Baking and Sweet Endings

Hot Crossed Biscuits Cooling
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Hot Crossed Biscuits

Great for Easter or any other time you get a craving! I normally make Hot Crossed Buns but when I don’t feel like making them I put together a batch of these Hot Crossed Biscuits instead… 2 cups unbleached flour 4 tsp. baking powder 1 Tbsp. packed brown sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. cinnamon […]

Zucchini Carrot Cake, White Plate, Fork
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Zucchini Coffee Cake

You’d hardly know it’s zucchini season if you looked in our kitchen!  Joking!  I have to admit there’s a whole lot of things being made using zucchini these days!  And this moist, spicy, quick to make cake is one of them.   It’s great with not only coffee but we’ve had it for breakfast too! It […]

My Stollen With Almond Paste
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“German” Stollen

Making this bread is a tradition and a treat to enjoy on Christmas morning, with coffee, sitting up in bed opening Christmas stockings! It’s not difficult to make and while things are rising, you can decorate your house! For years I’d made two Stollen for the parents of a very good friend.  They were all […]

Yummy Butter Tart Squares
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Butter Tart Squares

You just have to love butter tarts and it seems everyone’s Mom made the best!  This is a much quicker way to get your “butter tart hit”. Not tarts, just baked in a 9” square pan. My mom always used currants when she made her butter tarts, so I have used them here. You could […]

Quick Bread with Apples & Grapes
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Apple And Grape Quick Bread

It’s definitely fall out there…grape harvest, apple harvest…baking, baking, baking!  Quick breads are such a good thing for breakfast, afternoon tea or dessert. Recipe inspired by The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook”. I think I might just add 1/8 tsp. of cardamom the next time I make this! Makes 1 Loaf 1 ¾ cups unbleached flour, reserve […]