My dad has been begging me to make blueberry muffins since I have gotten home, and I finally obliged last weekend. I experimented with different flours, leavening agents, and cooking time/heat to create the beautiful top on these babies. It just makes them taste better when they look like that. Okay, there could be a significant psychological component to that.
These cookies were born during a stressful time and out of pretty much anything I could find in the pantry and refrigerator. And they tasted delicious. Don’t you love it when things work out like that? These morsels are a wonderful (if temporary) reliever of anxiety and worry about life’s many problems. I can get rid of the relief’s impermanence as well: eat more of them.
We had several ugly looking bananas in the fruit bowl this weekend. It was a perfect excuse for me to spend a lovely afternoon of spring break messing up the kitchen. I thought that banana bread seemed a bit boring, and to my delight stumbled upon this recipe from Sprouted Kitchen. I kept everything for the cake the same, so I will direct you to Sprouted Kitchen’s posting for the recipe and details.