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He Who Hesitates is Lost!

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He Who Hesitates is Lost!

I spend so much time fooling around tuning my personal formulas trying to get the perfect loaf that, every now and then I enjoy baking a loaf of something another person I respect describes as a best ever batch. It's great when it turns out perfect and everybody loves the results. Floyds Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal loaf that makes 3 nice size loaves is one that hit the bulls eye and Mike Avery's Carrot Pineapple Muffins is another in that catagory. These are worth trying.

The Carrot Muffins can be found on Mikes Sourdough Home site. The icing makes this!
http://www.sourdoughhome.com/carrotpineapplecake.html 

And the Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal loaf is in the left column, here.
http://www.thefreshloaf.com/recipes/cinnamonraisinoatmealbread

Sorry the muffin image is pretty lame. I meant to cut a few open and show the crumb but alas, I'll have to be quicker next time! Around here it's "He who hesitates is lost".

Raisins
Raisins
Carrot Pineapple
Carrot Pineapple

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Janedo

I've seen both of those recipes and will be giving them a try. Looks great!

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edh

I haven't tried Mike's muffins, but mornings can no longer get started around here without a couple of pieces of Floyd's Cinnamon Raisin toast! I also add pecans or walnuts on occasion.

It's one of my favorite yeast breads.

edh

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Russ

The Cinnamon Raisin is a hit in my house too, as is Mike's Sourdough English Muffin Bread. I'll have to give the carrot muffins a try sometime.

Your loaves and muffin look great.

Russ

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ehanner

I appreciate your kind words. When I go back and look at the recipe Floyd posted with the picture of those beautiful loaves, well I just shake my head. Mine were tasty but his are perfect looking. Which means I need more practice! That's good news.

I'm planning on another batch this evening for Sunday breakfast.

Eric

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Paddyscake

are awesome. Just made some this morning with raspberries. I use brown sugar instead of white..my husbands personal preference. Yummy stuff!