The lines have fallen to me in pleasant places; Indeed, my heritage is beautiful to me. ~ Psalm 16:6 nasb

Friday, September 24, 2010

FFG--Maple Crumb Muffins


My friend Lori is a farm girl at heart.  Click her button to the left to visit her blog and join us on Fridays, because farm girls love company!  :)

Well, it was a good week here on my suburban "farm."  We actually turned on the a/c in the "barn" for a few return-of-summer days!  Number one stallion (Joe) stayed in the "barn" for shelter this week.  Number two stallion (Jacob) studied hard at the "training corral."  Number three stallion (Danny) is getting "saddle-trained" both online and with his older brother.  And number four stallion--well, colt, anyway--has romped rambunctiously around both the "barn" and the "pasture."  (That would be Thomas.)

The big "stud" worked hard all week providing for this "mare" and their herd.  Even though his mane has a touch of gray now, he still has what it takes to round up his herd well.

Since I happen to be on a farm theme, I leave you with a Bible verse, and a yummy recipe.

Know well the condition of your flocks,
And pay attention to your herds;
For riches are not forever,
Nor does a crown endure to all generations.
Proverbs 27:23-24 nasb

Maple crumb muffins

Maple Crumb Muffins

2 1/4 cups whole-wheat flour
2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
1 t cinnamon
1 egg, beaten
1/2 cup + 2 T sour cream
1/3 cup maple syrup

Streusel topping (mix together until crumbly)
3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup melted butter

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.  Using whisk, mix together flour, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.  Stir in egg, sour cream, and syrup.  Spoon batter into paper-lined muffin cups. Sprinkle with streusel topping mix.  Bake for about 20 minutes until golden brown.  Serve warm or hot.  Makes 12 muffins.

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