Morning eggs my way!


6 Tbs melted butter
6 Tbs flour
2  1/2 cups light cream
2 Tbs mustard
2 cups grated cheddar cheese
1 Tbs worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup white wine
3 toasted english Muffins
6 eggs poached
6 slices Canadian bacon, boiled
6 tomato slices
salt and pepper to  taste


Combine Flour and butter in a pot over low heat. IN a  separate sauce pan heat but do not boil cream,  Gradually add cream to flour mixture.  Stir mustard , Worcestershire , wine,  salt and pepper. set aside Place slice of Canadian bacon on 1/2 of an English muffin.  Place  tomato on top of bacon  and an  egg on top of the tomato. Top with the Morning my  way  sauce  that you you  set  aside. Serves 3

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins


2  extra ripe bananas                                         2  eggs

1 cup packed brown sugar                                1/2  cup melted butter

1 tsp vanilla                                                        2 1/4  cups  flour

2 tsp baking powder                                          1.2 cup walnuts  chopped ( optional)

1 tsp  cinnamon                                                 1/2  tsp salt

1 cup  mini  chocolate chips  (  sometimes use normal or  large ones )


Preheat  oven to  350  degrees

Peel bananas and  mash to make one cup. (The riper the  bananas , the better the flavor.)

in a bowl  , beat the mashed bananas, egg, sugar , butter and  vanilla until well blended .

In a  larger bowl , combine  flour , baking powder, cinnamon  and salt.

Stir in chocolate chips  and nuts.

Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients.  Pour in the  banana mixture.

Mix until just blended.  Spoon into greased  and  floured  muffin pans.
Bake for 25-30 minutes

Makes  12- nice large  muffins.

Auntie Cynthia’s cranberry orange bread


1 orange
2  Tbs cold butter
1 large egg
1 cup chopped cranberries
1 large egg
1/2  tsp salt
2 cups flour
1-1/2  tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 cup sugar
1 cup chopped pecans (if you desire)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Using a sharp knife scrape the colored rind from the orange and mix it with the cranberries. Squeeze the juice of the orange into a measuring cup and add enough water to make 3/4 cup. Beat the egg and add it to the juice. Mix together the flour, salt, baking powder, soda and sugar in a large bowl. Cut the butter into the dry ingredients , mixing with two knives until crumbly.

Pour the juice into the dry ingredients and stir just until combined. Gently fold in the cranberries and nut. Pour the batter into a 9″ x 5″ loaf pan.bake for 45-50 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Let cool 10 minutes in the pan and then remove from the pan and cool completely.

serves 6-8


Love Auntie Cynthia

Great Grandma Mabel’s English Scones


1/2 tsp salt                               2 tsp baking powder
2 cups  flour                             4 Tbs sugar
6 Tbs butter                             2 eggs
1/2  cup  sour cream              1/2 tsp vanilla


Preheat  oven to  375  degrees. Lightly butter a baking sheet. Sift flour into a bowl with sugar, salt and baking powder. Add the  butter and work your fingers until the mixture resembles coarse meal.  Combine the eggs, cream  and vanilla in a bowl. Add to the flour mixture and  stir until moistened,  Flour  your hands well. Working quickly , lightly pat the  dough into a 8′ round. With a  sharp knife , score the round into eight wedges. (Dough can also be rolled and cut into  biscuit shapes.)  Place on the baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes until  the top is browned and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. remove scones to a wire rack and cool for a few minutes. Cut along the  score marks and  serve warm with  butter,  preserves or clotted  cream.

makes 8  scones

The last time I  made scones I was in a rush to  serve them so  I  cut them  before  baking and they turned out  fine. For those of who want to make clotted  cream for your scones here you  go.

Irish Scones


3 cups flour                      ¾ cup sugar
2 tsp baking powder       1 tsp salt
1 1/3 cup milk                  1 egg slightly beaten
¾ cup butter melted        1 1/2 cup  raisins        

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Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Mix dry ingredients together.  Very slowly pour in milk, egg and cooled butter. Fold in raisins.  Bake in a greased and floured 9 x 5  x  2  baking dish.  Cut into squares and serve with butter, cream cheese or preserves.

I used a small  round pan and  cut them into triangles . bake for 50 minutes, you can use a toothpick to check if done.

Rhubarb Nut Bread

1-1/2 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup vegetable Oil
1 egg, beaten
1 cup buttermilk
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
2-1/2 cups flour
1-1/2 cup rhubarb cut into small pieces
1/2 cup chopped walnuts

1 Tbs butter 1/3 cup sugar


Preheat Oven to 350 degrees. combine brown sugar, oil, and beaten egg . In a small bowl mix together milk,baking soda,salt and vanilla. Add milk mixture to sugar mixture alternately with flour,beating well after each addition Fold in rhubarb and nuts turn into 2 greased and floured 8x4x3 loaf pans. Mix topping ingredients and sprinkle on top of loaves, Bake about one hour or until toothpick inserted in center of bread comes out clean. Serves 10-12