Muffins de Mora

I got an urge to bake today. (This is almost a daily occurrence…) I walked down to the local supermarket to pick up some ingredients to make some Sour-Cream Anise Pound Cake Muffins (that I was going to invent), and low and behold, the Éxito only had star anise. I was bummed out, but I…

Banana Chocolate-Chip Muffins

Being back in the States for a couple weeks at sea level seemed like the perfect excuse for baking – no worries about elevation in Indiana!  There were some bananas browning in the kitchen, so I decided to whip up some banana muffins, with a little help from my three-year-old niece, Mikaela. ————————————————— Banana Chocolate-Chip…

Chocolate-Chip Chocolate Mascarpone Cupcakes

Yesterday was one of my dearest friends in Bogotá’s birthday.  I wanted to do something special for Ingrid, and what better way to show your love than through homemade cupcakes? Easier said than done.  I have an awful cold at the moment, and was almost reduced to tears when the altitude destroyed my trustworthy recipe…

Sweet Corn Bread Muffins

I couldn’t find yeast at the five different stores that I went to on my Thanksgiving hunt (although I am sure it exists, I just don’t know where to find it), and so I decided to make cornbread instead of wheat rolls. I found a recipe, decided to make it into muffins, and modified it…

Oatmeal Rasin Chocolate-Chip Cookies

After being here in Colombia for about six weeks, I was itching to bake.  However, I had a few obstacles in front of me:  (i) in the apartment where I am living, there are no measuring cups or spoons so I was “guestimating”; (ii) the ingredients that I bought were basically the same, but there…