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Banana Nut Muffins. Fall Breakfast Recipe: Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Muffins. How To Make the Best Coconut Macaroons. Strawberry-Sour Cream Scones with Brown Sugar Crumble. Coconut Milk Cupcakes, Two Ways. Goat Cheese, Honey & Pistachio Mini Cheesecakes with Meyer Lemon Cream. Looking for a romance-worthy dessert to impress your main squeeze?

Goat Cheese, Honey & Pistachio Mini Cheesecakes with Meyer Lemon Cream

These individual goat cheese and honey cheesecakes with Meyer lemon cream are a delicious way to prove your culinary prowess and your love. Valentine's Day — whether you like it or not — can be a great excuse to whip up a delicious dinner that's beyond your everyday reach. Whether you are cooking for someone or with someone, use the holiday as an opportunity to expand your culinary horizons and attempt something you wouldn't ordinarily try. CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES WITH COCOA MASCARPONE FROSTING. Preheat the oven to 350'.


In a mixing bowl, combine the non-dairy milk and vinegar. Let them sit for a few minutes (this creates a vegan buttermilk). Add the vanilla, sugar and coconut oil and stir to mix. In another bowl, sift together both flours, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture and stir to combine. Grease a muffin tin or line it with liners. Vanilla Cupcakes with Very Basic Lemon Buttercream Frosting. Not so long ago, cupcakes were everywhere.

Vanilla Cupcakes with Very Basic Lemon Buttercream Frosting

Overpriced cupcake bakeries cropped up on every corner, with twirls of colored frosting and rainbows of sprinkles beckoning from shop windows and enticing cupcake-crazed customers to queue up for their daily fix. We called the demise of this trend all the way back in 2008, and indeed, cupcakes have fallen out of the spotlight. They seem downright quaint now, compared to the Cronut fad. PEAR AND HAZELNUT MUFFINS. The holiday week came and went and after one more party to ring in the New Year, I think we're just about toasted.


A week full of good things, albeit it busy and expensive and generally full. We're so lucky that both families are close and we have friends here we've had for decades, but it makes for a very social season. There is a Rainer Maria Rilke quote that continues to pop into my head when I think about loving Hugh well. “I hold this to be the highest task of a bond between two people: that each should stand guard over the solitude of the other.” He is an introvert, one who recharges by being alone, depleted by too many parties and get-togethers and I want to nurture this need while it may not be one that functions the same way in me. These feelings of the giganticness of life are on par for the year's end.

Breakfast Recipe: Blueberry Bran Muffins. Bran muffins can get a bad rap.

Breakfast Recipe: Blueberry Bran Muffins

They're so often dry and overly-sweet, which always feels like a shame because bran has such a nice flavor in and of itself. Plus, there are so many ways to add a punch of flavor without a lot of extra sugar. How about a mound of blueberries, fresh lemon zest, and coconut oil folded into a delicate whole-grain batter? Fall Breakfast Recipe: Spiced Pear Muffins. I wish you could smell these muffins cooling on my counter right now.

Fall Breakfast Recipe: Spiced Pear Muffins

Better yet, I wish you could actually be here in my kitchen right now. Because then we could sit down with mugs of coffee and one muffin each, and break off nutmeg-scented nibbles as we trade stories about our day. These muffins might just be one of my crowning achievements. They are solidly in the middle of the muffin spectrum, neither so sweet that they could pass for cupcakes nor so healthy that they stop tasting like a treat. Banana Nut Muffins. Banana nut muffins are one of the greatest pleasures of the breakfast table, and I'll have strong words with anyone who says otherwise.

Banana Nut Muffins

They walk that fine line between wholesome breakfast and (let's be honest) cake, and they walk it so very well. These particular banana nut muffins are my favorite. Coconut Mango Oat Muffins Recipes from The Kitchn. Mornings are meant for muffins.

Coconut Mango Oat Muffins Recipes from The Kitchn

Kyra Bussanich’s Gluten-Free Pound Cake – Design*Sponge. Remember how excited I was for Nicole Taylor’s Cherokee Rose Pound Cake earlier this year?

Kyra Bussanich’s Gluten-Free Pound Cake – Design*Sponge

Here’s another pound cake that made me just as happy, with the added bonus that it’s gluten-free. Kyra Bussanich, owner of Kyra’s Bake Shop and two-time winner of “Cupcake Wars”, developed this version of her quick and easy gluten-free pound cake just for our readers on the column. Raw Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing & Ginger Caramel. Among the surprises in my first year of being gluten-free has been my growing enjoyment of raw desserts.

