I have recently been doing a lot of baking, so much that I even went and started a new blog to record all of my sweet treats and baking feats, you know, because I have so much free time on my hands and all.
The thing is, I really want Bailey and Cooper to experience home baked goods though. I seldom recall my own mother baking, actually I think there is only one memory I have of my mom baking Christmas cookies with us, and I want my kids to have even more memories, whether or not their fond memories (OK, so that isn’t true, I want them to be some of their favorite times because already it’s been some of my favorite times with them).
I have been baking cookies and cakes, brownies and muffins. Lots of muffins. This week I decided to make seven muffin recipes to try out. By the end of the week some of us won’t care if we ever see a muffin again. But I have been ‘testing’ my recipes out to see whether or not their kid friendly. The other day we were snowed in and I made two different muffins; Cinnamon Sugar muffins and Maple Muffins. When they were all done I let Cooper do a little taste testing. He had quite the time with it.
He was thrilled to be chosen as number one taste tester.
He sampled the Cinnamon Sugar ones first.
He decided pretty quickly that he liked the Cinnamon Sugar ones over the maple ones. I wasn’t a bit surprised.
Here he’s saying “Anytime, Mom. Anytime.”
The next day I made Zucchini Chocolate Chip Muffins. Bailey got to be number one taste tester that day (Cooper was still down for his nap).
She loved them.
She couldn’t stop singing their praises.