Peppered Corn Fritters
1 1/4 cups fresh or frozen corn, thawed
1 cup sweet red pepper, finely chopped
1 cup green onions, finely chopped
1 1/4 cups flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
1 cup milk
2 to 4 Tbsp. vegetable oil
In a bowl, combine the corn, red pepper and onions.
Combine flour baking powder, cumin, salt and pepper and stir into the corn mixture.
Gradually add milk, stirring until blended.
Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in a skillet over medium heat.
Drop batter by 1/4 cupful into skillet.
Cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Repeat with remaining batter, and add oil as needed.

Bavarian Apple Torte
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 – 8oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
3/4 tsp. vanilla extract
3 cups peeled and thinly sliced tart red apples
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
Combine first four ingredients and press onto the bottom of an ungreased 9-inch springform pan.
In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sugar.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
Pour over the crust.
Combine topping ingredients and spoon over filling.
Bake at 350º for 55 to 65 minutes or until the center is set.
Place a baking sheet under the pan in case the springform pan leaks.
Cool on a wire rack, and store in the refrigerator.

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