We have a winner! Congratulations Ria Malloy.
It has been fun interacting with you all and trying out your recipes and ideas. Thank you for participating and for your patience with the final results! On December 31st I prepared three of the recipe submissions for breakfast for the kiddos.
The three I choose were...
1. Chocolate Peanut Butter Haystacks by Ria Malloy
2. Spinach Cake Muffins by Radha Roy
3. Chocolate Mousse Frosting Shots by Kris Metzger
Handsdown all three of my kiddo's agreed that they liked the Chocolate Peanut Butter Haystacks the best and the Spinach Cake Muffins came in 2nd or also knows as "The Incredible Hulk" muffins. They didn't care for the Chocolate Mousse, although I enjoyed it a little too much.
Today, I had time with just my 2yr old girl and we made the Spinach Cake Muffins together.
I posted the picture above on facebook and got a ton of requests for the recipe.
Here it is... Enjoy!
Spinach Cake Muffins (Makes 24 Mini Muffins)
Prep Time:3 minutes,Cook Time: 12 minutes,Total Time: 15 minutes,
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup fresh spinach, packed
1/3 cup sugar (I used pure cane sugar)
2 tablespoons vegetable or canola oil
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour (I used 3/4 cup whole wheat flour)
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
. 1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
. 2. Place the first 6 ingredients in a food processor and puree.
. 3. Place the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl and combine.
. 4. Pour the spinach puree in a large mixing bowl.
. 5. Slowly mix the dry ingredients into the wet until combined.
. 6. Scoop batter into a greased mini muffin tin, filling each cup 2/3 of the way.
. 7. Bake for 12 minutes. (*add about 10mins for regular sized muffins)
. 8. Serve.
Here is my little helper in action...
For all of you who gave me recipes THANK YOU!!! I will be working on putting together an electronic recipe book for you as a gift.