Quick Breads

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Chocolate Chip Biscuits

by on July 31, 2014 · 0 comments

Chocolate Chip Biscuits

Breakfast or dessert? That’s a decision only you can make, but I can attest that these buttery, chocolate-studded biscuits are good any time of the day. I like to eat these as a mid-afternoon (or late morning) snack when I’m craving something sweet (which is always). And believe it or not, they are sweet even […]

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Published on July 31, 2014
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Fresh Blueberry Bread

by on July 23, 2014 · 0 comments

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Yesterday’s blueberry cake got a thumbs up from everyone who tried it.  Or at least that’s what I like to think.  Maybe a couple of people hated it and didn’t say anything, but all I heard was the good feedback, so that’s what I’m going with.  It was, however, more of a cake than a […]

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Published on July 23, 2014
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Blueberry Sour Cream Loaf Cake

by on July 21, 2014 · 1 comment

Blueberry Bread

This cake was a result of my attempt to bake our favorite blueberry muffin recipe in a loaf pan.  I was going for blueberry bread, but the result was more like a Sara Lee pound cake with a lovely crust and big, fat, blueberries.  It was sweet, light textured and didn’t require any sort of icing or […]

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Published on July 21, 2014
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Zucchini, Apple and Carrot Bread

by on July 1, 2014 · 4 comments

Apple Carrot and Zucchini Bread

I was very impressed with the shape and texture of yesterday’s Zucchini Bread with Cream Cheese Filling and decided to try a variation.  Instead of 3 cups of shredded zucchini, I used 1 cup each apple, zucchini and carrots and nixed the cream cheese filling in favor of a simple drizzle of icing. This one’s even […]

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Published on July 1, 2014
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Zucchini Bread Loaf

If your garden is bursting with zucchini or if you’re just in the mood for a good quick bread, here’s our family’s latest, greatest favorite. It bakes up with a nice dome, is moist without being mushy, and has a “surprise” ribbon of cream cheese running through it. Just make sure you let it cool […]

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Published on June 29, 2014
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Strawberry Bread Recipe

by on June 8, 2014 · 0 comments

Strawberry Bread

It may take a backseat to banana and zucchini bread, but strawberry quick bread deserves some love!  It’s much better than it sounds.  Then again, it actually sounds kind of good — for me, it was the idea of cooked strawberries that was a turnoff.  They’re not exactly pretty.  But something happens when you combine […]

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Published on June 8, 2014
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Whole Wheat Apple Pecan Bread

by on April 30, 2014 · 0 comments

Apple Bread

I seem to be on a quick bread kick this week, so here’s another recipe for you — an apple bread which calls for a mixture of half AP flour and half whole wheat. The apples are grated rather than chopped, so they kind of dissolve into the bread without leaving big chunks of cooked […]

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Published on April 30, 2014
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Beth’s Cola Banana Bread

by on April 29, 2014 · 1 comment

Coca Cola Banana Bread

My sister-in-law, Beth, and her family stayed with us over the holidays. A good time was had by all, and it was sad to see them go.  However, they did leave a parting gift — some over-ripe bananas and a six pack of regular Coca Cola. I rarely have both of those ingredients in the […]

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Published on April 29, 2014