Posts tagged: bread

Apple Bread

By , January 2, 2011 at 12:24 am

This is seriously some of the best bread we have ever eaten.  I’ve yet to make it, but hope that when I do it will turn out just like the one a friend brought over when Douglas was born.  It tastes just like it was purchased from a cafe.  Delicious!  (We had it without the walnuts.  I’m not much of a nut fan anyhow so that is how I will make it too.)

Apple Bread

1 cup oil
2 cups sugar
3 beaten eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups flour
½ tsp. salt
1 tsp. soda
1½ tsp. cinnamon
3 cups diced fresh apples
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

Mix oil, sugar, eggs and vanilla and beat until smooth. Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add wet ingredients and stir. Add apples and walnuts. Pour into greased loaf pans and bake at 350° for 1 hour and 20 minutes. Turn out of pan before cool or it will stick.

*Acquired by Cynthia

Lemon Poppyseed Bread

By , May 18, 2009 at 10:24 am

3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1 1/2 cups flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
2 Tbsp poppy seeds
1 cup sugar
3 large eggs, room temperature
2 tsp vanilla
2 tbsp grated lemon zest, plus 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons)
1/4 cup milk

Pre-heat oven to 350 F
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, salt, and poppy seeds. Set aside.

With an electric mixer, beat butter and 2/3 cup sugar until fluffy. Add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Mix in lemon zest and vanilla. With the mixer on low, alternately add flour mixture in two parts and the milk in one, beginning and ending with the flour.

Pour batter into a 9×5 inch loaf pan that has been buttered and floured. Smooth the top. Bake about 50-55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.

In a medium pot, bring lemon juice and 1/3 cup sugar to a boil. Stir to dissolve the sugar, and set aside.

Right after you remove the cake from the oven, poke several holes in the top with a toothpick or bamboo skewer. Set aside 2 tbsp or syrup, but then pour the remainder over he cake. Allow it to cool completely in the pan for about 2 hours. Then turn the cake out of the pan and brush all over with the reserved syrup.

Store covered at room temperature for up to three days, or wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for up to three months.

Every Day Food
, May 2008

Banana Bread

By , November 24, 2008 at 8:47 pm

1 cup shortening
2 cups sugar
6 ripe broken bananas
4 well beaten eggs
2 1/2 cups flour (sifted 3 times before measuring)
1 tsp salt
2 tsp baking soda

Beat shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add bananas and mix. Then add the well beaten eggs. Mix well. With hand, blend slowly and gradually the dry ingredients to the wet, being careful not to over mix. Pour into 2 greased and floured bread pans. Bake on 350 degrees for 45-50 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes then turn out of pan. Cool on rack.

The first time I made this I ended up with white flour chunks in the bread- don’t think I stirred it in gradually enough (due to Mikey pouring it in too quickly). But it still tasted fine. It also seems to work better in the mini-loaf pans. That way the edges don’t burn and the middle cooks through. This is the recipe my grandma makes and hers is so yummy. I have yet to make mine taste as great. Let me know how it turns out for you.

Acquired by Barbara Newbold

Lion House Dinner Rolls

By , November 17, 2008 at 10:30 pm

Serves 18, 2 dozen

Ingredients:
2 cups warm water (110 to 115 degrees)
2 tablespoons dry yeast
2 teaspoons salt
1 egg
2/3 cup nonfat dry milk powder (instant or non-instant)
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup butter or shortening
5 to 5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour or bread flour

Directions:
1. In a large bowl with electric mixer, combine water and milk powder, stir until dissolved.
2. Add yeast, then sugar, salt, butter, egg, and 2 cups flour.
3. Mix on low speed of mixer until ingredients are wet, then 2 minutes at medium speed.
4. Add 2 cups more flour; mix on low speed until ingredients are wet, then for 2 minutes at medium speed. (dough will be getting stiff and remaining flour may need to be mixed in by hand).
5. Add about 1/2 cup flour and mix again, by hand or mixer.
6. Dough should be soft, not overly sticky, and not stiff.
7. (It is not necessary to use the entire amount of flour).
8. Scrape dough off sides of bowl and pour about 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil all around the sides of the bowl so it is covered with oil. (You can just spray a clean large bowl with vegetable spray, turning the to cover the ball with vegetable spray).
9. Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise in a warm place until double in size.
10. After dough has risen, sprinkle cutting board or counter with flour and place dough on floured surface.
11. Roll out and cut rolls in desired shape and size.
12. Place on greased (or parchment lined) baking pans.
13. Let rise in a warm place until rolls are double in size (about 1 to 1 1/2 hours).
14. Bake at 375 for 15 to 20 minutes or until browned.
15. Brush with melted butter while hot.

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Chocolate Banana Bread

By , August 7, 2008 at 5:33 pm

Ingredients:
3 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
2 tsp baking soda
¼ tsp salt
2 cups sugar
¼ cup butter (softened)
2 eggs
1 ½ tsp. vanilla
1 ¾ cup hot chocolate
1 ½ cups mashed bananas (about 3)

Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Mix flour, soda, powder, salt in bowl. In a large bowl cream sugar, butter, eggs, and vanilla. Add dry ingredients to wet. Slowly add hot chocolate mixing until combined. Add bananas and blend thoroughly. Grease and flour 2 5×9 pans and bake 1hr.

Acquired by Mei Mei Chan

Cornbread

By , July 17, 2008 at 3:00 pm

3 eggs
1 stick real butter
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 tsp. baking powder
3 cups regular bisquick
1 cup sugar
3 heaping Tbsp. yellow cornmeal

Beat eggs. Add milk and melted butter. Mix all dry ingredients together and stir into liquid ingredients. Place into greased 9×13 pan. Bake at 350ºF for 35 minutes.

Acquired by Jen Gladwell

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