Tag: Muffins

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Crunchy Top Grape Muffins

For the past couple of years, in the fall, I’ve been making lovely little Coronation grape cakes for dessert.  And while doing a freezer tidy-up recently, I found a small bag of the grapes tucked away. Hmmm…well I don’t have enough to make those cakes but maybe I could turn them into muffins! And I […]

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Apple Nut Muffins

Come the fall this is a “must” in my muffin repertoire! It was such a popular muffin at the many coffee-breakfasts I catered in the olden days! If you have apple butter on hand it would be a very nice spread on a muffin. Makes 10-12 Medium Size Muffins Preheat the oven to 375 F. […]

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2 “R’s” of Spring

Ramps and Rhubarb! Yes, we are up to our knees in both! We fired up the stove at #5 this week stocking up our larder and freezer using these delectable spring delicacies. You can’t go wrong with rhubarb muffins or rhubarb coffee cake.  A must in our house is making the annual batch of rhubarb ketchup. Ramps aka […]

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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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Rhubarb Walnut Muffins

The Rhubarb is coming on strong! Now’s the time to make lots of rhubarb goodies like these delicious muffins. I love muffins so I often make a double batch to stash in the freezer to make a welcome treat for breakfast with coffee or any other time you feel like one! Yesterday I made these […]

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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 […]

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Banana Nut Muffins

Like banana bread, these tender, moist morsels are so appealing!  I know you’ll like them! Makes 10 Large or 12 Medium Size Muffins 1 ½ cups unbleached flour, (or substitute 1/2 cup wholewheat flour for the unbleached) ¾ cup sugar ¾ cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1 ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. salt 1 ¼ […]

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Blueberry Orange Muffins

I wish I could count how many hundreds of these I baked when I was a corporate chef! They were in great demand! One of the executives would always ask that some be set aside for her for later! I think making a double batch of muffins is a great idea for storing in the freezer, ready for […]

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Kathi’s Bran Muffins

I love bran muffins and these fit the bill.   The recipe comes from my cousin, Kathi.  I have been known to substitute the raisins with 1 ¼ cups of fresh or frozen blueberries. The muffins freeze really well and if you like, you can make the batter the day before, then bake in the morning. You […]