Chocolate Chip Cranberry Banana Bread

Chocolate Chip & Cranberry Banana Bread

Banana bread bursting with dried cranberries and mini chocolate chips. The tart berries paired with the sweet chocolate and subtle hint of banana is a particularly delicious combination, not to mention, befitting of the season. This is a bread that only gets better as it ages. The banana flavor becomes more pronounced after a day… 

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Cheddar Pumpkin Bread

Cheddar Pumpkin Bread

A savory pumpkin loaf with cheddar cheese and crunchy pumpkin seeds decorating the top. Although it’s a yeast bread it has the texture of a quick bread – soft, dense and fluffy with a subtle taste of pumpkin and sharp cheese. A match made in heaven. Together, they give it a pretty fall color, a… 

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Crescent Moon Bread: Pataquetas

Spanish Patequeta

Pataquetas are the traditional bread of Valencia dating back to the 17th century. The bread is shaped into chubby crescent moons and is comparable to ciabatta. It’s baked in a steamy oven that makes the outsides crusty, a little chewy and the insides soft and airy. This was my Baking Partners challenge of the month… 

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Candied Ginger Pumpkin Bread w/ Maple Glaze

Ginger Pumpkin Bread

I baked you this lovely pumpkin bread infused with the zingy flavor of ground ginger and topped with a maple syrup glaze. A task for my monthly Baking Partners Group to celebrate October and all things pumpkin. Pumpkin loves ginger and ginger loves it right back. A happy marriage. I couldn’t help but add a… 

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No-Knead Olive Bread with Whipped Feta Cream Cheese

No-Knead Olive Bread

Rustic peasant bread generously polka-dotted with green and black olive slices. It’s holey texture is held together by a crispy crust that is simply irresistible. One of the best things about it is how easy and fast it comes together with no kneading at all! With 10 minutes of hands on time making homemade bread… 

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