Classic Banana Bread


Classic Banana Bread This Aunt Betsy’s inspired classic banana bread is moist fruity and delicious. The fruity banana flavor and aroma are savoring. Ingredient: Three very ripe medium bananas-mashed Two cups all-purpose flour One cup sugar One teaspoon cinnamon powder One teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup butter/margarine Two eggs One teaspoon vanilla […]

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Easy Banana Chocolate snack cake


Aunt Betsy’s Banana Chocolate Snack Cake I made this Aunt Betsy’s inspired banana cake studded with chocolate chips with common baking ingredients that everybody has on hand. The ripe bananas are the secret to achieving a rich texture, while the baking cocoa and sugar give the cake a luxurious chocolate flavor. Enjoy it as a […]

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Sweet Potato Chocolate Cake


Ingredient: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour  1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder  One teaspoon baking powder One teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup low-fat buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup cooked, mashed, cooled sweet potato  1/2 cup vegetable oil  3/4 cup sugar Two eggs Frosting: You can use a store bought frosting or you […]

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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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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. Old-School Baking Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour One tsp baking powder One tsp baking soda […]

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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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