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Homemade Ice Cream with Easter Candy

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Homemade ice cream is pretty awesome, right?  Throw in some Easter candy and you’ve got a little treat perfect for springtime celebrations!

 

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A super tasty homemade ice cream with just the right amount of chocolate candy goodness. Perfect for Easter and all other Spring Celebrations!

Homemade Ice Cream

You’ll need an ice cream maker for this one – and I have been very happy with using the Ice Cream Maker attachment for our Stand Mixer for all of the ice cream we make here, and I feel pretty good about recommending it to you if you’re in the market.  Keep your ice cream maker stored in the freezer if you have the space – otherwise, be sure to freeze it before using it to make ice cream.

For this recipe, I used a cup and a half of those wonderful little pastel coloured M&M candies you see all over the stores this time of year – and it has turned out so well!  A super tasty vanilla ice cream with just the right amount of chocolate candy goodness.
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Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups 10% cream
  • 8 egg yolks ( save the whites for Angel Food Cake!)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups 35% cream
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups M&M candies – we used the pastel coloured Easter variety

Directions

  1. Cook the 10% cream on the stove top until it’s hot.  Not boiling, but hot.
  2. Whip the yolks and sugar until blended, and gradually stir in the hot 10% cream, and continue to mix until blended.
  3. Transfer the yolk mixture back to a medium sauce pan, and again cook until hot.  Cook until it is steaming, and small bubbles start to form, but do not boil.  Stir continuously and prevent scorching.
  4. Add in the 35% cream, the vanilla extract and the salt, and chill for 8 hours ( or overnight)
  5. Following the directions on your ice cream maker, add your ice cream to the ice cream maker and let mix for about 18 minutes – add the M&M candies and mix 2 minutes longer.  
  6. Serve and enjoy, and be sure to freeze the remaining ice cream!

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Unique Flower Planters for Your Yard and Garden

Unique Work Boot Flower Planters to add some whimsy to your yard and garden

You all know I love to Up-cycle stuff, right? My Hand Knit Rag Rug was a huge hit, and a lot of fun! And who could forget our Juice Jug Greenhouses?  Anyway, my very kind and understanding husband also realizes my need to keep stuff, and was very pleased to offer me his old work boots…so I could plant flowers in them. And I did. 

Unique Flower Planters for Your Yard and Garden made from Upcycling Old Workboots

And that got me thinking, what other really unique ideas I could find and share with you for planting flowers…well, check these out:

Unique and Whimsical Flower Planter Ideas

10 Unique Flower Planter Ideas to Liven Up Your Space

 

This Bird Cage Planter – by Crafts by Amanda is really just too pretty.  It would look lovely on any corner of a deck, the center of any harvest table, and would be especially lovely as a hanging planter.

Rain Boot Planter – by A Cultivated Nest is simply adorable, and would make a lovely addition to any front porch!  Great idea for a Grandma and Grandpa gift, if made with little boots.  Talk about cute.

I found some awesome haning planters!  These Bird Feeder Planters – by Petticoat Junktion,  brilliant Fishbowl Planters – by A Beautiful Mess and really clever Rain Gutter Planters – by Restoration Redoux are all really smart up-cycles!  

Garden Glove gives a great tutorial on these eye catching Vertical Cinder Block Planters, and don’t miss out on this how to for a Stenciled Planter Box from Reclaimed Wood – by Saved by Love Creations

I love this nifty Mailbox Planter – by Garden Chick, and my front yard absolutely needs a Chair Planter – by Between Naps on the Porch.

Up Cycled Work Boot Flower Planters

Unique Work Boot Flower Planters

These are too easy, really.  The hardest part may be finding a pair of boots you’re willing to part with.  

Materials

  • old boots
  • newspaper
  • seeds
  • soil
  • water

Directions

  1. Fill the toes of boots with some crumpled newspaper
  2. Fill the rest of the boot with potting soil.
  3. Add seeds and plant according to package directions
  4. Water lightly

I told you it was too easy.  Which ones will you try?

 

 

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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake a showstopper dessert that is really really easy to make, but has a huge wow factor!

Once you’ve mastered the Homemade Angel Food Cake making Homemade Strawberry Shortcake is a natural next step, and you are going to want to try this recipe yourself for sure!

