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  • double chocolate banana bread on a marble surface

    Double Chocolate Banana Bread

    Double Chocolate Banana Bread ~ maybe I should have called this chocolatey concoction a cake rather than a bread, but whatever you want to call it, I defy you to find anything…

  • A slice of roasted banana bread

    Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts

    This Roasted Banana Bread with Walnuts is the best banana bread recipe I’ve ever made…seriously. Want some?  You’ll need an entire bunch of bananas, some buttermilk, a full bag of walnut…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip…

  • Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread

    Better than Starbucks Banana Walnut Bread (with cream cheese frosting!)  Imagine it…no waiting in line…no worry about getting the mangy looking slice at the back of the case…no sad face after…

  • Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter

    Bourbon Banana Butter ~ this fruit spread is the stuff of your wildest B&B fantasies ~ silky, rich, and a little bit decadent.  Spread it on toast, biscuits, croissants, pancakes… let’s…

  • Bourbon Banana Bread | The View from Great Island

    Bourbon Banana Bread

    Plain old banana bread gets a makeover and, va-va-voom, Bourbon Banana Bread is in the house —  extra moist and definitely decadent, but still welcome at the breakfast table.…

  • Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies

    Banana Chocolate Chip Blondies

    January is one of my favorite blogging months — I don’t have to kowtow to any holidays, and I can let my appetite wander where it wants.  Today it wants Banana…

  • Rich decadent banana blondies with caramel icing

    My Favorite Banana Blondies

    My Favorite Banana Blondies recipe ~  think banana bread meets blondies, this easy dessert is rich, dense, and fudgy, with a to-die-for caramel frosting!…

  • banana walnut scones with browned butter glaze

    Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing

    Moist and tender Banana Walnut Scones with Browned Butter Icing might just be the most comforting breakfast on the planet! I know, you don’t have to tell me, I posted two…

  • Pineapple Banana Bread

    Pineapple Banana Bread

    This Pineapple Banana Bread is an unexpected treat ~ ripe bananas, crushed pineapple, and shredded coconut make for a dreamy cake, and don’t forget that sweet/tangy pineapple glaze!…

  • Banana snack cake with spiced vanilla frosting

    Banana Cake with Spiced Vanilla Buttercream

    Banana Cake with Spiced Vanilla Buttercream is probably the most luxurious  outcome imaginable for those over ripe bananas on your counter!  If you love banana bread you’re going to flip for…

  • Banana Snack Cake with Mocha Buttercream

    Banana Walnut Cake with Mocha Buttercream

    Banana Walnut Cake with Mocha Buttercream ~ this moist and nutty banana snack cake topped with a decadent chocolatey frosting is definitely a step above the rest! This little cake deserves…

  • Copycat Trader Joe's Gone Bananas! 4

    Copycat Trader Joe’s Gone Bananas!

    Copycat Trader Joe’s Gone Bananas is one of the simplest recipes on the blog, and one of the most outrageously delicious frozen desserts you’ll ever eat ~ these frozen banana slices…

  • Chocolate Chip Banana Bread 2

    Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

    Chocolate Chip Banana Bread ~ dark chocolate chips give this classic quick bread a delicious dose of decadence! Pretty soon I’ll be shoving my loaf pans and muffin tins to the…

  • Banana Walnut Bread with Nutmeg Glaze

    Banana Walnut Bread with Nutmeg Glaze ~ an unusual banana bread recipe made with molasses, espresso, spices, and lots of crunchy walnuts.  This unique bundt cake will be come a new…

  • Banana Cake with Nutella Buttercream

    Banana Cake with Nutella Buttercream ~ a fabulously moist banana cake made with toasted hazelnuts and topped with a thick layer of chocolatey hazelnut buttercream ~ oooh la la!…

  • Banana Spice Muffins

    Banana Spice Muffins ~ these light and fluffy muffins are loaded with banana, warm spices, and lots of oats for a hearty start to the day.…

  • making ganache in a glass bowl

    The Deepest Darkest Chocolate Recipes

    Come over to the dark side…of fall baking that is, with my deepest darkest chocolate recipes.  Because pumpkin spice and gingerbread can only take you so far ~ and after a…

  • canned pumpkin

    Everything you need to know about canned pumpkin

    Everything you need to know about canned pumpkin ~ Have you stocked up?  Because you never know, the great pumpkin shortage of ’15 could rear its ugly head again at any time…be…

  • salted Maple Caramel Sauce in a jar with a spoon

    Salted Maple Caramel Sauce (easy recipe!)

