Banana Bread


My Moms Recipe!

Makes about 3 to 4 loafs

3 1/2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt

2 cups mashed very ripe bananas, 3-4
2 tablespoons lemon juice

3/4 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
3 eggs
3/4 cup milk

Shift dry ingredients together and set aside

Mash bananas, add lemon juice and set aside

Cream together Butter and Sugars, add eggs

Add dry ingredients alternating with milk

Fold in bananas

Pour into greased pans until half full

Bake 350 for 50-60 minutes

Bread is done when a toothpick inserted in the center of loaf comes out clean

Let pans set for 10 minutes out of oven.

Remove bread from pans and cool on wire racks.

Let stand overnight before slicing.





Apple Crisp


Recipe uses 1 quart of jarred apples.  Makes about 4 servings

* Topping

1/4 cup flour

2 Tablespoons brown sugar

2 Tablespoons sugar

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

pinch of salt

2 tablespoons butter, softened

* Apple Mixture

2 tablespoons and 2 teaspoons sugar

1 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon ginger

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

1 quart jarred apples

1 tablespoon lemon juice

* Preheat oven to 375 degrees

* Mix all the dry ingredients for the topping together in a bowl.

* Add butter to dry mixture using a fork or fingers until you have it all mixed into crumbs and set aside.

* Wisk together sugar, cornstarch, ginger and cinnamon.

* Add jarred apples and lemon juice, stir.

* Pour apple mixture into a 9×9 baking pan

* Sprinkle topping on apple mixture

* Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes.

Serve with ice cream and enjoy!

Pineapple Sticky Rice


My husband works second shift and I try to have a snack ready for him when he gets home from work. Last night we had this! What a special treat!


This recipe serves 2

3/4 cup uncooked sticky rice

3/4 cup coconut milk

1/2 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt


Sauce ingredients

1/4 cup coconut milk

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1/8 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon tapioca or corn starch



Fresh fruit topping.  Pineapple, Mango ect

Sesame seeds for garnish


Make rice according to package directions.

While rice cooks, mix together 3/4 cup coconut milk, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt in a sauce pan over medium high heat, bring to a boil.

Remove from heat and set aside.

Stir the cooked rice into the coconut milk mixture, cover and set aside to cool for 1 hour.

In a sauce pan, combine 1/4 cup coconut milk, 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, 1/8 teaspoon salt, and 1 1/2 teaspoons tapioca or corn starch.  Bring to a boil.

Place sticky rice on a dish and arrange fresh fruit on top of the rice.

Pour sauce over fruit and rice.  Sprinkle with sesame seeds.