• Muffins/Pastries

    Easy Banana Muffins

    Who doesn’t love a soft, moist banana muffin? In our house, we love it plain, with chocolate chips, or even chopped nuts. No matter what your preference is this easy banana muffin recipe is quick to make. What Makes a Soft, Moist Banana Muffin? The key on getting a soft muffin is to add some moisture to the batter. Sour cream is my secret ingredient on adding creaminess to the banana batter. The thickness of the sour cream makes sure the batter stays thick and not thin and runny. If you don’t have sour cream, plain Greek yogurt is a great alternative. Why Use Ripe Bananas for Banana Muffins? The riper the banana,…

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    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

    No one can say no to pumpkin chocolate chip muffins! Pumpkin desserts are great plain or with chocolate chips. One bite and you will taste all the flavors of Fall! After a long hot, humid summer here in Texas, all I dream of is the Fall season. One of the first things I crave are pumpkin desserts. Sometimes I bake pumpkin pancakes, pumpkin bread, but my family always wants chocolate with their pumpkin desserts. What’s great with a muffin recipe, is how it can be eaten throughout the day. Muffins are great for breakfasts, snacks, and desserts. Recipe adapted from The Diary of a Real Housewife. If you love anything with chocolate chips,…

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    Healthy Oat Banana Muffins

    I found this healthy banana muffins recipe when my son kept asking for more food in his lunch. The secret ingredient in these banana muffins are oats! I noticed I had some ripe bananas on hand, so I quickly went on Pinterest and looked for healthy banana muffins. This was one of the first recipes that popped up. It didn’t take long to make, and they came out great. Our kitchen smelled amazing! What makes these banana muffins healthier? A normal banana muffin recipe has around a cup of sugar and 1/3 cup of butter or vegetable oil. These muffins have 1/3 cup of sugar vs a full cup of sugar. They also…

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    Cherry Muffins

    When it’s berry season, cherry and berry muffins are some our families favorite treats to make. A sprinkle of sugar on top makes these irresistible! Besides eating cherries and berries as they naturally are, I love to add them in cookies, pies, and muffins. These cherry muffins do not last long in our house! If you don’t have a cherry pitter: Use a stainless steel straw or even a chopstick to push the pit out. Recipe adapted from Mrs.Parker II from Allrecipes.com If you loved this recipe, you’ll love my cherry cobbler.