Williams Sonoma Muffin Cookbook
I rave about this Williams Sonoma Muffin Cookbook to everyone. It includes both sweet and savoury muffin recipes, with quick breads and cakes as well. I have tried out about 14 recipes so far and they have all turne out like the picture and been mega delicious. Too delicious sometimes because now my family want me to bake their favourites at least once a week.
I love the gorgeous example photo with each recipe, it's inspiring! The muffin recipes don't call for any exotic ingredients, just basic things that are always on hand and the instructions are clear. The muffins freeze really well ( I've tried orange poppyseed, choc chip, banana and walnut, cinnamon buttermilk, vanilla pear and blueberry) so I can double the muffin mix and individually freeze muffins for quick breakfasts. 35 seconds in the microwave and they taste so fresh it's almost like just baked!
All the Williams Sonoma series of cookbooks have detailed tips and instructions at the back. In the Williams Sonoma Muffins cooking book, this includes adjusting cooking times to make jumbo or mini muffins instead of standard size. There are short tips on the key ingredients (such as the difference between sweet and sour cherries and tips on buying them fresh, frozen or canned).
If you only need one muffin cookbook get the Williams Sonoma Muffin Cookbook. Once you've made a few batches of muffins using these recipes you'll be confident about making any ingredient substitutions according to your own tastes or dietary needs.
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Blueberry muffins crowned with a cinnamon and sugar topping, savory cornmeal muffins spiced with jalape ño, tender lemon and poppy seed muffins served with lemon curd -- these are recipes that any home cook would be proud to make and bring fresh from the oven to the table.
Williams-Sonoma Collection Muffins includes 40 kitchen-tested recipes for these and other muffins as well as coffee cakes and quick breads. Not only can the recipes be prepared in just an hour or two -- they are also wonderfully versatile. Banana-walnut muffins and slices of pumpkin bread are delightful ways to bake with fresh fruits and vegetables. You can serve muffins flavored with Cheddar cheese or pesto as a savory accompaniment to soups and salads. Coffee cakes enriched with raspberries, apples, or chocolate make elegant centerpieces for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea.
Each recipe in these pages is shown alongside a beautiful full-color photograph that helps you decide which recipe you want to bake. Additional photographs illustrate side notes with invaluable information about essential ingredients and techniques. You will also find an entire chapter devoted to simple baking basics. This cookbook provides everything you need to create delicious muffins perfect for any meal or occasion.
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