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)

Recipe: Roasted (Sweet) Potato Wedges

ingredients: (sweet) potatoes olive oil salt black pepper preparation: preheat oven to 450°F Line cookie sheet pan with aluminum foil Cut the (sweet) potatoes into wedges (1/2-1 inch) Line cut wedges, skin side down on pan. Drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper Roast for 35-40 minutes, until tender and brown

Recipe: chocolate cheesecake

Ingredients Dry 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Wet 1 cup butter, softened 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 large  Eggs 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Filling 12 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream 8 oz farmer’s cheese/ricotta 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading Recipe: chocolate cheesecake