It’s not every day that you find a recipe that combines fruit, a veggie AND two kinds of chocolate into a delicious breakfast treat. Did I mention two kinds of chocolate? These muffins are super moist, chocolatey, not overly sweet, and pretty as a picture. I made them for a friend for her birthday breakfast gathering. Consequently, one • Read More »
Blueberry Streusel MuffinsApril 24, 2012 | By andrea | Comments Off on Blueberry Streusel Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Muffins.
Who can resist a homemade blueberry muffin? Not me! Lightly lemony with a tender crumb and a sweet streusel topping, these Blueberry Streusel Muffins rival anything you’ll find at a fancy coffee house or bakery. They make a great breakfast treat or after school snack, and are fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea. YUM! The recipe • Read More »
Panettone MuffinsDecember 4, 2011 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Christmas, Holidays, Muffins, Recipes.
These pretty, jewel-like muffins are easy-to-make, lightly sweetened muffins are delicious, loaded with plumped-up dried fruit and are perfect for a holiday breakfast or brunch. They’re inspired by Panettone, an Italian sweet bread that is popular at Christmas. For the muffins, I used dried apricots, golden raisins, dried pineapple, chopped dates, and dried cranberries…all soaked in a little • Read More »
Berry Best MuffinsAugust 9, 2011 | By andrea | Comments Off on Berry Best Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Bread, Breakfast, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes.
I made these delicious citrusy, berry-studded muffins last week for a gathering. They were easy to make, moist and a perfect way to highlight summer’s freshest berries. These muffins are best the day they’re made…but are still tasty the second day. I used blueberries and raspberries, and lemon zest and orange zest for both the • Read More »
Applesauce Spice MuffinsSeptember 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 »
Raspberry MuffinsAugust 13, 2010 | By andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes.
I love berry treats and desserts and was lured into buying the Stonewall Kitchen Favorites Cookbookbecause of this recipe for Raspberry Muffins. How can anyone resist a moist, freshly-baked muffin flecked with berries and finished with a crunchy streusel topping? Certainly not I! I’ve made these muffins a few times with great results. I had a hard • Read More »
Sweet Peach Muffins with Brown Sugar-Walnut Streusel ToppingJuly 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 »
Orange Chocolate Chip MuffinsApril 26, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Chocolate, Kid-friendly, Muffins, Recipes, Snack.
These orange-scented muffins are moist, not too sweet and studded with chocolate chips. I’m eating one now between sips of freshly brewed French roast coffee…Yumm! I got the recipe out of the Fresh Every Day Cookbook by Sara Foster. She calls the muffins Orange Chocolate Muffins, but I renamed them Orange Chocolate Chip Muffins since they’re not • Read More »
Banana Pina Colada MuffinsMarch 26, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes.
Recently, I ran across this recipe for Banana Pina Colada Muffins. Since I had some ripe bananas that needed to be used, I decided to give the recipe a try. They’re a nice change from the typical banana muffin. I don’t think they tasted anything like a pina colada, though. The name must be referring to the ingredients used • Read More »
Cranberry-Orange MuffinsJanuary 4, 2010 | By andrea | Comments Off on Cranberry-Orange Muffins | Filed in: Baking, Breakfast, Christmas, Holidays, Muffins.
Looking for a way to use up some fresh cranberries that didn’t get put to use during the holidays? These orange-scented muffins are delicious, moist and not too sweet. Since I didn’t have buttermilk, I substituted a mixture of 1/2 cup sour cream and 1/2 cup 2% milk. I made 6 muffins as is, then added • Read More »