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake a showstopper dessert that is really really easy to make, but has a huge wow factor!

Really Easy and Really Impressive

Talk about a big Wow Factor. I’m not kidding you at all when I say this version of a strawberry shortcake is super easy to make.  The recipe is simple enough to have on any occasion.  But it’s beautiful enough to serve for any special occasion also.  This cake has been my contribution to wedding showers, baby showers, Canada Day celebrations, Father’s Day Celebrations, and even Tuesdays.   You can make your own Angel Food Cake or start with a store bought variety – entirely up to you!

 

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake

Choose fresh strawberries and sliced in half, or whole berries with the stems removed for the garnish up top and you have an amazing dessert sure to impress your guests, and satisfy your sweet , but not too sweet, tooth.

Careful not to mix the berries too much, or you’re lush white cream will become pink – which actually isn’t a bad thing either – especially for a bridal shower!  

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake a showstopper dessert that is really really easy to make, but has a huge wow factor!

Homemade Strawberry Shortcake
A perfectly light and luscious dessert - great for any occasion!
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Ingredients
  1. 1 prepared Angel Food Cake
  2. 1 cup whipping cream (35% M.F.)
  3. 4 oz. softened cream cheese
  4. 2 tbsp. white sugar
  5. 3 cups strawberries (2 cups chopped berries, and approx. 6-8 whole berries for garnish)
Instructions
  1. Whip the whipped cream until stiff peaks form, and set aside in refrigerator
  2. Beat cream cheese and sugar until well blended
  3. Add whipped cream, and mix until well blended. Gently stir in chopped berries.
  4. Cut the angel food cake into two layers.
  5. Spread about 2/3 of the whipped cream mixture onto the bottom half, and replace top half of cake.
  6. Place remaining whipped cream mixture on cake, and garnish with whole berries. Refrigerate.
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Homemade Strawberry Shortcake a showstopper dessert that is really really easy to make, but has a huge wow factor!

If you loved this recipe, you should check out our other fresh fruit recipe ideas, like this Apple Berry Stew perfect for snacking, or our favourite Rhubarb and Strawberry Pie . 

You can not leave without trying our Rhuberry Jam, Summer Salad, and our Waffles and Strawberry Sauce.  

We love to hear from you – what will you make with the berries you pick this summer?

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Hand Knit Cotton Napkins

DIY Cotton Napkin free knitting pattern for eco-friendly living

Cotton Napkins, that you can totally make yourself! Seriously, this project is just loaded with instant gratification. Easy to make, quick to finish, good for our planet, and 100% tailor-able to your colour preference… why not just give yourself that pat on the back right now.

DIY Cotton Napkin free knitting pattern for eco-friendly living

 

Now That I’ve Convinced You

Reusable soft cloth napkins are washable, re-usable and ideal for cleaning sticky little faces and fingers.  They are way better than any paper product, but they are also expensive.  Have no fear, you can totally make your own with scrap fabric, and I highly recommend it,  and there are a couple of ways you can make them without having to worry about tidy mitered corners and so on, and that is a DIY for another day.  Today though, I’m going to show you how to knit  your own cloth napkins.  For real.  

Hand Knit Cotton Napkins

So, yeah, you’re going to need to know how to knit.  But don’t sweat it, I’ve got you covered.  Head over to our How to Knit Series, and grab the tutorial for Casting On, Making a Knit Stitch, and Binding Off as those are the only knitting skills you’ll need for this pattern.  

Notes

This napkin is used with three strands of yarn held together.  This means your project will work up quick, and will be nice and thick – a good quality, sturdy handmade napkin is what you’re after.  You do not need to purchase three balls of yarn.  340gm ball of Key Lime Pie by Bernat  will be enough yarn to complete several napkins.  Just pull out three different strands ( approx 100′ each should do) and use them held together as seen in the photo below.DIY Cotton Napkin free knitting pattern for eco-friendly living made with three strands held together on big needles for a quick and satisfying project

100′ of yarn isn’t actually all that much, and this napkin took me about 20 minutes of knitting time.  I had to take a one hour road trip between rows, but that’s another story for another day.  An easy way to pull out 100 feet of yarn is to find the end of the ball from the centre, and pull out your arm span worth of yarn until you get to approximately the right length.  I am just over 5′ tall so I pulled out my arm span worth 20 times to get 100 feet, cut the yarn and repeated that two more times, giving me three strands, all to the right length.  You can wind these strands together to make a ball, or you can just get knitting!  It won’t take you long.
 

