• Muffins/Pastries

    Banana Bread Muffins

    Recipe adapted from Just so Tasty. Ingredients- 2 c. unbleached all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. cinnamon 1/2 c. granulated sugar 1/2 c. light/dark brown sugar 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted melted butter, slightly cooled 2 large eggs 1/4 c. sour cream 2 tsp. vanilla extract 3 medium mashed bananas (optional) 1/2 c. chopped walnuts or 1/2 c. chocolate chips) Directions- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper liners or spray pan with cooking spray. Melt the butter in a microwavable bowl. Let it slightly cool. (we don’t want hot butter mixed in with the eggs.) In a large…

  • Muffins/Pastries

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Recipe adapted from The Diary of a Real Housewife. Ingredients- 1 can pumpkin puree (15 oz.) 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted butter (melted, and cooled slightly) 1 tbsp. milk 1 3/4 unbleached all purpose flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. baking powder 1 c. brown sugar (light or dark) 2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice 1/2 c. chocolate chips (if you like a lot of chocolate, make it 3/4 c.) Directions- Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Line a muffin pan with paper lines or spray pan with cooking spray. Melt butter in a small bowl. Let it cool slightly. (we don’t want hot butter mixed with the eggs.) In a…

  • Cookies

    Salted Chocolate Cookies

    Recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod. Ingredients- 2 1/3 c. unbleached all purpose flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 3/4 c. cocoa powder 1/2 c. (1 stick) unsalted room temperature butter 1 c. light brown sugar 1 c. granulated sugar 2 large room temperature eggs 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 c. chocolate chips (dark, semi-sweet or 1/2 of each) sea salt to sprinkle on top Directions- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper or silicone mats. Put aside. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, salt, baking soda, and baking powder, and cocoa powder. Put aside. Melt 1 stick of unsalted butter and…