Barley Banana Bread

This recipe uses only Barley Flour. But don’t worry, it rises just fine. Not to mention, it’s wonderfully delicious! 

½ cup butter
¾ cup sugar
3 ripe bananas mashed
2 eggs
¼ cup milk
4 tsp baking powder
2 cups Barley Flour
½ cup chopped nuts or chocolate chips (optional)

Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a medium bowl, cream together butter and sugar. Stir in mashed bananas. Beat in eggs and milk. In a separate bowl, combine baking powder, Barley Flour and nuts. Add slowly into the liquid mixture. Pour into a greased loaf pan and bake for about an hour or until an toothpick comes out clean.

Barley 'N' Blueberry Muffins

Or really any kind of muffin you please … rhubarb and pecan anyone?!

2 cups Barley Flour
½ cup sugar
4 tsp baking powder
½ tsp salt
½ tsp cinnamon
2 eggs
¼  vegetable oil
1 cup milk
1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

Preheat oven to 400ºF. In a large bowl, combine Barley Flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Beat in eggs, oil and milk just until moist. Add in blueberries (or whatever else you choose). Pour batter in a greased or lined muffin tin almost full. Bake for about 15 minutes or until centre springs back when lightly touched.