Materials

  • 3 balls or strands of 100% Cotton Yarn in your favourite colours.  I used three strands of key lime pie and see the notes above on how to get three strands from one ball
  • size 10mm Knitting Needles
  • scissors
  • darning needle
     

Direction

  1. Prepare your strands of yarn as described above.  Or just use three balls.  Totally up to you.
  2. Cast On 18 sts
  3. Knit 31 rows
  4. Bind off the stitches, cut yarn, secure the last stitch, and weave in ends.
  5. Make an entire set!

DIY Cotton Napkins free knitting pattern for eco-friendly living

 

Multi Purpose DIY Cotton Napkins

So we already know why we should use these DIY Cotton Napkins instead of the paper ones – and we know how to make them too.  That’s awesome.  Did you also know that you can totally use these for wash clothes, dish clothes, and they make great rags when they start to wear out?  These possibilities are endless.

Join our Knitting Club and be sure to try all the other easy knitting patterns we have here like this I-Cord, this Infinity Scarf and this super awesome Rag Rug and of course, don’t forget to build your Knit Kit . 

 

Let me know how you make out

 

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DIY Nature Gifts in A Jar

DIY Nature Gifts in A Jar - the perfect Mohter's Day, Father's Day, Teacher's Appreciation Day, or Any Occasion Gift Made with Upcycled Materials and Things Found in Nature

Project: Recycle & Create.  Take a predetermined recyclable item, and create something fabulous with it.  The recyclable: glass jars.  The something fabulous:   DIY Nature Gifts in a Jar. I can hear the collective ooh-ing an ahh-ing.

DIY Nature Gifts in A Jar - the perfect Mohter's Day, Father's Day, Teacher's Appreciation Day, or Any Occasion Gift Made with Upcycled Materials and Things Found in Nature

DIY Nature Gifts In A Jar

These perfect gifts in a jar are made from Upcycled glass jars, fillers that are found in nature, such as beach glass or your favourite rocks, and photos of your favourite things to do outside. Imagine giving ( or receiving these lively treasures for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or even Teacher Appreciation Day! 

About the glass jars. I avoid using mason jars for crafting. Mason jars have a very long life and are perfectly suited for storing and preserving food, and I hesitate to use them for anything else. That said, I am not about to get all judgy on you, for your project, you can use whatever you like.

About the photos. We used our favourite pictures from seed catalogues and lawn and garden supply stores. We ended up with an image of a beautiful cherry blossom,  a garden bench surrounded with potted flowers, and a super fun image of a play structure.

DIY Gifts In A Jar

Materials

  • Glass jars
  • Acrylic paint 
  • Paint brushes
  • Masking tape
  • Nature / Outdoor photos that you love 
  • Filler materials, such as beach glass, rocks, sea shells etc

DIY Nature Gifts in A Jar - the perfect Mohter's Day, Father's Day, Teacher's Appreciation Day, or Any Occasion Gift Made with Upcycled Materials and Things Found in Nature

Directions

  1. Wash jars, remove labels, and dry.
  2. Cover one section with masking tape (this will be the window for your photo)
  3. Paint the entire surface of the jar
  4. Let dry, and then remove masking  tape once dry
  5. Place the photo inside the jar so that the image is visible through the window. Place the image so that the back of the image is against the inside of the jar. 
  6. Add your filler to the bottom of the jar and you’re done!

Love This UpCycle? 

You should definitely check out our Egg Carton Daffodils and Our Scrap Fabric Fairy Houses!  And you can’t possibly leave without seeing what all the hype was over our Gift Paper Frogs, and our Hand Knit Rag Rug!

