Category Archives: Sweet Tooth

Quicky Fruit Salad

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Needed a quicky salad with what was on hand. So, just threw this together. Great and REFRESHING for this Hot Summer’s Day!

Watermelon, cubed
1/2 Sweetner Packet
1/8tsp Sea Salt
Small Splash of Lemon Juice (100% fridge kind)
1/4c Canned Pineapple in Juice, cut up smaller
1-2 Bananas, cubed (I did 1)
Up to 1/4c Zucchini or Cucumber, peel/deseed/cube tiny (I did Zucch.)

Add Watermelon, Lemon Juice, Salt, and Sweetner. Toss. Add in rest. Toss.

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TAYsty Neapolitan Milk Shake – EASY!

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– Per Person/Serving:
3 pieces Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar (Rectangle pieces)
2-3 scoops Neapolitan Ice Cream
3T Favorite Chocolate Milk, or to desire
1/4tsp Brown Sugar
1/4tsp Cocoa Powder

In a small Blender, add in Chocolate Pieces. Blend, to break up small. Add in Milk, Sugar, Cocoa Powder, and Ice Cream (Try to get somewhat equal parts of Van., Choc., Straw.). Blend til smooth and Soft. Top with Whip Cream and Cherries (Optional). Or Toppings of Choice.

Easy HEALTHIER Banana Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

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A Healthier Go-To for a Sweet Tooth Fix! We’ve seen the Banana Ice cream Idea before. Wanting to amp this up, with the kiddos, we came to this recipe:

4-5 Ripe Bananas (I believe we did 4…?)
Up to 1/2tsp Vanilla Extract
1T Honey
1tsp Cocoa/Cocao Powder

Chocolate Chips

In blender, blend Bananas, Vanilla, honey, Cocoa. BUTTER FLAVOR (Or, Organic Coconut Oil Spray) a Muffin Pan. Pour blended ingredients into pan. Sprinkle tops with Chocolate Chips (I press down a little, so they freeze into it and aren’t loose). Place into freezer. Once COMPLETELY frozen, you can remove and place all into 1 Freezer Friendly Ziploc Bag. Enjoy.

Tay’s MOCKing Delicious MOCK-ffins! Healthier, Lower Carbohyrate, Lower Calories FRUIT Muffins

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Great for Breakfast or Dessert (As Mock-ffins (Mock Muffins)) You can choose to use Muffin Pan to make Mock-ffins for a Healthy LOW Carb Dessert. Or, use a baking dish! Whatever you want… It doesn’t Matter! Because, you and the kiddos will be DEVOURING these!!!

Eggs (4T Egg Whites (4 Eggs). Or, 3-4 Eggs w/yolks)
1tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2tsp Lemon Juice (Fridge 100% Kind. OPTIONAL!) *SEE NOTES
1-2 Banana, mooshed well
1 Stevia Sweetener Packet (Optional)
Few Each: Strawberries, Blueberries NOT TOO MANY! Enough to taste!

(Optional: Chocolate Chips, Craisins, Peanut Butter, Cherries, Berries, Cocao Powder, etc.)

Moosh Banana!!! Whisk: Eggs, Vanilla, Stevia, Lemon Juice, Bananas. In a Butter Flavor Cooking Sprayed Muffin Pan/Or Baking Dish (As I used), add in Fruits of Choice. Pour Egg Mix over tops. Toss SLIGHTLY! Bake 425 for about 20-25 minutes, til eggs are cooked. Allow to set a few minutes, UNCOVERED!!!

NOTES: I use Lemon Juice for this recipe. May skip if doing a Peanut Butter Recipe. And be careful when mixing TOO MANY things… Eggs can only hold together so much!

Cheat Day Healthier Options – Maintaining Fit without Knowing It!

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Healthier options to give you that GUILTY feeling on your Cheat Days!
You can eat “Healthier” without the suffers of Cravings. A lot of these Recipes are Healthier than what’s offered out there as Comfort Food. And, yet, DON’T Lack in Flavor!
You can still get your Dirty Fixes! Just remember Moderation, and skip the extras. As a lot of these recipes are a basis for Healthier, with Healthier Options on Posts. But, these are a starting point in helping to cut back on “Some” of those Red Meats, Calories (Where other recipes call for more).  Not to forget, these UP FIBER. (CLICK READ MORE)
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Cr-Ana-Berry Fudgies (Ana’s Bananas about Her Cranberry Fudge)

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1.5c Chocolate Chips
1/2tsp Vanilla Extract
7 oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk
1-1.5T Butter (I used 1.5T  Salted Sweet Cream Butter)
4-5T Less Sugar Craisins (Dried Cranberries)
1/4tsp Cocoa Powder

Optional: Banana Chips (Dried Bananas), crushed. With kid’s allergy to nuts (Brownie/Fudge Recipes are usually topped with Nuts)… We improvise, sometimes, with pressing Crushed Banana Chips onto top,  once at a slight cool.

