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Fluffy Lemon Buttermilk Cake

Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened plus more for baking dish
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon, (about 1 tablespoon)
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup low-fat buttermilk
  • 10 ounces seedless raspberry jam, (1 cup)
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
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Strawberry Punch

Other Ideas:
Punches, Strawberries
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Open Face Sandwiches

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Apple-Chicken Salad

Ingredients
  • 2 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought chicken stock
  • 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, about 1 pound total
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 celery stalk, thinly sliced crosswise (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds with skins, toasted (omit if serving to children under 3)
  • 1 medium Golden Delicious apple, cored and cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  • 1 head Bibb or Boston lettuce, leaves separated (optional)
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Ham-Wrapped Chicken Fingers With Apricot-Mustard Dipping Sauce

Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus more for baking sheet
  • 12 chicken tenderloins, tendons removed
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 6 thin slices of Black Forest or other cured ham, halved diagonally
  • 1 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup finely grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten with 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/4 cup apricot jam
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
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Nonpareils Candies

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Puffed Rice Trail Mix

Other Ideas:
Cereals, Coconut, Peas, Pumpkin seeds
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Banana Rice Pudding Treats

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