Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I had exactly two ripe bananas in the house.  Do you know what that means?  It’s banana bread time… You know, like Hammer time? I used to love the song, U Can’t Touch This!  Who am I kidding?  I still love it!  I am dating myself, but it is an oldie but goodie.  Did anyone else watch the music video over and over to try to learn the dance steps?  No?  Anyone?  Just me?  Okay, that’s embarrassing if I’m the only one.  Anyway, you can touch this banana bread and I hope you do because it’s SO delicious. Let me …

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Light Orange Spice Banana Bread

I love banana bread.  Who’s with me? Sure, I could make my favorite banana bread again, but I thought I’d do it up a little different this time.  You know, because that’s what us food bloggers do… take something that tastes amazing and turn it into something else that’s equally delicious (or even better if we’re lucky). I started with my Light Banana Bread recipe.  I won’t bore you again with why it’s my favorite and how it’s exactly a  “light” recipe.  Head on over to that post if you haven’t already. Then I sort of turned the banana bread into a wonderful winter delight, by adding warm spices and orange …

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Pumpkin Bread

I’m diving into pumpkin season!  Are you ready?  If not, then stash this recipe somewhere safe for when you’re ready because this is seriously the best pumpkin bread I’ve ever had. Picture the flavors of a pumpkin pie in a convenient quick bread form and that’s what we’ve got here. Move over pumpkin pie.  This quick bread is a quicker and an easier way to get those Autumnal pie flavors.  All you need is one bowl and some ingredients. Hold up.  I do love me some pie, especially my Pumpkin Pie that I make for Thanksgiving.  Besides you can’t really compare a pie with …

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Chocolate Chip Pound Cake

Oh… my… gosh!  Pound cake plus chocolate plus more chocolate!  Does it get any better than this, folks?  This idea is not a new revelation, but it’s one that is sure worth having over and over again.  Bake it for a BBQ, or when the new school year starts, or for winter holiday gathering, or simply because you feel like having some good eats around the house.  You can’t go wrong with this decadent chocolate chip pound cake at any time of the year. Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe (Makes 1 loaf) Ingredients for Ganache: 1 cup heavy cream 8 ounces …

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Light Banana Bread

I’ve been on this kick of baking lightened up versions to some of my favorite baked goodies.  I’ve tried Light Chocolate Chip Cookies, Light Chocolate Chip Muffins, and Light Fudgy Brownies.  There are a lot of ways to lighten up a recipe and if you are like me then you are wondering if those ways actually work.  The age old question… Can lighter recipes really deliver a healthier outcome that still tastes just as good as the real deal full fat one?  The answer is absolutely yes, if you have the right recipe.  Trial and error, my friends (hopefully less error). I’m adding …

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