Ingredients: 2 extra ripe, large bananas, peeled 1/3 cup butter 2/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup chopped nuts Puree bananas in blender (1-1/4 cups). Cream butter with sugar, until light and fluffy. Beat in the bananas and eggs. Combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Add dry ingredients to banana mixture alternately in thirds with buttermilk, blending well after each addition. Stir in the nuts. Pour into greased 9 x 5 inch loaf pan. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 50 to 60 minutes until
Ingredients: 1 envelope of onion soup mix 1 medium clove garlic, finely chopped 1 tsp. basil leaves 1 tsp. oregano 1/8 tsp. pepper ½ cup butter, softened 1 loaf Italian or French bread (about 16 inches long), halved lengthwise Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, thoroughly blend all ingredients except bread; generously spread on bread halves. On baking sheet, arrange bread, cut side up, and bake 15 minutes or until golden. Serve warm. Store any remaining spread, covered, in fridge for later use.
Muffins make great dessert gifts, and it doesn't get much better than pineapple! Try this recipe for a unique muffin batch. Ingredients: 1/3 cup honey 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1 can (8 oz.) crushed pineapple 1 tbsp. grated orange peel 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg 1 cup chopped dates 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. In a large mixer bowl, beat together honey and butter for 1 minute. Beat in the egg, then undrained pineapple and orange peel. In a medium bowl,
Ingredients: 6 to 7 cups of flour, divided 2 tbsp. sugar 4 tsp. instant minced onion 2 tsp. salt 2 packages active dry yeast 1/2 tsp. caraway seeds 1 3/4 cups milk 1/2 cup water 3 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. Tabasco sauce 2 cups (8 oz.) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided 1 egg, lightly beaten In a large bowl of electric mixer, combine 2 1/2 cups flour, sugar, onion, salt, yeast and caraway seeds. In a small saucepan, combine the milk, water and butter. Heat milk mixture until very warm (120 to 130 degrees); stir in the Tabasco sauce. With mixer at medium speed,
When making gourmet desserts, you usually don't think of cinnamon raising bread, or anything of the sort. But this delicious treat is certainly something to swoon over. Ingredients: 2 cup raisins Water 6 3/4 to 7 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 packages dry yeast 2 cups milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup butter 2 tsp. salt 3 eggs 2 tsp. ground cinnamon Powdered Sugar Icing In a small bowl, combine raisins with enough hot tap water to cover. Plump for 5 minutes; drain well. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine 3 cups of the flour and the yeast. In a medium saucepan,