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Watkins Orange Sticky Muffins

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

1/4 cup chopped raisins

1 tablespoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Cinnamon


1/2 cup chopped nuts

1/3 cup packed brown sugar

2 tablespoons butter, melted

2 tablespoons honey

1/4 teaspoon Watkins Cinnamon


2 cups all-purpose flour

3 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 egg

2/3 cup milk

1/4 cup honey

1/3 cup butter, melted

2 tablespoons Watkins Grated Orange Peel

Combine raisins, sugar and cinnamon; set aside. Combine the topping ingredients and spoon 1 teaspoonful into 12 greased muffin cups. Set aside.

In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Beat egg, milk, honey, butter and orange peel; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Spoon 1 tablespoon of batter into the prepared muffin cups; sprinkle with raisin mixture. Top with remaining batter.

Bake at 375° for 16-20 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 5 minutes; invert pan onto a lightly buttered foil-lined shallow baking pan. Serve warm.Yield: 1 dozen.

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Watkins Pumpkin Pancakes

Thursday, November 6th, 2014


Watkins Pumpkin Pancakes

Follow directions to prepare pancakes from dry mix. Add 1 1/2 tsp Watkins Pumpkin Extract for every one cup of dry mix called for in pancake recipe. Garnish with pumpkin spice seasoning.

Bon appetit!


Watkins French Toast and Vanilla Soda

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Few companies can claim a name association with Vanilla like Watkins.  Watkins has been producing the world’s finest Vanilla for over 100 years IMG_1797and is recognized as the name in Vanilla by hundreds of thousands of loyal customers. We offer a number of different Vanillas to fit your needs.  Whether it’s our signature Original Double Strength Vanilla, which is extremely concentrated, or our Organic Vanilla for those who only want to use an organic extract, Watkins has a Vanilla extract to suit every baking need.

French Toast from Watkins Vanilla Classic Recipes

2 eggs, lightly beaten

1/2 cup milk

1/2 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla

1/4 teaspoon salt

6 slices day-old bread

1 tablespoon butter

Combine eggs, milk, Vanilla and salt in shallow bowl; mix well.  Dip bread slices in egg mixture.  Melt butter in large skillet; cook bread until golden brown on both sides.  Serve hot with maple syrup, powdered sugar or tart jelly.  Makes 3 servings.

Vanilla Soda from Watkins Vanilla Classic RecipesIMG_1721

1 1/2 teaspoons sugar

1 teaspoon Watkins Vanilla

1 cup club soda

1 scoop Vanilla ice cream

Combine sugar and Vanilla in bottom of tall glass; mix well.  Pour in club soda, stirring gently to blend.  Carefully add ice cream to glass; serve with straw and long spoon.  Makes one serving.

Bon appetit!






Watkins Maple Syrup and Cinnamon Toast

Monday, October 28th, 2013

IMG_2519 October is not just about cooler weather, autumn leaves and Halloween, it’s National Cookbook Month!  Don’t you love old cookbooks? I do!

Watkins Maple Syrup (from a Classic Watkins Cookbook)

Pour 3 1/2 cups brown sugar into 2 cups boiling water.  Add 1 teaspoon Watkins Maple Extract.  Stir well, allow to stand 24 hours to blend before using.  This makes 1 quart of delicious Maple Syrup.

Watkins Cinnamon Toast (from the same cookbook)

recipe for two servings:

4 quarter-inch slices toast

2 teaspoons butter

3 teaspoons powdered sugar

2 teaspoons Watkins Cinnamon

Mix butter (do not melt), with sugar and Watkins Cinnamon until creamy.  Spread each slice of toast evenly, covering entire surface.  Place on a pie tin and glaze in a hot oven.  Cut each slice and serve hot.

Call me to order your Watkins Cinnamon and Extracts or get them at the Monrovia Family Festival, Fridays in Old Town Monrovia.

Bon appetit,