Sweet Potato Ginger Muffins

Listen up all ginger lovers out there, this post is for you. This recipe is one of those simple things in life that make you happy, it's all about the scent of spices coming out of your oven while you bake a mini batch of muffins. Spicy, moist and not overly sweet muffins made with vegetables. No better way to start a day. Ginger and caramelize sweet potato are best friends. Add some crumble on top and you have a flavour party. This recipe was born as a small batch morning treat to help me get through my exam revisions, so it can be made in a student kitchen and with minimum equipment. The muffins keep well for 2/3 days in an air tight containeer but they are best eaten fresh!Makes 6 muffins (european size) or 4 large muffinsCrumbleIngredients1/4 cold butter … [Read more...]

Apple cinnamon muffins

When it gets chilly outside and the choice of seasonal fruits at the shops gets smaller and smaller apple cinnamon muffin are a good option for your weekend baking. When I was younger muffins were my favourite thing to bake, so now whenever it's rainy and gloomy outside I fell like throwing a  batch together. These are made with spelt flour, sugar and cinnamon coated apples and not that much sugar and oil, which makes them a yummy option for your new year resolution breakfasts!Apple cinnamon muffinsMakes 12For the batterIngredients 2 eggs 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1/4 cup canola oil 1 cup spelt flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1  1/2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 tsb cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup lightly … [Read more...]

3 Favorite Recipes Using Coffee (Celebrate National Coffee Day)

It's National Coffee Day!  Coffee isn't just for drinking.  It also brings great flavor to some unexpected dishes - seriously - coffee in soup?  YES!Give these three we love a try:Gingerbread Spiced Muffins with Spiced Nut Streusel from Southern Living. I make a batch of these and keep in freezer for a quick on-the-go breakfast for my high-schooler. Pop in the microwave for 20 seconds and you are on your way.2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/3 cup chopped crystallized ginger 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp ground cloves 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 2 large eggs 1 cup hot brewed coffee 1/3 cup unsulphured molasses 12 paper baking cups (I … [Read more...]