Spiced Wassail Muffins

I decided this morning that it had been too long since I made a yummy snack for my munchkins. I found a recipe for Spiced Raisin Muffins and decided that with a few adjustments they’d be perfect! I decided to name my creation Spiced Wassail Muffins because as I was baking them I realized they smell exactly like the pungent spiced drink I make in the fall. These muffins have all the classic flavors of my favorite warm-you-to-your-toes beverage. Orange, apple, cinnamon and cloves combine to make them truly special. I decided not to put the glaze on top because they tasted plenty sweet without it, but if I were serving these at a tea, baby shower, or taking them somewhere, I’d probably add a drizzle of icing just for looks. [Read more…]


A trick-or-treating tradition in our family is to have a mug of this spicy pungent warm-you-to-the-bones liquid upon returning from gathering candy. Also made tonight – Mom’s Tortellini Soup, Applesauce Drop Doughnuts, Simple Caramel Apples and Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting.


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