    Salted Maple Caramel Sauce is the discovery of the season at our house.  With only 4 ingredients and no cane sugar or corn syrup this luxurious dessert sauce comes together in…

  • A jar of homemade peach butter

    Easy Peach Butter

    Easy Peach Butter ~ you’ll kick yourself if you don’t make a big batch of silky Peach Butter before the peaches are all gone for the year!  This small batch fruit…

  • Americana Desserts for Summer

    Americana Desserts for Summer ~ from true-blue classics (cherry pie, anyone?) to those ‘only in America‘ specialties, these dessert recipes will take you from July 4th all the way to your…

  • Fruit Salad with creamy coconut poppy seed dressing

    Creamy Fruit Salad with Coconut Dressing

    Creamy Fruit Salad with Coconut Dressing ~ it’s  grandma’s potluck classic spiffed up and brought into the 21st century with a non-dairy vegan coconut lime dressing, and trust me, you won’t…

  • Trader Joe's Storefront

    What’s New and Good at Trader Joe’s

    What’s New and Good at Trader Joe’s ~ honest feedback on the latest and greatest products from everybody’s favorite grocery store!  …

  • Spicy Thai Spaghetti Salad in glass bowl

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century!

    Summer Potluck Salad Recipes for the 21st Century! ~ it’s potluck season again and whether it’s the company picnic or a backyard barbecue, you’re going to need a few potluck salads…

  • Bloody Mary Gazpacho with lime wedges and garnishes

    Bloody Mary Gazpacho

    Bloody Mary Gazpacho recipe ~ this vodka spiked gazpacho is a clever mash-up of your favorite brunch cocktail and a refreshing Spanish chilled soup ~ now you can sip a zesty Bloody Mary…

  • Raspberry Eaton Mess in a glass with spoon

    Raspberry Eton Mess

    You don’t have to be a prep school alum to appreciate a Raspberry Eton Mess ~ it’s a traditional British dessert made with meringues, berries, and lots of whipped cream. It’s…

  • a stack of strawberry lemon blondies 2

    Strawberry Lemon Blondies

    Strawberry Lemon Blondies Recipe ~ these easy strawberry blondies are moist and dense, (think soft shortbread) with plenty of little jammy pockets thanks to a cup of diced fresh strawberries in…

  • Grapefruit Blossom Pot de Creme is an elegant dessert infused with the essence of spring

    Spring Botanical Desserts

    Celebrate the start of the new season with these Spring Botanical Desserts ~ edible blossoms, tender herbs, and even wild spring greens like nettles or dandelions enhance these unique recipes.  …

  • A pumpkin Spice Ice Box Cake, sliced on a white plate

    Pumpkin Spice Ice Box Cake

    You know the drill I’m sure…after this Pumpkin Spice Ice Box Cake sets up in the fridge for a few hours the creamy filling penetrates the crisp chocolate wafers and creates…

  • Sheet pan peppers and brats with grainy mustard

    Sheet Pan Peppers and Brats

    Sheet Pan Peppers and Brats are the easy way to serve a hungry family or a game day crowd. The sausages get beautifully caramelized, and the peppers get glossy and lightly…

  • What to Eat Now: Figs

    What to Eat Now: Figs ~ eating seasonally is a joy, especially when what’s in season is luscious figs!  Here are some creative fig recipes that make use of these fall…

  • My Vegan Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Tart makes a fun non-dairy breakfast treat for any occasion. Customize your healthy tart with whatever fruit's in season.