Upcycle Egg Cartons into Beautiful Daffodils for a fun kid's craft to celebrate spring and nature Recycle Gift Paper into these adorable origami frogs with googly eyesDIY Fairy House with fabric scrapsDIY Hand Knit Rag Rug made from an Up-cycled bed sheet!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out these other awesome projects from this month’s challenge:

Jars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DIY Snow globe by Kidz Activities(not shown)
Recycle Plastic Pendant by Our Whimsicle Days
Calm Down Sensory Bottle by Sugar Aunts
Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift by Crafty Mama in ME
Chalkboard Lid Jars by Play and Learn Everyday
Photo Jar Luminaries by Mum in the Madhouse

Sea Glass Suncather by The Gingerbread House
Edible Sand Jars by Playdough & Popsicles
Fairy Lights Recycle Jars by Peakle Pie
Washi Tape Photo Jars by Teach me Mommy

 

 DIY Nature Gifts in A Jar - the perfect Mohter's Day, Father's Day, Teacher's Appreciation Day, or Any Occasion Gift Made with Upcycled Materials and Things Found in Nature

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Lemon Meringue Drops

Light and Lemony Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Meringue Drop Recipe

Light and Lemony Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Meringue Drops.  A nice summery dessert, that is impressive, but totally easy to make.

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Light and Lemony Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Meringue Drop Recipe

I love meringue.  Let there be no doubting me here.  It’s often the perfect sweet, bot not too sweet treat, and the melt in your mouth texture is. to. die. for.

Nothing beats the meringue on a homemade lemon pie, that’s for sure – but these lemony meringue drops are also really, really good.  Oh, and did I mention, crazy easy?  

Making Meringue

To make a good meringue, you can not under beat it.  An electric mixer really is the best option, I am so in love with my KitchenAid Stand Mixer if you’re in the market for one.  I have honestly never tried making meringue with a Rotary Egg Beater so I can’t tell you if it would work or not – but I have my doubts.  The key to good meringue is not under beating it, I think a hand beater would fall short.

Lemon Meringue Drops

If you don’t have a Piping Bag and Large Star Decorating Tip, and they are simply not in your budget, cutting the corner from a plastic bag is completely 100% acceptable.

 

Light and Lemony Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Meringue Drop Recipe

Lemon Meringue Drops
Lemony and Melt in Your Mouth Meringues
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Ingredients
  1. 3 large egg whites
  2. 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar
  3. 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  4. 1 tsp. lemon extract
  5. yellow food colouring
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 275 F
  2. Prepare cookie sheets with parchment paper
  3. Beat egg whites with cream of tartar in electric mixer until frothy
  4. Add in sugar, a bit at a time, while mixing on high
  5. Beat until stiff and glossy.
  6. Beat in lemon extract and food colouring
  7. Attach a large star tip to piping bag and fill with batter
  8. Hold the tip of the bag against the cookie sheet at a 90 degree angle, and squeeze out a small mound of meringue and slowly ease the pressure as you pull the bag up, so it makes a nice peak on top
  9. Bake 33 - 35 minutes.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool.
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Light and Lemony Melt in Your Mouth Lemon Meringue Drop Recipe

Love This Recipe?

You’ll also really enjoy our other Tea Party Favourites like these Banana and White Chocolate Chip Muffins, these Mini Peanut Butter Cups and these Rhubarb Mini Muffins.

 

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Egg Carton Daffodils

Upcycle Egg Cartons into Beautiful Daffodils for a fun kid's craft to celebrate spring and nature

Project: Recycle & Create.  Take a predetermined recyclable item, and create something fabulous with it.  The recyclable: egg cartons.  The something fabulous:   Feel free to ooh and aah all you wish.

Upcycle Egg Cartons into Beautiful Daffodils for a fun kid's craft to celebrate spring and nature

These are even more fun than the Gift Paper Frogs – although not nearly as cute.  And these are just as sweet as the Scrap Fabric Fairy House – but way way easier to make.  Our bouquet here was made by a collective group from age 3 to 39.  It’s hard work keeping the 39 year old in check, let me tell ya.

Egg Carton Daffodils

Materials

  • egg cartons
  • yellow paint – we used tempra
  • paint brushes
  • scissors
  • green pipe cleaners
  • the usual smock and table protection

Upcycle Egg Cartons into Beautiful Daffodils for a fun kid's craft to celebrate spring and nature

Directions

Just like our Egg Carton Owls and Our Egg Carton Ladybugs – oooh and the Egg Carton Super Bees – I’ve got a thing, don’t I – start by using those scissors, and cutting the egg carton into individual cups.  You will need two cups per daffodil.

