peanut butter & jelly banana bread

peanut butter & jelly banana bread | The Baking Fairy
Banana bread and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches are the two most characteristically American foods I can think of! Maybe when I ask you to name American foods, you think of hamburgers or barbecue or even hot dogs, but for me it’s these two sweet treats. I lived in Europe for half my life, and I had literally never even seen peanut butter before moving to the States, and the first time I tasted banana bread was when we moved to Texas and the neighbors brought over a loaf as a welcome gift. Maybe other foods come to mind first because they are known across the globe as stereotypical American foods, but these two are things that I don’t think are even found anywhere else. So, long story short, I decided to mash the two up into this gorgeous, delicious Frankenstein of a loaf. It’s seriously the best thing ever.

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peanut butter & jelly banana bread | The Baking Fairy

peanut butter & jelly banana bread

Banana bread and peanut butter & jelly sandwiches are the two most characteristically American foods I can think of! Maybe when I ask you to name American foods, you think of hamburgers or barbecue or even hot dogs, but for me it’s these two sweet treats. I lived in Europe for half my life, and… 

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apple pie waffles | The Baking Fairy

apple pie waffles

Today is Saturday Brunch-Day! As opposed to Sunday Funday. I don’t know about y’all, but my Sundays are made especially for sleeping {and sometimes homework}. Saturdays, well,  I can deal with waking up at a decent time and actually cooking some nice breakfast. I’m home for the weekend, so I decided to surprise my family… 

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browned butter pear muffins | The Baking Fairy

browned butter pear muffins

Hello, friends! Today, I am sharing a super scrumptious, easy, and perfectly autumnal muffin recipe! I don’t make muffins often, but they are one of my favorite things. I guess I can’t be very surprised, since they are basically little single servings of quick-bread {which I also love}! These little babies have caramelized, melt-in-your-mouth bites… 

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pumpkin white hot chocolate | The Baking Fairy

pumpkin white hot chocolate

I LOVE fall. I love it I love it I love it. I don’t know if it’s because of the cooler weather {thank goodness}, or the football games, or the pumpkin in all-of-the-things, but it’s basically my favorite time of the year. My first semester of college, once the weather finally cooled off, I loved… 

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pasta al forno | The Baking Fairy

pasta al forno

Happy Saturday, friends! Today is a wet, rainy gameday here in Aggieland, so I figured we could all use some yummy comfort food before the football craziness begins! I guess you could be out tailgating in the rain, but eh… I’d rather be inside with a steamy bowl of pasta. I’m about to stand for… 

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rasbperry white chocolate bundt cake | The Baking Fairy

raspberry white chocolate bundt cake

I am firmly convinced that bundt cakes are the future. I mean, really though. Is there a more effortless kind of cake out there? I seriously doubt it! It’s the only cake that looks beautiful straight out of the pan, and while frosting is always delicious {and I totally believe in slathering cakes in frosting… 

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