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Blueberry Shortcake

INGREDIENTS:

1 cup flour
2/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 cup butter - softened
1/2 cup milk
1 egg
3/4 cup fresh blueberries
Optional: lemon glaze, lemon zest, more fresh blueberries, powdered sugar, and whipped cream for serving

NSTRUCTIONS
1. Begin by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F.
2. Next, coat the cake pan with baking spray. For more intricate pans, spray with baking spray. Then, add some all-purpose flour to each cavity, shake it around, and discard the excess.
3. The next step is to whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Then add the vanilla, softened butter, milk, and egg. With an electric mixer, beat on medium speed for about two minutes. Gently stir in the fresh blueberries.
4. Divide the batter evenly among the prepared cavities in the mold pan. Each cavity should be about 3/4 full. In case there are any drips, set the pan on a baking sheet while putting the batter in the cavities. Then place the pan into the preheated oven.
5. Bake the little cakes for 18-20 minutes. Allow the cakes to cool completely in the pan before attempting to remove them. Gently loosen each cake with your fingers: then invert the pan to release the cakes.
6. To serve, top each cake with blueberries. Then drizzle with lemon glaze (recipe below) and sprinkle with lemon zest and confectioners' sugar.
For an added treat, serve with freshly whipped cream.

Lemon Glaze: In a bowl, whisk together 1 cup confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, and 2-3 tablespoons milk. Add the milk 1 tablespoon at a time to achieve the desired consistency.








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INFORMATION

GARBAGE Picked up every Monday and Thursday morning (please don't put your food garbage out the night before because the Coyotes love to rip it open). If one of the following holidays falls on a Monday or Thursday, the garbage will be picked up one day later: Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

MAIL The mail person that delivers our mail will put the "red flag" up when he/she is done. If you have outgoing mail, just put it in the outgoing mail slots and it will be picked up. Please do not put the red flag up, let the mail person do it.

WEB SITE www.desertharboraz.net You can find lots of information there including updates to our calendar

NAME BADGES Custom made name badge with your name & lot number Contact Connie Riter, Lot #81, 315-657-3078

FOOD BANK There is a cardboard box in the clubhouse marked "Food Bank". Please bring non-perishable items to put in the box. Please do not bring outdated or expired items, we just have to throw them away.

MEDICINE You can drop off your old prescription medications at the Apache Junction DISPOSAL Police Dept., 1001 N Idaho Rd., Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

DRIVERS LICENSE & TITLE-REGISTRATION 575 N Idaho Rd Ste 600 Apache Junction 85119 www.azdot.gov

APACHE JUNCTION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 567 Apache Trail Apache Junction 85120 www.ajchamber.com






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Please be sure to let us know if you change your e-mail address or if you are not getting last minute park updates and information. We are using a new e-mail address to inform our residents of any current event that may not have made it in the newsletter. We usually are working a month in advance on the newsletter, so many times there is last minute information that we like to send out. So if you want your e-mail address to be included, please send any corrections or updates to
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PHONE NUMBERS

We need to know if you have new phone numbers or changed your phone numbers or changed who is living in the household.
Please notify Dick Smith at 480-983-5819
or RLCKSMITH@MSN.COM
or put the info in box 74 in craft room.

Thank You











Coyote Coupon Book Sale Finished!
Connie Riter

I received this note from Leslie Beccard who is the one who started the Coyote Books many years ago. When I paid for the books she wrote: "That's fantastic!!!! Only a few of my fundraisers are doing as well as they usually do, so I am really impressed and appreciate you!

Thanks to Sandy Baumstark, Connie Ransom and Oneeta Stevens who helped me sell them all!! You are the BEST!!

New items in this year’s book are the Butterfly Wonderland, the Boardwalk Laser and Mirror Maze, the OdySea Aquarium, the Escape Rooms in Tempe, Design a Ride Transportation, True Home Heating and Air conditioning, Desert Sands Golf Course, Schwan’s Home Delivery (a new member gets $30 off.) Gold Stallion Restaurant, Brown Bear BBQ –in short, 130 local offers, 20 new, and 55 “buy one, get one.” J J Madison’s on Power and University has 3 coupons with alcohol included on parties of 4.
Use only a few, and the book pays for itself.