Category Archives: Desserts

Banana Cake

INGREDIENTS: Banana Cake 3 large ripe bananas (about 1 and 1/2 cups mashed) 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed light or dark brown sugar 3 large eggs, … Continue reading

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No Bake Granola Bars

INGREDIENTS: 1 ¾ cups old-fashioned oats or quick-cooking oats 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon fine sea salt (if using regular table salt, scale back a bit) 2 cups mix-ins* (nuts, seeds, chocolate, shredded coconut or dried fruit) 1 cup creamy … Continue reading

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It’s a Great Pumpkin Pie, Charlie Brown!

INGREDIENTS: 1 Trade Joe’s pie crust 1 15oz can (about 2 cups; 450g) pumpkin puree 3 large eggs 1 and 1/4 cups (250g) packed light or dark brown sugar 1 Tablespoon (8g) cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 and 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground or freshly grated nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted & slightly cooled 1/4 cup packed light or dark brown sugar 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 6 Tablespoons pumpkin puree 1 and 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 and 1/2 … Continue reading

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