Butter Flavor Cooking Spray Double Broiler (No Double Broiler? Do what I do (Tip Below!)), then added ALL ingredients into the pan, except Banana Chips.
Once to a smooth melt, I shut off heat. Give it a minute. Pour into a pan lined with plastic non stick sheet/oven liner/etc. (So, it doesn’t stick to pan). Press firm to form to a square/rectangle to thickness desired.
Optional to Sprinkle top with Banana Chips, crushed, and give a light press.
Once to an almost cool, place into fridge for 1 hour. Cut into squares.
*** No Double Broiler? What I do, is I take two pans. In one pan, I fill with a little water. I place a Mason Jar Lid into the water (To hold other pan level(ish)). I bring to a slight Boil. I add another pan IN the pan with water (Creating a Double Boiler Pan to melt Fudge without placing onto direct heat.)
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EASY Peppermint/Candy Cane Cookies

easycandycanecookiesWe’ve done MANY delicious Candy Cane Cookies. Using Candy Canes and Extract Recipes. Well, my lazy-ers… Just, use:

Store Bought Cookie Dough (We use Sugar & Chocolate Chip)
Peppermint Candy Canes

Add Candy Canes to Sandwich Bag, using a Tablespoon Spoon, smash it to almost dust. Form balls with Dough. Press JUST THE TOPS of each Dough Ball into the Crushed Candy Canes. Bake according to instructions. Done. Easy.
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Sweet Man Balls

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A different take on Chex Mix and Rice Crispy Treats. A Unique, yet, Excellent Salty with Sweet Flavor that Everyone Enjoyed!

1tsp Soy Sauce
1tsp Worcestershire
2tsp Light Corn Syrup
1.5T melted Butter (I used Salted)
1tsp Vanilla Extract
1tsp packed Brown Sugar
1/4tsp + 1/8tsp Sea Salt
1/8tsp Garam Masala

3/4c EACH Chex Cereal: Rice, Wheat, Corn
1/2c broken Salted Pretzels
1c Theater Butter Popcorn, popped

2.5-3c Marshmallows
1.5T Butter (Salted)

THEN ADD: 2T Chocolate Chips, 2T Craisins

Mix top 8 ingredients. Heat Skillet. LIGHTLY toss Chex Mix, Pretzels, and Popcorn. Right before adding Chex Mixture to Skillet, toss with Sauce (1st 8 ingredients). Heat on LOW heat for about 10, or so, minutes (Be sure to not burn, LIGHT stir).
When about done heating Chex Mixture- Melt 1.5T Butter, stir in Marshmallows. Microwave til melted.  Fold in Mashmallow/Butter into Chex Mixture. Mix well. Add in Chocolate Chips and Craisins. Mix more.
sweetmanballsformingThen I Butter Flavor Cooking Spray 2 Plastic Sandwich Bags, Place onto hands, as mits. And, SQUEEZE, tightly, the mixture into Ball Shapes, sizes desired. Allow to cool. Cover. Even Better the next day!!! (I always make earlier or night before).

You can very well use sticks of some sort to make Lollipop shapes, using stick shaped food (HARD thick Pretzels or just skewers).
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Just another Treat Idear for XMas – Hollow Chocolate N Cherry Bombs

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We’ve done the Bread Balls, the Do NOTS! (Donut Holes), Banana Balloons (With other ideas on post), Now…

Smaller Fridge Biscuits
CHERRY centered Chocolate Hershey’s Kisses
Mini Marshmallows
Sugar + lil Cinnamon mix

Preheat oven according to Biscuit instructions. Spread out Biscuits, some, using fingers (To fit all). Add a Cherry Hershey’s Kisses, 4 Mini Marshmallows. Fold in opposite sides, then other two sides, making a ball-ish shape. Be sure there aren’t any holes. ROLL into Sugar Cinnamon (I would have used Christmas Colored Sugar/Sparkles, but, didn’t have at time!). Place into Muffin Pan Holes. Bake According to instructions. Allow to set some, the centers are HOT!
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tTt’s Eggnog Texas French Toast – Repost

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With Holidays around the corner, I decided to REPOST our Holiday Morning Favorite (Or Supper). As far as I can remember these were made for Us, then the Kiddos. A HIT! Just had some last night, seeing as they just brought back the Eggnog for this time of year.

