Category: Breakfast & Brunch

Use fresh blueberries in scones

Blueberry Buttermilk Scones: My Best Scone Recipe

Have you ever made a baking mistake that ended in your favor? I made these amazing blueberry buttermilk scones yesterday afternoon, and I suppose my brain got ounces and tablespoons mixed up. I accidentally doubled, yes doubled, the butter. What a gorgeous shade of yellow the batter was as I dropped the super-soft dough onto the powdered

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Buttermilk Coffee Cake

Buttermilk Cinnamon Crumb Coffee Cake

This recipe was our go-to quick breakfast side for years when the children were smaller. I forgot not only how easy it is to make, but how delicious it is! The buttermilk gives it a lovely light taste. This buttermilk cinnamon crumb coffee cake may become your favorite accompaniment to breakfast. Buttermilk Cinnamon Crumb Coffee

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Make Appetizer Puff Pastry

Easy Homemade Puff Pastry

I love making little appetizers with puff pastry. Puff pastry can be made with very few ingredients, and it’s delicious! I’ve always used the store-bought puff pastry sheets, but making it is very easy! This easy homemade puff pastry can be made beforehand which is super convenient for your next party. Only Four Ingredients for

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Make Apple Butter Using Your Crockpot

Homemade Apple Butter Using a Crockpot

I love fall! I especially like when apples go on sale. I almost inevitably end up with several bags that will go bad if I don’t do something quick. Apple butter, my love of all fruity spreads, is better homemade. It’s time to make homemade apple butter using a crockpot, horray! Make Crockpot Apple Butter

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Homemade Homemade Buttery Whole Wheat Pancakes

Buttery Whole Wheat Pancakes

This pancake recipe is sure to become a favorite – Buttery Whole Wheat Pancakes will be a loved recipe for your family’s breakfast. It can be adapted to add your favorite spices – think pumpkin in the fall and Speculaas at Christmas. Or how about a little buttermilk in place of regular milk? I use freshly

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Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer

Pumpkin spice coffee creamer is something I look for as soon as September hits. It’s my favorite flavor, and I would prefer grocery stores carry it all year long! I decided to give a homemade version a try. Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer Try creating a masterpiece of coffee delight in this creamer by playing with

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A Simple Banana Bread Recipe

A Simple Banana Bread Recipe

I made the best, simple banana bread recipe for breakfast this morning. This is one of our favorite recipes, and it hasn’t changed much from the hand-me-down directions from when I was little. You can add more bananas if they are small – just make sure they are very ripe, and mash the bananas until

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Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Coffee Cake This Sour Cream Coffee Cake recipe is delicious and by far, our favorite. We make this the night before and put it in the refrigerator. First, make two separate portions of this. HINT: Make them separately. Doubling this somehow doesn’t make as light a crumb. If you have little hands around,

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Sweet and Buttery Breakfast Shortcake

We created this recipe from the desire for a quick shortbread cake that could be made quickly in the morning. We wanted soft, sweet and fast for our breakfast cake. Sweet and Buttery Breakfast Shortcake is what we came up with, and it has served many hungry tummies for many years. Sweet and Buttery Breakfast

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How to Make Amazing Overnight French Toast Casserole

We’ve finally made a great overnight breakfast casserole. I’m going to show you how to make amazing overnight french toast casserole that has a great combination of ingredients, and the secret to amazing is baguette bread. I’m not a fan of wet bread breakfast and the baguette bread is perfect to avoid that disaster. Make

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Spicy Cheese Bacon Tarts

Spicy Cheese Bacon Tarts

If you need a tasty mini appetizer for a party, these Spicy Cheese Bacon Tarts are great. Because of the size, they can be time-consuming, so you can make up the batter and put the pie crust in the tart pans the day before your party. For this recipe I used 3 different types of

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Cinnamon Rolls: Sweet and Simple

What do you do when it’s hot outside? You make cinnamon rolls. That’s what I did with my little girls today. I kept seeing recipes for cinnamon rolls, and it made me decide to work on developing a new yummy, but basic recipe that was reasonably fast. I won’t claim that they are 1 hour

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Pumpkin Spice Whipped Cream: Make It Homemade

