Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cake

Today I made Cranberry Chocolate Chip Cake!

6C flour, 2t baking soda, 2t baking powder, 2t salt, 4 eggs, 2C sugar, 1/2C butter, melted and cooled, 2 1/2 C milk, 2 1/2C raw cranberries, halved, 12 oz mini chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cran Choc Chip Cake

Beat eggs with sugar. Stir in melted butter. Stir in milk. Sift together dry ingredients. Mix into wet until just blended. Fold in cranberries.

Cran Choc Chip Cake

Fold in mini chocolate chips.

Cran Choc Chip Cake

Turn batter evenly into 2 greased loaf pans. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely before cutting.

Cran Choc Chip Cake

Sour Cream Cherry Muffins

Today I made Sour Cream Cherry Muffins!

1 1/4C flour, 2 T sugar, 1t baking powder, 1/2t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1 egg, slightly beaten, 1C sour cream, 2C coarsely fresh or frozen chopped cherries

Preheat oven to 350F.

Sour Cream Cherry Muffins

Beat egg with sour cream. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Make a well and add wet. Stir just until blended. Fold in cherries. Turn into greased, lined or nonstick muffin tin. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center of center muffin comes out clean.

Sour Cream Cherry Muffins

Chocolate Fig Cake

Today I made Chocolate Fig Cake!

16oz diced dried figs, 1C rum, 1/4C milk, 3C flour, 3/4C cocoa, 1 1/4t baking powder, 1 1/4t baking soda, 3/4t cinnamon, 3/4t salt, 1 1/2C brown sugar, 1/2C butter, 4 eggs, 1C coarsely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 325F. Butter a tube pan and dust with cocoa. Soak diced figs in rum for 30 minutes or more. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add eggs. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet alternately with milk, beginning and ending with dry. Stir in figs. Stir in walnuts. Turn into prepared pan. Bake 70-80 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.