Raw Recipe: Spiced Pumpkin Cupcakes with Vanilla Icing & Ginger Caramel

I love how simple they can be to assemble and often find them more texturally satisfying than gluten-less baked goods. These raw spiced pumpkin cupcakes are filled with autumn goodness and yet are free of many allergens like grains, dairy, eggs, nuts, and refined sugar. Lucia Muffins Recipe. Some of you aren't going to like these muffins, I just know it. But a number of you are going to love them. Maple Buttermilk Pie Recipe. Right now I'm thinking about how to pack two weeks worth of film, cameras, computers, and clothes into a carry-on.

Wish me luck. It's never a pretty process, and the inevitable low-point always comes when I attempt to awkwardly hoist it into a cramped airplane overhead compartment. I know I have one shot, gotta get under it, then lean in and push. It never wants to fit, and now I'm totally blocking the aisle. This is my least favorite twenty seconds of travel, although (I'd argue) better than waiting around at the luggage carrousel. Buttermilk Berry Muffins Recipe. The other morning I found myself gushing to this guy about some muffins I baked. Josey is my neighbor (ladies, don't hate), and he's super inspiring - fully geeked out on all things flour, seed, and grain. As a side note, when I get him to show me how to make his Dark Mountain Rye Bread, you'll be the first to know. I see Josey around a lot, and sometimes we chat about what we're baking. Fall Breakfast Recipe: Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Muffins. For the muffins: 2 cups (9 ounces) all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg 2 large eggs, room temperature 1 cup packed dark brown sugar 8 ounces crème fraîche (or full-fat sour cream) 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup (4 ounces) unsalted butter, melted and still warm 2 medium-sized baking apples, peeled, cored and diced into irregular pieces (See Recipe Note) For the streusel: 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 cup (2 ounces) unsalted butter, melted Preheat oven to 400°F.

Grease a regular-sized muffin tin generously with cooking spray, both inside the cups and over the top. Coconut Milk Cupcakes, Two Ways. I adore birthdays. Not only my birthday but my sisters' birthdays, parents' birthdays, and my friends' birthdays, too. Heck, I even like strangers' birthdays! In the past I've been known to celebrate a little thing called Nealeygras, which is basically a week-long celebration of my birth. My boyfriend thinks this is incredibly narcissistic... I think it's just a good excuse to party.

A few years back I started a tradition of baking each of my friends and family a birthday cake of their request. Brown Butter Pistachio and Poppy Seed Financiers. Oatmeal Muffins Recipe. These oatmeal muffins are a good-bye kiss from my workhorse of an oven. The last hurrah. Although, not much to look at, I have a lot to thank it for. Lucia Muffins Recipe. Buttermilk Berry Muffins Recipe. How To Make Jelly Doughnuts (Sufganiyot) Sufganiyot are Israeli jelly doughnuts that are common Hanukkah holiday fare. Cupcakes.Red velvet. Muffins.Manzana + Streusel. Buñuelo. Canela. Author Notes: This is a recipe I got from my childhood best friend, college roommate, and partner in all things related to having tea parties, binging on whipped cream and scones, building snow forts, trying to find the source of creeks, spiking hot chocolate, climbing mountains, and other adventures of all sorts. I think she got it from her godmother, who is the ultimate hostess (she has one of those giant houses with stone lions out front, which basically means you're required to be a good hostess).

Cupcakes. Naranja. Muffins. Frutos Rojos. Yes, these muffins are insanely good! Hard to believe they are low fat. Muffins. Calabaza + Chocolate. Eclairs. S’mores Eclair Okay, let’s get indulgent. First off, to enjoy these S’mores Éclairs you’ll have to bypass the classic expectation of a pastry cream-filled éclair. The set up for this classic turned sideways is a roasted marshmallow center and a pate choux that is made with finely crushed graham crackers for a Smores profiling. Cupcakes. Lavanda. Cupcakes. Banana. Donuts. Chocolate. Written on September 16, 2013 at 8:40 am , by Naomi Robinson So I had myself set on making doughnuts. Muffins. Manzana + Streusel. Cupcakes. Tomate. Cupcakes. Chocolate + Coco. Vegano. Donuts.