Cakes

Banana Bread Donuts

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It's National Donut Day! But…I don't bake. I'm so on the J.V. team of baking. Which is why this recipe was born. Every time I work with yeast and dough and rising and falling, I fail. But, the simpler the ingredients and the simpler the recipe, the better off my baking becomes. … I know…I'm working on it. Anyway. I love banana bread and I had a pile of ripe bananas, so here we go…

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3 ripe bananas
1 cup of granulated sugar
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/3 cup of all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/4 cup of cocoa powder (if you want to make them chocolate)

Glaze

1 cup of confectioner's sugar
1/2 tsp almond extract
2 tbsp milk
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Add the bananas, egg, vanilla extract, and granulated sugar to a bowl and beat until smooth. In another bowl add the flour and baking powder together. Slowly add the flour...
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Nutritions

Calories
191

Sodium
131mg
5% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
3g
12% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV