Sweet Treats “for the kids”

Someone posted this video, which is pretty funny, and also made me hungry.

I decided to make my own.

Dough:

1 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 small banana (smashed)
2 tsp sugar
1/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk

Directions:

Form dough into 4 balls.

Put a pat of butter, some piloncillo, and freshly ground cinnamon into the center of each one.

Flatten into a biscuit, brown lightly on both sides in oven-proof skillet (e.g. cast iron) sprayed with butter flavour PAM, finish in pre-heated oven at 375F for a few minutes until done.

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Red Mole with Chicken

Continuing my recent Mexican theme, started the day with huevos rancheros, then made Rick Bayless’s chicken in red mole sauce for dinner (here is a slightly different version than the one in the cookbook: http://www.rickbayless.com/recipe/classic-red-mole/), and here is someone’s excessively photographed version (http://www.thepauperedchef.com/2010/06/my-first-mole-rich-red-mole-with-chicken.html).
Also made a batch of salsa verde, a side of okra with tomatoes, peppers and epazote, and some turkey chorizo which I look forward to eating with eggs for breakfast.

Seriously thinking about doing the even more elaborate turkey in mole poblano sauce for thanksgiving (http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes/Turkey-in-Mole-Poblano)