Easy banana bread has many uses. Sliced with peanut butter and a few banana slices it makes a great breakfast. Use in bread pudding or toast cubes to make croutons for fruit salad. Don’t forget to have a slice on its own. It’s delicious!
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.
1 1/3 cups milk
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 tbsp sugar
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
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.
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.
1 1/4 cups concentrated vegetable stock
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.
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.