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Oatmeal Banana Pancakes December 31, 2007

Filed under: breakfasts — bonny @ 3:41 pm

This is our adaptation of a Moosewood recipe.

1 c white flour

2 c ww flour

1.5 tsp salt

2 tbsp baking powder

3/4 tsp ground nutmeg

3/4 c uncooked oats

3 eggs

3 c milk

3 tbsp olive oil

6 tbsp maple syrup

3 very ripe, mashed up bananas

 Sift dry ingredients together.  Stir in wet ingredients until combined.  Fry on an oiled griddle until browned on both sides.


Cranberry Cake with Hot Butter Sauce December 21, 2007

Filed under: desserts — bonny @ 8:46 pm

2 c flour

1 c sugar

2 1/2 tsp baking powder

(sift dry ingredients together)

3 tbsp oil

 2/3 c milk

1 egg

(add to dry ingredients; beat 2 minutes)

2 – 3 c cranberries

(stir in)

Bake in a greased and floured 9 inch pan at 350 degrees for 40 minutes.

Butter Sauce:

1 c sugar

1 tbsp flour

(mix in saucepan)

1/2 c butter

1/2 c cream

1 tbsp vinegar

(add. Heat, beating well, over high heat until bubbly, 3-5 minutes)

1 tsp vanilla – add

 Serve hot over sliced cake.


Amy’s Flourless Chocolate Cake

Filed under: chocolate,desserts — bonny @ 8:42 pm
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6 tbls unsalted butter plus more for pan
1 1/2 cups semisweet choclate chips or 8 ounces chopped bittersweet choclate
6 large egg yolks
6 large egg whites
1/2 cup granulated sugar

1. Preheat oven to 275′, with rack in center. Butter a 9-inch springform pan. Place butter and chocolate in large bowl. Microwave in 30-second increments, stirring each time, until melted; cool slightly. Whisk in yolks.

2. In another bowl, beat egg whites to soft peaks. Gradually add granulated sugar; beat until stiff and glossy. Whisk 1/4 of whites in to chocolate mixture; gently fold mixture into remaining whites.

3. Pour into prepared pan; smooth top. Bake until cake pulls away from sides of pan and is just set in center, 45 to 50 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Serve dusted with confectioners’ sugar.