Category: Baked

  • Flatbread, Moroccan Style

    Place flour, salt, warm water and 2T of the oil in a large bowl. Mix with hands until smooth. If it’s too dry, add a bit of warm water. If it’s too sticky, add a bit of semolina flour. Then dust a counter or board with semolina flour and knead for 8 to 10 minutes.…

  • Iced (or not) Lemon Bread

    Scroll down for an 2024 updated version of this. This version similar to the lemon loaf sold at Starbucks. It’s guaranteed to be the first thing to disappear at a potluck. 1-1/2 C flour 1/2 t baking soda 1/2 t baking powder 1/2 t salt 3 large eggs 1 C sugar 2 T butter, softened…

  • Swedish Rye Bread

    2 T butter 1 C warm water 2 T molasses 1 packet yeast 1 t salt Mix together, then add: 1 T caraway seeds, or 3 T flax seeds 1-1/4 C rye flour 1-3/4 C white flour Knead mixture for 10 minutes. Let rise for about an hour in a warm place. Punch it down…

  • No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread

    2 C warm water 1 T yeast 1 T honey 2 T molasses 1 T salt 3-1/2 C whole wheat flour Stir the honey and molasses into the water. Add the yeast and let it bubble for 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in the salt, then the flour. It will be sticky, but if it…

  • No-Knead Yeast Bread

    This is a pretty old recipe, from a 1981 cookbook. 2 C warm water 1 T yeast 2 t salt 1 T sugar 4 C white flour Dissolve salt and sugar in the water and add the yeast. Let it bubble for about 5 minutes, then stir in the flour. Let it rise until doubled…

  • Stovetop Crackers

    2 C whole wheat flour 1 t salt 1/2 C sesame seeds, poppy seeds, or flax seeds 1/4 C wheat germ 1/4 C vegetable oil 1/2 C cold water Blend together the flour, salt, seeds, and wheat germ. Add the oil and mix with a fork. Pour in the water and mix it until you…

  • Hoecake (Unleavened Bread)

    3/4 C milk (reconstituted dried milk is fine) 1/4 t vinegar 2 T wheat bran About 1 C self-rising flour Mix the dough gently, until it’s the consistency of stiff cake batter. Do not overbeat. You can use a quarter cup more flour, if it’s too runny. Spread on a hot greased skillet or griddle,…

  • Alderney Bread

    I ran across this in The Best of People and Food Cookbook, published in 1981. I’ve yet to try it, but the ingredients are different from anything I’ve ever seen, so it sounds yummy. Combine in a bowl: 3/4 C flour 1 T baking powder 1/4 C Ovaltine 1/4 C sugar In a saucepan or…

  • Savory Variations on Quick Bread

    4 C self-rising flour 1 t salt 2 C buttermilk Mix together and spread in a well-greased loaf pan. Bake for an hour at 350 F. The variations include: Herb bread – add a teaspoon each of parsley, sage, basil, etc. Poppy seed bread – Add 2 T poppy seeds to the batter and sprinkle…

  • Biscuit Beer Bread

    20-oz box baking mix (like Bisquick) 12-oz can or bottle of beer 2 T sugar Mix all ingredients and put in a greased loaf pan. Bake at 325 F for about an hour. Allow to sit for 10 minutes before slicing. It has a cake-like texture.