Vegan Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread

A recipe for vegan banana bread was a necessity.  You know that I hate when any food goes to waste, and I love to make banana bread, right? I find it extremely satisfying to turn browning bananas into something my family will eat instead of tossing them into the trash.  My favorite way to make banana bread is with my 1-2-3 method.   I wondered if it would be possible to create a vegan banana bread using the same technique replacing the egg with something that’s vegan friendly, so I began to search the internet for vegan friendly egg substitutes.

Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake

Gumdrop Cake is usually a Christmas tradition in certain cultures, so why am I making one in February?   Don’t you know that today is National Gumdrop Day?    I already had some gumdrops, and having been inspired by this post for a Christmas Gumdrop Bundt Cake, I decided that I would celebrate today by making a Gumdrop cake.  I, however, lacked the ambition to create a cake from scratch, so I used a cake mix.  (Gasp!)   

Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies

I may be overdoing things with these crinkle cookies, but with upcoming holidays, I just realized that what we need in our lives is Red Velvet Cake Mix Crinkle Cookies.  Think about it.  Red is a great color for Christmas, but it’s a great color for Valentine’s day, too.  That means that there are at least two occasions where red velvet crinkle cookies can make an appearance in your house.  There are other times, too. 

Pumpkin Cake Roll

Pumpkin Cake Roll

This recipe for Pumpkin Cake Roll may be coming a little late to the annual pumpkin recipe party, but I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share it with all of my readers.  It’s just too good to wait until next fall.   This tantalizing dessert of pumpkin cake wrapped around a sweet and tangy cream cheese frosting is addictive.  Besides, this Pumpkin Cake Roll freezes well, so if you’ve picked up any pumpkin that’s on sale, you can make several and store them in the freezer until you’re ready to entertain. 

Chocolate Crinkle Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cake Mix Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cake Mix Cookies are a fun and simple sweet treat to make for the ones you love.  These cookies have only four ingredients, so they’re easy to prepare, but they taste as if you worked hard to create them. 

Easy Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Easy Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

My Easy Apple Crisp recipe is very popular here at Patty Cake’s Pantry, and we eat it often.  I have a friend who can’t tolerate gluten, and we needed to bring a dessert to her for dinner.  I decided to see if I could modify my original Easy Apple Crisp to make  a gluten-free version.  It turns out that the modification was also pretty easy.  The recipe was a huge success,

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Chocolate Mousse Cake is another no bake dessert that’s simple and delicious and is sure to become a family favorite.  Creamy and delicious, this is the perfect decadent dessert.  This recipe is similar to the Chocolate Eclair Cake recipe that we published in December of 2015, but since we are making it in our 30 days of cans, we substituted canned evaporated milk in place of fresh milk in the mousse.    This is such a fun and simple dessert, we will be making it several times this summer.

Canned Fruit Cobbler

Canned Fruit Cobbler

This recipe is similar to my easy nectarine cobbler, but it’s made with canned fruit instead of fresh, and we’ve swapped the butter for a mild flavored oil.  The result is a super delicious cobbler that is somewhat reminiscent of a bread pudding in texture, except for the crispy top.   It’s a favorite with our family, and I’m certain it will be a favorite with yours, too.

Peach Melba Gelatin

Peach Melba Gelatin

Peach Melba Jello Salad contains all of the flavors of a traditional Peach Melba, but instead of poaching peaches in syrup, and serving them alongside ice cream  topped with raspberry sauce, we are getting this great flavor combination in a pan of gelatin.   I admit it’s not really the same, but it’s still good.  This recipe for  Peach Melba Gelatin can be made a day or two in advance and stored in the refrigerator.   It’s fun, and it’s kid friendly.

Five Cup Salad

Five Cup Salad

Five cup salad, also known as Ambrosia in some circles, is a staple on our holiday tables.  It’s simple to make, requiring only about 5 – 10 minutes prep-time, and it’s delicious, too.  The best part about this recipe is that I don’t even have to modify the recipe to make it work for my 30 days of cans challenge because the recipe is made from canned fruit.