Whole Wheat Raisin Cookie Bread


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

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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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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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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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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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Jamaican style banana cake


Jamaican style banana cake This tasty Jamaican style of banana cake needs no icing. Just sprinkle with granulated sugar if you wish. Either way, it will make you want to nibble on it all day. Some people like to have it with ice cream. Ingredients 1/2 cup butter, softened  1 1/4 cups sugar  Two eggs  […]

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Chewy cholate almond cookies


Ingredients: 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour  ¾ cup cocoa powder  ½ teaspoon baking soda  ⅜ teaspoon salt  ½ cup dark corn syrup  One large egg white  One teaspoon vanilla extract  12 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened  ⅓ cup packed dark brown sugar  ⅓ cup granulated sugar  ½ cup granulated sugar for rolling  4 ounces bittersweet or […]

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