(Not Secret) Recipes

Banana Split Bread

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Ingredients:

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 lg. egg
  • 1 cup ripe bananas, mashed (about 2 lg. bananas)
  • 3 T milk
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 t baking powder
  • ½ t baking soda
  • ¾ t salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips (I like using the mini)
  • ½ cup chopped pecans (walnuts good too)

Instructions:

  • In lg. mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar, and egg with electric mixer. Beat until fluffy, about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  • In sm. Bowl, mix bananas & milk. Set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Alternately add dry ingredients and banana mixture to creamed butter mixture, stirring after each addition until dry ingredients are blended. Stir in chips and nuts.
  • Spoon into one 9x5-inch or two 7 1/2x3 1/2-inch loaf pans that have been greased & floured. Bake 50-60 minutes in 350 degree oven. Cool in pan on wire rack 10 minutes before removing. Finish cooling on wire rack.

Blueberry Croissant Puff

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Ingredients:

  • 6-7 small croissants or 3-4 large croissants, broken into small pieces
  • 1 ½ cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ¼ cup milk

Instructions:

  • Place croissant pieces, evenly in a 9 inch baking dish (I use round pie plate), lightly sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Sprinkle berries over the pieces, evenly.
  • Beat cream cheese & sugar well. Add eggs, vanilla and milk. Pour evenly over the croissants and let stand 20 minutes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 45-55 minutes or until set in center and golden brown. Serve warm dusted with powdered sugar.