Sunday, November 24, 2013

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

By: Abby Pulliam

Preheat: 350
Prep: 25 minutes
Cook: 50 minutes for 8 1/2 by 4 1/2
Makes: 8 servings


1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
5 1/3 tbsp. butter
2/3 c. sugar
2 egg
1 c. mashed banana 
1/2 c. semisweet chocolate chips (optional)
1/2 c. chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)


In a mixer, whisk flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Next add in the butter, sugar, and eggs.  Then, in a separate bowl mash bananas and then on low speed combine bananas and optional ingredients. Pour the batter into greased pans and bake. Let cool for 5 minutes and as always, enjoy.

Saturday, June 1, 2013

Chocolate Chip Cookies

By: Abby Pulliam

Preheat: 375
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 8-12 minutes
Makes: 30 cookies


1 c. and 2 tbl. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 stick butter
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 egg
1/4 tsp. salt
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1 c. semisweet chocolate chips


In a mixer combine the first 5 ingredients.  Once well mixed, beat the egg, salt, and vanilla together.  When mixture is smooth add the chocolate chips.  Place one BIG teaspoon on the tray spacing them 2 inches apart.  Bake cookies for 8-12 minutes.  When cookies have completed baking, let them cool for about 2 minutes and then place on the baking rack. 

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Carrot Cake

By: Abby Pulliam

Preheat: 350

Prep: 30 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes


2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. salt
2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. vegetable oil 
3 eggs 
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 1/2 c. shredded carrots
1 1/2 c. chopped walnuts 
1 (10 oz.) can crushed pineapple 
3 (8 oz.) package cream cheese
3/4 c. butter softened 
5 1/2 c. confectioners sugar


Preheat the ovento 350 degrees.  Grease and flour tow 9'' pans.  In a large mixing bowl combine all of the dry ingredients.  Slowly mix in the vegetable oil, eggs, and vanilla.  
When combined, add in carrots, walnuts, and pineapple.When everything is mixed in, pour batter evenly into pans.Bake for about  45 minutes.  Let the cakes sit and cool for 10-20 minutes before you flip them


Using a mixer, combine the cream cheese and butter until light and fluffy.  SLOWLY add in the confectioners sugar until well mixed.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Chocolate Banana Smoothie

By: Abby Pulliam
1 – 2 bananas
1/2 cup milk
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
1 tablespoon of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup ice


In a blender combine bananas and milk.  Blend until the bananas and milk forms a liquid.  Add in the chocolate protein powder and the unsweetened cocoa powder, and then blend. Slowly add in the ice.  When your smoothie is done pour into a cup and enjoy!!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

                  Hershey's Rich Chocolate Cake

By: Abby Pulliam

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 30-35 minutes

Ingredients: 2 c. sugar

1 3/4 c. all purpose flour
3/4 c. unsweetened cocoa
1 1/2 tsp. baking powder
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1tsp. salt
2 eggs
1 c. milk
1/2 c. vegetable oil
2 tsp. vanilla extract
1 c. boiling water

Icing: 1 stick butter

3 c. powdered sugar
2/3 c.cocoa 
1/3 c. milk
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Grease and flour two 9'' pans. In a large mixing bowl combine all of the dry ingredients (sugar, all purpose flour, unsweetened cocoa, baking powder, baking soda, and salt). Add in the eggs, milk, vegetable oil, and vanilla. Beat on medium speed for 2-3 minutes until smooth.  Slowly add in the boiling water.  You may notice that the batter will be very thin, it is okay thats normal.  Once the water is mixed in pour the batter evenly into the pans.  Put the pans in the oven for 30-35 minutes.  For cupcakes, place in the oven for 22-25 minutes.  Make sure that when the cakes are ready you test them with a wooden pick or fork.  Let the cakes cool for about 10 minutes before you flip them.

In a mixer, combine the cocoa, milk, and powdered sugar. While the cocoa, milk, and powdered sugar are mixing, melt the butter.  After the butter is completely melted stir in the vanilla and the melted butter. Then enjoy!!!!!!!

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Hi everyone,
I am so excited to start this blog and share some great recipes with you.
Basically this blog is like an online cook book.  All the recipes from the
smoothies, drinks and goodies that I make will be on this website.

I got inspired to do this blog because I am always making and finding great recipes but cannot keep track of them.  So, I figured why not have them on line where they are organized as well as people able to use them.  I hope you guys enjoy it and get some great recipes out of this.