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Easy Pumpkin Spiced Muffins #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Easy Spiced Pumpkin Muffins with Brown Sugar Butter Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

This seasonal muffin recipe is served with brown sugar butter, and makes for a delicious way to start your morning. Special thanks to the Biltmore Village Inn for providing the recipe. Ingredients for muffins photo by Sommer Collier 2 cups all-purpose flower 1 ½ tsp baking soda ½ iodized salt 8 ounce can pumpkin puree ½ cup white sugar ½ cup brown sugar ¾ cup

Blueberry Buckle #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Blueberry Buckle Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

This Blueberry Buckle recipe from Crooked Oak Mountain Inn is ideal for special occasions or for a summer treat baked from wild picked blueberries. A buckle is a dense old-fashioned cake, named for the way the streusel-style topping "buckles" as the cake batter sinks during baking. Ingredients Cake: ½ cup butter, softened ¾ cup sugar 1 egg 2 cups flour 2 ½ teaspoons

Sweet Potato and Brie Bruschetta #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Sweet Potato and Brie Bruschetta Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

photo by Sommer Collier This savory treat is the perfect hors d’oeuvre to serve at your next holiday party (or a fantastic appetizer any time). This easy recipe was crafted by Biltmore’s Executive Chef, Damien Cavicchi and promises to be a crowd pleaser. Ingredients 1 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and diced into 1-inch cubes 2 cups water 1 cup orange juice ¼ cup sherry ¼

Raspberry Rugelach #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Raspberry Rugelach Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

This sweet treat combines a recipe from Sweetheart Bakery with an irresistible raspberry jam, made by Asheville's own Imladris Farm. Dough Ingredients 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup sugar 3 large egg yolks 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract Pinch of coarse salt 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling out dough

Apple Stuffed Hush Puppies #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Apple Stuffed Hush Puppies Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

photo by Sommer Collier A southern Appalachia recipe through and through, this "soon to be famous" recipe hails from the kitchen of Red Stag Grill located in the Grand Bohemian Hotel. Make this side for your next Thanksgiving feast. Ingredients 4 cups House-Autry hushpuppy mix 2 Tbs Poultry seasoning 2 Tbs Rubbed sage 1 Tbs Fresh sage chopped (if you have it) 2 WNC Mountain apples (your

Creamy Pumpkin Pie Bars #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Creamy Pumpkin Pie Bars

  • December 23, 2014

photo by Sommer Collier A specialty of the Carolina Bed and Breakfast located in the heart of the Montford Historic District, these pumpkin pie bars are a quick and easy treat to whip up for your next holiday gathering. Ingredients 2 c. flour ⅓ c. brown sugar ⅓ c. granulated sugar ½ tsp cinnamon 1⅛ cups chopped pecans or walnuts ¾ c. butter 2 eggs 2 ½ c. canned pumpkin 1

Pecan Sticky Buns with Creme Fraiche #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Pecan Sticky Buns with Crème Fraîche Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

Innkeeper Christina Muth serves these tasty treats as the first course of her elegant Beaufort House Inn breakfast year-round. Baked upside-down and then inverted, the buns are best served hot with a drizzle of crème fraîche and a dusting of fresh nutmeg. Ingredients 4 eggs 2 cups white sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour Pinch of salt 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 cup half & half,

Gingerbread #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Gingerbread Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

The Omni Grove Park Inn hosts the National Gingerbread Competition each year and you could be a contender with this recipe and these tips. Gingerbread Ingredients 1 lb. Margarine 12 oz. Brown Sugar 1 lb. Molasses 3 lbs. 8oz. All Purpose Flour 1 Tbs + 1 tsp Cinnamon 1 Tbs + 1 tsp Ground Ginger 1 tsp. Ground Cloves 2 tsp Salt 11 oz. Cold Water Method Cream margarine, brown sugar, spices and salt

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Chocolate Peppermint Cupcakes Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

The irresistible combination of chocolate and peppermint are sure to make these delicious cupcakes a hit at your next holiday party. This recipe was created by Short Street Cakes, a family-owned bakery specializing in all-natural, handcrafted, down-home Southern desserts. Ingredients for cupcakes 2 ¼ cup flour 1 ½ cup sugar ¼ cup dark cocoa ¼ cup light cocoa ½

Caramel Pecan Sticky Bun Cookies #Recipe | ExploreAsheville.com

Caramel Pecan Sticky Bun Cookies Recipe

  • December 23, 2014

photo by Sommer Collier This sweet and salty dessert recipe offers a unique twist to your typical cookie. Crafted by Red Rocker Inn for the annual Black Mountain Bed and Breakfast and Inn Christmas Cookie Tour, you'll have a hard time saving these treats for holiday guests. Ingredients Cookies: 1 cup butter, softened ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup dark corn syrup 2 egg yolks 2

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