HISTORIC "IVY CLIFF"
C1790's home of Captain Henry Brown
Ivy Cliff is located at 5566 New London Rd, in Forest VA. Just a few minutes from Lynchburg.
460W to left on Rt811 at Sheetz gas station. 811 turns into New London Rd(Rt709). Ivy Cliff is on the left side of the road just after a sharp left curve and is approx 4.5 mi from Sheetz.
Scripture Cake: This is just one recipe using God's word. There are many variations using different verses.
3/4 cup Genesis 18:8 1 1/2 cup Jeremiah 6:20 5 Isaiah 10:14 (separated) 3 cups sifted Leviticus 24:5 3 teaspoons 2 Kings 2:20 3 teaspoons Amos 4:5 1 teaspoon Exodus 3:23 1/4 teaspoon each 2 Chronicles 9:9 1/2 cup Judges 4:19 3/4 chopped Genesis 43:11 3/4 cup finely cut Jeremiah 24:5 3/4 cup 2 Samuel 16:1 Whole Genesis 43:11
Cream Genesis 18 with Jeremiah 6. Beat in yolks of Isaiah 10, one at a time. Sift together Leviticus 24; 2 Kings 2; Amos 4; Exodus 30; and 2 Chronicles 9. Blend into creamed mixture alternately with Judges 4. Beat whites of Isaiah 10 till stiff; fold in. Fold in chopped Genesis 43; Jeremiah 24; and 2 Samuel 16. Turn into 10-inch tube pan that has been greased and dusted with Leviticus 24. Bake at 325 degrees F until it is golden brown or Gabriel blows his trumpet, whichever happens first. Bake for an hour and ten minutes. Remove from oven. After fifteen minutes, remove it from the pan. Cool completely
KEY WORDS from the OLD SCRIPTURES:
butter, sweet cane, eggs, fine flour, salt, leavened, sweet cinnamon, spices, milk, almonds, figs, raisins, water.
Chewy Ginger cookies, a favorite of Eli Whitney
1 cup of butter
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ginger
1 cup sugar
1 egg, well beaten
1 cup molasses
1/4 cup sour milk
4 cups flour, sifted
In a wooden mixing bowl, put in butter, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and ginger. Blend well. Add the sugar and beat to a smooth cream. Put in the beaten egg and stir thoroughly. Add the molasses and sour milk. Gradually stir in the flour until the mixture is well blended. Drop from the tip of a teaspoon on greased baking sheet. Let stand 10 minutes then flatten cookies by pressing with a glass covered by a damp cloth. Bake in a 350 degree oven 12 - 15 minutes. Makes 7 dozen.