A longtime family favourite for many, the simple Snickerdoodle still pleases. In this version I’ve used a cup-for-cup Gluten Free flour to accommodate the group I was baking for. The dough is slightly different from one made with wheat flour, but is absolutely acceptable. Perfect with a cup of tea on a day when summer seems to be changing to fall. Regular Wheat Flour option follows, as well as a Cappuccino version. Continue reading
Farmers Markets are a mainstay in most rural communities. The variety of product is amazing. Thetis has had markets for the past 12 or so years, moving between the marinas, and change with the artisans and producers that attend them. Our community hall is going to play host to Summer Community Fairs this year. The same group of volunteers that puts on lunches through the winter months is going to take charge of the kitchen and serve up coffee, teas and home baking.
Not sure how it happened, but I’m looking after the kitchen tomorrow morning for opening day. I’ve made these for morning events for several years now. They’re a nice change from fruit and earnest muffins. Sometimes it’s nice to have something a little different.
They get their coffee hit from espresso powder, while the different chocolate bits make you think a barista has somehow made this latte type muffin for you. Continue reading