Pumpkin Spice Whipped Cream. Made at home with sweetened whipping cream and spices. How could you not love something so simple as that? I love going to the grocery store at this time of year. So many yummy flavors of the season in foods and drinks. I noticed the pumpkin spiced whipped cream the other

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Homemade Spreadable Butter

Let me introduce something wonderful to you. Homemade spreadable butter. Isn’t that gorgeous? So light and creamy, it’s begging for a muffin. Or Banana bread? As much as we love butter, it’s hard to face a piece of toast in the morning with hard butter that won’t spread. Pancakes are worse. The more natural spreadable butters

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Banana Oatmeal Yogurt Pancakes

Banana Oatmeal Yogurt Pancakes. Looking for something new for breakfast? I was. Even though this is just a new, and I think healthier, twist on pancakes, they are a good idea. I had remembered a friend talking about pancakes made just with oats, bananas and eggs like these a couple years ago. I’m so glad I

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Fresh Cranberry Orange Bread

Sweet, moist, fresh cranberry bread. I love cranberries… but you can only make so much cranberry sauce between Thanksgiving and Christmas, SO – Here is a simple recipe to make something sweet and yummy with all of those crispy, red berries. This bread was extra moist, with just the right amount orange zest, and the cranberries

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Cinnamon Currant Crumpets (English Muffins)

Cinnamon Currant Crumpets (English Muffins) Have you ever tried making your own English Muffins?  These cinnamon currant crumpets are delicious and simple, not to mention cost-effective. English muffins cost around $3.00 for 6. You can make 12 or more for less than a $1, and maximize the price crunch if you use your own freshly

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Gooey Pumpkin Cinnamon Swirl Bread

We are preparing for something glorious this week… wonderful, crisp, rainy October weather! I’m so excited. There are leaves blowing about, and I can finally open all of my windows and enjoy fall… and some baking. I wanted a really yummy, soft cinnamon swirl bread the other day, and this came out perfect. You can

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Anytime Cinnamon Roll Cake

Anytime Cinnamon Roll Cake

I have had a craving for cinnamon rolls for the last few days, I thought I would make some this morning, but then remembered that I’m out of yeast. So, when soft, gooey homemade cinnamon rolls can’t be made… you make a coffee cake, and in this case, it’s Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake time! Cinnamon Roll

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Doughnut Muffins

Doughnut Muffins Who doesn’t love a treat that tastes like a doughnut? I made these yesterday afternoon, and they came out so good! They taste like glazed cake doughnuts. I love the yummy glaze! I’m going to make these again with apples or fresh blueberries. Think blueberry cake doughnuts and apple fritters…   The Recipe

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Cinnamon Roll Twist

Something quick and easy you can try the next time you make cinnamon rolls. This is fun to make, and you can serve it like a coffee cake. I failed to get finished photos of this, but you get the idea. 🙂 Drizzle with Cream Cheese Icing and serve warm! Cinnamon Roll Twist Use your

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Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Take this base recipe for whole wheat blueberry muffins and change the add-ins any way you’d like. Substitute different berries for the cherries, or even leave out the fruit and make cinnamon streusel muffins! When you make muffin batter, your goal is to mix the batter as little as possible; this will make high, tender

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Whole Grain Orange Sweet Rolls

These Whole Grain Orange Sweet Rolls are a delicious treat! You can even try this recipe with lemon instead of orange, and perhaps a cream cheese filling. Either way, you will love them! Whole Grain Orange Sweet Rolls In a small saucepan, melt 2/3 cup butter over medium heat. Then add: 2/3 cup pure maple

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Caramelized Banana Bread

I Found this recipe and decided to give it a try, with a few changes. It looked like such a good idea, and it tastes even better. I love the smell of the bananas cooking in the butter and sugar! This recipe makes one 9″ x 5″ loaf, so double the recipe for two loaves.

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March Tea Time

Raspberry Cream Tarts You’ll need one recipe of our favorite butter pastry dough. In a bowl combine:       2 1/2 cups unbleached white flour (or 2 cups soft wheat pastry flour and 1/2 cup unbleached white flour)      2 tbsp. sugar      1/2 tsp. sea salt      1 cup chilled unsalted

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