This months bake are muffins.
I used to make these when the bigguns were little.
When we moved to the cottage a lot of my books were boxed up and it is only recently that I unearthed them again.
With that in mind I decided my March bake should be one of their favourites
Chocolate Hazelnut Muffins.
We are very fortunate here in Lincolnshire to have a number of working mills across the county.
The flour I use is from The Maud Foster Mill.
I made a batch of 12 and before I had a chance to take them out of the muffin tray onto the cooling rack D had snuffled one to have with his cup of tea. The hazelnut element of the recipe is a spoon of Nutella added to each muffin before being topped with the muffin mixture. Obviously during the cooking process the Nutella goes to goo, solidifying again whilst the muffins are left to cool.
Before I could say anything D had taken a bite only to find they were still gooy in the middle.
He then decided to leave it to cool down, whilst he went to refresh his cup someone decided to snuffle his muffin.
I say someone when in reality there is only one little sneak thief in our house.
Yes that would be Mr Romeo who apparently wasn't bothered that the Nuttella was still a bit gooy and scoffed the lot and on D's return was found to be sitting licking his lips with a look that said
They have now cooled completely and we have enjoyed another one with a cup of tea in the garden and I have to agree with him they are most definitely
After the events of the eclipse on Friday when we had a very excited 11 year old in our house, who has done nothing but talk about the eclipse for the best part of the last year, the weather was a little less than favourable yesterday but it has been glorious sunshine this morning and the daffodils are out in the garden announcing the arrival of
Have a great week one and all.