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Brown Butter Snickerdooles from The Sprinkles Baking Book

  The name “snickerdoodle” probably is German, at least according to The Joy of Cooking. I can remember walking by bakeries in the 1950s with their doors open and aromas pouring out to the sidewalk. The pungency of the cinnamon from the snickerdoodles was always a dominant note that made walking into the bakery a…

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Butter + Cinnamon + Sugar = Cake from Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson

    This is the third recipe Suzi and I tried from the wonderful Baking Style by Lisa Yockelson. Lisa loves intense flavors and she’s fond of cake for breakfast. Pie, too, I suspect. For breakfast, I find a chocolate cake a bit intense. But, cinnamon is lovely. We eat cinnamon rolls so why not…

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Butter Crumb Coffee Cake from Carole Walter

If it is Sunday morning, and we need coffee cake, there is just one place to go: Great Coffee Cakes, Sticky Buns, Muffins & More by Carole Walter. This is THE definitive guide to get you through Sunday. Or Monday, or any day where breakfast needs to be better. Carole is a perfectionist. You can…

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Baked Tomato with Sausage, Egg, Cinnamon and Chile from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen

The recipe comes from Big Flavors from a Small Kitchen. Author Chris Honor was born in Australia and now has a small restaurant in North London. In Big Flavors, there are no recipe titles per se. He just lists four or five ingredients at the top of each page. Here the fabulous four are: tomato,…

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