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Grandma June's Recipes

Updated on September 21, 2015

June's Lemon Angel Pie


Grandma June was a great cook. She collected cookbooks and had tried a great variety of recipes. She also made many of her own concoctions! This is a sample of some of the recipes she liked to make for celebration times. In remembrance of her we celebrate and enjoy her fine art of food talents.

Grandma June's Lemon Angel Pie Recipe

Grandma June was a really good baker and liked to make sweets for her two boys Bill and Tom. This Lemon Angel Pie is so yummy!!

Meringue Crust

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/3 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 cup of sugar


  • Beat egg whites till stiff, add cream of tarter and sugar and beat well.
  • Pile into center of pie pan and spread to sides, Bake at 295 degrees for 20 minutes.
  • Cool and crush with fork before putting the pie filling in.

Angel Pie Filling

  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tsp lemon juice REAL
  • Small amount of lemon rind
  • Cool Whip


  • Cook egg yolks in double boiler , start beating until thick
  • Beat in sugar, lemon juice, and rind until thick.
  • Refrigerate for 5 hours
  • Add Cool Whip

How to Use a Double Boiler

Homemade Coffee Liqueur


Grandma June's Kahlua Recipe

Grandma Junes Kahlua was a fun recipe, she made it to give away to people as gifts for holiday times. At one time she liked White Russians, so she decided to make it herself. It turned out great and everyone loved her Kahlua, they said "it tastes like the real stuff."

  • Boil 1 pint of water
  • Add 3 and 3/4 cups of sugar
  • Add 4 tablespoons of Vanilla to the boiling water.
  • Add 5 (6 or 7) tablespoons of instant coffee
  • Pour into 1/2 gallon jug, and add one fifth of Vodka and two teaspoons of glycerin or fruit pectin. ( Gerto)

Let cool and drink!

We use pure Vanilla From Mexico and Hills Brothers instant coffee to be the best.

5 stars from 1 rating of Junes Kahlua
Prep time: 15 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 45 min
Yields: 1 Gallon of Kahlua

Grandma June always made Zucchini Relish

June's Zucchini Relish Recipe

Grandma June would always make her Zucchini relish in late summer. There was always some year round. It tastes great on hotdogs & hamburgers at family gatherings. You will need several big Zucchinis which are plentiful in the summer growing season here in Oregon.

  • 10 cups of coarse ground Zucchini Squash
  • 5 teaspoons of salt

Let that stand in fridge overnight covered in water. Next Morning, drain and rinse well.

Add remaining:

  • 4 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 large red pepper ground coarse
  • 2 teaspoons of cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cups of Vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of celery seed
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 1/2 large green pepper, coarse ground

Cook 15-20 Minutes. Pack in hot jars and seal. Makes 7 pints

Never Fail Brownies

Grandma June was a great cook , one of the reasons why, was because she did plenty of research on recipes and collected many recipes that did not fail. This Brownie recipe is so tasty, I think you will agree. I know Grandma June will help you be successful at pleasing the crowds with this recipe!


  1. Put first 4 ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well BUT do not over mix.
  2. Then add nuts. Bake in 9x13 greased pan for 30 minutes at 350 degrees

Brownie Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 Cups Baking flour
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 1 16 oz. Can Hershey's Chocolate Syrup
  • 1 Cup Walnuts, Chopped coarse

Brownie Frosting

Easy Chocolate Frosting. you can use this for brownies or anything you want to top with chocolate frosting.

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 3 tablespoons of milk
  • 1/2 Cup of Milk Chocolate Chips

Boil sugar, butter and milk exactly one minute, Add chocolate chips to cooked syrup. Mix until chips melt then spread on brownies.



Grandma June had a big Blueberry bush right in front of the house and the kids like to eat fresh picked blueberries. June and her Mother who was also named June, would make blueberry cupcakes and freeze fresh blueberries every year. Here below is great way to enjoy blueberries. I will add some more recipes soon. As we all know Grandma June has a plethora of recipes to share with you. Especially more sugar free ones too!

Sugar free blueberry muffins


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    Mindy 3 years ago from Cottage Grove, Oregon

    Thank you Ms Dora!!

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    Dora Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

    Thanks for sharing Grandma June's recipes. They're all good, but the Zucchini Relish Recipe gets most of my interest. Voted Up!