I am not an anything goes for breakfast type person. To me chocolate muffins are just a little lower on the scale than cheesecake for breakfast – not that THAT hasn’t been done here before. Once in awhile a special treat is a nice surprise, though. These are perfect for that – moist, chocolaty, and topped with a sweet butter glaze and toasted pecans. There are just enough chocolate chips to give you a punch of chocolate flavor in each bite. I don’t add pecans to the inside because I don’t like the texture but you certainly could. Continue reading
I love cream cheese Danish pastry. I have made laminated dough (the kind of dough that makes the Danish so flaky) a lot over the years but it take a long time and if it is one thing I do not have it is time. Continue reading
Or gingerbread waffles for an autumn breakfast – either way they are an out of the ordinary treat.
I have always loved gingerbread. Maybe it started with the million times I made my parents read the Gingerbread Man to me… maybe it was the Hansel and Gretel story… Maybe it was the gorgeous Christmas windows in John Wanamaker’s in downtown Philadelphia that depicted Victorian ladies rolling out gingerbread for excited children. And they really moved. Continue reading