Browsing Category Sweet Breads

Zucchini, Carrot, Apple, Walnut Bread

If you can’t decide what kind of loaf bread to make, try this one! It is a delicious mixture! The combination of zucchini, carrots, apples, and walnuts works so well and the bread is so moist! You can use 3 cups of zucchini, carrots, and apples in any quantities you want as long as it all adds up to 3 cups! I usually do about…

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Cranberry Banana Bread

This Ocean Spray recipe got such great reviews I had to try it. They were right!  It is a great combination! It is moist and I love the tartness from the cranberries and the strong banana flavor. I’ve repeated it several times and we love it! I was eager to try it because cranberry bread and banana bread are two favorite loaf breads of mine…

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Apple Raisin Sticky Ring

GOT MAPLE SYRUP? I bet you have a few apples and raisins!  You need 4 tubes of refrigerated biscuit dough and OKAY!!   You are on your way to making this EASY, beautiful, and delicious sticky bun ring! This comes together in just a few minutes really!  And it is fun to put together! You can only the use the rolls of dough, but I…

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JIFFY Cornbread Hack ~ Moist and Fluffy!

Here is my JIFFY CORNBREAD HACK using just ONE BOX and adding a few ingredients to make it really moist and fluffy! It goes from crumbly and blah, to moist and wow!  JIFFY cornbread mix has been around for decades, since 1930! It is very popular. By itself I find it a little dry. BUT, there are many, many recipes out there to improve it! I…

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Zeppole-Italian Donuts

Zeppole, the Donuts! Not zeppole, the pastries filled with a sweet cream! These little, spongy, light puffy balls have a sweet dough. They may or may not have ricotta in the recipe. I prefer the RICOTTA ones! I think ricotta makes them softer inside. They are quickly fried in oil, then dusted with confectioner’s sugar. Zeppole populate behind the glass counters in pizza parlors everywhere…

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Double Chocolate Banana Bread

A double chocolate banana bread that gets a double thumbs up from my chocoholic husband who thinks that chocolate is a food group.  Sour cream makes this nice and moist! Moist, but sturdy enough to pick it up to eat ! It has a strong chocolate and banana taste.  See the slideshow below for more pictures of some different times I’ve made it. Sometimes with…

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2-Ingredient Apple Pie Cups~ Easy! Fast!

“With just 2 ingredients,  5 minutes to make, and 12 minutes to bake, this Pillsbury recipe hit it big!  What a delicious, easy dessert to make and eat in no time!  Try it!   Change the filling too if you’d like!  Enjoy!” INGREDIENTS: 1 can (13 ounces) Pillsbury refrigerated flaky cinnamon rolls with buttercream frosting 1 ⅓ cups (or more) fruit apple pie filling, coarsely chopped…

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Irish Soda Bread~American Style

This is my favorite recipe for Irish Soda Bread! I have gotten many compliments on this soda bread! For many years I would make 15 or 20 of these at a time for fund-raisers and taking orders for St. Patrick’s Day! It is not dry and not bland! There is just a hint of sweetness and there are lots of raisins and caraway seeds. Americans…

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Zucchini Carrot Apple Walnut Loaf Bread

   “A moist zucchini bread base with added grated carrots, diced apples, and walnuts topped with a cream cheese and butter frosting.  The flavors and textures of the fruit and vegetables in this bread make a combination that is really delectable.  I am partial to the lighter colored, mildly spiced zucchini breads, so there is just a touch of cinnamon.  I wanted to accent the fruit…

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Cinnamon Raisin Buns~Extra Soft

This is my favorite cinnamon bun recipe that I tweaked over the years until I was happy with it.   Sweet and soft, filled with extra raisins, they are irresistible! Yes, these take some time to make, but you do it in steps that are easy to follow. It is worth the effort! My recipe makes 9 large buns, or 12 medium buns, or 18 mini…

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Blueberry Scones

  Blueberry Scones made my way have a blueberry overload! A scone really is in between a muffin and a biscuit. I make scones the American way which is a little different than European scones across the pond! Americans like their scones a little sweet, fluffy, and moist, almost like a muffin but not quite. Europeans prefer scones leaning more towards a biscuit and not so…

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Cranberry Bread

   “This is another oldie but goodie recipe. My Aunt Gloria used to make this often and I loved it.  To me, it is the best cranberry bread recipe and I have tried many others!  This recipe will make three mini loaves if you prefer.  Just adjust your baking time shorter.  Enjoy!” Servings:  10     Cook Time: 60 minutes INGREDIENTS: 2 cups flour 1…

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Cranberry Orange Scones

“This is my own version of cranberry scones with lots of orange zest.   I like my scones the American way, sweet and soft.  Europeans prefer a drier and less sweet scone. This is soft and yummy bursting with plenty of real cranberries. A very nice scone for the fall holidays.  Great served warm or cold.     Enjoy!” Servings 16   Bake Time: 23 – 25…

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