Posts for easy baking ideas

Wooed by SPECIAL K*

breakfast - Kayla - January 26, 2009

After being subconsciously wooed by Special K*’s  current television commercials, I decided to Google the brand and found the following recipe:

SPECIAL K* Banana Muffins


* 325 ml             1 1/3 cup        all-purpose flour

* 75 ml               1/3 cup           granulated sugar

* 15 ml               1 tbsp             baking powder

* 2 ml                 1/2 tsp            ground cinnamon

* 1 ml                 1/4 tsp            ground nutmeg

* 1 ml                 1/4 tsp            salt

* 375 ml            1 1/2 cup        Cereals Special K* cereal

* 1                                               egg

* 75 ml              1/3 cup          skim milk

* 50 ml              1/4 cup          vegetable oil

* 250 ml           1 cup              mashed ripe bananas (about 2 medium)


* In large mixing bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Stir in crushed cereal.
* In small bowl, beat egg slightly; stir in milk, oil and bananas. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until combined. Portion batter evenly into lightly greased or paper lined muffin-pan cups.
* Bake at 200°C ( 400°F ) for about 20 minutes or until golden brown and firm to the touch.

Nutritional Information

* 145 Calories (610 kJ)
* 3.0 g Protein
* 25 g Carbohydrate
* 4.5 g Fat
* 1.0 g Dietary Fibre

* In keeping with good allergy practices, we remind you to be aware of allergens and to check labels on any packaged goods used. This recipe has been tested using Kellogg’s* products. Results with other products may vary.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

I don’t know if  Special K* cereal is the end all of cereals but I do know this,  it makes an already great banana muffin recipe even better.

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Impress them with Perfect Popovers

EZ Baking - Kayla - February 21, 2008

I am probably the world’s worst cook (I never learned how, and now that I’ve had a baby, I hardly have time to wolf down a Luna Bar).

But I just saw a popover mix in the grocery store that I thought I’d experiment with, and it worked–to my amazement! You just stir it together, let sit for 20 minutes and pour into a popover pan (just like a cupcake pan but with rounded edges).

After I did this and opened the oven door, I was thrilled to see an entire pan of perfect popovers that looked like an expert chef created them, and they’re delicious too.

 The mix is King Arthur Flour Popovers All-Natural Quick Mix–and they make an organic version too.

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