CHOCOLATE BANANA MINI LOAVES                    Makes 2 mini loaves.
3/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips
3 tbs heavy cream
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
3/4 cup banana chips
1 tsp banana extract
3/4 cup powdered sugar, sifted
2 large eggs
3/4 cup low fat chocolate milk
17 oz pkg banana nut muffin mix
Heat oven to 350°. Spray two miniature loaf pans with cooking spray, set aside. Place banana chips in a plastic bag. Press out air and seal. Using a rolling pin, roll over chips until crushed.
-Whisk muffin mix and cocoa in a bowl. Add chocolate milk, oil and eggs, stirring until smooth. Stir in crushed banana chips and chocolate chips. Divide batter between pans. Bake 55 min. Or until done.
-Cool in pans 20 min. MAKE GLAZE—Mix powdered sugar, cream and banana extract in a bowl. Drizzle glaze over loaves and let cool completely, then SERVE…

Chocolate Cobbler

Chocolate Cobbler

‘Heavenly Delights,’ Siloam Baptist Church, Meadville

2 sticks butter or margarine
1 1/2 cups self-rising flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup milk
1 cup sugar
6 T. cocoa
3/4 cup hot water
3/4 cup milk

Melt the butter in a 9-by-13-inch pan. Mix self-rising flour, 1 1/2 cups sugar and 3/4 cup milk; pour over the butter. Combine 1 cup sugar and the cocoa; sprinkle over the flour mixture. Combine hot water and 3/4 cup milk; pour over the sugar mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Good served with ice cream or whipped cream.

This Recipe is from the June 2006 issue of Today in Mississippi

He-Man Casserole


He-Man Casserole

1 can cream of mushroom soup
3/4 soup can water
1 pound ground beef, loosely crumbled
4 medium red potatoes, thinly sliced
1 large onion, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper

Preheat oven 350º F.
In an oiled casserole dish put a layer potatoes, a layer of onions, then a layer of raw ground beef.
In a bowl mix mushroom soup and 1/2 can water. Pour over beef. Sprinkle salt and pepper over all. Cover with a lid or foil. Bake 1 hour or until potatoes are tender


Sunshine Breakfast Casserole

Sunshine Breakfast Casserole

1 lb of bulk breakfast sausage, your choice

6 eggs

1/2 cup sour cream

4 tbl chopped onions

4 tbl chopped bell pepper, red or green or both

Preheat oven 350. Brown sausage, onions and bell peppers
in heavy skillet. Drain. Line baking dish with 3/4 of
the sausage mixture. Combine eggs and sour cream.
Season to taste. Pour over sausage mixture. Bake until eggs are
semi-set. Stir egg mixture and top with remaining sausage.
Bake until eggs are firm.

Yield: Serves 4 to 6.