Category: Muffins

Banana Cinnamon Muffins

Muffins are a quick little treat anytime of the day. Perfect with a cup of warm coffee for your morning breakfast, afternoon tea or late night snack. My daughter is in college, to keep her mind focused on her studies a quick little snack helps. These muffins have the right combination of cinnamon and sweet banana to please your pallet. Served warm with a pat of butter takes them to another level of flavor. 


Supplies:

  • Muffin tin and muffin cup papers
  • 1 mixing bowl and a wooden spoon
  • Measuring cup and measuring spoons
  • Cutting board and knife for bananas
  • Oven mit

Ingredients:

  • 2 ripe bananas peeled and diced small
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons of butter soften
  • 2/3 cup of milk
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350°. Line your muffin tin with your paper cups.


In your bowl combine eggs and milk, lightly beat. Now combine your flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and cinnamon stir, next add your butter and gently mix, just enough to combine. Next fold in your diced bananas. Do not over mix. Spoon your batter into your baking cups 2/3 full. Bake for about 20 minutes till muffins are golden brown and are firm to touch. Let cool for about 5 minutes, transfer to wire rack to cool another 5 minutes. Sprinkle powdered sugar. Serve warm.
Makes 12


Mixed Berry Muffins

Sweet little berry muffin, touch of vanilla and a perfect buttery cinnamon crumble with a cup of warm tea is a great way to reward yourself mid afternoon. Really easy to make, you can change the recipie easily if you prefer not using a mixed berry. Just subsitute for your favorite one. Your going to want to reward yourself everyday with these.


Supplies:

  • Muffin baking tins
  • Paper muffin cups
  • Wooden spoon for stirring
  • Fork for cutting in your butter 
  • 2 mixing bowls

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup of butter softened
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp of pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cup of milk
  • 2 cups of flower
  • 4 tsp of baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup of your favorite berry (this recipe uses a mixed berry) If using a frozen berry, keep frozen until ready for use.

Streusel Topping

  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of flour
  • 2 tsp of cinnamon
  • 5 pats of butter kept cold (5 tbsp)

Preheat oven to 375°. Place your paper cups into your muffin tins. 

In your mixing bowl, mix together your butter, sugar, egg and vanilla, mix well. Now add your flour, baking powder and salt. Carefully fold in your berries. Fill your paper cups with your batter about 2/3 full. Set aside, we’re going to now make the Streusel topping.


In a mixing bowl combine your sugar, flour and cinnamon, cut in the butter until crumbly. Sprinkle evenly over muffins. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes and transfer to a cooling rack to cool for an additional 5 more minutes. Serve warm.
Makes 12 muffins