Today I made Banana Cake!
3/4C butter, 1 1/2C sugar, 3 eggs, 1C mashed, ripe banana, 2 scant C flour, 1/2t baking powder, 3/4t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1t almond extract, 1/4C yogurt
Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter with sugar. Stir in eggs and yogurt. Add banana. Stir in extract. Blend well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet. Blend well. Turn into greased 9″X13″ pan. Bake 25-30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
Today I made Date Sweet Potato Pie!
1 pie shell, 1 medium sweet potato, baked and mashed, 1 1/2C skim milk, 1t vanilla, 2T butter, 1/2t cinnamon, 1/4t nutmeg, 1/2C sugar, 2 whole eggs or 3 egg whites
Preheat oven to 350F. Prick pie shell with fork so the pie won’t explode in the oven. Bake empty shell 10 minutes. Remove from oven. Set aside. Cook dates in milk on medium heat until tiny bubbles appear in milk. Remove from heat. Meanwhile, cream butter and sugar. Add eggs or whites. Blend well. Add milk mixture to mashed sweet potato. Add spices to milk mixture. Stir in butter mixture. Blend well. Turn into pie shell. Bake 40 minutes or until set. Cool before cutting.