ������� ��� ��� ���� ����� ���� ��� ����� ������ ������ ��� ��� ���� ������ raspberries www.geniedrains.com For the garnish: ��� ��� ����� ����� ��� ������ ����� ��� ��� ����� ����������� ��� ��� ���� ������ Directions 1.Preheat oven to 175 °C (350 °F). 2.In a bowl, mix together the sugar, melted butter, eggs, milk and vanilla extract. 3.Incorporate flour and baking powder. Mix until batter is smooth. Add the frozen raspberries. 4.Pour mixture into a greased loaf pan. 5.Bake for 60 minutes or until a fork inserted comes out clean. 6.While the loaf is baking, whip the cream and sugar. Set aside in the fridge. 7.Remove baked cake from the pan and let cool. 8.Before serving, garnish each slice of cake with whipped cream, fresh raspberries and mint leaves. LP’s Chuck Thiel makes day trips easy and enjoyable BY STARRLA CRAY Associate Editor Taking day trips to places like the Minnesota State Fair or a boat cruise along the Mississippi River can make for good memories – especially when Lester Prairie’s Chuck Thiel takes care of all the details. Thiel has been independently organizing group tours since 2006. Known as “Community Club Tours,” groups have gone to a variety of music performances, theatres, dinners, and more. More CHUCK THIEL on Pg 12 Senior Connections HJ.COM Senior Connections August 2018 9