Mixed Berry Coffee Cake
I have been very happy this summer with my garden. It’s been wonderful to get out in the morning to pick berries. We have several wild blackberry bushes that are producing a lot of big berries. My blueberry bushes are not as well established but still provided enough fruit this summer to let me make…
Cranberry Coffee Cake with Streusel Topping
Over Christmas break I bought a few bags of cranberries to use for our holiday meal. My in-laws love cranberry relish this time of year. I bought more than I needed for the relish so I decided to make cranberry coffee cake with the extra cranberries.
Strawberry Coffee Cake
It’s been wonderful to pick a handful of strawberries every morning from my garden this year. I have been battling birds as they devour the strawberries as soon as they ripen. A solution suggested by friends and from online was to put up a net over the strawberry plants or paint rocks to look like…
Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting
We like bananas at our house but the thing is they get soft and mushy too fast, and I’m often left with a lot of over-ripe bananas. I could freeze them but usually I don’t have enough freezer space. I recently had too many ripe bananas and also too much cream cheese in my refrigerator.…
Vanilla Yogurt Coffee Cake
Cinnamon and sugar is such a wonderful combination. I didn’t grow up eating to many sweet treats in Bangladesh. After I moving to the states, I have tried variety of things with cinnamon and sugar.. A sprinkle of cinnamon sugar on a buttered toast?! One of my favorite things is to get an elephant ear…
Chai Tea Muffin
One of my favorite drinks is chai tea, which I think tastes like nothing else. It is amazing to me how dramatically the taste of black tea changes once you add spices like cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, cloves, and star anise.