I spent this afternoon baking and was reminded why I don’t bake very often. It takes too much time…and patience. I’m a novice at best. But I will share with you the tips and tricks of banana bread later this week. Yes, I know, basic banana bread but really between Twitter, Facebook and mixing up a few recipes I searched and found, I have finally found a winner of a moist and yummy basic banana bread.
Along with 2 loaves of banana bread, I also made 54 muffins and 2 loaves of this healthy recipe from my blogger friend Robyn of Ranch Wife Chronicles. She lives on the prairies of South Dakota. I added honey, pineapple and pumpkin to the recipe. We’ll be enjoying Morning Muffins all winter as I am freezing a few bags of them to have on hand. The kids and my husband can eat them each morning. They’ll be my “go to” breakfast on my commute to “The Capitol” as I now say aka booming Bismarck. Baking I learned makes little mouths happy as I saw tonight…
Post bath, hair uncombed but pajamas on and ready for a snack, Miss E loved the banana bread. Miss A ate every last crumb of her warm banana bread bedtime snack.
The North Dakota prairie was so warm today that Nathan actually took the girls to the “city” (very small town) park while I baked. I heard on the radio this is the warmest winter on record.
No snow has made my transition of driving to and from work smooth. But I will be worried if we don’t get moisture by spring for our farmers. Regardless, we have been trekking across the snow free prairie at least a few nights a week for basketball games and the unseasonable warm weather has made it easy to enjoy.