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A close up of a flaky buttery danish

Flaky Buttery Prune Danishes


This is THE BEST spiced prune danish recipe! The dough is surprisingly easy to make (and make-ahead) and the spiced prune jam comes together in minutes. Lots of tips to get warm, flaky, buttery danishes on your breakfast table asap! If you haven’t had prune danishes before you might breeze past this recipe…but let me tell you, homemade danishes are…

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A pumpkin muffin with a bite out of it and two stacked next to it.

The Best Pumpkin Streusel Muffins


Brace yourself for The Best Pumpkin Streusel Muffins. I know, it’s a big assertion. But these gems are super simple to throw together, super moist, super fall spice-y, have a heady lid of streusel (my fav) and a drizzle of the most delicious boozy, bourbon drizzle (that you can make booze free if you’re not into it!). Whew. Are we…

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Favorite Blueberry Muffins | Recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Favorite Blueberry Muffins


Brace yourself, you’re about to meet your new Favorite Blueberry Muffins!! I have been craving classic, pared down recipes (and I think I’m not alone!). While these muffins don’t have 11 ingredients like the Everyday Banana Bread, they do have just 12 basic ingredients which is pretty damn good. So no fancy ingredients, no crazy technique but HELLA delicious flavor. These…

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Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins


Image credit: Alycia Moreno for CA GROWN.[/caption] Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins We start by making a quick jam with frozen + dried California cherries because it’s winter and this lets us enjoy the joys of cherries all year long. We squeeze in some fresh lemon juice, a touch of almond extract and a pinch of cardamom and then we set…

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Raspberry Jam Streusel Muffins + Pre-Order Giveaway!


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED!!!!First order of business, we have our first Cookie Book pre-order giveaway happening now!! We’re giving away: 1 set of my favorite madeleine tins, 1 jar of The Cookie Book Luxe Sprinkles (these are AMAZING!!!), my favorite 1 tablespoon cookie scoop (perfect for Madeleines) and a black canvas Get Stuffed Cookie Book bag (named for the…

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Chocolate Espresso Muffins Recipe by Rebecca Firth | DisplacedHousewife

Chocolate Espresso Muffins (aka Get Your Ass Outta Bed Muffins)


Hey Beautiful! How are you? How’s the weekend treating you? I made us chocolate espresso muffins that doubles as an excellent cupcake. We load in heaps of chocolate chips + espresso and call it breakfast on-the-go. The espresso comes in the form of fresh-brewed espresso + finely ground espresso…in a pinch you could use some strong-brewed coffee in its place.…

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Blood Orange Scones


Oh winter citrus, how do I love thee? There are too many ways to count. I just can’t get enough of you. Combining you with a scone is almost too good to be true. Almost. These Blood Orange Scones are moist. I mean, shut-the-front-door moist. She’s beautiful. Just look at her. And that citrus flavor isn’t just hiding behind a veil with her head down,…

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Maple Oat Scones With Espresso Glaze Recipe by Rebecca Firth | DisplacedHousewife

Maple Oat Scones With Espresso Glaze


Friends, let’s make some delicious maple oat scones! I love-loathe Sundays. I don’t like to make plans on Sunday and I secretly judge people that plan an event that requires me to leave the house on a Sunday. We can still be friend but if we’re to be really good friends, this has to cease.  The only outing I’ll consider…

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Raspberry Peach Orange Blossom Muffins


This is kind of a pretentious little name for a simple little muffin. We reach for common baking ingredients (flour, sugar and the like) and then frantically grab all the peaches and raspberries before fall has stolen summer’s fruit. It already feels so fleeting. The one thing that elevates this beauty to next-level status is the addition of orange blossom…

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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins With Pecan Crumble


We’re making a seasonal muffin loaded with lots of good-for-your stuff. How on-trend are we? Zucchini is everywhere. At the markets, growing in our gardens, our neighbors are pawning it off on us… And if you’re growing it, you’re probably sick of it already. It’s prolific to the point of being obnoxious. I had some rogue yellow squash come up…

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A split scone with whipped cream and fresh strawberries

Strawberry Scones With Fresh Whipped Orange Blossom Cream


Sunday morning I carried my breakfast (Olive oil-fried egg on sourdough toast with tomatoes + balsamic. Try it. You’ll love it.) and latte to the backyard. Still in my pajamas I sat on an old, battered, sun-bleached adirondack and just ate and sipped. There was no rushing. No half-eaten bagels. No missing homework. Gavin was laying on the couch building…

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Fudgy Chocolate-Espresso Donuts With Greek Yogurt Glaze


Are we still nervous about baked donuts? I get it. Donuts should be fried. Laden with lots of unhealthy fats and that perfect exterior crunch. And I will never, and you have my word on this, turn down a real, fried (preferably an old-fashioned) donut. For as long as I live, that’s a promise. However, and this is a big…

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Chocolate Almond Scones


You knew my love of scones was going to morph into some little chocolate number. I’ve actually been hanging onto this chocolate almond scones recipe for probably a year. I know. Sorry. They’re so good. But I needed a bit of a scone sabbatical. Once I stopped baking them for the bakery we needed a break. But enough time has passed and…

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Meyer Lemon Chamomile Muffins


Morning loves! I’ve been holding onto this recipe a bit…tweaking until it was just right. Most of the chamomile muffins out there have chunks of chamomile tea in them…which neither my kids nor I liked. At all. And if you try to soften the chamomile before adding it to the batter it will tinge the batter a drab color. Not into…

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins


I was at the doctor the other day and he spent 45 minutes trying to convince me to go vegan. To ward off inflammation. Do you think this is what he had in mind? These apple cinnamon muffins are so easy + delicious, it breaks down like this… Whip up your wet ingredients (think buttermilk, sour cream, eggs + oil)…

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins


Can we talk about the marble in these photos? I’m obsessed. When I first bought my house there were a million things wrong with it (I thought). In fact when the realtor showed me this particular house I said If you show me one more house with a pot-bellied stove, I’m done. There are a ton of houses in our area…

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Petite Raspberry Scones + Fresh Lemon Glaze


How’s it going? End of school, blazing pre-summer heat + life have kept me from you. I’m sorry. I’m back. And I’m seriously backlogged with truckloads of recipes that I want to share with you. Think savory Spaghetti + Meatballs  that comes together quickly. Or what about that Salted Caramel Brown Butter Blondie Ice Cream that I’ve been parading around…

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Close up of some super sexy scones

Fresh Strawberry Scones


Periodically I like to put on some grubby clothes, slather my face with sunscreen, pull on my Hunters and make my way out to my planter beds. From November to March, my beds are a little sparse and contain rogue growth…usually the result of anything I let go to seed the prior season. This year, I had beds full of arugula, parsley…

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