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Homestead Lodging

Smoketown PA, 17576
Local call: 717-393-6927
Robert and Lori Kepiro

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Warm Christian hospitality, personal attention and knowledge of the area provide a delightful getaway to relax and "recharge." Our clean comfortable rooms provide a "home away from home" atmosphere. Homestead Lodging is surrounded by lovely landscaping. Enjoy walking down the lane to the Amish farm or enjoy a quiet evening on our porch. We are within minutes of Christian theatres, music theatres, dinner theatres, restaurants, farmer's markets, quilt, antique and craft shops, outlets and museums.

  • Setting:      Town
  • Rooms :     5
  • Cottages :  0
  • Rates:        $51
  • Jacuzzis:     0
  • Fireplaces: 0
  • Children:    limited
  • Private bath
  • Cable color tv
  • Indiv. controlled heat/air cond.
  • Queen and double beds
  • Our Recipes

    Macadamia Apricot coffee cake

    3.5 oz. jar macadamia nuts, chopped
    1/4 c. sugar
    1 Tbsp. flour
    2 Tbsp. margarine, softened
    1 egg, separated
    8 oz. can Pillsbury crescent rolls
    1/4 c. apricot preserves
    1/2 tsp. grated orange peel (optional)
    5 tsp. sugar
    1 Tbsp. flour
    2 tsp. margarine, softened

    Heat oven to 375. In small bowl, combine 1/2 c. chopped nuts, 1/4 c. sugar, 1 Tbsp. flour, 2 Tbsp. margarine and egg yolk; mix well. Set aside.
    Unroll dough into 2 long rectangles on ungreased cookie sheet; overlap long sides 1 inch. Firmly press edges and perforations to seal. Press or roll into a 13x8 rectangle. Spread prepared filling lengthwise down center 1/3 of rectangle.
    In small bowl, combine preserves and orange peel; spread over filling. Make diagonal cuts 2 inches apart on each side of rectangle just to within 1/4 inch of filling. To give braided appearance, fold strips of dough at an angle across filling, alternating from side to side. Fold ends of coffee cake under to seal. Beat egg white slightly; brush over coffee cake.
    In small bowl, combine last 3 ingredients and remaining nuts, until crumbly. Sprinkle crumbs evenly over coffee cake.
    Bake at 375 for 15-25 min.
    6-8 servings.

    Sticky Buns

    2 loaves frozen bread dough
    (thaw 3-4 hours)
    1 c. pecans
    1 stick margarine
    1 c. brown sugar
    2 tsp. cinnamon
    2 Tbsp. milk
    1 sm box cook/serve vanilla pudding

    In 9x13 pan sprayed with Pam, arrange nuts on bottom.
    After dough has risen, pull dough into small pieces and lay on top of nuts.
    Combine all other ingredients in saucepan and heat to boiling, and boil a few minutes. Pour over dough.
    Cover with saran; leave on counter for about an hour and then refrigerate OVERNIGHT.
    Nex am - bake at 350 for 25 min.
    INVERT on serving plate.

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