Wednesday, April 2, 2008

banana is sooo 1995

pumpkin bread!

350 is yo' temp

whisk/stir vigorously/razzle-dazzle:

1 1/2 cups of flour
1 1/2 tsps cinnamon
1 tsp salt (not coarse)
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/4 tsp baking powder

alas, another bowl (obvs find yourself a dishes friend, harder with baking than cooking, instructions forthcoming: curtain, dr. "finding yourself a kitchen friend." c is for kitchen. August 2008)

mix and set aside:

1/3 cup milk or water
1/2 tsp vanilla

in yet another bowl (large, and yes, this time size is important), beat/agitate/whollop until creamy:

6 tbs unsalted butter (whatever, you're going to need that bypass anyway)

add 1 1/3 sugar (combinations of white or brown)
2 eggs
1 cup pumpkin puree
the above dry mixture gradually
the milk mixture gradually
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 cup raisins or chopped dates

lovingly ladle into larded (greased) loaf pan
1 hour later all your roommates will suddenly appear

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