Breads and Pastries Recipes

Egg Bread

Ingredients 5 1/2 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup sugar 2 packages dry yeast 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup milk 4 eggs, lightly beaten 1 egg white, beaten for brushing over dough Directions Preheat oven to 325°. Combine flour, salt, sugar, and yeast. Melt margarine with milk, heating to 110°. Pour into dry ingredients; […]

Spiced Pecan Drop Biscuits

Ingredients 2 3/4 cups unsifted all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsifted cake flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon 1 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 cup (plus 1 T.) granulated sugar 3/4 cup solid […]

Braided Easter Bread

Ingredients 2 pkgs. dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water 1/2 cup butter 3/4 cup milk 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 5 cups all-purpose flour 6 soft-boiled, dyed eggs (nontoxic dyes only) 1 egg 1 teaspoon water Directions In large mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Meanwhile, melt butter […]

Cinnamon Quesadilla

Ingredients 3 tablespoons cream cheese 2 (8-inch) whole wheat flour tortillas 2 teaspoons brown sugar Pinch of cinnamon 1 tablespoon butter Cinnamon sugar for sprinkling Directions Spread cream cheese in an even layer over one of the tortillas. Sprinkle with brown sugar and cinnamon, then top with second tortilla to form a sandwich. Melt butter […]

Cranberry Orange Scones

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons sugar 2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 2 teaspoons grated orange peel 1/3 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1 egg, beaten 4 to 6 tablespoons half & half 1 egg, beaten 2 tablespoons sugar Orange Butter 1/2 cup LAND O LAKES® Butter, softened 2 […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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 […]


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