Texas Toast Bread
Eggs
Eggnog
Vanilla

Powder Sugar
Organic Maple Syrup (The best!)

Butter Cooking Spray Skillet. Whisk, well, together Eggs, Eggnog, and a lil Vanilla into a bowl (I eyeball it. It’s the same making french toast with eggs and a little milk). Dip each side of Bread into whisked Egg Mixture. Cook/Golden Brown each side.
Serve with Sprinkle of Powder Sugar and Organic Maple Syrup. BAM! Done…
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BOAT’S load of OATS

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Healthier/More Beneficial For You, Treats! We’ve found recipes online, long ago. But, since, we’ve Dinked with Recipes, trying out new things (Including, some creative kiddo ideas!). Thus, Many-A-Recipes, making sure this beneficial treat NEVER gets Boring!

#1  Coco-a-Nut Oat Bars

2 TO 2 1/4c Oatmeal Oats (Plain)
1 pkg. Hot Cocoa Mix (The stuff you drink on a cold night!)
1c Coconut Flakes (I used Sweetened)
3-4T Honey (I did 4T)
2 Ripe Bananas
(I think I skipped Vanilla Extract. Not Sure! But, if so, 1/2tsp – 1tsp)

Toss Cocoa, Vanilla, Coconut, and Oatmeal. In separate bowl, mash Bananas and mix in Honey, well. Add Honey Mix to Oat Mix. Stir, well, getting that Cocoa Powder mixed in.
Butter Flavor Cooking Spray a baking dish. I baked in UN-Pre Heated oven at 350 for about 20-25 minutes.


#2 Chocolate Cranny Oats
1c Favorite Granola Cereal (Or just add 1 more cup Oats)
1+1/4c Oats
3T Chocolate Chips, smashed (More, to taste)
1/4c Dried Sweetened Cranberries (Or to taste)
1/2tsp – 1tsp Vanilla Extract
2 Very Ripe Bananas
2T Honey Roasted Sunflower Seeds
1/4c Honey

Mix all. Butter Flavor Cooking Spray a baking dish. I baked in UN-Pre Heated oven at 350 for about 20-25 minutes.


#3 Pretzels and Oats- Ohhh, My!
2c + 1/4c Oats
4T Honey
2 Ripe Bananas
1/2tsp – 1tsp Vanilla Extract
2T – 1/4c Honey Roasted Sunflower Seeds (Optional)

Topping:
1/3c TO 1/4c Pretzels (SALTED), broked to small pieces
1/4c Chocolate Chips (Or Drizzle Zig Zag Choc. Fudge Topping)
Drizzle in Zig Zag Caramel Topping (Ice cream topping)

Premix above 5 ingredients. Place into pan. Press in Chocolate Chips and Broken Pretzels. Pressing down, lightly (Use wax paper if needed). Bake (Butter Flavor Cooking Spray a baking dish. I baked in UN-Pre Heated oven at 350 for about 20-25 minutes.). Then, zigzag Caramel Topping over the top, to desired amount (Tho, little goes a long way!)


#4 Easily Flavored Oat Bars
2c Oats
2 Ripe Bananas
1 pkg. Instant Oatmeal Mix (Flavored, of your choosing)
1/4c Honey
1tsp Vanilla
Dried Cranberries/Raisins

Mix all. Butter Flavor Cooking Spray a baking dish. I baked in UN-Pre Heated oven at 350 for about 20-25 minutes.

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QUICK n EASY Apple Pies – Kid Approved

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We’ve been making these for years! These are so easy. I know I posted this a long time ago… But, it’s too good not to re-post! This stems from Spanish Class making Fried Taco Shells sprinkled with Cinnamon/Sugar. Yum! Variations Below!

