Chameleon Spice Cake

Source: Diet for a Small Planet
Date: December 28, 2017
Yield: 12 servings
Time needed:1 hour + time to cool & add icing

I tried the banana version of this versatile cake. The cake itself was ok, but rather humdrum. A lighter flour, such as unbleached white flour might have let the taste of the spices come through better.
I made the icing, but threw it out; powdered milk is no good substitute for icing sugar!!! The icing you see in the photo was a more standard recipe and much better tasting.

Chameleon Spice Cake (banana)

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Sesame-Whole-Wheat “Pat-In” Pie Crust

Source: Diet for a Small Planet
Date: December 5, 2017
Yield: 1 9 inch pie crust
Time needed: 25 minutes

A life-saver for pastry-challenged cooks like myself, and a great option to the store-bought prepared pie crusts. Unfortunately, I forgot to take a picture of the crust alone, but you can see the filled one in the following recipe for quiche.

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