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Apple Cider Quick Bread

This moist delicious apple cider loaf is filled with healthy ingredients like whole wheat flour, yogurt, grapeseed oil, apples and raisins. Like all quick bread recipes you can whip this up in no time to have a healthy treat for your family.
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons toasted wheat germ
2 tsp. Watkins Baking Powder
1 tsp. Watkins Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. Watkins Nutmeg
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 egg white
1/2 cup apple cider or unsweetened apple juice
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup Watkins grapeseed oil, original unflavored
1 tsp. Watkins Vanilla Extract
1 cup shredded peeled tart apple
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 tsp. Watkins Grated Orange Peel Continue reading Apple Cider Quick Bread

Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Enjoy a slice of this delicious poppy seed lemon loaf with a cup of coffee or tea. We’ve always found that this cake makes a nice snack or dessert. It freezes well so make an extra one to have on hand in the freezer to serve when you have unexpected company.

Ingredients for the cake:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon Watkins All-Natural Pure Lemon Extract
1 1/2 cups flour, sifted
1 teaspoon Watkins baking powder
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
Peel of 1 lemon, grated or 1 teaspoon Watkins lemon peel
1/2 cup milk
Watkins Cooking Spray Continue reading Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf

Easy Buttercream Frosting

This is a very easy and fool proof buttercream frosting. You can make the frosting in a variety of flavors including chocolate, butterscotch, vanilla, lemon, banana and more to perfectly compliment the cake you are frosting.

2 cups/500 mL powdered sugar (icing sugar)
1/2 cup/125 mL Watkins Dessert Mix, Chocolate, Butterscotch, Vanilla, Lemon or Banana
1/4 cup/60 mL butter
1/3 cup/80 mL half-and-half (creamo)

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Fruit Coffee Cake With Cinnamon Topping

This fruit coffee cake is low fat and not too sweet, if you want to reduce the sugar more use unsweetened apricots, peaches, or applesauce and use only 1/4 cup of sugar in the topping. You can use any kind of fruit you have on hand, I’ve made this recipe with frozen raspberries or blueberries as well. Watkins cinnamon

2 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons sugar
1 egg or 2 egg whites
1 2/3 cups flour (sifted)
3 teaspoons Watkins Baking Powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup milk
1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla
1 cup sweetened cooked apricots, peaches, diced or applesauce
1/4 teaspoon Watkins lemon Extract

Directions: Continue reading Fruit Coffee Cake With Cinnamon Topping