Peanut butter banana muffins

One of my favourite flavour combos: peanut butter and banana. And an overripe batch of bananas on my kitchen counter begged to be peanut buttered in muffin form. Recipe from 750 Best Muffin RecipesMakes 12 muffins 1¾ cups all-purpose flour¼ cup wheat germ1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder½ tsp salt¼ cup packed dark…

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Vanilla chai lemon ricotta muffins

With renewed lockdown restrictions in place in Ontario to kick-off the New Year, I have definitely been feeling the strain of isolation. One of the best pick-me-ups I’ve found is baking (it’s no wonder everyone took to their baking pans during COVID quarantining to turn out loaf upon loaf of sourdough). There is a kind…

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Peanut butter chocolate chip muffins

A collection of labs at UTM hold a weekly Thursday social–just an opportunity to have a few afternoon snacks and chat. In the past, I’ve brought pie and various other types of desserts, but it had been awhile since I’d baked for it. I was feeling remiss, though lazy and didn’t want to shop for…

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French toast muffins

One way I’m looking to start off my week is by baking something, likely breakfast-related, such as muffins or scones. While putting me in a good mood, it will also hopefully enable us to have baked goods for breakfasts in the morning, so we’re not starving come lunch time. This is my first attempt, and…

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Maple sugar muffins

Choosing this recipe came largely from David’s comment that we had a lot of maple syrup on hand that we should try to use up. It was a happy coincidence that it happened to be a recipe listed in my muffin’s book global section from “Canada”, though perhaps that’s not surprising.

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Salted caramel chocolate muffins

In all my muffin-making, I haven’t really done too many truly decadent muffin, the kinds with explosions of chocolate, sculpted marshmallow toppings and swirls of caramel. In coming across this recipe, I thought this might be a nice foray into the exciting world of extravagant muffins. Plus, while this combination of sea salt and caramel…

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Lemon poppy seed muffins

In all of my muffin experimentation, I had not yet tried David’s absolute favourite: lemon poppy seed. I finally decided I should give it a whirl, and we got ourselves the requisite ingredients (though I’m not sure what I’ll do with my leftover poppy seed). Nevertheless, a lovely way to start a Saturday morning!

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Allspice apple butter muffins

After a whirlwind trip to Canada, France and Italy for three weeks, I’m finally back and ready for fall in Chicago. What better way to celebrate my return than with some fall-themed muffins! I’d noticed this recipe several months back and bought apple butter in anticipation of making it, but ended up keeping it on…

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Blueberry muffins

The recent abundance of relatively inexpensive blueberries motivated my seeking out some kind of blueberry-conveyance vessel, in this case muffins. Sometimes a simple, straightforward recipe is the best option for a cool, blustery Saturday morning.

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