Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Christmas Eve in the Morning

Since we all arrived home very late, today was for sleeping in. Even Captain is back home (after successfully completing his check-ride in Delaware). Our brunch was a delightful reunion gathered around Peet's Coffee and my gingerbread muffins (from American Girl cookbook).
Victorian Gingerbread Cake
1/3 c. sugar
1 egg
1/4 c. butter, melted
1/2 c. molasses
1/2 c. buttermilk
1-1/2 c. flour
1 t. baking powder
1/4 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. ground cloves
2 t. ground ginger
1 t. cinnamon
*Beat egg with sugar with wire whisk.
*Add butter, molasses, and buttermilk and stir.
*Combine dry ingredients separately.
*Stir altogether into the bowl.
*Bake in a greased 9-inch-round pan or muffin tin at 350" F for 20-30 minutes.
*Sprinkle with powdered sugar

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