Archives: cinnamon

Double-Ginger Pumpkin Tart

July 18, 2011 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Christmas, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Thanksgiving.

The other day, one of my kids was hankering for pumpkin pie…yes, in the middle of July. Since this is the best time to try new holiday recipes (way ahead of time), I obliged his craving. After a quick search, I decided to make a Double-Ginger Pumpkin Tart. This dessert is like a cross between • Read More »

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Old-Fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting

October 15, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Autumn, Baking, Cakes, Cookies & Bars, Dessert, Recipes.

To me, fresh apple cake is the epitome of autumn! A friend gave me a bag of apples from her backyard tree recently so, of course, I had to find something new and delicious to make with them. What I settled on was this recipe for Old-Fashioned Apple Cake with Brown Sugar Frosting. It’s moist, • Read More »

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Applesauce Spice Muffins

September 30, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Applesauce Spice Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Snack.

These moist, spice-flavored muffins are a cinch to whip up and make a nice breakfast treat or after-school snack. I love the muffin’s light nutmeg flavor and simple, old-fashioned goodness. Yumm! I didn’t have fresh nutmeg so I used regular ol’ jarred ground nutmeg. Enjoy! Applesauce Spice Muffins -recipe from Gourmet Magazine, November 2003 Yield: Makes 12 muffins • Read More »

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Sweet Peach Muffins with Brown Sugar-Walnut Streusel Topping

July 23, 2010 | By andrea | 20 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.

I love muffins, and I’m always trying to find new and delicious ways to whip up a batch of these easy-to-make treats. The house smelled so good while these Sweet Peach Muffins were baking! The recipe says to eat them 5 minutes after they come out of the oven. I tried that and burned my fingers • Read More »

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Cinnamon-Rhubarb Muffins

May 15, 2009 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Spring.

These moist and tender muffins are a great way to show off a seasonal Springtime ingredient: rhubarb. The muffins are slightly tart and slightly sweet with a delicious cinnamon-sugar topping.  I like them best the day they’re made when the muffin tops are still a little crunchy. Trim away any rhubarb leaves from the stalks (they’re • Read More »

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