Saturday, June 23, 2012

The Chronicles of Baking--pt.1

I've been baking. A lot. And I've been thinking about this blog with every splendid  thing that I make. I promise to share everything that I've ventured to create over the last couple of weeks. Starting now.

Welcome to the Chronicles of Baking. Part One: The Adventures of Zucchini Bread.

Remember my search for a banana bread recipe that didn't call for any sugar? Well, I was craving zucchini bread--something I've enjoyed before but have never ventured to make--and was wondering if I could find a recipe that met my somewhat-picky specifications. Bingo! It didn't take long for me to stumble across this recipe. (And it just so happens that this blog is where I found the banana bread recipe, as well!)

When I first made it and gave it a try, I wasn't so sure how I felt about it. I added dark chocolate chips, which definitely added something special, but I wasn't sure that I would love the bread all on it's own. But do you know how sometimes when you try something JUST out of the oven, you lose some of the flavor? Well that must have happened with this bread. Because each day that I had a slice, I liked it more and more. Now I think I have to say that I favor this zucchini bread over the banana. *eek!* Bold statement. Don't hold me to that!

In any case, it turned out beautifully--brown and accented with green--and I will definitely be using this recipe in the future.

Unfortunately, I didn't take any after pictures. (I was baking a few things that same evening...) So--I owe you photos. But try the recipe, really!

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