Banana Chocolate Bread Pudding

Yield: one 9-inch bread pudding Recipe: 42/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 204      Bread pudding. This is a concept I never really grasped. Why would you want to purposely wet bread and eat it so? In my mind the result would be a soggy and unpleasant mixture. This recipe, however, yielded a dessert that … Continue reading

Frosted Banana Nut Bars

Yield: 16-18 bars Recipe: 31/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 66     The incoming weekend could only mean one thing: time to bake and enjoy the weekend with friends! I wanted to make something sweet but light (ish) at the same time. I thus made these seemingly finger-licking good banana nut bars, with frosting! The … Continue reading

Basic Banana Chocolate-Chip Bread

Yield: one 9 x 5-inch loaf Recipe: 27/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 224     Is there anything more comforting than a warm piece of classic banana and chocolate-chip bread? Unless it is accompanied by a hot cup of cocoa, I think not. I often buy bananas and I often don’t eat them all, so … Continue reading

Banana Coconut Muffins

Yield: 10 muffins Recipe: 19/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 214    Something I love baking is muffins. Muffins are versatile, delicious and usually quite filling, just like these ones. They’re almost like a healthy cupcake (or so I like to think when I’m eating one!). This recipe for banana coconut muffins was bound to be … Continue reading