Zucchini Bread

If someone leaves a few zucchini on your porch – make this delicious bread! 3 eggs 1 cup vegetable oil 2 cups sugar 2 cups zucchini, grated (peeled if you choose) 3 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour 1 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 cup nuts or […]

Texas Corn Bread

Another great recipe from my Mother-in-Law. This is perfect with our RV Chili. 1 cup yellow cornmeal 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 2 eggs 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup sour cream 1 – 8 oz. can cream-style corn 1 – 4 oz. can chopped green chilies Preheat oven […]

Irish Soda Cake

Also called Irish Soda Bread, our recipe makes a nice tea bread. I serve this on St. Patrick’s Day. Buttermilk is the secret to a tender crumb in this quick bread. 1 stick butter, softened (¼ lb.) ½ cup sugar 1 egg 1½ cups buttermilk 2½ cups flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking […]

Jumbo Pumpkin Muffins

This is a good recipe, as it uses an entire can of pumpkin – no waste – and it makes many muffins. The muffins can also be baked in traditional-sized muffin tins, but reduce the cooking time. 3 eggs 1 cup sugar ½ cup brown sugar One 15 oz. can pumpkin ½ cup vegetable oil […]

Banana Nut Muffins

This is very basic recipe – a good formula for any fruit muffin. This recipe will make 6 jumbo or 12 regular-sized muffins. 2 really ripe bananas, mashed ¼ cup vegetable oil ½ cup apple juice or orange juice 2 eggs 2 cups all-purpose or pastry flour 1 Tablespoon baking powder 1 cup sugar 1 […]

Pumpkin Bread

This is a favorite at our house. Another recipe from my Mother-in-Law. The chocolate chips may sound strange, but the mini-chips are the best surprise. Mix together with electric mixer: 1/2 cup canola (or vegetable) oil 2 eggs 1 cup pumpkin puree (canned is easiest!) 1/2 cup water Sift together, and add to above mixture: […]

My Banana Bread

Developed after 20 years of trial and error… you will love the color of this tasty bread. Mix together with electric mixer: 2 ripe bananas, smashed ¼ cup orange juice ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 2/3 cup sugar Add and mix to combine: 1 ½ cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Pinch salt Stir […]

Buttermilk Blueberry Coffee Cake

I came up with this unconventional recipe while we were in the RV. I threw it together, using a wire whisk. I made it again a few times in the motorhome and then at home – using the same method – and it just works. Easy, not too many dishes to wash, not too sweet […]