Soft Taco Shells (I used smaller ones)
Canned Apple Pie Filling
About 1tsp Cream Cheese per wrap

Coconut Oil

1/4tsp Cinnamon
1T White Sugar

Spread a line of Cream Cheese. Spoon on a line of Apple Pie. Fold in sides and roll. Heat Coconut Oil in pan. Brown each side. Mix Cinnamon and Sugar. Sprinkle around shell (Or roll in it).  Serve.
Optional to top with either: Ice Cream, Whip Cream, Sprinkles, Etc…

*** Other Ideas for these ***
– Use Cherry Pie Filling
– Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Filling
– Pineapple Banana
– Add some spice with the sweet Jalapeno Minced! What?!
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Banana Balloon Balls

Seen a Deep Fried Banana Bites from a friend… Thought of the Balloons we’ve made over the years, and our camping favorite- Cones… And came to these:
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Large Butter Fridge Biscuits, halved
Banana, sliced
Marshmallows, halved (Or tsp Peanut Butter?!)
1 Piece Hersheys Chocolate, 1 per biscuit
1.5T Sugar + 1/8tsp Cinnamon

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Roll in Sugar Cinnamon mixture.

bananaballonballs2Place into muffin pan. Bake according to instructions. ALLOW TO COOL some!!! Bananas and Chocolate get HOT!

*You can choose to deep fry, I haven’t. Roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture AFTER frying, tho. Not sure how the Butter Biscuits will deep fry, maybe regular biscuits, if frying…
Other Options:
-Sliced Strawberry/Chocolate/Banana/Marshmallow or Peanut Butter.
-tsp Preserve or Marmalade/ Chocolate.
-Pie Filling.
-Cream Cheese mixed with Fruit or Fruit Preserve.
-Cream Cheese mixed with Lemon Juice and Sugar.
-Many Ideas
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CHEAP N’ GREAT Christmas Present Idea: Un-Cooked-ies!

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This is such a GREAT Idea! Cheap. Easier than cookies. Because, you save yourself the cooking time. Not to forget, the burning is on them now!!! It’s much appreciated, especially, those busier people. We LOVE frozen prepped dough balls. You can choose to cook a few at a time, for quick treats. Or a whole batch! No more worrying if they’re gonna go bad. As they last A LOT longer! You can pre-freeze to save time, as well!

Steps:
-Premake your favorite Cookie Dough recipe
-Line Parchment Paper with spoons of dough balls, spaced (I’ve used just plate with no problems). Freeze.*
-Once frozen, place into Freezer Gallon Bag.*
-Label bag with Type of Cookie, Temperature (Degrees), Time to Cook. NO NEED TO THAW! Do test batch to get correct timing (Frozen dough goes a little longer, not much, tho.)
-Place filled freezer bag in bakery store plastic container, decorated. Cookie tin or decorated mason/glass jar may work, as well. Just keep in freezer bag for freshness.
-Be sure to store on ice and let them know it needs to go into the freezer…
*You prefreeze, spaced, to keep them from sticking. If you just throw the balls into the bag, they’ll have 1 big cookie!

—Get the kiddos involved. Paint the containers. Do the handprint/footprint reindeer idea. Grandparents will very much appreciate a gift made for them to enjoy and the art they can save! Use mason jars and line outside with candycanes, modge modge wrapping paper to lid, bow on lid, old knitted sweater sleeves, cut and wrap around outside of mason jars, or knitted mason jar sleeve, add mini scarves around mason jar neck, etc. Decor ideas are endless… AND CHEAP!

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Tay’s Homemade Brownies

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A recipe that uses less butter and sugar, compared to most recipes out there. Yet, full of flavor!
5T Salted Butter, softened
1/2c Unsweetened Baking Cocoa
1T Light Corn Syrup
3/4c TO 1c Sugar
2 Eggs
2tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2c Flour
1/8tsp Baking Soda
1/8tsp Sea Salt
1/2c Semi Sweet Choc. Chips

Preheat 350°. Butter pan.
In a bowl, combine melted butter and cocoa. Stir until cocoa’s dissolved. Stir in corn syrup.
Mix in sugar, mix well.
Add in eggs, one at a time. Stir until well combined.
Stir in vanilla, flour, baking soda, and salt.
Add in choc. chips.
Smooth out in pan. Bake for 35 minutes.
Optional: Top with Caramel Topping (In top photo) or both Caramel and Fudge Syrup Topping (In bottom photo). You can even crumble and sprinkle Candied Bacon on top, too.
Fudge Topping works, as well. Etc. Endless options.

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How you like Dem Apples?! (Cinnamon Apple and Caramel Muffins)

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1 can Fridge Cinnamon Rolls (Made with Cinnabon Cinnamon)
1 can simple Apple Pie Filling
Whip Cream
Caramel Topping
(Maybe try a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream, too!)

