Banana Muffins!

Making banana muffins!

Starting recipe:

1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (7.1 grams)
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar

1/8 tsp salt

1 egg
1 cup mashed bananas (3 medium)
1/4 cup vegetable oil


Combine with muffin method (Mix dry ingredients together, mix wet ingredients together seperately, mix wet into dry just until mositened, do not overmix)

Bake at 400 degrees for 22 minutes.

Carrot Muffins

Making carrot muffins:

I used this recipe with some alterations.  After reading the comments, I reduced the oil, baking soda and salt. Also, I used a bit less carrots as I didn’t quite have 3 cups, which brought me to the following:


Soak 1 cup raisins in 2 cups warm water for 15 minutes.  Drain. Discard liquid.

Shred 3 cups carrots

Sift Seperately:

2 cups flour

1 tbsp baking powder

1 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

Beat Seperately:

4 eggs

2/3 cup vegetable oil

3/4 cup brown sugar

Combine flour mixture and egg mixture using muffin method.

Fold in carrots and raisins.

Bake in muffin tins at 350 for 25 minutes.


They still taste a bit oily, and not very carroty (although, as I mentioned I was a little short on the carrots)   If I make them again, I definitely want to change the recipe so more

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6oz Egg Noodles (cooked)
1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
4oz Extra Sharp Cheddar (shredded)
1 can Tuna (drained)
1 Can Peas (rinsed)

Mixed together in a bowl, put into a casserole and baked at 350 degrees for 30 minutes


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