  1. Take one cup, and cut it into four panels, and these will be the outer petals
  2. Paint both cups completely yellow.  You’ll get messy, and you’ll love it!
  3. Take your pipe cleaner, and make a small loop in one end.
  4. Poke a whole through the center of each cup, place the cup that you cut into four petals under the other cup and thread the pipe cleaner through the egg cups, so that the small loops is secured inside the cups.
  5. Repeat over and over until you run out of cups, bundle them, and place them in a vase.  

Upcycle Egg Cartons into Beautiful Daffodils for a fun kid's craft to celebrate spring and nature

 

SEE THE OTHER EGG CARTON PROJECTS FROM THE CHALLENGE

egg cartons
Egg Carton Mache Molds by Teach me Mommy
Intrinsic Hand Strengthening Activity by Sugar Aunts
Flowers by The Gingerbread House
Space Station by Peakle Pie

 

 

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GREEN, CRAFTY & CREATIVE

 
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Hand Print Strawberries

Handprint Art Strawberry Keepsake Paintings
The perfect summer craft! Easy, fun and messy, this one will also serve as a great keepsake, and one worth repeating year after year.

Handprint Art Strawberry Keepsake Paintings

After a flurry of strawberry activity – berry picking at a local nursery, strawberry lemonade, milkshake after smoothy after milkshake, jam and pies – we figured the next thing we should do, is to do some strawberry crafts.

Crafting Fosters Confidence

Crafting is good for the mind, body and soul.  Crafting is creating, creating is wonderful.  Giving people the opportunity to create things, leaves the doors and windows open for future great things.  Before we go any further, I would like to take a minute to go over our crafting rules – sounds ominous, doesn’t it?  But here’s the thing, there are a few rules, and once they are established and understood, everything will run smoothly.

  1. Have fun
  2. Be polite – to yourself and to everyone else
  3. Stay calm – unless what you’re doing is WAY TOO EXCITING… then, just be careful – flapping arms and bouncing knees spill paint!
  4. Do it your way – don’t let someone tell you what colours to use, or how all the parts go together.  Pay attention to the example that may ( or may not) be set out before you, but remember, it is your creation!

Hand Print Strawberries

Materials:

  • hands
  • red / pink paint
  • green paint
  • paint brush / sponge or something similar
  • paper
  • the usual clothing / furniture protection

Handprint Art Strawberry Keepsake Paintings

Instructions:

  1. Cover the palm of hands with red or pink paint
  2. Place hands firmly on paper with thumbs touching and index fingers touching
  3.  Add leaves with a paint brush or a finger!
 
Handprint Art Strawberry Keepsake Paintings
 

And you should have seen the looks on their faces when I covered my own hands in paint!  Totally worth it!

If you thought this was fun, try our Paper Plate Ladybug, Egg Cartons Bees, and the lovely Watercolour Dragonflies to get started!

 

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GREEN, CRAFTY & CREATIVE

 
If you enjoyed this post, you will love our book, Green, Crafty & Creative. Featuring 70 family and environmentally-friendly tips, crafts and activities from 10 different contributors, it is full of awesome inspiration for Earth Day fun. Green, Crafty & Creative is available for purchase in e-bookpaperback and Kindle formats, starting for as low as  $4.99.
 
 
 
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30 Ways to Fall In Love With Flowers

30 Plus Ways to Fall in Love With Flowers for your Garden, Your Craftroom, Classroom, and Your Lunchbox

It’s Friday and We’re in Love with Flowers!  But then again, who isn’t?

30 Plus Ways to Fall in Love With Flowers for your Garden, Your Craftroom, Classroom, and Your Lunchbox

While we’re all pining away for the long warm days of summer ( it’s coming, I know it is.  I just know it!) we can enjoy the transition of the seasons, and start to get ready for all that spring has to offer.  One of the best ways to transition from winter to spring is to fall in love with flowers, and I’ve got here for you, 30+ ways to fall in love with Flower Gardens, Crafts and Snacks.

