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Banana Nut Bread
Toad in the Hole
S C R A M B L E D E G G S
2 teaspoons milk (optional*)
1 teaspoon butter or oil
1) Crack your egg into a small bowl.
2) Add the milk.
3) Using a fork, beat the egg until it's blended together.
4) Heat your frying pan and add the butter.
5) When the butter is melted, add your egg.
6) Stir frequently and cook your egg until it's done the way you like to eat it.
*Optional means you decide if you want to include it or not.
F R E N C H T O A S T
1/4 cup milk
4 slices of bread
1 tablespoon oil, margarine or butter
1) Beat together the milk and egg in a shallow bowl.
2) Heat the oil or margarine/butter in the frying pan.
3) While the oil is getting hot, dip the bread in the egg mixture.
4) Fry the bread. Try frying two pieces at a time.
5) Smother in syrup and eat. You can also sprinkle with powdered sugar if you wish.
P A N C A K E S
2 cups flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
2 cups milk
2 tablespoons oil
1) Mix all ingredients together. Don't worry about the lumps.
2) Heat frying pan with a little oil in the bottom to keep your pancakes from sticking.
3) Make a test pancake first.
4) Using a large spoon, drop your batter into the frying pan. Its ready to turn over when bubbles appear on top. Adjust your heat if needed.
5) Use up all the batter and have a feast.
6) Try adding blueberries, bananas, strawberries or apples (or chocolate chips, shhh...) to your batter.
B A N A N A N U T B R E A D
3 ripe bananas, well mashed
2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1) Preheat the oven to 350~F.
2) Mix the bananas and eggs together in a large bowl.
3) Stir in the flour, sugar, salt and baking soda.
4) Add the walnuts and continue to stir.
5) Grease your loaf pan. This means to cover the inside of the pan with oil so your bread won't stick to the sides.
6) Pour your batter into the loaf pan. Bake for one hour.
7) You can eat this warm or hot. However you like.
T O A D I N T H E H O L E
1 slice of bread (Sourdough works well)
1 teaspoon butter or margarine
1) Cut a small egg-yolk sized circle in the center of your bread.
2) Heat the butter in a frying pan.
3) Place the bread in the pan.
4) Carefully crack your egg over the bread so the yolk slips into the hole.
5) You can leave the toast cooking sunnyside up or flip it over when the yolk has hardened.
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