Chunky mango cake with pecans in bread machine

With the cooler weather I keep on baking cakes. This week I found some frozen mangoes in my freezer and decided to bake chunky mango cake in my Zojirushi bread maker. I used taste of home recipe http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/chunky-fresh-mango-cake and swapped canola oil into butter, used frozen mangoes, and skipped nutmeg. My recipe: 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup…

Bread machine dough for the most delicious holiday rolls

The holidays is just around the corner and it is indeed a great time to start  trying out new and different recipes that could be a big hit for the holiday time. This time I had some leftovers of brie and cranberries, thus prepared some pretty tasty rolls. You will need: 1/4 of cup cranberry…

Apple, cinnamon and cranberry jam in bread machine

Lately I have spotted a blogger challenge: Cape Cod Select Holiday Blogger Recipe Challenge. And thought it would be quite interesting to participate and create some recipes with cranberries. Thus, the first thing that came in my mind was jam. And to be more precise: apple, cinnamon and cranberry jam. Very festive! The recipe for this…

Basic white bread in bread machine

The best way to test new bread machine is to bake basic white bread. And I did just that with my Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB‑PAC20. I have tried their basic  bread recipe a couple of times (see below) and found it a bit too sweet. So, made a few adjustments and must admit the bread…

My new bread machine! 

It finally happened – I received my new bread maker – Zojirushi Home Bakery Virtuoso BB‑PAC20!!!! The first impressions: The design and build is solid It comes with great recipe/instruction book and DVD It can make almost any type of bread (white, raisin, artesian, and everything in between), cakes, knead and raise dough, jams An option to program in…

Tasty pizza roll ups

It seems that lately I have been experimenting a lot with bread roll ups. The latest bake is pizza roll ups – again very simple and delicious bake. I made the dough in bread machine, which is again very simple and requires almost no work. You will need: 3 1/2 cups of all purpose flour…

Blueberry jam and cottage cheese rolls

I was eager to bake something sweet and use up blueberry jam that I made a while ago. Thus, sweet rolls came to my mind. My inspiration was cinnamon rolls, well the dough to be more precise. The filling – blueberries and cottage cheese – was something that I had in fridge and was really…

Simple spinach and feta bread 

Bread and all its variations, so many recipes to be baked and tried! This time I baked a simple yet extremely delicious bread with spinach and feta. These ingredients are timeless I would say and scream for success. Thus, once more very simple recipe. Ingredients: 3 ½ cups of all-purpose flour 1 cup of warm…