Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I decided to revisit my grandmother’s Banana Bread recipe and play around with the flavors. I didn’t want to disrupt the structural integrity of the bread too much, so I started with adding the flavor components I wanted. What I got was a moist bread with a crisp crust. I ended up using 2 1/2 bananas, which I think contributed to the moisture in conjunction with the addition of the peanut butter and chocolate. If you want a stronger peanut butter flavor, I definitely recommend having 1 1/2 to 2 bananas, and potentially taking the butter content down to 1/3 to add in 1/4-1/3 cup of peanut butter.
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Good Morning and Happy Sunday! I admit that I’ve been in a recipe rut. I’ve tested some things that were just so close to being the thing I wanted it to be, but I couldn’t quite get there. Most the things I’ve been experimenting with has been chocolate based and, well, let’s just say I forgot how tricky it can be to bake with chocolate. I felt it was about time I dug through the family archives again and bake something that was a bit more familiar to me to get out of my baking rut.
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Good Morning and Happy Wednesday! I can’t believe we’re halfway through the week already. It feels like time is going faster this week than it has all year. I suppose that’s how holidays go though with all the festivities and celebrations going on. Much like how time is moving, these cookies are a quick bake and add some festive flair to the holiday cookie plate.
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Good Morning and Happy Monday! Today’s festive recipe will hopefully make the holiday baking bug start to bloom. That’s right, we’re making peanut blossoms today. These cookies are one of the few Christmas cookie staples my family make each year. The first dozen of peanut blossoms never lasted long because everyone wanted a cookie right out of the oven. The chocolate was perfectly melted over a wonderfully warm peanut butter cookie. What’s better than that?
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Good Morning and Happy Sunday! This was the first time in my life buying bananas for the purpose of strictly making banana bread. Don’t get me wrong, this recipe deserves to be made that sort of intention first and foremost – it just hasn’t happened that way for me until now.
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Good Morning! I have a quick and easy recipe for you this morning. From start to finish this crisp takes about 35 minutes. It was something my mother made on a whim in the fall and winter time. My family sought after the topping most of all for its cinnamony goodness.
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I know we are a good week into September, but snickerdoodles are pretty synonymous with Christmas to me. It’s a cookie Grandma Helen always made for that time of year, for which my dad and I were thankful.
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Welcome to Dorothy’s House! Have a cup of coffee and stay a while. For this first post I thought I would get things started by sharing the coffee cake recipe from the namesake of this here blog – my Great Grandma Ritter. Continue reading “Grandma Ritter’s Coffee Cake”