Butter Muffin Pan (Unless cinnamon roll instructions say otherwise). Smoosh the rolls into the muffin cups, making cups. Fill with apple pie filling. Bake according to instructions (Starting with lesser time, lower temp- Every oven’s different). Allow to cool a little. Top with whip cream and swirl of caramel topping … Done. (Maybe try a scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream, too!)
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ZucCandies (Sweet Zucchini Candy)

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These are Delicious! Easy to do. Kids say they’re better than gummies. Not sure if this is healthier, but, it’s a vegetable! Great for those extra zucchinis in the garden.

10c Zucchinis, Peeled, deseeded, and cut small (I do about 1×2.5-3inch)
2.5c Sugar
2-3 pkts. Strawberry Koolaid Packets (I used 3)
3c Water

(DON’T WASTE PEELED Zucchini SKINS! Make our ZuSKINNIES: HERE! Healthy Chip-Like Snack)
In pot on low heat, add water, sugar, koolaid pkts. Stir til dissolved. Add zucchinis, bring to boil. Once to boil, turn to low and simmer 30 minutes. Place onto dehydrator. Dehydrate 14-18hours. Until they are mostly unsticky. Keep on trays til cooled some. Toss with A LITTLE powdered sugar, once dried and cooled some. Helps to keep from sticking when storing. (Optional)
***Save the leftover water/juice from the zucchini boiling. Add water (About 6-8cups, depending on sweetness liked). Drink up. Some nutrients from zucchini are lost during boiling process and stays in the water.

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Cherry Poppers (Cherry Cream Cheese Rolls)

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Lower Calories Lower Carbohydrates
Thus far Freezer Friendly!


1 can Cherry Pie Filling
10oz jar Maraschino cherries, destemed, drained *SEE NOTES
1 pkg. Low Fat Cream Cheese
1 Snack Pack Vanilla Pudding
1/8tsp Vanilla Extract
Egg Rolls
Powder Sugar
Coconut Oil

Cream together cream cheese, vanilla pudding, and vanilla extract. In another bowl, mix together cherries and pie filling. Put a nice line of cream cheese mixture onto eggroll, top with cherry filling mix. Wet edges. Roll. Heat Skillet with Coconut Oil. Brown all sides. Place onto plate and sprinkle powder sugar.
Made about 12-15 rolls. To freeze, lay separated on plate sprayed with cooking spray, freeze, toss into freezer bag.
*Notes: I did this with just filling, there wasn’t enough fruit. I had those cherries on hand. YOU CAN CHOOSE TO USE FRESH FRUIT, as well! Try Strawberry Pie Filling with Strawberries. Peach Pie Filling with Peaches, topped with ICE CREAM! Or Whip Cream. I always have leftover cream cheese mixture, use on bagels.

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Banana that Split Cake (Banana Split Cake)

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1 Mix Vanilla Cake Mix
+ add Ingredients boxed cake calls for (Eggs, oil, Replace Water with Milk, that the boxed cake calls for*)
1 can Crushed Pineapple, drained as much as you can.
1 can Strawberry Pie Filling
2-3 Bananas
Whipped Cream
Chocolate Fudge Syrup (Optional)

Preheat oven according to boxed cake mix. Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, milk, mashed bananas. Butter cake pan. Spread out pineapple to cover bottom. Spoon on strawberry filling to cover bottom. Evenly distribute cake mix over that. Bake accordingly. Top each serving with whipping cream and a little swirl of chocolate fudge.

*Try Vanilla Milk, or flavored milk, instead!

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DO NOTS! Because you can’t eat just one! (Easy Mini Donuts Holes)

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1 can Fridge Biscuits
About 1/2c White Sugar
About 1/8 to 1/4 tsp Cinnamon (Or Pumpkin Spice)
Marshmallows

Heat Oil in Deep Fryer. Mix together sugar and cinnamon. Roll/fold around chunk of Marshmallow (Or use small ones). So Marsh is in center. Pinch completely closed. I can usually get 2 DO NOTS (Donuts) per reg. size biscuit. Fry until browned all around. Immediately roll in sugar/cinnamon mixture. Set on paper towel to cool.

Note: To save calories, you can bake. Just place dough around marsh. Roll in sugar mixture. Bake.

