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    Cinnamon and Sugar Coffee Cake

    Recipe adapted from Our Best Bites. -Set oven to 350 degrees. Cream 1 stick of unsalted butter (1/2c.), 1 tsp. vanilla, 2 eggs, and 1 c. white sugar together. Add 1 full cup of sour cream and mix well. In a separate bowl, mix together 2 c. flour, 1 tsp. baking powder, 1/4 tsp. baking soda, and 1/2 tsp. salt. Add dry ingredients in with the wet ingredients and mix. The mixture will be very thick. -Grease or line a 9×9 pan with parchment paper. -Spoon half the batter and spread in the pan. (You will be layering batter, cinnamon topping, batter, cinnamon topping.) In a small bowl, make the cinnamon topping. (cinnamon,…

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    Buttermilk Pancakes

    Recipe adapted from Better Homes and Garden. I must admit, I’ve never been a breakfast person. Once I learned how to make a pancake the proper way, I haven’t gone back. The key is buttermilk in the batter and butter on the hot pan. This recipe is great with so many additions. In our house, we usually do chocolate chips or whatever berry is in season or on sale. In one bowl, combine the egg, oil, and buttermilk. **Buttermilk substitute- For every 1 c. of milk, add 1 tbsp of lemon juice. For this recipe, it would require 1 1/2 tbsp lemon juice.** Mix in a separate bowl, sugar, flour, salt, baking soda,…

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    Strawberry Crumble Muffins

    Recipe adapted from Girl Vs. Dough. Muffins are such a versatile food. Muffins are perfect for breakfast, brunch, or a snack. Add a fruit like strawberries and a sugary crumble on top, and I doubt anyone can say no to one! It’s not strawberry season yet, but I was still able to find some good ones in February! Cut up 1 1/2 c. strawberries to save later for the batter. Spoon in a little flour with the strawberries. This helps prevent the strawberries from sticking to the bottom of the muffin batter. It doesn’t look pretty, but it works! Next, cream the butter and sugar. Once it’s fluffy, add the vanilla and egg.…

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    Healthy Apple Banana Muffins

    This recipe is adapted from the Weelicious food blog. On school mornings, muffins are always a hit for a quick bite to eat on the run. Since most schools don’t allow snacks with nuts, this is also a great snack idea. This recipe has apples, bananas, oats, and no added sugar. Servings: 14 Course: Breakfast, snacks, muffins Prep time: 10-15 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes Healthy Apple Banana Muffins Ingredients: 2 mashed bananas 1 medium apple (peeled and cut small or grated) 1 egg 1/2 c. milk 1/2 c. honey 3 TBSP vegetable or canola oil 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 1 1/2 c.…