Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Tuesdays with Dorie: Allspice Crumb Muffins

Erin of Prudence Pennywise (great blog!) selected Sweet Potato Biscuits for her week at TWD. When I first heard of these, i knew I wanted to have them with a roasted chicken dinner. Sweet potatoes/yams are a big weakness in our family, yay for Thanksgiving coming soon!!

What am I thinking? Did you see what I did? I'm sitting here writing this week's TWD muffin post, thinking of next week's* TWD and started writing it! But then went right into the muffin post as below! Silly!! I think because I am making them for dinner tonight, I have them on the brain! lol

From Mommy I'm Hungry

This week's TWD comes from Kayte of Grandma’s Kitchen Table, Allspice Crumb Muffins. You'll want to check out her blog for this recipe!

I wasn't sure if I wanted to make these or not. I am not a huge fan of warm spices. Being such an easy recipe, with everything already in the cupboards, I decided why not? I whipped these up for breakfast one morning, it's such an easy recipe. The Allspice was great in these, not overpowering at all. I added the lemon zest, but you'd never know it, I couldn't taste it. Since I used my ice cream scooper to scoop the batter into the muffin pan, I got only 10 instead of the 12 she mentioned. Well, next time I'll scoop them smaller because they overflowed. I had lots of crumb topping left over too, so into the freezer the leftovers went for another muffin morning. Like I said, these are great! I will be making them again. Maybe next time I'll add in some chopped pecans! They reminded me so much of another favorite morning treat I make, these Sugar Doughnut Muffins!

From Mommy I'm Hungry

Next week's TWD: Sweet Potato Muffins*


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8 Lovely Comments:

chocolatechic said...

Your muffins are gorgeous.

Now you don't have to write next weeks blog post...just add pictures and your done. ;)

Pamela said...

Yum...pecans would be a great addition. I'm looking forward to those sweet potato biscuits, too. Enjoy!

Nina said...

Your muffins look PERFECT! I didnt add the lemon zest--should have. I am going to have to try your doughnut muffins--those look fantastic!!

Susan @ SGCC said...

Hee hee! Glad I'm not the only one who does things like that!

Your muffins look fabulous! Isn't that streusel topping the best?

Anonymous said...

Oh, you're a step ahead of the game with next week's selection. Love the recipe for the doughnut muffins. Thanks!

Kayte said...

Your muffins look very pretty and I love your idea of putting in pecans next time. Thanks for baking with me this week, they look absolutely lovely. I will need to tune in next week to see what you do with the Sweet Potato Biscuits!

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