recipe: Morning Glory Muffins

Ingredients:2 cups total of:  —- grated apple & carrots —- canned crushed pineapple=> drained well of all liquids 1 1/3 cups all purpose flour3/4 cup brown sugar1/2 tbsp cinnamon1 tsp baking soda1 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup flaked coconut1/2 cup dried apricots/cherries/dates “cubed” (~1/4″ cubes)1/2 cup pecans/walnuts bits 2 eggs1/3 cup vegetable oil1/2… Continue reading recipe: Morning Glory Muffins

Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Original recipe from Aviv’s grandma. Cake Ingredients: 4 cups of greek yogurt & sour cream (~2 c + 2 c) 4 eggs 1 cup baker’s sugar (super-fine granulated white sugar) 1/4 cup cornflour 1 tbsp lemon juice 1 tbsp Vanilla extract 1/2 tsp lemon zest Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Butter cake 9″ springform… Continue reading Recipe: Baked Fairytale Cheesecake

Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour1 1/2 tsp baking powder1/4 tsp salt1/2 cup unsalted butter room temperature1 cup baker’s sugar4 large eggs room temperature2 tsp pure vanilla extract1 cup sour cream (14% fat) 4 oz semisweet chocolate bar melted 2 oz of espresso at room temp1/4 cup mini chocolate chips    instructions Preheat the oven… Continue reading Recipe: Marble Loaf w/ Sour Cream

Recipe: Apple & Pecans Bread

Cooking Time : 1 hourEquipment: loaf pan INGREDIENTS:Dry Ingredients1½ cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt1/4 tsp nutmeg Wet Ingredients ¾ cup brown sugar½ cup butter2 egg1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup milk 2 cups peeled & chopped apples (about 2 [granny smith+non sour apple])½ cup [Trader Joe’s toasted] pecan pieces… Continue reading Recipe: Apple & Pecans Bread

Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

Cooking Time : 24 MinutesEquipment: 12 muffin tin INGREDIENTS:Dry Ingredients1½ cups all purpose flour2 tps baking powder½ tps salt Wet Ingredients¾ cup brown sugar¼ cup butter1 egg½ cup milk1 tsp vanilla extract Fruits 1.5 cups fresh blueberries Crumble Ingredients¼ cup white sugar1/6 cup all purpose flour1 teaspoon ground cinnamon2 tbsp butter at room temp PREPARATION:… Continue reading Recipe: Blueberry Muffins

Recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Ingredients 1½ cups all purpose flour1 tsp baking soda½ tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp salt ½ cup brown sugar1/3 cup butter at room temperature1 egg1 tsp vanilla extract 3 mashed ripe bananas ¾ cup semisweet/milk chocolate chips (mix) 6 tsp mini chocolate chips for topping Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line 12 muffin tin with paper liners.… Continue reading Recipe: Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Ingredients: ½ cup boiling water 4 oz bittersweet/semisweet chocolate roughly chopped1 tsp instant coffee (I used a whole instant coffee single bag) 3/4 cup all purpose flour½ tsp baking powder1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder ½ tsp cinnamon½ tsp salt ½ cup (8 tbsp) unsalted butter (room temp)½ cup granulated sugar½ cup compacted brown sugar 3 large… Continue reading Recipe: Three Chocolates Loaf Cake

Recipe: Zucchini Bread with Nuts & Seeds

Dry ingredients1½ c. all purpose flour½ tsp salt½ tsp baking soda½ tsp baking powder3 tsp cinnamon 1 c. grated zucchini ½ c. butter ½ c. white sugar ½ c. brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/8 c. sesame seeds1/8 c. raw unsalted sunflower seeds1/4 c. chopped Walnuts1/3 c. pecan pieces Instructions: preheat oven… Continue reading Recipe: Zucchini Bread with Nuts & Seeds

Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)

D wants to make an Israeli Birthday cake for her school project.I have looked at about a dozen recipes, and incorporated them to this version. Traditionally those are made in the original oven pan. I have modified it to use a 9×13” pan. Ingredients Dry Ingredients: 1½ cups all purpose flour ¾ cup Cocoa Powder 1 tsp baking… Continue reading Recipe: Israeli Birthday Cake – (take 2)