Tag Archive | "yeast bread"

Pumpkin Rolls

Tuesday, January 14, 2014


Add pumpkin and spices for a twist on your basic dinner roll.

Lucia Buns {Lussekatter}

Friday, December 13, 2013


As a kid it always seemed a bit crazy yet exciting and invigorating to get up so early on December 13, one of the shortest, darkest days of the year, just for breakfast. In fact, it always seemed dreamy and surreal. As a child my family celebrated Santa Lucia with some good family friends every year.

Monkey Bread Muffins

Sunday, December 1, 2013


Monkey bread is always a favorite with groups, however, in some settings it is not practical or easy for everyone to literally pull apart from the same loaf of bread. Earlier this year I made my monkey bread in muffin tins for individual servings that turned out perfectly for a party.

Spinach Rolls

Friday, November 2, 2012


My almost four-year old son has been showing more signs of independent eating but he didn't even care that these rolls contained two cups of spinach. They have a lovely shade of green so I will definitely tuck them away for St. Patrick's Day but we will be making these many times before then, too.

Raspberry Pastry Braid

Tuesday, July 19, 2011


      I love raspberries plain and simple, by the handful, on top of my yogurt, sprinkled on my pancakes, dipped in chocolate…you get the picture!  And raspberries are also one of my favorite fruits to bake with.  I had leftover dough after making hot cross buns so with a portion of the dough I made […]

Chocolate Chip Turtle Bread

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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It is easy to turn any bread {sweet or savory} into little turtles. I kneaded chocolate chips into my dough to make the turtle extra special and I decorated it with a powdered sugar glaze. Needless to say that my son was super excited when he saw a turtle coming out of the oven!

Hot Cross Buns

Tuesday, April 19, 2011


This Easter season I decided to mix it up and try a new hot cross bun recipe from The Good Housekeeping Illustrated Cookbook. It's a classic sweet bread recipe that can be used for many purposes. These moist, buttery rolls are yummy plain or with dried fruit.

Hot Cross Buns

Thursday, April 1, 2010

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Hot Cross Buns were traditionally made on Good Friday but they have become a typical breakfast treat during the entire Easter season. The following recipe is the one that my mom still makes every Easter.

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