Cooking With Clayton – Basic Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are a favourite in our house. I often purchase 2 large boxes each summer in berry season. These wild berries in this recipe were frozen from last summer’s berries. The wild harvested berries are smaller than the ones you purchase in stores throughout the winter. You will find the larger berries will break open when stirring into the batter, creating a blue muffin…which will taste fine, but will not look identical to the ones pictured.

This is another basic muffin recipe, you could use the base recipe with other berries, or evenchocolate chips in place of the blueberries.

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Strawberry Muffins – Baking with Kids

Strawberries, they are one of those berries that I love just as they are, or in a dish with a little cream and maple syrup (yes, that is a real treat!). I remember, as a child, waiting for strawberry season every summer so we could enjoy strawberry shortcake. When we would visit my grandmother or aunt & uncle in Cape Breton, there were usually a few churches around the Cabot Trail hosting a Strawberry Tea, and we would go to more than one!

Today Clayton asked if we could bake some muffins. He is my picky eater, so I asked him what he wanted to try.  He said Strawberry, at the beginning of March…so we are going to give them a shot! I cannot guarantee he will eat them, but perhaps by letting him make them, he will be more interested in eating them as well.

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Our Perfect Buttery Biscuits

Our Perfect Buttery Biscuits A warm biscuit with melted butter is probably one of my favourite indulgences. Do you know how to make flaky and tall biscuits?  Well, besides the cold butter, you need layers…it is all in how you roll it out.  Here is my recipe for the Best Buttery Biscuits you will ever … Read more

34 Holiday Cookie Recipes

Holiday Cookie Recipes   Around here the holidays always mean there will be mountains of baked goods. Each year I try to make something new, but we have our favourites and “go to” recipes for our holiday cookie jar! Through the years I have attended a few cookie swaps and am always amazed to find new … Read more

Holiday Crinkle Cookies Only 4 Ingredients

Holiday Crinkle Cookies Only 4 Ingredients With a cookie swap looming and trying to pick a recipe for something delicious and easy, I decided to try Cake mix crinkle cookies. I have seen them in a few places and tweeked the recipe to be as simple as possible and festive for the holidays. These are … Read more