Baked Goods

Carrot Cake Bread

Posted by on May 31, 2010 in Baked Goods, Quick Breads, Recipes | Comments Off on Carrot Cake Bread

Carrot Cake Bread

3/4 cup loosely packed, shredded carrot 8 eggs 1/2 cup coconut oil or butter, melted 1/2 cup natural sugar 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1 & 1/2 tsps cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp pure salt 3/4 cup coconut flour, sifted 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup pecans, chopped (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Blend together eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg & salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk throughly into batter until there are no lumps. Fold in shredded carrot & nuts (if using). Pour into greased 9x5x3-inch loaf pan & bake for 1 hour. Remove from...

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Pumpkin Muffins

Posted by on May 30, 2010 in Baked Goods, Muffins, Recipes | Comments Off on Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

6 eggs 1/4 cup butter or coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup mashed sweet potato or pumpkin 1 cup natural sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp pure salt 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp baking powder Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Blend together eggs, oil, pumpkin, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt & vanilla. Combine coconut flour w/ baking powder & whisk into batter until there are no lumps. Pour batter into greased muffin cups. Bake for 18 mins. Makes 12 muffins....

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Banana-Whipped Cream Refrigerator Cake

Posted by on May 10, 2010 in Baked Goods, Cakes, Recipes | Comments Off on Banana-Whipped Cream Refrigerator Cake

Banana-Whipped Cream Refrigerator Cake

2 cups heavy cream 4 TBSP sugar 2 tsp pure vanilla 3 cups chopped ripe bananas (speckled or even very speckled!) 1 pound gingersnap cookies In a large bowl, beat the cream with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form. Add the sugar and vanilla and beat once more, until just combined. Fold in the bananas. Place a layer of gingersnap cookies in a 9 inch spring-form pan. Spread 1/2 of the banana mixture over the cookies. Top with another layer of cookies. Spread remaining banana mixture over the cookies. Top w/ a final layer of cookies. Cover w/ plastic wrap & place in the fridge at least...

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Whole Wheat Oatmeal Crackers

Posted by on May 10, 2010 in Baked Goods, Crackers, Recipes | 2 comments

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Crackers

Shown here with LEMON-WALNUT-HUMMUS. 1 & 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup wheat germ 1 TBSP natural sugar 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 plus 1/8 cup melted coconut oil, butter, or ghee 1/2 cup water Preheat oven to 350. Put all ingredients in food processor & process until blended into a ball of dough (add 3 TBSP water, a tablespoon at a time while blending). If dough gets stuck, stop the processor & scrape the sides down as often as needed. Roll dough directly onto a floured cookie sheet. To get the dough thin enough, try to cover the entire sheet. Use a pizza cutter...

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Sweet Potato Muffins

Posted by on May 9, 2010 in Baked Goods, Muffins, Recipes | Comments Off on Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet Potato Muffins

1 & 3/4 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/4 cup natural sugar 2 tsps aluminum free baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp nutmeg 2 eggs 2 TBSP melted coconut oil, butter, or ghee 3/4 cup milk (can use non-dairy) 1 cup cooked, mashed sweet potato or pumpkin (or canned) 1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional) Preheat oven to 400. Grease 12 muffin cups (or line w/ paper cups). Combine the flour, salt sugar, baking powder, cinnamon & nutmeg in a mixing bowl. In a separate large bowl, combine the eggs, oil, milk, sweet potato & pecans. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture,...

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Whole Wheat Bread (machine)

Posted by on May 8, 2010 in Baked Goods, Bread Machine, Recipes | Comments Off on Whole Wheat Bread (machine)

Whole Wheat Bread (machine)

(egg free) 26 & 1/2 oz whole wheat flour 2 & 1/2 tsp sea salt 2 & 1/2 TBSP dry milk** 3 & 1/8 TBSP butter 2 & 1/2 TBSP molasses 17 & 1/2 oz water 1 & 3/4 tsp dry yeast Place all ingredients in bread machine pan in the order recommended by your machine manual. Set on whole wheat setting. SIDE NOTES: ~ Baking bread makes the house smell really good =) ~ Anyone & their brother can do it, so don’t think you have to be some sort of rare breed to make a loaf of bread. It takes about 10 minutes to measure out the ingredients, dump them in the bread pan &...

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Multi-Grain Bread (bread machine)

Posted by on May 8, 2010 in Baked Goods, Bread Machine, Recipes | Comments Off on Multi-Grain Bread (bread machine)

Multi-Grain Bread (bread machine)

(egg free) 1 & 1/3 cups water 2 TBSP butter, softened 3 TBSP honey 1 & 1/2 cups unbleached, bread quality white flour 1 & 1/3 cups whole wheat bread flour 1 tsp sea salt 1/4 cup flax seeds 1/4 cup sesame seeds 1 tsp active dry yeast 1/4 cup raw sunflower seeds 1/4 cup rolled oats Place all ingredients (except sunflower seeds & rolled oats) in bread machine pan in the order recommended by your machine manual. Set on a setting that beeps when it’s time to add extra ingredients (during the kneading phase). That’s when you add the sunflower seeds & rolled oats....

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Cocoa Oat Bars

Posted by on Apr 19, 2010 in Baked Goods, Brownies, Recipes | Comments Off on Cocoa Oat Bars

Cocoa Oat Bars

For the Bottom Crust: 4 cups quick cooking rolled oats 1/2 cup maple syrup pinch of puresalt 1/2 cup hot water For the Topping: 2 cups chocolate chips (or nibs) 1 cup finely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup maple syrup 2 cups shredded, unsweetened coconut 1 & 1/2 tsps arrowroot, kudzu or cornstarch Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, mix the oats, maple syrup, salt & water. Using the back of a large spoon, press the mixture firmly & evenly into an oiled 9×13 inch baking dish. Or instead, place parchment paper or plastic wrap on top of the mixture, roll it with a rolling...

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Coconut Mufferoons

Posted by on Apr 17, 2010 in Baked Goods, Muffins, Recipes | Comments Off on Coconut Mufferoons

Coconut Mufferoons

6 eggs 1/2 cup coconut milk (regular, not “lite”) 2 TBSP natural sugar, or 1/2 tsp liquid stevia** 1/2 tsp pure salt 1/2 cup coconut flour, sifted 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup (more or less) unsweetened shredded coconut Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix together eggs, coconut milk, sugar (or stevia), and salt. Combine coconut flour with baking powder & whisk into batter until there are no lumps (batter may be on the thin side – this is ok). Pour batter into 12 greased muffin cups (or simply line the cups with unbleached muffin paper). Sprinkle shredded coconut on top of...

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