Tag: Quick Breads

Baking and Sweet Endings

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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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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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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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Loaf

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. I for one know there is still a lot of pumpkin out there! If you want to cook up your own, puree it and use to make this tasty treat, then click here, otherwise feel free to used tinned pure pumpkin. I used regular chocolate […]

Summer's Bounty

Our August Garden

Don’t know about you but at #5 we are on the “zucchini/tomato diet” these days! Nope…no Dr. Atkins for us…just tomatoes and zucchini in as many guises as we can come up with! Both crops have been so “giving” this year that it’s a darned good thing our neighbours are helping us out by happily […]

Kitchen Sink

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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Apple And Grape Quick Bread

For a printer friendly version of this recipe, click here. Oh it’s definitely fall…grape harvest, apple harvest…baking, baking, baking! We have lift off! 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 […]

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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 […]