Banana Strawberry Bread Muffins

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Banana Strawberry Bread Muffins
Ingredients
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1½ cups fresh strawberries chopped & tossed in 1 Tablespoon of flour
Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees. Spray two 9×5 loaf pan with nonstick spray. Set aside.
    2. In a large bowl, using a KitchenAid Stand Mixer with paddle attachment cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
    3. In a small bowl, beat eggs using a fork. Add eggs to sugar mixture and beat until combined. Add mashed bananas and mix until combined.
  1. Sift all dry ingredients: flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add sifted dry ingredients to banana mixture and mix until flour is just combined. DO NOT OVERMIX! Fold in floured covered strawberries.
  2. Pour batter into prepared loaf pans and bake at 375F for 15 minutes. REDUCE heat to 350F and bake for an additional 30 minutes until edges are slightly brown or until toothpick inserted into center comes out clean. Let cool completely before removing from loaf pans.

 

Thank you Jenn from the Recipe Critic, this is her recipe and it was too perfect to change up. I did however add a chocolate ganache to top these off, chocolate goes with bananas and strawberries and it absolutely made these taste like heaven! Link to her page here.

 

Honey Festival 5/4

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This is going to be a great day! I’ll be cooking at 12:30 and 2:30 PM. I will be introducing you all to Flameware, locally handmade cookware that is amazing!! Do you know what a tagine is? I do, and I can’t wait to show you. It will be a tasty day!

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Kid Entrepreneurs

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Morning Blend on ABC News 10 with Mark S. Allen

Many of you know that I started an Entrepreneur Club at my school. There are kids in grades 6-8 in the club and it’s been super fun hearing their ideas and watching them take action to make their own money. I was asked to put something together for the Kids Expo so my mom helped me put together a panel of young entrepreneurs for a Q&A on Saturday at the expo. TJ who is the young founder of the expo, Layla and Mya who have a business called Suga-Babes body products and of course, me, with Mason Made Products.

 

We did the media rounds leading up to the big day on Morning Blend with Mark S. Allen on ABC News 10 on Friday, and then Saturday morning we appeared on Good Day Sacramento.

From my mom: “These kids are AMAZING!! Really, they are learning and growing at such a rapid pace, speaking more articulately and presenting themselves as polished and professional with each new appearance. The day of the expo, they answered questions and were spot on with the correct information and advice. I am so proud to be on this journey with Mason and I love seeing other kids making these impressive strides as well.

While Mason was making the media rounds I was hearing people say, Mason is so well spoken. He really has a gift for speaking and being on camera. He’s a natural. I agree with most of that, the part about being a natural reminds me of how often people will note that someone is an overnight success, someone who has been playing or performing for years! Mason is a “natural” who has been practicing being on camera since he’s been 8 years old. He’s 14 now, so that’s six years and over 130 videos on Youtube that make him naturally experienced! LOL! I have been feeling more and more proud of Mason and I see him finding wild success in his life.”

 

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Good Day Sacramento with Cambi Brown

Listening to the news and hearing all the negative news, it’s easy to think that this world is going downhill fast, but I’m here to tell you, we are young people who will make this world a better place, heck, not will, we are making this world a better place right now. Don’t you think so?

 

 

Young Entrepreneur Panel

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Come see me this Saturday at Kids Expo. I’ll be sitting on the Young Entrepreneur Panel at 3 PM on Saturday. Our moderator will be none other than Pat Walsh from KFBK. He’s a great guy and I know we will all entertain you! Want tickets? Leave a comment here, like my YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter and be entered to win a pair of tickets. I don’t know how many I will give away, maybe a little, maybe a lot! Follow and comment! I’ll give tickets away Friday evening.

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