Today we made Banana Nut Pie!
3 eggs, 1C skim milk, 2 small bananas, mashed, 1 graham cracker pie shell, 1C coarsely chopped, smoked salted almonds; 1C coarsely chopped walnuts, 1C brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350F. Mix all ingredients except nuts and pie shell. Blend well.
Stir in nuts.
Spread in pie shell.
Bake 40-45 minutes or until set in center.
Today we made Pear Lemon Cake!
1/2C butter, 1/2C sugar, 1 1/2 C flour, 2t baking powder, 2 large slightly underripe pears, peeled and chopped into 1/2 to 1/4″ pieces, 3 eggs, 3T brown sugar, 2T lemon juice
Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter with sugar.
Beat in eggs.
In separate bowl, sift together dry ingredients. Make a well in the dry. In a separate bowl, mix pears, lemon juice and brown sugar.
Stir wet into dry until just blended.
Spread half the batter evenly into a greased 9″ round cake pan.
Spread pears on top.
Spread on remaining batter. Swirl until all pears are coated.
Bake 45-50 minutes or until lightly browned and cake comes away from sides of pan.
If desired, glaze when cake is cool, with 2 to 2 1/2C powdered sugar sifted, and 3T orange juice blended until barely pourable.
Today we made Apple Cranberry Cookies!
3/4C milk, 10 oz fresh, raw cranberries, coarsely chopped; 1 2/3C flour, 1/2 t salt, 3/4C brown sugar, 1 1/2t baking powder, 1T cinnamon, 2 small apples, peeled and chopped into 1/2″ pieces
Preheat oven to 375F. Stir dry ingredients.
Cut in butter.
Stir in milk until almost blended.
Stir in apples and cranberries until just blended.
Spoon by T onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 18-20 minutes or until cookie edges come away from cookie sheets.
Today we made Banana Custard Pie!
3 eggs, 14 oz sweetened, condensed milk, 1/3C skim milk, 2 small bananas, 1 graham cracker pie shell
Preheat oven to 350F.
Mix milks with eggs. Blend well.
Arrange banana slices in desired pattern in shell. Pour batter over them. Bananas will rise.
Bake 30-35 minutes or until set in center.