TOOLTIMEGIRL Recipe Reviews (Pg. 1) - (18826772)

cook's profile





View All Reviews Learn more

Aunt Mary's Banana-Chocolate Chip Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 6, 2008
Hi. My name is Stacie. I'm a chocoholic. Yes, I am ruined forever after tasting this bread. I will never again eat chipless banana bread and feel satisfied. I tried this recipe tonight (along with a recipe for Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread -- hmmmmmm, hormones?) and it was terribly simple to make. I tripled the recipe so I could keep one loaf home, send one to work with the hubby and send a few mini loaves to daycare with the kids. I had one more banana than the recipe called for, but it didn't seem to alter the texture in any way. I also sustituted butter for the shortening. Fabulous results! Must be the recipe, because I normally can't bake to save my life. Good stuff!
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
1 user found this review helpful

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Reviewed: Feb. 6, 2008
I just made this recipe tonight. I had several cans of leftover pumpkin after the holidays. I was intending to make a chocolate swirl cheesecake for Christmas, but didn't get time. But I digress! Gave this recipe a whirl tonight. Even with a 15 month old hanging off my leg screaming, and a 3 year old trying to destroy my kitchen with the hand mixer, this was a very EASY recipe to whip together. I did add more chocolate chips because I felt the recipe asked for only enough to tease. I am woman! I need chocolate! Thus, 2 cups were necessary. Also, I realized AFTER starting the recipe, that I was out of nutmeg. I substituted Watkins Pumpkin Pie Spice, 2 tsp, in lieu of the cinnamon and nutmeg. This recipe turned out GREAT!
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
4 users found this review helpful

Strawberry-Sauced Crunchy Fruit Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 9, 2005
I made this recipe for an Eagles club family night. They wanted a "salad" and I wanted to bring something different than the typical macaroni or jello type salad. I made this recipe and it was a HIT! I had so many people asking for the recipe for it. I agree with a previous reviewer, in that the sauce is too runny to layer over the top. I just mixed it all together. I also substituted canned mandarin oranges for the oranges in the recipe, and walnuts instead of hazelnuts. Also, I live in a small town and was unable to find "vanilla sugar". In fact, I've never even heard of it. So, to compensate, I added 1 more T of powdered sugar and then a T. of vanilla extract. An excellent recipe! I can see making this over and over again. My 2 year old neice refused to eat anything else once she tasted this salad. ;)
Was this review helpful? [ YES ]
38 users found this review helpful

Subscribe Today!

In Season

Gourmet Chicken
Gourmet Chicken

We have over 150 different ways to take chicken from everyday to gourmet.

Springtime Salads
Springtime Salads

All the tenderest leaves, baby vegetables, and early fruits are ready for the picking.

Spring Sale! Only $5.99
Spring Sale! Only $5.99

Great recipes and cooking tips! For a limited time, get a year of Allrecipes Magazine for $5.99.

Most Popular Blogs

Read our blog

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States