Tag Archives: Muffins

Happy Hiking. Little Carrot Muffin Loaves With A Streusel Topping.

It’s been way too hot and humid to contemplate turning on the oven and baking for quite some time now. Today I’ve only relented as my girls have an upcoming hike for their Duke Of Edinburgh award scheme. I feel … Continue reading

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Breakfast To Go. Apple, Cinnamon and Walnut Muffins.

Winter breakfasts to go in our house consist of ready made jars of creamy steel cut oats and compote in the refrigerator and  an ever changing combination of fruit and nut studded muffins in the freezer. Together they provide warming, … Continue reading

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Eat, Fast and Live Longer. A 5-2 Fast Diet Recipe Idea Under 200 Calories. Savoury Zucchini And Bacon Muffins.

One of the keys to a  successful fast day most definitely lies in portion control. On fast days I like to eat well, concentrating on healthy, flavoursome food but find I need to keep a vigilant eye on how much … Continue reading

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The Summer Edition. Beach House Baking. Peach and Ricotta Breakfast Muffins.

We’ve all been there. Booked a long weekend or holiday getaway at an idyllic, secluded beach house. Far from the maddening crowds. And the nearest convenience store. The car is loaded up with enough provisions to tide the family over … Continue reading

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Sunday Baking. Inspired By… My Favourite Pastime. Strawberry and Rhubarb Brunch Muffins.

Rhubarb and strawberry. One of my favourite flavour combinations. In season right now. I’ve been making huge pots of strawberry and rhubarb compote. I could eat it by the spoonful for breakfast, lunch, dinner and in between. It’s a while … Continue reading

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Tart and Sweet. Rhubarb and Apple Buttermilk Muffins.

Is there anything more wonderful than rhubarb?  Bright and brilliant rosy red. Tart and sweet.  The glossier and crisper the stalks, the more intense the colour and the sweeter the fruit. When in season I buy bunches by the armful … Continue reading

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Mini Lemon Poppy Seed Pound Cakes. With Lemon Drizzle Icing.

I love the way that old  favourites can sometimes  be reinvented with a little tweaking to become something new and fabulous. For decades I have been baking Poppy Seed and Pound Cake Muffins for Sunday brunch. They are fast and … Continue reading

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Double Chocolate Hermann Happiness. Chocolate Chunk Muffins with Raspberries and Almond Meal

Hermann didn’t quite make it to Siberia. He received a last minute reprieve after repeated requests to bake a chocolate version. I was a bit dubious at first about adding chocolate to Hermann. In my mind Hermann was best suited … Continue reading

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Hermann Loves Coconut. Mango and Banana Muffins. Raspberry and Apple Cake.

It has been a very warm week and Hermann has been so very active breaking free from his bowl on the kitchen bench every other day. I’d almost started to think of him as a recalcitrant child. On Sunday I … Continue reading

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