So… for our bonus post we had hoped that we would be sharing two fun cocktails to serve at your Super Bowl party. Since the Chiefs and the Saints are going to be there next year instead of this year, we decided to keep that post for 2020. (wink) Thus we bring you your January Bonus Post: You Knead It!
There is nothing better than the smell of fresh baked bread. The winter time is when fresh, steamy bread tastes best. Is it because it is the ultimate comfort food? We realized that we have a fondness for featuring good bread recipes on TBPBlog over the past couple of years. This week we are going to take a look back and revisit some of our “kneadiest” recipes.
Zaya Banana Bread: Yummy! If you like banana bread, you need to try this recipe. It is so easy. Make sure to save some bread for day 2 when the rum is released. Oh yesssss!
Angry Orchard Bread: This bread was an overnight success and quickly became a favorite both on the blog and in The Blind Pig household. Did we mention that there are only 3 ingredients?
Easy Pumpkin Beer Bread: Easy Pumpkin Beer Bread is the close cousin of Angry Orchard Bread. You don’t have to wait for the leaves to start to fall to enjoy it. Try it out today.
Christmas Morning Bread: Craig won’t stop talking about this bread! This has been one of his most favorite recipes we have ever featured on The Blind Pig Blog. It is the perfect breakfast bread for a brunch or morning meeting. Serve it at home or take it to go.
Kerrygold Cinnamon Rolls: No one makes cinnamon rolls like grandma. This recipe is definitely worth the extra work. The Kerrygold icing is a hit!
Kerrygold French Toast: Looks difficult, but isn’t. Serve this at your next brunch or family breakfast. It will impress all who attend.
Whiskey Bread Pudding: This is the perfect warm winter dessert. It is so filling and comforting with just a little zip of whiskey to warm you inside and out.
Seven delicious breads for breakfast, brunch or anytime. Which one will you try this weekend?
The Blind Pig Apple Festival continues with one of the easiest recipes we have posted on TBP: Angry Orchard Bread. This bread recipe, which only requires 3 main ingredients, will have you feeling guilty for the minimum effort and big reward to your taste buds. Yes, we said three ingredients!!!
Rhonda had a beer bread recipe for years that was super easy. One day when we were brainstorming ideas for the blog, we thought, “What if we substitute hard cider for beer in our recipe?” We tried it and lo and behold a star was born. You don’t need to take just our word for it. Our harshest and most severe critic, Blind Piglet #2, loved this recipe, so we know we have a crowd pleaser.
Here’s what you need. Self-rising enriched flour, a bottle of your favorite hard cider (ours is Angry Orchard), and sugar. We also enhanced the recipe with some chopped apples covered in cinnamon and sugar.
The most difficult part of the recipe is that your hard cider needs to be warm or room temperature. Ours was nice and cold from sitting in the refrigerator, so we had to place it out in the sun for about an hour. (Hopefully you won’t need to do that part.)
Place the flour and sugar in a bowl. Add hard cider and stir. Place in a bread pan. Top with chopped apples covered in cinnamon and sugar. Bake for 50-55 minutes at 350 degrees. Out comes cinnamony, apple goodness!
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Angry Orchard Bread
Angry Orchard Bread: The Easiest Bread You'll Ever Make
- 3 cups of self-rising flour
- 1/3 cup of sugar
- 12 ounces of hard cider (warm)
- Stir together all ingredients.
- Place dough in a loaf pan sprayed with cooking spray.
- Chop an apple into small pieces. Coat with 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and 1/2 tablespoon of sugar.
- Sprinkle apples on top of dough.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 50-55 minutes.
Is your weekend as soggy and wet at ours is in Dallas, Texas? If so, it is the perfect time for making a little something, something in the oven! Are you ready to try out Angry Orchard Bread? What are you waiting for?