favored fall facets by mother.

{mother of mine/world's greatest cook/lover of the food network and hgtv/future "my grand kids are better than yours" bumper sticker owner}

1. cooking and eating pumpkin goodies
2. wearing sweaters and boots
3. fall colors
4. chili cookouts
5. singing harvest hymns in church

**mom, i really enjoy your cooking pumpkin goodies too. please don't hesitate to make your pumpkin chocolate chip muffins ASAP!

my mom's pumpkin chocolate chip muffins are one of my favored fall facets. october 2008, my senior year of college, consisted of eating one with every meal. when i ran out, i knew it was time for a trip back home. so good.

{image via here.}

BEST muffin to eat between september and november
{mother's pumpkin chocolate chip muffins}

1 3/4 cups flour
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 beaten egg
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
3/4 cup milk
1/3 cup oil
1/2 cup chocolate chips

in a large mixing bowl stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg. make a well in the center. combine egg, pumpkin, milk, and oil. add egg mixture all at once to flour mixture.
stir just till moistened; batter should be lumpy. stir in chocolate chips. grease muffin cups or line with paper bake cups; fill 2/3 full. bake in a 400 degree oven for 20-25 minutes or till golden. remove from pans; serve warm. makes 10 to 12 muffins.



Mark and Lisa said...

Awwww thanks honey!

paige. said...

i love her. and also the bumper sticker bit.