Bakery Fresh

Having Wren home during Summer holidays has been a good excuse for me to do a little more in the kitchen. Well, me AND her. She loves baking and I am not much of an expert when it comes to baked goods (despite my LOVE of them!), and it can feel so overwhelming to try something for the first time that I often stick to familiar territory when we bake together.

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But we have been branching out and trying things for the first time, which has been going well so far without any disappointing outcomes.

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This past week we gave our first batch of banana bread a try. If you have kids, I'm sure you've been unable to escape Minion mania, so these seemed like a good fit.

We found this recipe for banana bread and it seemed simple and easy (and it was!), the only tweaks we made were to do a batch of mini-loaves instead of one loaf,  and to add a small amount of semi-sweet chocolate chips.

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They were the perfect summer snack for our weekend at the cabin, and they would make an adorable addition to any picnic, and they are already gone. So we will be whipping up another batch in the very near future!IMG_0387