Category: desserts & muffins

Apple Butter

A Traditional Pennsylvania Dutch Fruit Spread – easy to make – this tasty treat has many uses from livening up your morning toast to the delicious Apple Butter Cake recipe. […]

Apple Chips

Crunchy and full of sweet, apple flavor, these chips are addictive. Tuck them into your bag for snacking where ever you go. We dry them the old fashioned way in the oven but you can also use a dehydrator if you have one. […]

Apple Crumble

This crumble puts the focus on the apples, which we love here at Terhune Orchards. The foundation with plenty of delicious apples and a light mixture of streusel, placed on after the apples bake down, helps keep the apples moist and the topping light. […]

Apple Rhubarb Slump

Slump is the New England name for a fruit dessert topped with a sweet dumpling mixture. On Cape Cod, slumps are called grunts, and in other parts of the country, cobblers. A slump by any name still tastes great! […]

Apple Rose Tarts

Bake up a bouquet of these sweet roses for Valentine’s Day with our red skinned apples such as our Crimson Topaz, Querina, Empire or Cameo. A jam glaze gives them an extra rosy hue and shine. Makes 1 Dozen Roses […]

Blueberry Frangipane Tart

Each year at our Blueberry Bash, local amateur bakers enter our Blueberry Bakeoff contest. The not so secret ingredient is blueberries. 2018 Blueberry Bake Off 1st Place Winner: Tova Meyer […]

Blueberry Handpies

Each year at our Blueberry Bash, local amateur bakers enter our Blueberry Bakeoff contest. The not so secret ingredient is blueberries. 2018 Blueberry Bake Off 2nd Place Winner:Beth Hateim r […]

Caramel Baked Apples

  Ingredients: 1 ⅛ cup sugar ½ cup water 1 pint heavy cream 8 medium baking apples, Terhune Orchards Stayman Winesap Caramel Sauce: Stir together the sugar and water in a deep, heavy-bottomed 2-3 qt pot. Set over high heat and let the sugar cook at a rapid boil for 8-10 minutes, without stirring or shaking. When the syrup starts to caramelize, swirl the pan to spread the color. The moment it reaches a dark caramel shade, remove the pan from the heat. Using potholder gloves or a towel to protect your hands, pour in the cream, stirring constantly with [...]

Cherry Clafoutis

Clafoutis is a classic country-French dessert of fresh fruit baked inside a simple batter. In France, sweet summer cherries are the preferred fruit for this dessert. Once you try it at home you’ll understand why. It’s so easy to prepare and the lightly sweet custardy batter of the claufoutis complements the natural winey-sweet flavor of the warm cherries. Wedges of warm clafoutis are often served with a spoonful of lightly sweetened whipped cream but, we like it simply dusted with a bit of powdered sugar just before serving. serves 8 […]

Cornbread Dressing (Stuffing) with Fennel & Sausage

Terhune Orchards fennel adds flavor to this seasonal dish. Since stuffing is traditionally put inside a bird to cook, this is more properly called dressing but regardless of terminology, it will wow guests at your thanksgiving table just the same. Cooking the cubes of cornbread helps dry it out and provide a crisp and flavorful side dish. […]

Easy Apple Tart

This dessert is as easy to make as it is elegant. Sliced apples fan out over ready-to-use puff pastry dough. Set the dough out to defrost before you leave the house to go apple picking and you’ll be ready to bake when you return with your favorite apples. […]

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

This creamy delicious treat can be made with chunky or pureed strawberry mixture but we prefer the pureed so it blends more throughout the ice cream. […]

Fresh Strawberry Muffins

Chopped fresh strawberries baked inside this simple, buttery muffin batter make a great spring breakfast or snack time treat. They’re great as is and really wonderful served with a bit of fresh strawberry jam. This is a great master recipe for berry muffins to keep on hand all summer long. As soon as the first raspberries and blueberries are harvested you can use them whole in place of the diced strawberries here. Servings 12 muffins (X 2) […]

Green Pancakes with Lime Butter

  Ingredients: FOR THE BUTTER Leaves from 2 stems cilantro 1 medium clove garlic 2 limes ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground white pepper ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter (see NOTES) FOR THE PANCAKES Water 8 to 10 ounces baby spinach leaves, washed Olive oil, for frying 4 tablespoons ½ stick) unsalted butter 1 bunch scallions 1 or 2 jalapeño peppers 1 cup self-rising flour (see NOTES) 1 ¼ tablespoons baking powder 1 large egg, plus 2 egg whites ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon ground cumin ⅔ cup low-fat milk   [...]

Hand Pie Ice Cream Sandwiches

At your holiday BBQ, your guests want something cool, delicious and easy to eat at a picnic. These hand pies filled with fruit and sandwiched around vanilla ice cream are a red, white, and blue treat! […]

Melon Sorbet

Choose ripe muskmelons or cantaloupe for this preparation. The flavor and simplicity of this summer dessert is spectacular. Top the servings with a couple of fresh blueberries or blackberries and a wedge of lime. […]

Peach Cobbler

This is a light version of the classic summer cobbler. You can mix blackberries and raspberries in with the peaches for a variation on this dish. Serves 8 […]

Peach Curd, Whipped Cream, Macerated Blueberries

This dessert was prepared by Terra Momo Restaurant Group and served at the 2018 Farm to Table fundraiser dinner held at Terhune Orchards. This annual event supports Mercer County Sustainability Coalition is an alliance of the Green Teams and sustainability organizations of Mercer County which works to promote a regional and collaborative approach to sustainability initiatives. […]

Quick Strawberry Jam

We often overhear people in our pick-your-own strawberry fields talking about making their own strawberry jam with the berries they bring home. This recipe is easy to make and doesn’t require canning. Just cook, refrigerate and enjoy. […]

Rustic Open-Faced Apple Pie

This is a great way to enjoy the full flavor of autumn apples. It’s a snap to make – a bit like baked, caramelized apples simply cradled in a bottom crust. […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

This tart tangy flavor of early rhubarb is the perfect complement to sweet spring berries. Combine these favorite spring fruits for a nearly effortless last minute dessert. serves 6 to 8 […]

The Perfect Peach Pie

This is a wonderful summer treat! Prepare a fresh pie now while peach season is here and plan ahead for winter by preparing a batch of the fruit filling in a unlined pie pan and freezing it. Once frozen, the filling slides right out to be put into an airtight freezer bag. When company arrives next winter, pop the frozen filling inside a pie crust and bake. […]

Zucchini Cake with Blueberries & Candied Lemon

This recipe was served at the 5th annual Farm to Table fundraiser dinner at Terhune Orchards on July 21,2016. This recipe was prepared for our guests by the talented chefs at the Terra Momo Restaurant Group. This annual event event supports the Mercer Sustainability Coalition. […]

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