Saturday, May 7, 2016

More muffins and quick sweet breads

Ella's Coconut Muffins
2 1/4 c flour
1 TB baking soda
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 ts salt
3/4 c brown sugar
3 eggs
2 sticks butter (melted)
1/2 c shortening or coconut oil
2 1/2 c shredded carrot
2 c shredded coconut
2 tsp vanilla

Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt. In second bowl, mix sugar, brown sugar, eggs, melted butter. Add dry mixture to the wet, along with shortening (or oil), carrot, coconut and vanilla.
Fill 18 muffin cups and bake at 350 F for 15 min.

Emily's Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins
2 c flour
1 tsp each: salt, baking pwd, baking soda
1 1/3 c sugar
1/2 c butter
2 eggs 1 tsp vanilla
2 mashed bananas
1 c sour cream (or Greek Yogurt)
2 handfuls of choc chips (or sub 1 handful with coconut flakes)
Cream sugar, butter and eggs with s,cream/yogurt, vanilla and bananas. Add dry ingredients. Mix well. Spoon in chips by hand. Pour into 2 glass bread pans. Bake at 325 F for 45 min.
Or to make 24 muffins: bake at 375 for 18-20.

Keri's Zucchini Nut Bread
2 c shredded zucchini
3 eggs
1 1/2 c brown sugar
1/2 c veg oil
3 c flour (1 c. whole wheat, 2 c white)
3 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp each: baking soda, baking powder
1 c chopped nuts
1/4 c wheat bran or wheat germ
opt.: add 1 c coconut
Mix together thoroughly and bake 1 hour at 350 F in 2 greased bread pans. Makes 2 loaves.

Doris' Coconut Bread
4 eggs
2 c sugar
1 c oil
2 tsp coconut extract
3 c flour
1 tsp baking pwd
1/2 tsp each: salt & baking soda
1 c sour milk (add 1 T vinegar to 1 cup milk)
1 c coconut

glaze: 1 c sugar, 2 TB butter, 1.2 c water, 1 tsp coconut extract

Beat eggs and sugar well, Add oil and coconut flavoring. In separate bowl, combine rest of dry ingredients. Mix flour mixture and milk into egg mixture, alternating between flour and milk. Beat well. Add coconut. Grease and flour large bread pans (or 6 small loaf pans). Bake at 350 for 1 hour (or abt 20 min for small pans).

While baking, make glaze. Boil sugar, water and butter for 5 min. Turn off burner and add extract. When bread is done baking, pour glaze over hot loaves and leave them in pans for 4 hours.
Doubling is fine.

Doris' Brown Sugar Muffins
1/2 c melted butter (or 1/4 c applesauce + 1/4 c olive oil)
1 c milk
1 beaten egg
1 tsp vanilla
2 c flour (1 c white, 1 c wheat)
1 tsp soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 c brown sugar
Combine butter, milk, egg and vanilla. In other bowl combine remaining ingredients. Gently add dry to wet. Batter will be lumpy. Put immediately into tins and bake at 350 F for 20 min. Makes 12.

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