Pumpkin Spiced Muffins


Pumpkin Spiced Muffins are so comforting.  Now that fall is finally here make a batch to share and enjoy.  The dense rich texture is irresistible!

Join me for a cooking class this fall for more fabulous recipes that are easy to make and perfect for sharing!

See you soon!


Friday, November 4th 2016 11:00-1:00  Lunch and Learn Thanksgiving Inspiration  Join me every month or just THIS month for Lunch and Learn, an extended lunch hour that gives you a full cooking class experience, a delicious lunch and an arsenal of new recipes to help you get dinner on the table at your house!  Tired of preparing the same old turkey dinner year after year or just need some tips and tricks to make sure everything turns out tasty?  Join me for the festive fun class where turkey takes center stage.  We will start the fun with the perfect brined and Roasted Turkey Breast, tender, juicy and packed with flavor.  Turkey calls for gravy and our Bacon Shallot Gravy will be irresistible.  Browned Butter Sweet Potatoes with Pecan Caramel Topping will be a showstopper.  We will take dinner rolls off the table with our Herbed and Buttered Bread Leaves, oh my!  How about homemade green Bean Casserole, stupendous! A different take on cranberry sauce that’s sure to be a FAM fav, zesty Cran Salsa.  Crispy shredded Brussel Sprout Slaw with dreamy Walnut Vinaigrette makes a nice new take on a Thanksgiving salad.  Roasted Pears with blue cheese and honey will be memorable to say the least.  We will craft Apple Dumplings with Bourbon Butter sauce for a sweet delight you will not soon forget!  Class Fee $53.00

Thursday, November 10th 2016 6:30-8:30  Elegant Holiday Entertaining  Need some holiday entertaining inspiration or just want to have a fun night out?  Join me for one of my favorite classes of the year and glean new entertaining ideas curated from my year of entertaining.  We will kick things off by setting up a bubble bar, so simple… so chic, you will be delighted by the details. Our first irresistible tidbit will be a sweet and savory mix, Salted Caramel Popped Corn with crispy bacon and peanuts. A true party favorite that disappear in a flash, my indulgent individual Tomato Basil Tartlets with Gruyere cheese.    Next up, a bite packed with a punch of flavor Marinated Beef with Blue Cheese Crostini.  I will show you how to craft a gorgeous Anti pasta Tray in 5 minutes or less with store bought items perfect for entertaining on the fly.  Crab Stuffed Mushrooms are decadent morsels of goodness.  Precious and puffy Cheddar Chive Gourges are addicting.  We will wrap up this party with Chocolate Pot O Crema with cream and chocolate curls.  Class Fee $58.00

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon cinnamon

½ teaspoon ground ginger

½ teaspoon allspice

¼ teaspoon ground cloves

1 cup butter

1 33 ounce can pumpkin puree

2 eggs

1 ½ teaspoon vanilla

½ teaspoon almond extract

2 cups chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Prepare cup cake pan with 24 liners.  In bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking soda and salt and spices and set aside.  In a small sauce pan over medium heat melt butter, add pumpkin and extracts and mix well.  Add pumpkin to flour mixture.  Add eggs and stir well.  Fold in walnuts and spoon into lined cupcake tin.  Bake for 28-35 minutes.

About Lorie Fangio

I am a lifestyle advisor with a passion for connecting families Around the Table for mealtime. We are becoming a society that doesn’t even speak to each other, texting and internet relationships are the norm and it is impacting our culture. I believe the human connection as we know it, is in danger. Finding time to spend together as a family unit can be difficult especially with dual family careers and children that are often hyper scheduled. My mission is to inspire families, with a no nonsense approach to real food. Gathering Around the Table is key to the foundation of familial relationships. Sitting down to a meal is much more than breaking bread, it is a bonding ritual for families that actually protects our kids from all the dangerous stuff in the world. With tips and techniques we can all get our families Around the Table!
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2 Responses to Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

  1. Debbie Gore says:

    Hard to believe that we are talking Thanksgiving!

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