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Simple Bruschetta Appetizers
Small, open-faced sandwiches, Bruschetta make perfect appetizers. They are delicious and quick and easy to make.
(this recipe make about 24 Bruschetta)
- Long loaf crusty bread
- 3 medium ripe roma tomatoes
- 3 large fresh mozzarella balls
- 24 fresh basil leaves
- Coarse salt
- Extra virgin olive oil
- Cut Bread into 1/2th(4cm) slices on the diagonal
- Lightly toast bread in the oven on both sides
- Cut tomatoes into 1/4inch(0.75cm) slices and place on each slice of bread
- Cut mozzarella balls into 1/4 inches(0.75cm) slices and place on top of tomato.
- Chop basil into thin strips and sprinkle on top.
- Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt.
- re-toasting with toppings on will make the mozzarella melt
- rub roasted garlic cloves on the toasted breads slices
Pumpkin Spice Bread
- 2 canned pumpkin
- 3 cup sugar
- 2 cup water
- 1 vegetable oil
- 4 eggs
- 3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 tsp. baking soda
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 tsp. baking powder
- 1/2 tsp. nutmeg
- 3/4 ground cloves
- Heat the oven to 350° degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin, sugar, water, vegetable oil and eggs. Beat until well mixed.
- Measure the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, salt, baking powder, nutmeg and ground cloves into separate bowl, then stir until combined (a great job for kids). Slowly add the dry ingredients to the pumpkin mixture, beating until smooth.
- Grease two 9" X 5" loaf pans and dust with flour. Evenly divide the batter between the two pans.
- Bake for 60 to 70 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from pans by inverting them onto a rack and tapping the bottoms. Slice and serve plain, buttered or with cream cheese.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 19 March 2013 15:27)