Fresh Cranberry & Orange Muffins

I can’t think of anything to write for this post other then – I love LOVE love baking with fresh cranberries.  Dried berries and canned jellies just don’t do the fruit justice.  Not to mention that beautifully bright red color! Talk about festive!! Recipe makes a dozen regular sized muffins or 6 large muffins. Ingredients:…

Banana Nut Muffins

This week I wanted to share my favorite banana muffin recipe with you.  It is adapted from the Bread Bible.  It seems like not too long ago I was posting my banana bread recipe, but with this summer’s heat my bananas have been ripening quickly, before I can keep up with them.  A dilemma that…

Snowdrift Muffins

My snowdrift muffins are coconut muffins with white chocolate chips.  Decent fresh fruit is hard to find at this time of the year, and I have been branching out into the use of other dried and preserved fruits.  I love dried coconut, but it has the tendency to dry out your baked goods if you…

Sourdough Apple Muffins

Baking muffins is one of my favorite ways to use sourdough starter.  The starter helps enrich the flavor without adding to much fat.  In fact, I tend to half the amount of butter or oil in my recipes any time I use my sourdough starter.  The starter will also give your muffins a great texture…

Apple Cider Doughnut Muffins

Apple cider doughnuts are a big thing in Vermont around this time of year.  Weekends are spent at your local orchard picking apples, and indulging in fresh, right out of the fryer, melt in your mouth, cider doughnuts.  A little something to warm and revitalize you after an afternoon spent outside enjoying the crisp fall…

Blueberry Muffins

It has slowly been dawning on me that baking a good blueberry muffin is an exercise in restraint.  While I battle with my instinct to tip just a little bit more of those juicy, scrumptious blueberries into my muffin batter, I have to constantly remind myself that blueberries have a high liquid content and adding…