We almost always have apples in the house - they're an afterthought, of sorts - an item that perpetually appears on our shopping list year-round when we go to the farmers' market each Sunday. They don't exactly have the same allure of those special seasonal fruits - the jewel-like seeds of a pomegranate or the golden skin of a Bartlett pear, but somehow they never fail to impress when baked into desserts. In the colder months, I'm a big fan of one-dish meals for breakfast, something simple that you can make the night before and then toss it in the oven while you wait in bed with a cup of coffee. This apple yogurt coffee cake is everything you want on a Saturday morning in a warm apple-pie-meets-coffee-cake kind of way.
Blueberry Crumb Coffee Cake Muffins
My love for baked goods has been well documented, but I've never been particularly drawn to coffee cake. It always felt like something I'd eat when I was a grandmother, playing Bridge. But whenever you top anything with brown sugar, cinnamon and butter, it's going to be ...read more