MAKE MY BANANA-ALMOND-VANILLA-NUTMEG-AMARETTO, GODIVA CHOCOLATE LIQUOR and TART CHERRIES FOR ANYONE YOUR LOVE!
Try my new recipe. You don’t need a special day to celebrate the people that you love; i.e. your husband/wife, children, neighbors, co-workers and anyone in between. Or, instead you can be a sweet soul and then take this heart-shaped bread to your nearest homeless shelter for women and children. Time to bake from scratch! SMILE.
Approx. Prep and Cook Time: 35 to 40 Minutes
Approximate Cost: $6.72 or .84 cents per serving
Difficulty Level: Easy
Allergens, Other: Contains Gluten (for GF use GF flour as described below)
Servings: 8 to 10
1 ½ c. Flour (for gluten free cupcakes, please use the 1 to 1 GF flour) ($1.00)
¾ c. white sugar (.40)
2 egg whites (whisked) (.32)
¼ c. applesauce (.25)
2 tsp. melted unsalted butter @ room temp. (.15)
½ tsp. vanilla extract ($1.00)
½ tsp. almond extract (.20)
1 tbsp. Amaretto Disaronno Liquor (.90)
1 tbsp. Godiva Chocolate Liquor (.90)
1 ¼ tsp. baking powder (.15)
½ tsp. baking soda (.15)
½ tsp. pumpkin all-spice (.15)
1/8 tsp. regular salt (10)
1 large mashed banana, super black (.50)
½ c. Dried Tart Cherries (.65)
Preheat oven at 350 F. degrees.
Use a Wilton heart shaped baking pan sprayed with good olive oil spray and set aside.
In a med size bowl, whisk together well all the dry ingredients; the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg/pumpkin spice, sugar and salt. Set aside.
In a separate bowl mix the wet ingredients: First, mash the bananas, set aside.
Whisk the egg whites, then add the applesauce, melted unsalted butter at room temp, vanilla, almond extracts, Amaretto and Godiva Chocolate liquors, dried Tart Cherries, mix to combine, then add it to the bananas.
Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and mix until just moistened and incorporated, the batter will not be soft. Now pour the batter into your pre-oiled heart-shaped pan.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes depending on your oven calibration. ENJOY!
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