Archive for Sweet Breads/Muffins

November 30th, 2016

Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze


This Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze is a collection of favorite holidays flavors served up in one wonderful bread.  The taste of cranberries and pecans combined with a yummy streusel topping and then drizzled with a burst of fresh orange glaze adds up to pure deliciousness.  Serve it for breakfast and brunch, as a mid-day snack, or wrap it up for perfect Christmas gifting!


Cranberry Pecan Bread with Orange Glaze


Streusel Topping
1/2 cup flour
4 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
6 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Cranberry Pecan Bread
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda

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October 6th, 2016

Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans

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If you’re looking for and loving the taste of fall, these Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans are going to be your best friend.  These muffins are loaded with the taste of sweet potatoes and topped off with toasty, candied pecans.  Make the for a weekend breakfast or for the holidays – you’ll love them!

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Sweet Potato Muffins with Candied Pecans


For the Candied Pecans
1 cup pecans, chopped (walnuts great also)
3 tablespoons sugar

For the Sweet Potato Muffins
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 cup cooked and mashed sweet potatoes
1/2 cup butter,

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August 13th, 2015

Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread

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It’s that time of year again – kids back to school and for many, an abundance of zucchini.  This Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect combination for these two events.  It makes a wonderfully, delicious after-school snack, just add a tall glass of cold milk.   This a great way to eat those veggies – mix them with chocolate!

This bread is simple to make and will satisfy any chocolate craving.   If you have any left, it’s even more moist the next day.  Use up that zucchini and stock your freezer – yum! Read More

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October 31st, 2014

Baked Pumpkin Donuts

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Happy Halloween – we hope your day is full of fun!  If you want to add one more sweet treat today look no further than these Baked Pumpkin Donuts – don’t be fooled by the fact that these donuts are baked, or by the fact that they are really easy to make.  Let me assure you – these donuts are crazy good – I’m talking amazing!  You’ll want to make them again and again throughout the holidays.

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We’ve got two favorites here – donuts and that pumpkin flavor we all are craving this time of year right!  Even though these

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October 21st, 2014

Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins

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Blueberry Muffins are such a classic favorite.  They are wonderful hot out of the oven with butter melting on them, but they are also perfect to take for lunch or for a late-night or after-school snack.  And is there a better gift for welcoming new neighbors or as a special homemade gift?

These Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins are easy to put together, the key is browning the butter before you begin to give the muffins a richer, deeper flavor – perfect for fall.

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The butter only takes a few minutes, then you can mix these muffins up in one bowl

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