Banana Whole Wheat Bread


Ingredients: 1 cup whole-wheat flour  3/4 cup all-purpose flour  One teaspoon baking soda One cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt One teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg One teaspoon pure vanilla extract Two large ripe bananas ( mashed) 1/4 unsalted butter, melted (skip the salt if you use salted butter) Two large eggs, at room temperature Two tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup milk Directions: Preheat […]

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Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


Aunt Betsy’s Banana Chocolate chip muffins Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour one teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temp) 1/2 granulated sugar 3/4 packed brown sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1/2 milk One teaspoon vanilla extract  One teaspoon cinnamon powder Two over-ripe bananas (slightly mashed) one cup quick […]

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Double Chocolate chip cookies


Ingredients: ½ cup butter½ cup white sugar½ cup brown sugarOne egg1 cup flour½ teaspoon baking soda½ teaspoon salt½ cup cocoa powder¾ cup chocolate chips Directions: Cream the butter, and white sugar, and brown sugar until well-combined and fluffy.Mix in the egg.Whisk the flour, baking soda, and salt in a separate bowl. Mix the flour mixture […]

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Apple banana muffins


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour  Ingredients: One teaspoon baking powder One teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt One teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg Two large ripe bananas ( mashed) One cup of green apple (blended) 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted (or melted coconut oil) 2/3 cup packed brown sugar  One large egg, at room temperature One teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 Tablespoons milk Directions: Preheat oven […]

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Classic banana bread


INGREDIENTS Don’t throw out your over-ripe bananas or plantains. Instead, use them to make one of several easy recipes, including my classic banana bread recipe. Besides, bananas are rich in potassium which helps to lower blood pressure. 1/2 cup unsalted butter, preferable at room temperature  1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour Three medium very ripe bananas […]

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Caramel carrot cake


This old-school carrot cake with caramel topping is amazing. No fruits and no nuts, just a plain old Nana-styled carrot cake. I cut back on the salt and the sugar because the caramel topping is both sweet and salty.

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Caramel Chocolate cake


This is a no-recipe recipe-a recipe without an ingredient list or steps. It encourages you to improvise in the kitchen. Or use what you have at hand—real old school-exactly how Nana did it back in the day. I started with a stick of butter, some granulated sugar, flour, olive oil, vanilla extract, salt, milk, caramel […]

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Cranberry oatmeal cookies


Ingredients These country style homemade cranberry oatmeal cookies are amazing. They ae soft on the inside and chewy on the outside. One cup unsalted butter softened to room temperature One cup packed light or dark brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar Two large eggs One Tablespoon pure vanilla extract  One tablespoon molasses (optional) 1 and 1/2 cups  all-purpose flour  One teaspoon baking soda 1 […]

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