Base Hot Cocoa Mix

Base Hot Cocoa Mix

Base Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe 1 c whole powdered milk (nonfat is fine too) 2-3 c Powdered Sugar 1 bag chocolate chips-white, milk, dark, semi sweet... (reduce to 1 cup if using toffee sugar) 1 tsp salt1-2 c cocoa powder Flavor blend variation options/ideas White Chocolate...

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Cinnamon Rolls Plus Sweet Roll Options

Cinnamon Rolls Plus Sweet Roll Options

BMK Cinnamon Rolls (can be customized to any sweet rolls) 9 c all purpose flour2 packets instant yeast (if using active yeast, you will need to proof it first by warming the milk and adding the yeast to it first for 5 minutes) 1 T salt1 T baking powder1 c sugar1 c...

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Healthy Banana Muffins, GF/DF Optional

Healthy Banana Muffins, GF/DF Optional

Healthy Banana Muffins 1 c wheat flour OR 1.5 cups of 1:1 GF blend- omit wheat flour below1/2 c white flour 2 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp nutmeg1/4 tsp cloves 3-4 ripe bananas 1 stick melted butter or coconut oil (melted)3/4...

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Cinnamon Rolls #2

Cinnamon Rolls #2 2cups flour T  sugar1 T baking powder½ tsp salt6 T butter cut into pieces (save 2 T for baking on top) 2/3c  cup milk  Directions: Mix together all dry ingredients. Work in butter with hands until in small pieces.  Pour in milk, mixing to form dough....

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Baked Giant Pancake

Giant Baked Pancake 1 1/2 c flour1 1/4 c buttermilk or milk 2 T melted butter or oil 1/4 c sugar or honey or maple syrup1/2 tsp salt1 tsp baking powder 1 egg optional: frozen berries, chocolate chips, bananas, nuts... cinnamon, pumpkin spice... Preheat oven to 375 Mix...

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Quick and Easy Pizza Dough

Quick and Easy Pizza Dough

Quick and Easy Pizza Dough This is a great recipe for when you only want to make one pizza- it is enough for a smaller medium sized pizza. 1 1/4 c flour1 T olive oil1/2 tsp salt1/2 package yeast 1 tsp sugar ~1/2 c warm water divided, start with 1/4 c Swirl sugar and...

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Quick and Easy Puff Pastry

Quick and Easy Puff Pastry plus mini Palmiers This makes a small amount of puff pastry and what I use for making mini palmiers- you won't get the flakiness of true puff pastry but these were gobbled up before I could take a picture when I first made them! You can...

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Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar

Texas Caviar 2 cans black-eyed peas- rinse and drained or sub in other canned beans 1 can diced tomatoes with green chilies-rinsed and drained 1 green pepper- finely diced1 red onion-finely chopped2 stalks celery- chopped1/2 c Italian Dressing (I'll have a post...

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Copycat Twix

Copycat Twix

To make Twix you will make version 1 or 2 of the shortbread recipe and make the caramel candy recipe and then simply need to have chocolate chips to melt and coat. That is a Twix, chocolate, shortbread, caramel chocolate. But you are the boss of creativity. So while...

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No Cook Playdough

No Cook Play Dough 2 c flour, 1/2c salt, 2T cream of tarter (or vinegar/lemon juice), 2T oil (olive, vegetable, coconut)  Optional: food coloring, essential oils1-1 1/2 c boiling water Boil water on stove or in microwave and set aside to cool for a few minutes. While...

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Donuts

Donuts

Old Fashion Donuts (No Yeast) adapted from Bigger Bolder Baker 3 1/2 c flour (DRY)1/2 tsp baking soda (DRY)2 tsp baking powder (DRY)1/4 c brown sugar (DRY)1/2 c white sugar (DRY)1 tsp salt (DRY)Flavoring (optional) suggestions: cinnamon, nutmeg, zests, flavor extracts...

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York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

York Mint Patty Copycat Recipe

Copycat York Mint Patty 5 c powdered sugar1 can sweetened condensed milk1 1/2-2 tsp peppermint or mint extract4 T soften butterabout 3 cups chocolate chips (dark, semi sweet, milk, white- you are in control) and 1 T butter/oil/coconut oil In a bowl (stand mixer or...

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Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies 4 egg whites (use egg yolks to make ice cream base)1/2 tsp cream of tarter pinch of salt1 c sugar 1 tsp vanilla Oven Temp 225 (bake for 1 hour and then turn off oven and let sit for another hour) In a stand mixer or with a hand mixer, beat egg whites...

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Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Ice Cream/Gelato Base (DF optional)

Gelato/Ice Cream base (Dairy Free Optional) 2 c whole milk (sub in dairy free milk or canned coconut milk)1 c cream (sub in canned coconut milk or cream) 4 egg yolks (save egg whites and make meringue cookies) 1/2 c sugar (white or brown) Heat all ingredients except...

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