Banana Yeast Bread

Banana Yeast Bread

Fragrant and tender Banana Yeast Bread with a hint of cinnamon. Use ripe bananas for best results. Very easy in the bread machine.

Cranberry Walnut Rolls

Cranberry Walnut Rolls

These tasty and beautiful Cranberry Walnut Rolls are delicious served warm with butter for breakfast or the holiday table.

Sweet Potato Yeast Bread

Sweet Potato Yeast Bread

Apart from squashes, apples, and grapes, another wonderful produce to enjoy at this time of the year is the humble sweet potato. This tasty tuber is a great addition to your fall cooking and baking. The prices start coming down the closer we get to the holidays. I usually buy a few each week in…

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Lavender Walnut Bread

Lavender Walnut Bread

This is the final segment on my visit to England. I know my third segment was about a month ago but I wanted a lavender recipe to accompany this post. For a while I was undecided on what to make. While preparing to bake a loaf of bread yesterday, it finally dawned on me that…

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Pepperoni and Cottage Cheese Loaf

While I enjoy making the occasional dessert, I love to bake breads. I make two to three loaves each week so that we can have fresh bread in the mornings. The loaves are sliced when cooled and divided into two portions. One portion is to be eaten the next morning for breaksfast while the other…

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Zucchini Loaf

Zucchini Loaf

Yeasted Zucchini Loaf with sunflower and pumpkin seeds for greater flavor and texture. Oat bran is mixed in for additional fiber.

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Lemon, Pistachio, and Feta Strudel

Those of you who visit this blog regularly know how much I enjoy baking breads. The good thing about making them at home is that you get to enjoy some of those delicious celebratory breads that you can’t even buy at the stores. Don’t be intimidated by bread making, as like all things, practise makes…

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Dates and Granola Bread

Dates and Granola Bread

Dates and Granola Bread – a tender and flavorful sandwich bread with plump Deglet Noor dates and coconut almond granola.

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Spiced sweet Hot Cross Buns in a non-traditional shape. Two thin dough ropes are twisted together to form the cross for Easter Sunday.

Lemon Poppy Seed Braid

Lemon Poppy Seed Braid

This Lemon Poppy Seed Braid is the first loaf of bread I was ever taught to make. I was 12 years old at that time and was living in a small town with little else to do after school. My mentor was a Canadian lady who made the most wonderful baked goodies. My mom is…

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Chelsea Buns

Hand shaped rolls and buns are fun to make and even better to eat. They are perfect for afternoon tea or coffee and are delicious served warm with a little butter. It is hard to resist going back for more. Chelsea buns are sweet rolled buns filled with cinnamon or a mix of spices, raisins,…

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Cranberry Orange Bread

The weather has turned awfully cold again after a slightly “warmer” week. It was difficult to climb out of bed but everyone needed to get going. After Ro-Ri San and boys had left, I decided it was time to bake another loaf of bread. This should warm up the kitchen and lift up spirits. The…

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Cinnamon Raisin Bread

Nothing beats the aroma of home baked bread. It is simple to make with a bread machine. All you have to do is measure out the ingredients into the pan. You’ll be amazed to discover how few ingredients are required as compared to the long list you see on labels from breads purchased at the…

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