Banana Muffins

Very moist. Great for the lunch box!

Banana Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 1/2 cup margarine
  2. 1 cup sugar
  3. 2 eggs
  4. 1 cup ripe bananas-mashed
  5. 1 1/2 cups sifted flour
  6. 1 tsp. nutmeg
  7. 1 tsp. baking soda
  8. 2 tsps. hot water
  9. 1 tsp. vanilla
Instructions
  1. Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and bananas. Mix well. Stir in flour and nutmeg. Dissolve soda in hot water, add to banana mixture. Stir in vanilla. Fill greased muffin tins 1/2 full. Bake at 350 for approximately 20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 24 medium muffins.
Instructions
  1. Cream margarine and sugar. Add eggs and bananas. Mix well. Stir in flour and nutmeg. Dissolve soda in hot water, add to banana mixture. Stir in vanilla. Fill greased muffin tins 1/2 full. Bake at 350 for approximately 20 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 24 medium muffins.
Notes
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Sunshine Muffins

So quick you won’t believe it – you could sell a house with the baking aroma from these little gems!

Sunshine Muffins
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Ingredients
  1. 1 orange
  2. 1/2 cup orange juice
  3. 1 egg
  4. 1/4 cup oil
  5. 1 1/2 cups flour
  6. 3/4 cup sugar
  7. 1 tsp. baking powder
  8. 1 tsp. baking soda
  9. 1 tsp. salt
  10. 1/2 cup raisins or dried cranberries(optional)
  11. 1/2 cup chopped nuts (optional)
Instructions
  1. Cut orange into 8 pieces. Put cut-up orange (that's right - the whole orange), orange juice, egg and oil in blender. Blend until smooth. Add flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Blend. Add raisins and nuts. Blend just until mixed. Pour mixture into muffin tins and bake at 375 deg.F (190 deg.C) for 15-20 minutes. Makes 16 medium muffins.
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Eggs Ole!

You’ll love this recipe – easy, colourful and delicious and it’s great for the holidays

Eggs Ole!
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Ingredients
  1. 12 Eggs
  2. 1/4 cup water
  3. salt and pepper taste
  4. 3 Tbsp. butter
  5. and then
  6. 3 Tbsp. butter
  7. 1/2 – 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  8. 1/2 cup chopper green onion
  9. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
  10. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped red pepper
  11. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped zucchini
  12. 1/2 cup coarsely chopped tomatoes
  13. 1/4 cup chopped green chilies (canned or fresh)
  14. salt and pepper to taste (again!)
  15. 1/2 lb. (250 g) Monterey Jack cheese, grated
  16. salsa
Instructions
  1. Beat eggs and water together. Season with salt and pepper. Melt butter in frying pan and add egg mixture. Scramble JUST UNTIL MOIST. Place in large ovenproof dish and keep warm in oven. Melt that other butter in frypan and saute all veggies till tender. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon over eggs, sprinkle with grated cheese and return to 300 F. oven until cheese melts. Serve with lots of salsa. Good for 6. CARAMBA!!
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Cornmeal Currant Griddle Cakes with Apple Cinnamon

Cornmeal and currants – you gotta try this!

Cornmeal Currant Griddle Cakes with Apple Cinnamon
Cornmeal and currants
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Ingredients
Syrup
  1. 2 cups (500 ml) apple juice
  2. 1/2 cup (125 ml) apple jelly
  3. 3″ (7 1/2 cm) cinnamon stick
Griddle Cakes
  1. 1 cup (250 ml) flour
  2. 1/2 cup (125 ml) cornmeal
  3. 3 Tbsp. (45 ml) sugar
  4. 2 tsp. (10 ml) baking powder
  5. 1 tsp. (5 ml) baking soda
  6. pinch of salt
  7. 1/3 cup (75 ml) currants
  8. 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) plain yogurt
  9. 2 large eggs
  10. 1/4 cup (60 ml) melted butter
Instructions
Syrup
  1. Put syrup ingredients in a medium size saucepan and gently boil over medium-high heat for 20 minutes(watch carefully last 5 minutes). Reduce to 1 cup (250 ml).
Instructions
Syrup
  1. Put syrup ingredients in a medium size saucepan and gently boil over medium-high heat for 20 minutes(watch carefully last 5 minutes). Reduce to 1 cup (250 ml).
Griddle Cakes
  1. In a large bowl combine flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir currants into flour mixture. Mix yogurt and eggs together in a small bowl and stir into flour mixture. (This is a very thick batter.) Stir in butter. Heat a lightly greased frying pan or griddle over low heat until hot. Spoon batter in batches forming 1 1/2″ (8 1/2 cm) cakes. Cook about 3 minutes on one side or until bubbles form and bottom is golden. Turn and cook other side until golden. Keep warm while cooking remaining cakes. Serve with warm syrup.
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Land of Nod Cinnamon Buns

 

Land of Nod Cinnamon Buns
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Ingredients
  1. 20 frozen dough rolls (or 1 frozen bread loaf, thawed (approx. 1 hour) until sliceable and cut into 12 pieces
  2. 1 cup brown sugar
  3. 1/4 cup vanilla instant pudding
  4. 1-2 Tbsp. cinnamon
  5. 3/4 cup raisins (optional)
  6. 1/4-1/2 cup melted butter
Instructions
  1. Before you put the cat out and turn off the lights, grease a 10″ bundt pan and add frozen rolls. Sprinkle with brown sugar, pudding powder, cinnamon and raisins. Pour melted butter over all. Cover with a clean, damp cloth. (leave out at room temperature). Turn out the lights and say goodnight!
  2. In the morning, preheat oven to 350 F. and bake for 25 minutes. Let sit for 5 minutes and then turn out on a serving plate. Now, aren’t you clever?
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Lunch Box Muffins

These are also perfect for breakfast

Lunch Box Muffins
Serves 12
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Ingredients
  1. 1 1/2 cups broccoli, finely chopped
  2. 1 1/2 cups chopped cooked ham
  3. 1 medium onion, chopped
  4. 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  5. 6 eggs
  6. 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  7. 1 1/4 cups flour
  8. 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  9. 1 tsp. oregano
  10. 1 tsp. chopped parsley
  11. 1/4 tsp thyme
  12. 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Cook broccoli until tender crisp. In large bowl, combine broccoli, ham, onion and cheese. In another bowl, beat eggs until foamy; blend in oil. Add the dry ingredients; beat until smooth. Stir in broccoli mixture until just blended. Spoon into greased muffin tins. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes or until lightly browned. May be served warm or cold.
Notes
  1. Makes 12 large muffins.
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