It might just be me, but every time I look on my social media, someone is making desserts or breads that look incredibly delicious. According to Google Trends , as the the coronavirus continues to spread , searches for “banana bread” have exploded. Over the past 30 days, such searches have increased 84% in the UK and 54% globally. Maybe it’s the stress of baking, or maybe it’s boredom, but people are in the kitchen and living their best lives.
But here’s the challenge: I try to avoid going to grocery stores and with with spotty food deliveries, I struggle to create the desserts my family loves as long as I’m stuck at home. I can’t keep enough flour, sugar and eggs. Enter: 3 ingredients recipes designed for moms like me, who decides to make big dishes only to realize that I have half the ingredients.
Here are our favorite 3-ingredient desserts the whole family will love:
1. Peanut Butter Cereal Bites
Total time: 15 minutes
- Peanut Butter
- Honey nut cereal
- Put 1 part peanut butter and 1 part honey in a bowl.
- Microwave for about a minute. Stir until combined.
- Add 3-4 parts of cereal. Stir.
- Divide into bite-sized pieces and place on waxed paper to cool.
Recipe Delicious .
2. Chocolate fondant
Total time: 90 minutes
- 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 can of 14 ounces of sweetened condensed milk
- 1/4 cup butter
- Nuts and pretzels, optional
- Add semi-sweet chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter (or margarine, if that’s all you have on hand) in a large microwave-safe bowl.
- Reheat in microwave on medium power until melted, about 3 to 5 minutes. Make sure to stir about every minute.
- Pour fudge mixture into a well-greased 8 x 8-inch glass baking dish. Refrigerate until set.
Recipe Dear Crissy .
3. Shortbread cookies
Total time: 40 minutes
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- Confectionery sugar, optional
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually incorporate the flour. Press dough into ungreased 9-inch pan. square baking dish. Prick with a fork.
- Bake until light brown, 30-35 minutes. Cut into squares while hot. Cool completely on a wire rack. If desired, sprinkle with icing sugar.
Recipe Taste of the house .
4. Healthy Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Bars
Serves: 1 bar
Total time: 30 minutes
- 6 to 7 mashed bananas
- 1 cup of peanut butter
- 4 cups old-fashioned oatmeal
- Preheat your oven to 350F. Line an 8 x 8 inch pan with parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large bowl, combine your mashed bananas, peanut butter and old-fashioned oatmeal and mix until a thick paste remains. If the dough is too thin, add a little extra oats. If you are using chocolate chips, fold them in with a rubber spatula.
- Pour the dough into the lined pan and spread out on an even layer. Top with a few more chocolate chips and bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until top is golden and a skewer comes out clean.
- Remove from the oven and let the breakfast bars sit in the pan for 10 minutes or until loose enough to transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Recipe of a The world of the great man .
5. Peanut Butter Cups
Total time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
- 3 tbsp caster sugar, sifted
- ½ cup smooth peanut butter
- 1 cup of melted chocolate
- Prepare a cupcake mold with 6 boxes.
- Combine peanut butter and powdered sugar until smooth.
- Spread 1 to 2 tablespoons of chocolate on the bottom of each cupcake mold.
- Spoon 1 to 2 teaspoons of the peanut butter mixture over the chocolate.
- Cover each spoonful of peanut butter with more chocolate and smooth the top.
- Refrigerate for 1 hour or until chocolate has hardened.
- Remove the peanut butter cups from the liners.
Recipe Delicious .
6. Sugar cookies
Total time: 30 minutes
- 1 stick of unsalted butter, plus 2 tbsp. salted butter
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- Sprinkles, optional
- Preheat the oven to 325 degrees.
- Use an electric mixer to cream the sugar and butter, whisking both until the butter is almost white and the mixture is light and fluffy, almost like a slightly grainy frosting, then stir in the flour.
- Shape cookies into 1-inch balls, placing them about two inches apart on a baking sheet. If using sprinkles, flatten cookies into a disc shape and cover with sprinkles.
- Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until edges of cookies are lightly browned.
Recipe Delight .
7. Cobbler Cake Mix
Total time: 55 minutes
- 2 cans of peaches in light syrup
- 1 can of yellow cake mix
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Pour the peaches into a baking dish. Sprinkle cake mixture on top and pour melted butter all over.
- Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, about 50 minutes.
Recipe All Recipes .
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