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MMCOOKIE


MMCOOKIE
 
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Cooking Interests: Healthy, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet
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Recipe Reviews 3 reviews
Pizza Dough II
My husband and I have made this crust for pizza probably once a month for the past two years. It is definitely a family hit and we have stopped ordering out pizza because of it. FYI, 1 pkg. yeast = 2 1/4 tsp, but if the crust doesn't rise as much as you want, try adding another 1/4 or 1/2 tsp the next time you make it. I also never use wheat flour (I never buy any) so I just add all the amounts of the flours and use my all-purpose flour. It tastes great! We had a problem with it being too doughy so we always bake just the crust for 10 minutes until slightly crispy and then add the toppings and cook until the cheese melts.

5 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 5, 2007
Banana Banana Bread
This bread is absolutely fantastic! It is so moist and the flavor wonderful, but I do add a few things: 1 tsp vanilla (can never hurt to add some to a treat), 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and a pinch of all spice or pumpkin spice. It also helps to know about 3-5 medium sized bananas is what you will need, depending on how much you want to taste them (I like to really taste the bananas). I always add some chocolate chips and often times will use my mini-cupcake pan to make baby banana bread muffins. They cook very quickly this way (about 15-20 min) and kids love these because they can hold them in one hand.

8 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 5, 2007
Eclairs II
This recipe was good, but not worth 5 stars. Yes, the dough is eggy, but it still tastes good. I made 11 eclairs and the recipe calls for 9. Next time, I will make around 20 small eclairs, because they are so rich and huge it is hard to eat a whole one. The chocolate sauce is really a cake icing. I will try to find something thinner and with far less sugar. I didn't have time to make the whipped filling, so I just used a pastry bag and pumped them with pudding. It tasted fine, but I'm sure they would be more delicious with the filling recipe. I would also recommend covering the eclairs with tin foil half-way through the baking process so they don't burn on the top in the oven. All in all, a good eclair recipe.

2 users found this review helpful
Reviewed On: Aug. 5, 2007
 
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