Category Archives: Baking

Carrot Cake muffins

I made these yesterday and brought them in to work. Very popular. Carrot Cake muffins 1 ½ c Bran Cereal 1 c Water, hot 3 Tbsp Oil 2 Eggs 2 c  Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder ½ tsp Salt ½ tsp Cinnamon ¼ tsp Nutmeg 1/3 c Brown Sugar ¼ c Flax seed meal (Bob’s  Read more »

March 28, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Gluten Free Brownies

These brownies were tasty and very chocolaty. I have been experimenting with gluten free treats and bread-like items can be dry and crumbly. For this recipe I used a Bisquick gluten free baking blend. I found a recipe in Fine Cooking magazine (Feb 2012, p.81) and modified it to be gluten free. After  I made  Read more »

March 18, 2012 Posted by: 2 Comments - Permalink

Chocolate Chip Cookies – gluten free

I am happily progressing in my quest for baked goods that fit a gluten free diet. Some household members require this option and I shall rise to the challenge! Chocolate Chip Cookies – gluten free 1 stick butter 1/2 c sugar 1/2 c brown sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla 1  1/2  c Gluten free  Read more »

March 16, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Flaxseed Bread

Healthier alternatives: today I made Flaxseed bread. I toasted some with Muenster cheese for an afternoon snack. I am always trying new ways to make bread and this version was pretty tasty. I added ground flax seed and ground bulgar wheat to a basic bread recipe. I buy Bob’s Red Mill  flax seed.  I began  Read more »

March 10, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Cheddar Crackers

Made these crackers today and they are almost gone. The paprika gives it just the right tangy bite. Crispy, cheddar goodness! Cheddar Crackers 1 Stick Butter 8 oz Cheddar Cheese 1  1/2 c Flour 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder 1/4 tsp Paprika 1/4 tsp Salt 1 tsp Worcestershire 1 tsp cold water Blend the dry ingredients  Read more »

March 7, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Chewy Spice Cookies

Made some yummy spice cookies today, and oh yes, they have cider in them. Chewy Spice Cookies 1/2 c Butter, softened 1/2 c Sugar 1 Egg 1/4 c Molasses 1 Tbsp vinegar 2 c Flour 2 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Cinnamon 1/2 tsp Ginger 1/2 tsp Allspice 1/4 tsp Nutmeg 2  Read more »

March 2, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Almond Bread

I made this when I got up this morning. It’s not too sweet, and it makes a good bread for toasting. Almond Bread 3 c Flour 1 c Sugar 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp Baking Powder 2 Eggs, beaten 2 c Milk 1/2 Oil or melted butter 2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 tsp lemon zest  Read more »

February 25, 2012 Posted by: 3 Comments - Permalink