Saturday, August 16, 2014

Tiramisu Squares

1 cup whipping cream 1 pound good quality dark chocolate 1 tablespoon amaretto 8 ladyfingers Cocoa powder Place cream in a saucepan and bring slowly to a boil. Place the chocolate and amaretto in a bowl and pour the cream over. Stir gently to dissolve the chocolate. Pour the mixture into a small square cake tin that's covered in wax paper. Press the ladyfingers into the chocolate. Leave to set. Dust with cocoa powder. Cut into squares and serve. makes about 30 squares

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Applesauce Banana Bread

Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 1 cup of sugar ¾ cup of applesauce 2 eggs 2 cups of bread flour ½ teaspoon of salt 1 teaspoon of vanilla Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a 9” x 5” loaf pan. In a large bowl, slice the bananas and use an electric mixer to mash. Add the sugar and blend. Let mixture stand for 15 minutes. Add applesauce and eggs and mix well. Blend in the remaining ingredients. Pour into the greased loaf pan and bake for 55 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand again for 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.