Saturday, November 24, 2018

Someone call the SPCA!

Mom and Dad are mean to me.

I did NOT get one of Mom's crunchy on the outside, fluffy in the middle yeast muffins with tea.

Sure Dad petted me (and that blue thing in the side of the picture is Mom's YODA mat, where she sits like Jabba the Hut and tries and do stretchy things).

But I didn't get a MUFFIN!

She says grains make me sick to my tummy and gave me meaty treats but I wanted a MUFFIN! (especially with blackcurrant jam)

Here's the recipe if you want to be mean to YOUR dogs. 

Yeast Muffins (I think they were really good, my skinny Dad ate THREE of them)

Preheat oven to 400 F.

In a bowl mix: 

2 cups SELF RISING flour
1 Tablespoon and 2 teaspoons sugar

Note: if you don't have self-rising flour - add 3 tsp baking powder and 1/2 tsp salt to 2 cups regular flour.

In another bowl mix: 
1 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon yeast (regular or rapid rise)
1 cup WARM (110 F.), NOT hot, water
Stir yeast water well and let sit five minutes.

Mix yeast water into flour mixture

Stir in:
1 egg
6 Tablespoons butter, melted (that's right, six tablespoons of buttery heaven)

 Batter will be lumpy. Put in greased muffin pans (makes 8) and bake for 20-23 minutes.
Wait!  Mom's still in her bathrobe but Dad's getting dressed!
Does this mean?
Really? (Note: our fridge is on wheelies and partially dissembled for some ongoing drywall repair.  Mom and Dad don't know that when they are asleep I roll it into the living room and attempt to steal the cheese).

I get to go roll in the last of the snow this morning before it melts.
Thanks Dad - I guess you can forget that call to the SPCA.


  1. Those look like great muffins. If we are lucky enough to get one we will share it with you.

  2. Those muffins sound delicious. Mom would relish them even without the jam. Real butter makes everything better.

    We are supposed to see some snow tomorrow - we are hoping to do a lot of rolling in it too.

    Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber

    1. The first time I made them, my husband was taking them out of the oven while proclaiming "they look SO good" and "They smell so delicious!" at which point he fumbled the pan and all the muffins hit the floor as I stated "AND they are aerodynamic". I ended up making a second batch as he felt so bad.

  3. Hari om
    Abby, I'm so glad your dad at least had your interests at heart... :-) hugs and wags YAM-aunty xx

  4. Tell you mum thanks for sharing that recipe. The huMom will like it, but we'll probably not get any either.
    Your fur-iends,
    Sam & Elsa 🐾


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