Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Cake

Whole Wheat Zucchini Chocolate Cake

1/2 cup yogurt
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup buttermilk or milk soured with 2 teaspoons vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
4 tablespoons cocoa
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups finely diced, peeled zucchini
1/2 cup chocolate chips
Powdered sugar icing if desired

Stir yogurt and oil with sugar, then add eggs, vanilla, and buttermilk. Sift together flour, cocoa, baking powder, salt and soda. Add liquid mixture. Stir in zucchini and turn into greased and floured 9 x 13 inch baking pan. Sprinkle the top with chocolate chips and bake at 325 degrees for 40-45 minutes. When cool, frost with icing if desired.

Whole Wheat Waffles

Whole Wheat WafflesWhole Wheat Waffles

2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 tablespoon sugar
2 beaten eggs
2 1/4 cups milk
1/4 cup vegetable oil

Pour mixture on waffle griddle.

Waffles without Baking Powder

2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
1 Tablespoon active dry yeast
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cups milk
2 eggs
1/3 cup cooking oil

Sift together the flour, sugar, yeast, and salt. Add the milk, eggs, and oil and mix well. Cover with a cloth and refrigerate overnight.

In the morning stir the waffle batter and pour the mixture onto the griddle.

Prize Whole Wheat Sponge Cake

Fresh sponge cake

6 large eggs, separated
1 1/4 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
1/4 teaspoon almond extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups sifted whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Beat the yolks, water, sugar, and flavorings with mixer in small bowl for 5-7 minutes. The mixture should be very thick and creamy. Transfer the mix to a large bowl and add flour and salt gradually, continuing to beat on low.

Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff. Fold immediately into the first mixture. Bake in an ungreased tube pan for 60-70 minutes at 325 to 350 degrees. Invert the pan and cool the cake thoroughly before removing it. Frost cake if desired.

Whole Wheat Sour Dough Pancakes

Whole Wheat Sour Dough Pancakes

Evening Preparation:
3 cups whole wheat flour
2 1/2 cups milk
1 1/2 Tablespoons or 1 package of yeast
1 Tablespoon sugar
1/2 cup warm water

Morning Mixing:
4 Tablespoons oil
2 teaspoons soda
4 Tablespoons sugar
4 egg yolks
3/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg whites

The evening before you plan to serve sour dough pancakes mix flour and milk and beat until smooth. Dissolve yeast and sugar into 1/2 cup of warm water. After the yeast begins to bubble and grow mix in the flour and milk combination. Cover with a cloth and let this sit out overnight.

In the morning add oil, soda, sugar, egg yolks, and salt to the sourdough mixture you created the night before. Mix this together, then fold in your egg whites. If the mixture is too thin sprinkle in flour and mix until you reach the desired consistency.

Cook on the griddle and serve with strawberries and whipped cream.

Whole Wheat Muffins

Whole Wheat MuffinsWhole Wheat Muffins

2 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 teaspoons baking powder
2 beaten eggs
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine

Stir together the dry ingredients. In a separate bowl, stir together the liquid ingredients. Combine both sets of ingredients, mixing only until the dry ingredients are moist. Bake in greased or papered muffin tins for 20 minutes at 375 degrees.

Whole Wheat Bread

Whole Wheat BreadWhole Wheat Bread

2 rounded tablespoons yeast
5 1/2 cups warm water
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup honey
1 tablespoon salt
12 to 13 cups whole wheat flour

Add warm water to yeast and let soften for five minutes. Add oil and honey. Stir in about 3 cups of flour, then add salt. Add enough of the remaining flour to make a batter about the consistency of pancake batter, and beat by hand or machine for 10 minutes. Then add remaining flour to a soft, but not overly sticky dough. Turn into buttered bowl and let rise. Shape into loaves, let rise and bake at 350 degrees for 35-45 minutes.

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate CakeChocolate Cake

3 cups flour
5 tablespoons cocoa
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons cooking oil
2 tablespoons vinegar
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups cold water

Stir the dry ingredients together in a bowl. Add the liquid ingredients and beat until almost smooth. Pour into greased and floured 9 x 13 inch pan and bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.