I overslept this morning and when I woke up, it was raining.
I don't mind the rain on certain days because it gives me a good excuse to laze about the house with Lorelai and bake if I want, or just think about the possibility of baking. I think I enjoy thinking about baking and cooking, sometimes more than the actual process.
But there's just something I love about baking bread-type desserts on a rainy day. Like these banana bread crumb muffins.They're a cross between banana bread and coffee cake and are baked into muffin form, perfect for a mid-morning snack with the usual cup of coffee. Or rather, Lorelai's usual cup of coffee.
Ah, my little coffee drinker. They start so young! And with Friends on in the background no less...
Banana bread crumb muffins:
- 2 over-ripened bananas, mashed
- 2 Tbs softened butter
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1/4 cup of sour cream
- 1 1/8 cups of flour
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp baking soda
- 1 egg
- 1/4 cup of light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup of flour
- 2 Tbs butter, chilled and diced
- a dash of salt
- 1 tsp of cinnamon