“IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.” Edward Pola & George Wyle
December is a month full of joyful anticipation. Yes, there is Christmas at the end of the month. But there are so many other things I look forward to. The first snowfall, Christmas decorations, holiday baking …… and eggnog! Beginning on Thanksgiving Day, eggnog is my one true guilty pleasure of the season. Some love it, some not so much. I indulge myself for an entire month and a half!
I belong to a few baking groups online. I LOVE baking alongside other equally passionate bakers. And Twelve Loaves is one of my favorite groups. It is dedicated to the love of baking bread and the like. So I have a few women to acknowledge and thank! Founded by Lora of Cake Duchess fame and running smoothly with the help of Heather at girlichef, each month a theme is chosen and a member hosts. This month, Liz of That Skinny Chick Can Bake selected a holiday bread theme. I knew immediately that I wanted to slip a little nog into the works!
If you love eggnog as I do, you will enjoy these muffins. Simple and subtle in flavor, they are enhanced by a little nutmeg and rum extract. But really, it’s all about that streusel . . . . . [Read more...]