Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Today we made Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake!

1/2C butter, 1/4C cocoa, 1/4C sugar, 1/4C honey, 1/3C skim milk, 1 egg, 12 oz chocolate chips, 1C flour, 1/2t baking powder, 1/4t baking soda

Preheat oven to 325F. Cream buttter and sugar.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Add egg.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add wet.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Stir in milk.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Stir in honey. Blend well.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Fold in chocolate chips.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Turn into 13″X9″ greased cake pan (for a higher cake, use an 8″X8″ pan and extend baking time by 5-7 minutes).

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Spread evenly.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Bake 25-30 minutes or until cake comes away from sides of pan and toothpick inserted in center of cake comes out very nearly clean.

Chocolate Chocolate Chip Honey Cake

Gingerbread Biscotti

Today we made Gingerbread Biscotti!

3T butter, 1C brown sugar, 3 eggs, 3C flour, 1/4C molasses, 1T baking powder, 1 1/2T ground ginger, 1/2t cinnamon, 1/2t ground cloves, 1/4t ground nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350F.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Mix brown sugar and eggs.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Stir in molasses.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Mix in melted butter.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Blend well. In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Add to wet until just blended.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Roll into 2 logs.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Bake 25 minutes or until firm and lightly browned. Slice into long sticks.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Reduce oven temperature to 325F. Bake 15 more minutes or until crisp.

Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread Biscotti

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Today we made Cranberry Walnut Bread!

2C flour, 1C sugar, 1 1/2t baking powder, 1/2t baking soda, 1/2t salt, 1C coarsely chopped walnuts, 1C halved fresh cranberries, 3/4C orange juice, 2T butter, melted, 1 egg

Preheat oven to 350F.

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Sift together dry ingredients. Mix in walnuts and cranberries.

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

In separate bowl, mix orange juice, egg and butter.

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Add to dry mixture. Stir until just blended. Turn into greased loaf pan.

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Bake 50-55 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

Cranberry Walnut Bread