Tag: Nut

Cherry Nut Eggnog Bread

Cherry Nut Eggnog Bread

Cherry Nut Eggnog Bread Tis’ the season for baking cookies, making holiday candy, and drinking eggnog. Well why not drink your eggnog and eat it too! Make a loaf or four of Cherry Nut Eggnog Bread and you can do just that. Today’s eggnog is 

Maple Nut Fudge

Maple Nut Fudge

Maple Nut Fudge Maple Nut Fudge is creamy and nutty with a subtle maple flavor. This recipe calls for using maple extract but you can substitute real maple syrup if you don’t have maple extract. This is my go-to recipe for making fudge and it 

Double Banana Nut Crunch Bread

Double Banana Nut Crunch Bread

Double Banana Nut Crunch Bread

One slice of this delicious Double Banana Nut Crunch Bread and you’ll want another and another. This irresistible bread is made with mashed bananas, chopped walnuts and banana-nut crunch cereal. I’ve made a lot of quick breads in my lifetime and if I had to pick a favorite, double banana nut crunch bread would win for all thyme favorite.

double banana
double banana

On the Back

Isn’t it amazing the delicious recipes you can find on the back of boxes, packages, cartons and the like. You know what else I like about discovering recipes on the back of __(fill in the blank). All of the recipes have been tried, tested and tasted. So you know they have to be good! Double banana nut crunch bread is one such recipe. Most of the recipes are usually easy to make, with a short ingredient list.

Reading the Cereal Box

I discovered this recipe one morning while I was sitting at the table eating breakfast. Isn’t it funny how every morning you get up, get ready, sit or stand and eat the same bowl of cereal? That’s what I do anyway. And every morning I sit at the table and read and re-read the same cereal box. I always liked the trivia questions that were once popular on cereal boxes, way back when Trivia Pursuit was in vogue. You can actually learn some interesting stuff on the back of cereal boxes.

“Back” to the Recipe

Anyhow, let’s get back to the subject, shall we. I found the recipe for Double Banana Nut Crunch Bread on the back of banana nut crunch cereal that I purchased at Aldi for my hubby. (I personally don’t like banana flavored anything. Banana flavoring to me anyway, just doesn’t taste like bananas.) But I was desperate and hungry so I poured myself a bowl and started reading the box. Surprisingly I liked it! It wasn’t bad. I turned the cereal box around and there to my wondering eyes should appear, this fantastic recipe. Let’s get cooking!