Muffins: Williams-Sonoma Collection by Beth Hensperger

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  • sck on July 28, 2010

    Lots of great recipes in here. I especially love the cinnamon-crunch, blackberry, and vanilla-pear muffins in this book.

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  • Strawberry-rhubarb breakfast cake

    • Breadcrumbs on May 28, 2012

      p. 76 The first rhubarb of the season always has me searching for new recipes to put spring’s bounty to use. This sounded like a great recipe to do just that and I opted to up the rhubarb content in place of some of the strawberries (roughly a 50/50 mix) to ensure the rhubarb’s lovely tart flavours shone through. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, especially if an electric mixer is used. My cake rose to almost 6 inches though my topping of cinnamon-sugar never did turn golden brown. The book suggests you use an angel food cake pan w a removable bottom. I just used a regular angel food cake pan that I buttered then dusted w breadcrumbs and hoped for the best. Happily the cake released without issue. This recipe produced a delicious cake. Light, airy and moist on the inside with a lovely crunchy exterior. This cake endured the morning commute and made for a perfect spring breakfast cake. Photos here:

  • Cranberry-orange muffins

    • Frogcake on January 20, 2019

      Fabulous muffins. I ran out of orange juice so added half a cup of orange “naked”. Made six jumbo (they’re meaty!) muffins and sprinkled tops with oat flakes and sunflower seeds.

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  • ISBN 10 0743253965
  • ISBN 13 9780743253963
  • Linked ISBNs
  • Published Nov 17 2003
  • Format Hardcover
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Simon & Schuster

Publishers Text

The Williams-Sonoma series has revolutionized kitchens and cookbooks with its delectable recipes and sumptuous photography. From culinary classics to concoctions sure to impress any dinner guest, these volumes provide everything home cooks need--including basic techniques, a glossary, an extensive index, and illustrated sidebars. With its fresh editorial concept, thorough research, award-winning contributors, and superior photographic standards, the Williams-Sonoma Collection is a kitchen library favorite.

Joining the Williams-Sonoma series is Muffins, which serves up classics like Blueberry and Bana-Walnut Muffins alongside such innovations as Jalapeno Cornmeal Muffins and Muffins Florentine, as well as delicious recipes for muffin-like coffee cakes and quick loaf breads.

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