Nani’s Favorite Banana Bread

It’s not uncommon for my bananas to get ripe before they get eaten. Banana bread is a favorite family treat. This is my favorite recipe for banana bread. Baking at a lower temperature takes longer, but creates a much more evenly baked bread. I love mine with nuts and/or chocolate chips. Ingredients 1 cup granulated […]

Apricot Nut Bread

I love apricots and I love sweet breads, so this is truly a favorite recipe of mine. Make this to serve with your next brunch or as a special treat for your family. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dried apricots 1 1/2 cups boiling water 2 Tablespoons shortening 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 […]

Wheat Germ Muffins

Here is a healthy favorite recipe. These muffins are delicious and very filling. You will love them. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup wheat germ 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon soda 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup molasses 1/4 cup cooking oil 1 egg, slightly beaten Directions Mix […]

Morning Glory Muffins

This is certainly one of my favorite recipes for muffins. I am sure it will be one of yours too. With all the good ingredients in them I like to think that they are somewhat healthy as well as delicious. Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups sugar […]

Best Ever Scones

My friend Carol is an excellent cook. Eating at her house is always a treat and any recipe she gives me soon becomes a family favorite recipe. This is her scone recipe that she claims is the “best ever”. Hers are delicious. To be honest, mine never turn our quite as good as hers. It […]

Old Fashioned Cherry Bread

The Holidays are coming and this is an old favorite recipe from my Mom. She used to always make this sweet bread to serve with her Holiday cookies. Ingredients 2 eggs, beaten 1 cup sugar 1 8 ounce bottle maraschino cherries 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1 /2 teaspoon baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 […]

Old Fashioned Pumpkin Bread

This is a favorite recipe for pumpkin bread that was from my Mom’s collection of recipes. It always turns out moist and yummy. Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil (my Mom always used corn oil) 2 eggs 1 cup canned pumpkin 1 3/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon soda 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 […]