30+ Flower Gardens, Crafts and Snacks

In the Garden

It's Friday and We're in Love with Flowers in the Garden

Your Garden in Blue – Nemcsok Farms

Blanket Flower is a native flower for the sun garden – Garden Frog Boutique

Planting Spring Flowers – Rhythms of Play

Saving Your Own Succulent Seeds, and Propagating them – Drought Smart Plants

Flowers the Colour Purple – Nemcsok Farms

Rockin’ The Red Flowers in Your Garden – Blooming Secrets

Wildflower Garden – Drought Smart Plants

Building Perennial Flower Beds – Day to Day Adventures

Flowers for Foliage – Nemcsok Farms

Planting Sunflowers – Rhythms of Play

Flower Garden Tips – Drought Smart Plants

 

Craft Inspiration

We're in Love with Crafts Inspired by Flowers

Connecticut Mountain Laurel – Playground Parkbench

Petal Suncatcher – Craftulate

Giant Flower Collage – Crafty Kids at Home

Flower Suncatchers – Rhythms of Play

Lupine Suncatcher – Playground Parkbench

Flower Stamps – Craftulate

Paper Flower Garden – Cutting Tiny Bites

Fabric Flowers – Little Worlds

Golden Poppy – Rhythms of Play

Forsythia Spring Craft – Playground Parkbench

Paper Doily Flowers – Cutting Tiny Bites

Sunflower Craft – Craftulate

 

Activities and Snacks

Flower themed Activities and Snacks

Colour Changing Flowers – Little Bins for Little Hands

Strawberry Roses – Eats Amazing

Lessons on Sunflowers – Share it Science News

Flower Arranging – Rhythms of Play

Flowers for Lunch – Eats Amazing

Daisy Soup – Crafty Kids at Home

Water & Flowers Sensory Play – Little Bins for Little Hands

Flower Unit – Every Star is Different

Veggie Bouquet – Eats Amazing

Themed Gardens for Kids – Share it Science News

 

 

30 Plus Ways to Fall in Love With Flowers for your Garden, Your Craftroom, Classroom, and Your Lunchbox

Be sure to check back, to see what we’ve fallen in love with next… We’re fickle that way.

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Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Muffins

Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffin Recipe for Easter, Mother's Day, and Spring celebrations

You know what I love best about Easter?  White chocolate bunnies.  Don’t get me wrong, I love pretty much all things chocolate, I really do. But white chocolate bunnies, at Easter, now there’s something.

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Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffin Recipe for Easter, Mother's Day, and Spring celebrations

Easter as we traditionally celebrate it, is just so pleasant.  It’s sort of like the song ‘My Favourite Things’, everything about how we celebrate Easter today is just ooozing with pleasantness.  Tea parties, brunch, fancy sides, desserts, and all those pastels!

And Spring!  And cute bunnies!  I could go on apparently, but I’m going to use a little self control and get to the point.

Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffins

So I have taken all that white chocolate yummy-ness, and and made these adorable Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffins.  Ideal for Easter, Mother’s Day, and Spring celebrations, and the best go to after school snack in our house for a while now.  And how could I forget, tea parties.  

Mini Muffin Recipe

You’ll need some of these mini muffin pansMini Muffin Paper Cups and I find using this 1/2 oz portion scoop for scooping the batter into the muffin tins make quick work of the process. 
 
 

 

Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffins
Healthy Banana Mini Muffin made special with white chocolate chips
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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup flour
  2. 2 tsp. baking powder
  3. 1/2 tsp. salt
  4. 1/2 cup sugar
  5. 1/2 cup milk
  6. 1/4 cup melted butter
  7. 1 egg
  8. 3 bananas
  9. 1 cup white chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 F
  2. Line mini muffin tins with mini muffin papers
  3. Mix dry ingredients
  4. Stir melted butter into milk
  5. Mash bananas thouroughly
  6. Add milk mixture, egg and bananas to flour mixture and mix well
  7. Stir in white chocolate chips
  8. Scoop into prepared mini muffin tins, and bake for about 20 minutes.
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Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffin Recipe for Easter, Mother's Day, and Spring celebrations

Tea Party Muffins

I have to say that these mini muffins turned out even better than I expected.  I mean, I expected them to be good, but EVERYONE here loves them.  And that’s sayin’ something.   Call you grandmothers, invite them over for a tea party, make a batch of these delectable treats, and celebrate all that is right with the world.

If you loved this recipe

Check out our other great snacks, like these Mini Peanut Butter Cups and this Apple Berry Stew.   And don’t even think about leaving without trying our other mini muffins, Pumpkin and Rhubarb.

 

Tea Party Banana and White Chocolate Mini Muffin Recipe for Easter, Mother's Day, and Spring celebrations

 

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