Pear & Pomegranate Muffins

I had a craving for muffins for breakfast and checked my fruit basket…lo and behold a lone ripe pear…so I chopped it up and added it into my traditional muffin batter along with fresh Pomegranate arils…end result was so delicious! I sliced one in half and spread a little butter on it…so good; served with a fresh cup of caffè latte, I was in heaven… Continue reading

Banana Chocolate Chip Molasses Bran Muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Molasses Bran Muffins

My son Andres loves bananas and recently asked me to make some banana muffins for breakfast. Looking in the pantry I saw I had some molasses and bran…I remembered seeing a recipe that called for those three ingredients and decided to adapt it and make these. Now don’t be scared of the molasses and bran! The bran is so subtle that you won’t even know it’s there and the molasses adds just the right amount of flavor to make these moist and yummy. The original recipe was from Barefoot Contessa at Home. I adapted the recipe and halved the batter since I can’t image us eating twenty-four or more muffins. This batter made twelve regular-sized muffins with just enough batter left in the bowl to make ten mini muffins (for the road!). You won’t believe how flavorful these muffins are… Continue reading