Since I was confined to crutches all of December and much of January, I haven't been baking. No holiday baking, no Christmas cookies, no homeade garlic rolls...nothing in the kitchen department. And boy, have I missed it. This past week I have been trying to get around more without the crutches and thought it would be a good time to try out some easy recipes in the kitchen. My husband came home with fresh blueberries from the market this week (huh?? fresh blueberries in January??) and I figured it was now or never to bake something tasty. Enter the Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast cake...
I made this for my kids as a special breakfast treat. It does taste amazingly like cake and won't become an everyday indulgence. But it was delicious and appreciated by my kiddos!
I ended up using frozen blueberries because my kids ate the fresh ones so fast I couldn't get my hands on them. And I didn't have buttermilk. So I made my own. You add 1 tbsp vinegar to a 1 cup measuring cup. Then add milk to reach 1 cup. Let it sit for about 10 minutes and use that as a substitute for the buttermilk. My kids have already requested this again for breakfast so I think it was a hit.
Here is where I found the recipe: Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake.
Expect to see more baked goods in the future! I think my baking days are baaaack!!!
Monday, January 23, 2012
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So, one day you stamp a cupcake, and the next day you bake a cake? I see a fabby trend here, and a so glad I discovered your blog. It's going to be delicious, I think. Your cake looks so yummy--glad your kids liked it. I am in Cardiff, which is North Coastal San Diego. So, in PTI terms, we are neighbors.
Oh yum! My DD would love this. She too eats the fresh blueberries before I can use them. I bought 2 packages the other day and they were gone in a flash--she sits and eats them by the fistfuls!
Mara this looks and sounds FABULOUS!!! I am gonna make it this weekend .. I had hoped to last weekend but I didnt!
Hope your feeling better! Glad your baking days are back! :)
Have a GREAT day!
THIS LOOKS AMAZING!!! Might be my baking project on Friday with the Daycare kiddos!
Yummy Mara! EVERYTIME I visit your blog I leave craving sweets! :)
It's great to see you up and baking again! I missed all your yummy treats!
I've heard that you can make your own buttermilk, but I never tried it before. Nice to know it works :oD
Thanks for sharing!
I'm sooo hungry now...LOL
WOW!! That looks so delicious!!
I need to try this one day!!
sooo i just found your blog from the blog of a friend of a friend...got that? anyway your name is mara and my name is mara and you don't see that every day and i thought it was neat! so yeah. i'll be stopping in again soon, i'm sure :) have a good one!
OK! WOW! This looks super yummy! Must give this a try! TFS!
I made this yesterday and it was AWESOME! and definitely not on my diet, LOL
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