How did Petite Fours originate?

From Baked Love by
July 31, 2013

Have you ever wondered about the history of Petite Fours? The answer is here: http://www.indulgebakery.com/blog/item/117-petit-fours Now obviously they came from France originally but it’s interesting how the people from the olde world used latent heat in their brick ovens!

Fresh Baked Muffins - Banana and Pecan

From Baked Love by
July 31, 2013

Prep Time is 11 minutes
Bake Time is 30 minutes
I love muffins and I love diving into a fresh batch. I have a warm spot in my heart for bananas as they may be one of the worlds most perfect foods. I also love pecans!

Ingredients:
• 2 cups Organic All-Purpose Flour
• ¾ cup Organic Oatmeal
• 1 cup Brown Sugar
• 1 tsp Salt
• ½ tsp Baking Soda
• 2 Eggs (beaten)
• 6 tbsp Oil
• 5 tsp Baking Powder
• 1 cup Organic Milk
• ½ cup Organic Banana (mashed)
• 1/3 cup Organic Pecans (chopped)

Directions:
• Sift the flour, baking powder, salt, sugar and baking soda together in a mixing bowl.
• Add the remainder of the ingredients and beat hard until well mixed.
• Transfer the batter into medium-sized buttered muffin bowls, about 2/3 filled.
• Bake at 375 degrees F for 30 minutes.
• Let sit for 5 minutes but serve as soon as possible.

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Pecan Caramel Pumpkin Pie!

From Baked Love by
February 28, 2013

I made this for Thanksgiving in 2012 and needless to say it was well received. This Pecan Caramel Pumpkin pie recipe has a delicate blend of spice and a balanced texture that tastes so good. It’s the perfect pie for a holiday dessert!

Ingredients
2 eggs slightly beaten
15 ounces of organic pumpkin
1/2 cup California pecans
1/4 cup organic light cream
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose organic flour
1/2 cup raw brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground Jamaican pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons softened sea salt butter
1 pie crust from your own recipe

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