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Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

Blueberry Streusel Coffee Cake

I needed a fast and filling brunch to feed the hay hauling crew today. Coffee cakes use basic ingredients…perfect for folks like me who live in the middle of nowhere…and don’t have quick access to the grocery store. I did happen to have some frozen blueberries, so morphing the simple cake into something a bit […]

Freezing Quick Breads

Freezing Quick Breads

To Freeze Quick Breads; Biscuits, Coffee Breads, Muffins, Nut Breads, Waffles: Bake, cool at room temperature and wrap in aluminum foil or plastic wrap. Stack waffles before wrapping, separating layers with wrap. We do this all the time with whatever is leftover after a big breakfast. I Love This One… You can freeze unbaked baking […]

Nut Breads

Nut Breads

Most breads are served hot, with plenty of butter! Nut breads are the exception~most taste better if stored at least a day. The flavors mellow and the loaf slices easier. When bread comes from the oven, turn out of the pan and cool on a rack. Place the thoroughly cooled bread in an airtight container-or […]

Making Bread Without Yeast

Making Bread Without Yeast

Originally posted here on Real Country Living~August, 2008 Biscuits, corn breads, coffee breads, pancakes, waffles and fruit-nut breads are examples of quick breads-those leavened (“To Raise Dough“) by baking powder and/or baking soda. The trick in making these treats is to avoid beating or manipulating the batter or dough more than necessary. It’s important not […]

History of Quick Breads

History of Quick Breads

Hot quick breads made their appearance in America soon after the first came ashore. They learned the marvels of maize and that after it was ground they could make delicious corn breads. Boston Brown Bread Sailing ships, carrying out West Indian trade, delivered barrels of molasses to New England. Early homemakers used it to sweeten […]

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