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Banana Wamma Bread (Banana Bread) with Crumb Topping

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2T White Sugar (For dusting pan)
1/2 tsp Ground Cinnamon (For dusting pan)
1/4c+2T butter
1/4c powder sugar + 1 sweetner packet + 3/4c white sugar (Used in pinch. Worked. Stuck with it) OR use 1.5c White Sugar
1.5 Eggs
4 Ripened Bananas, mashed
1/2 (16oz) container Sour Cream
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 tsp Ground Cinnamon
1/4 tsp Sea Salt
1.5 tsp Baking Soda
2 1/4c All-Purpose Flour
CRUMB TOPPING: 1/3c Brown Sugar, 2T Flour, 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon, 1T butter

Preheat oven to 300. Butter loaf pan. In small bowl, mix 2T white sugar and 1/2 tsp cinnamon. Dust pans lightly with this mixture.

In large bowl, cream butter and sugar(s). Mix in eggs, mashed bananas, sour cream, vanilla and cinnamon. Mix in salt, baking soda and flour. Add to pan. Sprinkle on crumb topping (Below)

Sprinkle Crumb Topping: In a small bowl, mix together 1/3c packed Brown Sugar , 2T flour, and 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon. Cut in 1T butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle topping over banana bread.
Bake for 1 hour at 300, until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.

BEST CAKE from a Box! Easy!!!

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Super Easy! Super Tasty! Preheat oven, according to cake box instructions.
– Take your favorite Chocolate Boxed Cake (Mix accordingly, but REPLACE water/milk with Chocolate Milk!).
– Now, in a separate mixing bowl, do the same with your favorite Strawberry Boxed Cake (REPLACE water/milk with Strawberry Milk).
– Pour into pan in zig zags, alternating between the two, chocolate and strawberry. Bake according to directions. It’ll bake marble looking. I’ve even tried Neapolitan Type and in a pinch using a White Cake Batter Box using my Vanilla Coffee Creamer with it (Liquid kind).
SIMPLE! Chocolate Milk with Chocolate Batter. Strawberry Milk with Strawberry Batter.

*We’ve even done Lemonade with Lemon Box… Endless Options. Amping up the traditional boxed cake… Making you look like a Professional Baker! 

Ohh the Many Bakes of Cakes

For the kiddos Birthdays, I’m always trying out combos. One of our favorites for YEARS is the Chocolate and Strawberry. But, as the years go on, the kiddos and I put our heads together to create a cake, JUST FOR THEM! Frosting flavor/color was picked by the kiddos. They did an amazing job!
Here are some mixes we have tried:

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Strawberry Lemonade:
In two separate bowls!
Bowl #1 Lemon Cake Box w/ LEMONADE to REPLACE WATER it calls for.
Bowl #2 Strawberry Cake Box w/ Strawberry Milk to REPLACE Water
PLUS, 1c Strawberries, Chopped, added to Strawberry Bowl.
DIRECTIONS: In a pan (Spray/Butter if it calls for it), Zig Zag cake mixes, alternating! Til each is gone. Carefully, without shaking a lot, place it into Oven, Bake according to instructions (I always use the high/longer time). FROSTING IS OPTIONAL… Whip Cream/Ice Cream can be used!


Strawberry Chocolate:
In two separate bowls!
Bowl #1: Favorite Chocolate Cake Box. REPLACE WATER it calls for WITH CHOCOLATE MILK! Add rest of ingredients (Except water) it calls for.
Bowl #2: Favorite Strawberry Cake Box. REPLACE WATER it calls for WITH STRAWBERRY MILK! Add rest of ingredients (Except water) it calls for.
DIRECTIONS: In a pan (Spray/Butter if it calls for it), Zig Zag cake mixes, alternating! Til each is gone. Carefully, without shaking a lot, place it into Oven, Bake according to instructions (I always use the high/longer time).


 Banana That Split Cake (Banana Split Cake)
1 Mix Vanilla Cake Mix
+ add Ingredients boxed cake calls for (Eggs, oil, Replace Water with Milk, that the boxed cake calls for*)
1 can Crushed Pineapple, drained as much as you can.
1 can Strawberry Pie Filling
2-3 Bananas
Whipped Cream
Chocolate Fudge Syrup (Optional)

Preheat oven according to boxed cake mix. Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, milk, mashed bananas. Butter cake pan. Spread out pineapple to cover bottom. Spoon on strawberry filling to cover bottom. Evenly distribute cake mix over that. Bake accordingly. Top each serving with whipping cream and a little swirl of chocolate fudge.
*Try Vanilla Milk, or flavored milk, instead!


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1 Box Favorite Chocolate Cake (I believe we used Chocolate Fudge)
1 Nicely Ripe Banana
Ingredients box cake calls for (Use milk instead of Water- Chocolate Milk is optional)


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