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Irish brown bread on wooden cutting board

Irish Brown Soda Bread

Soda bread is traditionally considered an Irish bread. The method of using buttermilk to react with baking soda as the leavening agent is how the bread gets its name. This soda bread recipe uses equal parts wheat flour and white flour which is why it is called brown soda bread. Ingredients for brown soda bread: wheat flour …

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Pumpkin scone with glaze icing on white stack of plates

Pumpkin Scones

Fall flavors are upon us — pumpkins and apples come to mind– and these sweet pumpkin scones with a maple glaze will bring out fall in all of its glory; they will also rival any pumpkin scone you find at Starbucks this month. Scones are a traditionally British treat that are enjoyed along side a cup of …

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honey oatmeal muffins in a white bowl

Honey-Oatmeal Muffins

Honey oatmeal muffins are a hearty muffin for your morning meal, snack, or afternoon tea. Oatmeal is such a popular way to start the day and adding oats to a muffin is nice way to incorporate this ingredient into your breakfast baked goods. Muffins are a type of quick bread– breads made without yeast. Enjoy my full …

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Applesauce granola muffin on white plates

Granola Applesauce Muffins

Granola applesauce muffins use applesauce instead of oil in this Whole Foods recipe. Taking small steps towards healthier choices starts with breakfast and you might as well start with a muffin! New year, new you? Well, that is how the saying goes but it is hard to put new habits into practice sometimes. I like …

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Boston brown bread baked in a can

Boston Brown Bread

Can you make bread in a tin can? Yes! Try this recipe for Boston Brown Bread from the Epicurious site. It’s a unique rye bread recipe steamed in a tin can such as a coffee container. Baking with Rye Flour Rye flour was previously not in my pantry but I learned that I should bake with it …

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This recipe is loaded with pears, pecans, and raspberries.

Raspberry Pear Pecan Quick Bread

Baking throughout the fall gives us plenty of chances to use seasonal ingredients.  I love mixing fresh pears with other fruits to give a bit of the unexpected. I found this recipe from Driscoll’s for a Raspberry Pear Pecan Quick Bread. It reminds me of this easy recipe for cherry bread. This bread was a breeze …

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upside down banana bread

Upside Down Banana Bread

Upside banana bread is a fun twist on traditional banana bread recipe. Bananas and sugar bake with butter on the bottom layer of this bread recipe and create a roasted banana topping that provides moisture and depth of flavor.  Upside down banana bread is an easy twist to the usual banana bread. You may have …

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orange marmalade scones with blue checkered napkin

Orange Marmalade Scones

Orange marmalade scones are filled with bold, citrus flavors to perk up your day. Orange marmalade is in the scone dough and can be used on top too. Serve with tea and clotted cream if you are feeling especially British and are making the most of tea time. Oranges bring a bright, zesty addition to …

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Spice muffins with persimmons

Spiced Muffins with Persimmons

Spiced muffins with persimmons would be the perfect start to your Thanksgiving day. The spices release deep aromas to fill your house with that Thanksgiving feeling and trying a fruit that you might not typically bake with gives yet another reason for thanks. So much of this Thanksgiving week is spent working on the dinner …

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Honey Spice Cake

Honey Spice Bread

Can you smell my Honey Spice Bread this month? The spices of cinnamon, ginger, pepper, and fennel seed combine with the sweetness of the honey to create a deepness of flavor not often found in a quick bread. Part of the magic must be due to the cooking method of baking at a low temperature …

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Peach Oat quick bread with streusel topping

Peach Oat Quick Bread

Today I am sharing this peach oat quick bread. It is the sort of bread that you might eat for breakfast, or with a morning cup of coffee, or an afternoon break with some tea. Anytime, really. My favorite part is the streusel topping. I think I’ll find more reasons to bake muffins and breads …

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