    A Year of Fruit Tarts ~ 12 gorgeous recipes

    A Year of Fruit Tarts ~ 12 gorgeous recipes!  Fruit tarts aren’t just for summer, you can enjoy them all year round with seasonal ingredients…here are some of my favorites, there’s…

  • Crock Pot Cranberry Apple Butter from theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Fruit Butter (13 Recipes)

    How to Make Fruit Butter (13 Recipes) ~ fruit butters are the ultimate summer treat ~ they turn a late season glut into the silkiest, most intensely flavored spread imaginable, and…

  • Pizza Supreme Chicken in a skillet

    Supreme Pizza Chicken Skillet Dinner

    My Supreme Pizza Chicken Skillet Dinner is a cheesy skillet chicken loaded with all the toppings from your favorite pizza.  If you love chicken pizza, treat yourself to this comforting one…

  • summer's best icebox cakes

    Icebox Cakes for the Dog Days of Summer

    Icebox Cakes ~ is there anything better than sinking your fork into a creamy icebox cake on a sweltering night?  I don’t think so.  Here are some of the best easy…

  • A piece of plum blitz kuchen cake on a blue and white plate with fork

    Plum Blitz Kuchen

    Plum Blitz Kuchen, or ‘lightning cake’ is a vintage German snacking cake recipe from the 1931 edition of Joy of Cooking.  It’s a quick and easy, as the name suggests, and…

  • texas sheet cake

    25 Irresistible Sheet Cakes

    25 Irresistible Sheet Cakes ~ from Texas to Maine and back, sheet cakes are a summer staple and I love them!  Whether it’s a birthday, a barbecue, a wedding, a picnic…

  • fresh strawberries in a white bowl

    How to Dry Strawberries

    How to Dry Strawberries ~ once you’ve gobbled up your fill of fresh strawberries this season, consider drying them.  Sure, you could also freeze them, or make them into jam, but…

  • Pineapple coconut squares with forks

    Pineapple Coconut Bars

    Pineapple Coconut Bars are an easy tropical inspired treat made with juicy crushed pineapple, coconut, and a brown sugar shortbread crust ~ perfect for breakfast, bunch, or all day snacking.  I…

  • breaking apart a piece of rhubarb breakfast cake

    Easy Rhubarb Breakfast Cake

    My Rhubarb Breakfast Cake is a classic, puffed up, fruity snack cake ~ the kind your grandma made, if you were lucky.  It’s packed with jammy bits of sweet/tart rhubarb and…

  • Instant Pot Dulce de Leche

    Instant Pot Dulce de Leche ~ finally, the definitive homemade dulce de leche recipe ~ this one is quick, easy, safe, and utterly fabulous.  It’s just one of the many surprising…

  • How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur (Video)

    How to Make Homemade Nutella Liqueur ~ ever since my recent DRINKABLE NUTELLA recipe I’ve been obsessed with the idea of making the famous chocolate hazelnut spread into a decadent beverage. …

  • Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots

    Dark Chocolate Dipped Apricots  ~ this uber simple treat is surprisingly delicious, I call it dessert minus the guilt, which is a beautiful thing.…

  • What to Make Now: Starbucks Copy Cat Recipes

    27 Fabulous Starbucks Copy Cat Recipes ~ whenever anything attains cult status there are bound to be copy cats, and every now and then the copies are even better than the…

  • Drinkable Nutella

    Drinkable Nutella ~ a warm, sippable version of your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread.   This beats any drinking chocolate you’ve ever had, and it’s pure, molten bliss.  Go ahead, skip right to…

  • Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread

    Paleo Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bread ~ this amazing chunky quick bread is grain free, and dairy free, with no added sugar.  It’s also an ingenious way to use up all…

  • What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes

    What to Bake Now: Bundt Cakes ~ what’s not to love about a bundt?  They’re homey, easy to throw together, pretty enough for company, and so darned delicious.  Here are the…

  • Easy Baked Brie with Figs and Honey

    Easy Baked Brie with Figs and Honey ~ this elegant baked cheese is your ultimate Fall and holiday appetizer, but it’s so rich and decadent you could even serve it for…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier! Get your creative juices flowing with this collection of the world’s best freezer jam recipes ~ I’ve organized them by season, so you’ll never be without something wonderful to spread on your morning toast!

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Freezer Jam ~ put away the big canning pot, the tongs, and all that pesky canning equipment, freezer jam is so much easier!  Get your creative juices…

  • No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet

    No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet ~ just a few healthy ingredients and a blender make a uniquely refreshing sorbet ~ the flavor inspiration comes straight from the fruit carts of Mexico. …

  • Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier but every bit as delicious.

    Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze

    Hummingbird Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Glaze ~ this one bowl recipe makes the Southern classic cake so much easier  ~ but don’t worry, it’s every bit as decadently delicious!…