Sometimes I see recipes that just seem so bizarre that I have to try them. This is one of those recipes. My daughter Kayla sent the link to me thinking that the recipe is something that I would like to try…She was right! Here’s a link to the recipe.
I read and re-read the recipe a couple times not believing it would work so I had to give it a try. I mixed up the recipe making a banana bread version..omitting the cloves and only adding 1/2 t cinnamon. I sprayed eight WIDE MOUTH canning jars with cooking spray and I filled the jars half full. (Please note that this is not a food blog with beautiful photos)…it’s just my house as is…dough drips and all.
The jars came out of the oven after 45 minutes looking like this.
As soon as the jars came out of the oven, I wiped the top of the jar off and put a lid and ring on the jars. Amazingly, the jars seal themselves!! The recipe says that the bread will keep in the jars on a shelf in your pantry for a year. WOW…
All of my jars were sitting on the counter cooling when our daughter, Kalissa, came home from school. She HAD to try it. We popped the top off and WOW…it’s wonderful and super moist.
I am completely amazed by this. I am going to be on the hunt for more wide mouth half pint jars so I can make more. I can easily imagine grabbing a couple of jars for when we have unexpected company…or a potluck…or a little something extra to make a meal stretch. As our kids keep growing up and moving away, we can’t always eat a full loaf of bread before it dries out, and let’s be honest…we don’t need a whole large loaf to satisfy a sweet tooth. I can also see me sending a jar with one of my kiddos when they are home for a visit. (Provided they swear that I will get the jar back…this is sometimes an issue)
The recipe has options for banana bread, zucchini bread, apple, cranberry and peach bread. I think it would be awesome to have these on the shelf ready to go when my plans and my life’s plans aren’t always the same. Thanks for passing the recipe to me Kayla!!