Breads and Pastries Recipes

Whole Wheat Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour 1 package dry yeast 1 1/2 cups milk 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons margarine 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons salt 2 1/2 cups whole white wheat flour Directions In large mixer bowl, combine unbleached flour and yeast. Heat milk, water, margarine, brown sugar, and salt to […]

Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter 3/4 cup raisins Directions Preheat oven to 375°. Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl. Cut butter into mixture with pastry blender. Add buttermilk, mix thoroughly into soft dough. Add […]

Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon sugar 2 cups buttermilk Directions Preheat oven to 450°. Sift dry ingredients into large bowl. Add buttermilk slowly to make soft dough. Hint: Work quickly because buttermilk and soda will begin to react quickly. Knead dough lightly too much handling will […]

Irish Soda Bread

Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose or whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon baking soda* 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine 2/3 cup buttermilk Directions Preheat oven to 500°. Sift all dry ingredients together well. Cut butter into small pieces and using a wire pastry blender, cut it into dry ingredients […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Ingredients 1 pkg. golden pound cake mix 1 cup sour cream 2 tablespoons poppy seeds 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel 2 teaspoons lemon extract 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 eggs Lemon Glaze: 3/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel 2-3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Directions Put cake mix, sour cream, poppy seeds, lemon peel, […]

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Ingredients 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 T. poppy seeds 1 T. finely shredded lemon peel 2 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 cup fat-free milk 1/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed, or 1 beaten egg 1/4 cup cooking oil 2 T. coarse sugar Directions Grease twelve 2-1/2-inch muffin cups or line with paper bake cups. Set muffin cups […]

Cheeseburger Bread

Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 cup olive oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 small garlic clove, minced 1 (16-ounce) box hot-roll mix (Pillsbury suggested) 1 1/4 cups warm water 10 slices American cheese Directions Heat oven to 375°. Brown beef in nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Drain […]

Caramel Apple Flatbread

Ingredients 2-1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cups quick or old fashioned oats 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 1/4-ounce package (about 2-1/4 teaspoons) quick-rising yeast 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup water 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 egg white 1 cup unpeeled chopped apple (about 1 large) 3/4 cup quick or old fashioned oats   2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cups reduced-fat sour cream 1/4 cups chopped pecans or walnuts Directions Lightly spray large cookie […]

 Best Oatmeal Bread – By Hand

Ingredients 5-3/4 to 6-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2-1/2 cups quick or old fashioned, uncooked 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 - 1/4-ounce packages (about 4-1/2 teaspoons) quick-rising yeast 2-1/2 teaspoons salt 1-1/2 cups water 1-1/4 cups low-fat milk 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) margarine or butter Directions In large bowl, combine 3 cups flour, oats, sugar, yeast and salt; mix well. In small saucepan, heat […]

Gomer Pyle?s* Banana Bread

Ingredients 1 cup butter or oil 2 cups sugar 4 large eggs, beaten well 6-7 large bananas, mashed 2 1/2 cups sifted self-rising flour 1/2 cup nuts (walnuts were cook?s choice) Directions Preheat oven to 350°. Grease 2 large loaf pans or 5 small ones. Cream butter with sugar. Add eggs and beat well. Add […]

Breakfast Muffin Mix in a Jar

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all purpose unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup quick cooking rolled oats 1/2 cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons finely snipped chopped candied lemon peel 1/2 cup snipped dried cherries, strawberries, apples, or apricots 1/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans Directions Layer all […]

Bruschetta Loaf

Ingredients 1 long loaf French or Italian bread, halved lengthwise 1 cup Italian dressing 4 sliced plum tomatoes 1 cup shredded Mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1/3 cup minced fresh basil Directions Brush cut side of bread with Italian dressing. Grill or broil cut side down for 3 minutes. Layer tomatoes over bread […]

Fruit and Nut Honey Cake

Ingredients 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups honey 1 1/2 cups orange juice 3/4 cups shelled, natural pistachio nuts 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped 1/4 cup almonds, slivered Directions Preheat oven to 325°. […]

Dates and Honey Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 3/4 cup pitted and chopped dates or raisins 1/2 cup pecans, chopped 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup honey 1/4 cup vegetable oil […]

Chocolate Chip Orange Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 3 eggs 2 cups white sugar 1 cup vegetable oil 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 cups grated zucchini 1 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon orange zest 3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg […]

Orange Pecan Bread

Ingredients 2 1/4 cups sifted flour 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter 1 cup honey 1 egg Rind of 1 orange, grated 3/4 cup orange juice 2 cups chopped pecans Directions Sift flour with baking powder, baking soda and salt. In large mixing bowl, work butter […]

Honey Pecan Monkey Bread

Ingredients 4 1/2 -5 cups flour 1/3 cup sugar 2 envelopes quick-rising yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup butter or margarine 2 large eggs 1 cup honey 1 cup walnuts, chopped Directions In large bowl, combine 2 cups flour, sugar, undissolved yeast and salt. Heat water, milk and 5 […]

Spicy Peppercorn and Pecorino Breadsticks

Ingredients 1 package dry yeast (about 2 1/4 teaspoons) 1 1/3 cups warm water (100° to 110°) 3 1/2 cups bread flour, divided 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons coarsely ground black pepper 1 3/4 teaspoons salt 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 1 cup (4 ounces) grated fresh pecorino Romano cheese Cooking spray […]

Delicious Pear Bread

Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 1/4 cups sugar 3 eggs 3 cups flour 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 16-oz. can pears, drained, reserving liquid 1/3 cup lemon juice OR reserved pear liquid 3/4 cup ground, blanched almonds 1/3 cup sugar 2 tablespoons reserved pear liquid Directions […]

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