On a Muffin Mission

December 13, 2009 at 11:24 AM 5 comments

Last night as I was flipping through a couple of recipe books in bed – that’s my kind of bedtime reading – I decided that I wanted to bake a batch of muffins. This rain is ideal baking weather, and I haven’t done much in the way of cooking/baking lately. So…my mission was to find a recipe that I had the ingredients for, most of ’em anyway. Mission accomplished: Carrot Raisin Bran Muffins

After hitting my snooze button and sleeping an extra hour and a half, I rolled out of bed and headed straight to the kitchen. I cut the recipe in half to make 12 muffins, and made a couple other adjustments as well. They turned out wonderful, but a little on the sugary side for breakfast.

I will not bake muffins without these paper liners. They are the best thing that has happened to me, baking wise : )

Clean, crumb-free paper…my point exactly!

I paired my muffin with tangy cinnamon apple sauce – nom nom.

I am locking myself in the library for a couple hours today (no computer allowed), and hopefully fitting in some physical activity as well.

Let the 12 Days of Christmas begin…

~ Hillary


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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. shell625  |  December 13, 2009 at 12:48 PM

    thos emuffins look AND sound amazing!!

    xoxo
    shelley
    http://findinghappinessandhealth.wordpress.com

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  • 2. Allie (Live Laugh Eat)  |  December 13, 2009 at 4:54 PM

    Yum I love any baked good with carrots inside! And I am ALWAYS reading cookbooks in bed before I fall asleep :)

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  • 3. burpexcuzme  |  December 13, 2009 at 8:46 PM

    Yum, carrot cake-ish muffin…I like the idea of pairing it with angy cinnamon apple sauce!

    Reply
  • 4. lillizzy  |  December 14, 2009 at 7:41 AM

    Breakfast date?! Those muffins look amazing! One of my biggest pet peeves is when you lose half your muffin cause it’s stuck to the paper liner (maybe i’m just greedy :-p)

    Reply
  • 5. Missy Maintains  |  December 14, 2009 at 9:47 AM

    Those muffins sound and look delicious!

    Reply

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