I decided today would be a good day to bake some muffins to stick in the freezer. I like to send some home with the boys when they come, and a few to mom. We're going to go see the Tilly's Saturday night, so I'm making up a basket for them also. I make double batches of two different kinds.
Here's my banana bread/muffin recipe
BANANA NUT MUFFINS (or bread)
1 Cup sugar
1 Cup(2 med) mashed bananas
1/2 marg (softened)
1/4 Cup Milk
2 Cups flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 Cup chopped walnuts
Blend first six ingredients at medium speed with electric mixer 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients.
(if in a loaf.. bake approx 50-60 minutes)... muffins... approx 20+ (just until light brown on top)
Makes one dozen muffins or one loaf
I had bought these Cranberries and Raisins for mom the other day when I picked up some groceries for her...thinking .. "mom loves cranberries"... well, she does...but now ..it's one of the things on the list of things she CANT eat. Bummer. So she sent them home with me. I make one of the batches of muffins with them.. and then one batch of banana nut..(that mom CAN eat).
I know I've posted my BlueBerry Muffin Recipe before... but I'm posting it again , because it's just a really good simple and diverse recipe that is really good. I just added the cranberries and raisins.. and then some chopped walnuts.. instead of blueberries. You can used the basic recipe and add what you like.
2 cup flour
2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 cup marg
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 cup milk
2-2 1/2 cups blue berries, or in this case... Cranberries and raisins (and walnuts)
Top with 1 Tb sugar mixed with 1/2 tsp nutmeg or cinn (opp)
Bake 375 for 25-30 min
makes 1 dozen muffins
Here is the project I finished today... using the new Chipboards from Crafty Secrets. You can use them individually, as an album or as a swag, (horizontally or vertically). Paper are from the Radiant Paper Pad.
I love the whole idea of this program. These mothers earn points by taking "family themed" classes, that can be used to purchase new items from the boutique for their child (birth to five years old). The classes can be , involving parenting , cooking , ect... so what better "craft" that involves "family" than Scrapbooking. The girls will be working on pages each week... to eventually have a finished album of thier own. It's a great program.. and I'm super excited to be able to be able to be a part of it. Looking forward to the next class.
Ok... I was laughing today when I was talking with my friend Becky about ...not talking about "being sicky and other depressing stuff" on my blog. I said ... people wont want to read anymore, if I dont stop talking about being sick and sad things. BUT>>>>>
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