Tag: Buttermilk

Baking and Sweet Endings

Pumpkin Gingerbread Cake

An easy to make cake that is moist, light and full of the fall spices we all love so much! In my books, if it’s made with buttermilk then I’m sold! Makes A 9” Square Pan 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 cup tinned pumpkin or homemade puree** ½ each vegetable oil & […]

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Zucchini Parmesan Bread

It’s nearing the end of summer…and with that comes the ultimate question, what the heck am I going to do with all this zucchini?  Well, here’s a quick bread that would be delicious with a salad or soup or toasted up for breakfast. Makes 1 Loaf 3 cups unbleached flour, you can use a little […]

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

The blueberries, here in B.C., are gorgeous!   It’s great to make these muffins when the berries are in season, but we can get good, local, frozen ones from the Gelderman’s farm to make these muffins with other times of the year. I often double the recipe just to have a bunch on hand in […]

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Buttermilk Corn Bread

Another one of our favourite quick breads. It’s so good with soups, chili  or a main course salad. I love  baking with buttermilk as it provides such a nice flavour and crumb to the finished product. Makes One 8 x 8” Pan 2 large eggs ¼ cup sugar ½ cup unbleached flour ½ cup wholewheat […]

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Ramp And Buttermilk Biscuits

Ramps (aka wild leeks) are found only in the spring. If you are the lucky person who has learned how to forage and know where to locate them….all I can say is “I’m really jealous”. For the rest of us, they are available at local Farmers’ Markets. A delicious, two-thumbs up savoury biscuit that would […]

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Zucchini Buttermilk Cornbread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I love cornbread…and I have a whole lot of zucchini in the garden, so this recipe I came across in Bon Appetit certainly was right up my alley…hope it’s something that you will enjoy as much as we do…great for breakfast! Makes 1 Loaf 1/2 cup […]

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Baking Powder Biscuits

Or what every child should be taught to make! I was in grade 7 taking Home Ec for the first time. Our curriculum for the first half of the school year included learning how to make “tea biscuits” and muffins. This turned out to be a very good thing. My Mom was pregnant with my brother. When […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins The local strawberries are in and so is the rhubarb…you know what they say, what grows together goes together.  I just love the combination of strawberries with rhubarb from jam to a sauce for waffles or pancakes, to a pie, crisp or […]