Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Today we made Peanut Butter Banana Cookies!

1 egg, 1/2C peanut butter, 1/4C butter, 1t vanilla, 1/3C mashed ripe banana, 3/4C brown sugar, 1/2t soda, 1C flour

Preheat oven to 350F.

Peanut Butter Cookies

Cream peanut butter, butter, banana, egg and vanilla.

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Mix dry ingredients. Blend wet into dry. Drop by tsps onto greased cookie sheets or food-grade silicone-reinforced glass-weave mat.

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Banana Yogurt Cake With Pina Colada Frosting

Today we made Banana Yogurt Cake with Pina Colada Frosting!

2 1/2C flour, 1T baking soda, 1 pinch salt, 1/2C butter, 3/4C sugar, 3/4C brown sugar, 2 eggs, 4 ripe bananas, mashed, 2/3C vanilla yogurt

Frosting: 6T pineapple juice, 1/2C coconut, 2- 2/1C powdered sugar, 2t rum

Preheat oven to 350F.

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Mix dry ingredients. In separate bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs.

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Then bananas. Beat in dry ingredients alternately with the yogurt until just blended.

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Turn into two floured, greased 8″ round cake pans.
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Bake 30-35 minutes or until browned. Cool on a damp tea towel. Frosting: Blend together coconut, juice and rum. Continue adding sugar until desired consistency.

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Start with all frosting on center of cake.

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Spread out onto sides. Store in refrigerator.

Banana Raisin Muffins

Today I made Banana Raisin Muffins

1/2C sugar, 1/3C butter, 2eggs, 1C mashed ripe bananas, 3/4C honey, 1/4C milk, 1 3/4C flour, 1t baking powder, 1t baking soda, 1C oatmeal, 1C raisins

Preheat oven to 375. Cream sugar with butter until fluffy. Add remaining wet ingredients. Blend well. In separate bowl, stir together dry ingredients. Blend well. Make a well in the dry ingredients and stir in wet until just blended. Stir in raisins. Spoon into greased muffin tins. Bake 20 minutes or until browned.

Banana Bread

Today we made Banana Bread!

1 3/4C pre-sifted flour, 2t baking powder, 1/4t soda, 1/2t salt, 1/3C butter, 2/3C sugar, 2 eggs, well beaten, 1C mashed, ripe bananas

Preheat oven to 350F. Cream butter. Beat in sugar gradually, until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Sift together dry ingredients. Add dry ingredients alternately with bananas, gradually, beating after each addition. Turn into a well-greased loaf pan. Bake 60 to 70 minutes or until lightly browned.

Banana Peppermint Cake

Today I made Banana Peppermint Cake!

2 very ripe bananas, 1/3C butter, 1C flour, 1/2C sugar, 1t peppermint extract, 1/4t baking powder, 1/4t baking soda, 2 eggs

Preheat oven to 325 F.

Mash bananas.

Banana Peppermint Cake

Banana Peppermint Cake

Add remaining in ingredients in order listed above. Mix well.

Banana Peppermint Cake

Banana Peppermint Cake

Pour into greased loaf pan.

Banana Peppermint Cake

Bake 45-50 minutes or until well browned and set in center.

Banana Peppermint Cake

Banana Pops and Caramel Cream

Today I made Banana Pops and Caramel Cream!

2 ripe bananas, peeled and halved in the middle, 4 oz semisweet chocolate chips, 1/8 cup hot water, 1/2C sprinkles, 14 oz sweetened condensed milk

1] Insert a skewer or chopstick into the cut end of each banana half. 2] Place bananas in a shallow pan. 3] Freeze 3 or more hours.

4] Melt chocolate with water, stirring occasionally.

Banana Pops

Banana Pops

5] Spread sprinkles on sheet of waxed or parchment paper. 6] Dip frozen banana into chocolate.

7] Roll in sprinkles and hold upright until set, about 2 minutes.

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8] Freeze 5 minutes before serving. Or wrap in plastic or foil to store in freezer.

9] In the interest of efficiency, pour condensed milk into saucepan.

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10] Dip frozen banana into milk. Repeat steps 7 and 8.

Caramel Cream
a) Heat remaining milk, stirring constantly on low heat, until it looks like peanut butter, 20-25 minutes.

Banana Pops

Banana Pops

b) Add sprinkles if desired. Cool. Use as a dessert sauce while hot. Store in well-greased, airtight container. Or, drop by tsps onto well-greased cookie sheet and let harden to make individual caramels.

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