Dried Fruit, Nut & Seed Loaf

Once baked this loaf will be quite heavy and dense that is packed with different types of dried fruits, nuts, and seeds.  For dried fruits dried apples, dried plums can be used.  For nuts, I would suggest using any combination of cashews, walnuts, pecans, hazelnuts, and almonds.  Peanuts would not be a great idea since…

Walnut Cake

I have to say, this is one of the best cakes I have ever made.  It does not require any butter or baking powder.  So the egg whites that is beaten to a frothy consistency make this cake looks as if it has risen when baked.  The cake is very dense but soft.      …

Blueberry Tea Bread

Here I am sitting and baking another tea bread – I don’t have any regrets in spending time baking tea breads/loaves.  Yes, I love these tea breads.  Even though they are so called “tea breads”, I eat them for breakfast.  Just one thick slice of this bread replaces a bagel, normal bread or any other…

Pumpkin Pudding with Walnut Topping

Ingredients: Butter for greasing 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/2 cup milk 1/3 cup brown sugar 2 egg whites 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1-2 tablespoons walnuts chopped 1 teaspoon butter softened 1 teaspoon brown sugar Method: Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease about 4 custard cups and set aside (it depends on the size of…

Banana Walnut Muffins

Ingredients: 5 oz all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cooking oil 4 oz castor sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 large bananas mashed 5 tablespoons orange juice 1 teaspoon orange peel 2 oz walnuts chopped 8 extra walnuts Method: Preheat oven to 350F Line 8 muffin cups…

Cranberry Banana Bread

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour ¾ cup castor sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder ¼ teaspoon salt ½ cup cooking oil such as canola oil 3 tablespoons orange juice ½ teaspoon orange peel ½ teaspoon orange essence 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1 cup mashed banana (about 2-3 medium) ½ cup walnuts ½ cup…