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Banana Jam Bread Machine Swirls

There’s nothing better on a rainy day than to come home to freshly made buns.  This recipe uses a similar bread dough to cinnamon buns but incorporates mashed bananas for a unique flavour.

Ingredients

2 medium mashed bananas

2 egg whites

1/4 cup milkBANANA JAM SWIRLS

4 tbsp sugar

1/2 tsp salt

2 tbsp butter

1 1/2 cups flour

1/2 cup flax seed meal

2 tsp bread machine yeast

1/4 cup sliced almonds

raspberry jam

Put ingredients except almonds and jam into the bread machine pan.  Mix on dough cycle.

When the cycle is finished remove the dough from the bread machine and let rise covered for 15 minutes.  Roll dough on a floured board into a rectangle.  Spread with jam and almonds.  Roll up in a log and slice into 10 pieces.  Place in a buttered pan and let rise for 1 hour.

Bake at 350 degree Fahrenheit oven for 35 to 40 minutes. May be topped with plain icing.

 

Banana Muffins

1 cup flourBanana Muffins

1 1/2 cups bran cereal

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/4 cup butter

1/2 cup sugar

2 eggs

1/4 cup almond milk

3 small bananas

1 dark chocolate mint bar broken in pieces

Mix dry ingredients.  Mix wet.  Fold dry ingredients into wet.  Fold in chocolate.  Bake 400 degrees Fahrenheit in lined muffin tins for 20 minutes.

 

Banana Cookies

This recipe gives the taste of banana bread in a cookie.  They’re wonderful in a lunch box or for a quick snack in the mid afternoon.

Ingredients

1 1/4 cups flour

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Add walnuts or pecans for a crunch.

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

2 beaten eggs

1 tsp vanilla Continue reading Banana Cookies

Grandma Hilda’s Banana Cake

I love the smell of banana bread baking in the kitchen.  My grandmother came up with the recipe and used to make this bread quite often when I was a child.

The tangy buttermilk in the batter of this cake adds a rich flavor.  Fold in raisins or chocolate chips for a change.

Ingredients

1/2 cup melted butter

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Stir in some chocolate chips for a change.

1 1/2 cups sugar

2 eggs

1 tsp vanilla

2 cups flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

3/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt Continue reading Grandma Hilda’s Banana Cake

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

Banana Honey Cookie Bars

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1 cup bananaBananaOatmealCookieBars

1/2 cup honey

1/2 cup apple sauce

1 egg

1/4 tsp salt

1 cup coconut

1 ts[ vanilla

2/3 cup black beans (optional)

2/3 cup flour

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 cup rolled oats

1/2 cup chopped almonds (optional)

Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until incorporated.  Spread in a greased glass pan.  Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 25 – 30 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted into the mixture.  Cool and cut into Cookie Bars

 

Blueberry Banana Nut Muffins

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2 2/3 cups sifted flour

3 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 cup melted butter

1 cup sugar

3 eggs

2 medium bananas mashed

3/4 cup pecans

2 tsp grated orange rind

3/4 cup blueberries

Mix dry ingredients(flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, sugar and pecans) together in a large bowl.  Mix wet ingredients (melted butter, eggs, banana and orange rind) in a separate bowl.  Add wet ingredients to dry and mix just until combined.

Cook in a 325 degree oven for about 30 or until am inserted toothpick comes out clean.