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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French breakfast puffs


Ingredients: 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour1 ½ teaspoons baking powder½ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg½ cup granulated sugar⅓ cup coconut oilOne egg½ cup milk½ cup white sugarOne teaspoon ground cinnamonSix tablespoons margarine, melted. Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease 12 muffin cups or line cups with paper muffin liners. In a large bowl, whisk […]

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Fruity Caramel Brownies


Ingredients: 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3 eggs  1 cup vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup dried cranberries 14 ounces caramels (unwrapped) Directions: Heat oven to 350°F. Grease the bottom of an 8-inch square […]

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Sweet potato banana bread


Sweet potato banana bread is an experiment that turns out good. If you gave it a try, it will turn as good as mine, or even better. No hype! It’s delicious. You can skip the buttermilk and add applesauce, and you’ll have a purely plant-based bread. This recipe has a lot of potentials. Stay tuned for more.

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Simple pineapple cake with crunchy granola topping


Ingredients: Two cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar or brown Three eggs  2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup butter 1/3 cup buttermilk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Direction: Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and grease a 9×13 baking pan. In a large bowl, combine flour, buttermilk, […]

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Quick yogurt bread


Have a go at this delicious yogurt bread. If done right, family and friends will keep coming back for more. I never made the same recipe twice, but this lump of goodness is so impressive I made three in less than a week. For the one pictured above, I changed things up a bit. I used organic, gluten-free rice flour. Enjoy.

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