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Cinnamon Apple Raisin Bread

  • 2 eggs 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 Tsp vanilla
  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 Tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1/8 Tsp salt
  • 2 Tsp cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped, peeled apples
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (Optional)
In a large bowl combine all of the ingredients. Pour into greased loaf pan. Bake in a 350° oven for 50 to 60 minutes.
Source: Apple Orchard Inn, Missouri Valley, Iowa

Carrot Bread

  • 1 cups grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon 
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts, almonds or raisins

Mix dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Whip the eggs together in a medium bowl. Stir in sugar and then add the oil, extract, and milk. Make a depression in the dry ingredients and add the wet mixture along with the carrots and nuts. Mix with a spatula until combined. Pour into a prepared loaf pan by greasing and dusting with flour. Bake on top shelf in 350° oven 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the center comes out clean. Turn out of pan and let cool on a rack.

Banana Bread

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or raisons (Optional)
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x4 inch loaf pan and set aside. 
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 
In another bowl, mash the bananas and stir in the eggs and sugar and margarine or butter. Stir in the flour mixture and mix until just combined, then fold in the chopped nuts (optional). Pour the batter into the prepared pan. 
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 65 minutes or until bread tests done. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minute, then remove from pan and cool completely. Slice and serve. 

Low Fat Banana Bread

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Applesauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or raisons (Optional)
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla (Optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease one 8x4 inch loaf pan and set aside. 
In a large bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside. 
In another bowl, mash the bananas and stir in the eggs and sugar and applesauce. Stir in the flour mixture and mix until just combined, then fold in the chopped nuts (optional). Pour the batter into the prepared pan. 
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 65 minutes or until bread tests done. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minute, then remove from pan and cool completely. Slice and serve. 

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 Cup Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 cup Chocolate Chips

Preheat oven to 350°. Grease one 8x4 inch loaf pan and set aside. 
In a large bowl, mix all ingredients but chips until just combined, then fold in the chocolate chips. Pour the batter into the prepared pan. 
Bake at 350° for 55 to 65 minutes or until bread tests done. Remove from oven and cool on a rack for 10 minutes, then remove from pan, slice and serve warm with butter, Mmmmmmmm!

Pumpkin Bread

  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 3/4 cups pumpkin purée* (15 oz can)
  •  1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice (or 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon allspice)
  • 1 cup Chopped nuts, raisins or cranberries (Optional)
Mix together the flour, salt, sugar, and baking powder. Mix the pumpkin, oil, eggs, and spices together, then combine with the dry ingredients. Fold in the nuts, raisins, or cranberries if desired. Pour into a well-greased loaf pan. Bake in 350° oven 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick poked in the center comes out clean. Turn out of pan and let cool on a rack.

Another Version

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 Tsp Baking powder
  • 1/2 Tsp baking soda
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Tsp Salt
  • 1 cup pumpkin purée*
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Milk
  • 1/4 Cup Soft butter or margarine
  • 1 cup Chopped nuts, raisins or cranberries
Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda and spices. In a separate large bowl, combine pumpkin, sugar, milk and eggs. Add dry ingredients, and butter to pumpkin mixture until well blended. Mix in chopped nuts. Pour into greased loaf pans. Bake in 350° oven for 45 to 55 minutes. or until a toothpick comes out clean.
To make pumpkin purée, cut a pumpkin in half, scoop out the seeds and stringy stuff, lie face down on a foil lined baking sheet. Bake at 350°F until soft, about 45 min to an hour. Cool, scoop out the flesh. Freeze whatever you don't use for future use. Or, if you are working with pumpkin pieces, roast or boil them until tender, then remove and discard the skin. Pumpkin Spice Ingredients: 2 Tsp Ground Cinnamon, 1 Tsp Ground Ginger, 1/2 Tsp Allspice, 1/2 Tsp Nutmeg. Note: You can vary it to suit your taste. Mix ingredients in a bowl. Store in an airtight container. 

Tip: Keep and wash an empty spice container with a shaker top. Make a label with Pumpkin Spice and place on container.


 

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