TWD- Coffee Break Muffins and Party Cake!

Well, after a few birthdays, a week in Italy, a week recovering and getting kids in pre-school, I’m back to TWD! This week’s recipe was for Coffee Break Muffins. We don’t drink coffee, so I substituted cocoa powder for the espresso powder, and whole milk for the coffee. I also omitted the nutmeg. These muffins are SO good. They don’t require a stand mixer- just a large bowl and a glass measuring cup. They come together in about 5 minutes and take about 18 to bake. I halved the recipe and wished I made the whole thing!

My kids loved them, too. I’m a big fan of chocolate and cinnamon together. They’re moist and not too sweet- perfect for a fall breakfast!

Chocoholic Anonymous has the recipe (and a great blog)!

And I made a party cake for a 13th birthday!

11 thoughts on “TWD- Coffee Break Muffins and Party Cake!

  1. Flourchild says:

    Yum very nice looking muffins and the birthday cake is beautiful! Your little girl looks like she is enjoying the muffin! Im glad you enjoyed the recipe!Happy baking!!

  2. Pamela says:

    I haven't been paying attention and totally missed the Italy post. Gotta go back and read it! The muffins look great and the cocoa was a good sub. Your daughter is so cute!! And that cake is pretty wonderful, my friend.

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