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Rosemary Parmesan Bread Machine Buns

Bread is always best baked at home especially when special flavours are used.  Rosemary Parmesan Bread Machine Buns are great by themselves or excellent alongside a salad.  Serve warm with melted butter.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/3 cups milk

1 1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp sugarPARMESAN ROSEMARY BREAD MACHINE BUNS

2 tbsp butter

1 tsp ground garlic

3 1/4 cups flour

1 1/4 tsp bread machine yeast.

1/2 cup grated Parmesan

1/4 cup chopped rosemary

DIRECTIONS

Add all ingredients except Parmesan and rosemary to the bread machine pan.  Work on dough cycle.  At indicator add Parmesan and rosemary.

Remove dough from pan and let rise for 15 minutes.

Cut dough into 12 pieces and form into long logs.  Twist logs to make knots.

Let rise in a warm place for 45 minutes.

Bathe the tops of the buns with a mixture of butter and garlic.  Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit for approximately 20 minutes.

Carrot Bread

Carrot Bread is great on an Easter platter.  It’s sweet and filling and easy to make.  Serve with lemon icing for a different treat.

INGREDIENTS

1 cup grated carrot

Carrot Bread3/4 cup maple syrup

1/2 cup oil

2 eggs (beaten)

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

nuts if desired Continue reading Carrot Bread

Bread Machine Rosemary Bread

On rainy days I sometimes pull out the bread machine and experiment.  Bread Machine  Rosemary Bread is a recipe I particularly like.  The bread is fresh and fragrant and bits of sun-dried tomato add for a pop of freshness.  This recipe is great served with cream cheese or just plain butter.

INGREDIENTS

1 1/4 cups concentrated vegetable stockBread Machine Rosemary Bread

1 tbsp sugar

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup diced sun-dried tomatoes (removed from the oil)

3 tbsp dried rosemary

1 1/4 tsp bread machine yeast

Measure ingredients in pan in order they are listed.  Bake on 1.5 lb setting on regular cycle.

Bread Pudding

1 1/2 cups brown sugarBreadPudding

1/4 butter

3 eggs

1 tbsp vanilla

2 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ginger

2 1/2 cups almond milk

slices of raisin bread

Beat sugar and butter until frothy.  Add eggs until mixed.  Add vanilla, spices and milk.  Stir until incorporated.  Mix in bread until bread sops up liquid.

Place in greased pan and bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes or until egg is cooked.

Cranberry Sauce Bread with Walnuts

What do you do with leftover cranberry sauce at the holidays?  This is the perfect recipe to use up the leftovers.  A sweet bread with tangy cranberries, this loaf is a perfect marriage of sweet and sour.  It’s great for a snack or for a light dessert.

1 can chunky cranberry sauce

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The bread is nice made with a chunky apple sauce instead of the cranberry sauce.

juice of 1 orange

3/4 cup sugar

3 tbsp melted butter

1 egg

1/2 cup almond milk

Mix wet ingredients together

2 1/2 cups flour Continue reading Cranberry Sauce Bread with Walnuts

Traditional Corn Bread

I don’t make cornbread often but when I do I use this recipe.  The recipe is packed with flavor and is a crowd pleaser.   

1 cup corn meal

traditional-cornbread
Cooked corn kernels can be folded into the batter if desired.

1 cup flour

1/4 cup sugar

1/4 tsp salt

4 tsp baking powder

1 egg

1 cup milk

1/4 cup melted butter

Mix wet ingredients into dry.  Bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit until a toothpick inserted in the middle of the bread comes out clean.  For muffins this is about 13-15 minutes.

Cranberry Orange Loaf

I love when fresh cranberries appear in the store in the fall.  The fruit reminds me of family get togethers where cranberries are traditionally served on the table. 

I like to make this loaf for Christmas.  The cranberries and the orange juice pares well together and provides a tart alternative to the sweet treats of the season.

2 cups flour

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1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 cup white sugar

3/4 cup orange juice

1 beaten egg

2 tbsp melted butter

1 cup whole cranberries

Mix wet ingredients into combined dry ingredients.  Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 50 too 60 minutes.

Easy Banana Bread

I like to make smoothies in the morning, but I find at the end of the week there’s always leftover bananas.  I use the fruit to make this moist cake.  It takes wonderful and fills the house with a rich scent as it bakes.

1/3 cup melted butter

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Add your favorite nut to the batter.  Walnuts or mixed nuts work well.

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup white sugar

2 beaten eggs

Mix butter and sugar until creamy.  Add eggs and beat well.

1 3/4 cup flour

1/4 tsp baking soda

2 tbsp baking powder Continue reading Easy Banana Bread