German Banana Nut Bread

1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, well creamed 1-1/2 cups sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 3 cups all-purpose flour 3 large bananas, mashed 1/4 cup buttermilk 1-1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup chopped nuts Direction: Preheat over to 300 F. In a bowl, add butter and sugar; beat until fluffy. Add eggs; mix.Continue reading “German Banana Nut Bread”

Pumpkin Muffins

1 egg 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup pumpkin, cooked and mashed 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, melted 1-1/2 cups self-rising flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins Directions: Preheat oven to 400F. Beat egg, milk, pumpkin, and shortening in a bowl. Combine and mix dry ingredients. Mix dry ingredients intoContinue reading “Pumpkin Muffins”

Our Favorite Coffee Cake

(Note from Granny: This was Sunday morning breakfast when my kids were growing up.) 1 cup granulated sugar 3/8 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco) 1 egg 3/4 cup milk 2-1/4 cup self-rising flour 3/4 cup light brown sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3 teaspoons cinnamon 3 tablespoons butter, melted Optional: Nuts or raisins Directions: Mix granulatedContinue reading “Our Favorite Coffee Cake”