~red, white and blue white chocolate chip berry muffins~ – true blue baking

With the longest day of the year right around the corner it is official… SUMMER IS HERE!! And with summer comes the holiday that touches me the most… the 4th of July. Banana bread with sour cream recipe Having served in the U.S. Buttermilk banana bread recipe Air Force I take great pride in the 4th of July; but when I was younger the 4th used to be a holiday I took for granted. Banana bread food network Then I spent 2 years in Germany, where of course July 4th was just another day, and I found a great depth of love and pride for my country and what the 4th of July stands for.

Oh I have to stop this train of thought now or I will end giving a history lesson with this post.

Banana bread donuts LOL! Let me just say the 4th is the best summer holiday ever and I love when it comes around every year. Banana bread recipe using sour cream Since I am not married and have no kids for the last couple of years I have spent my 4th working, hospitals are open 24/7… 365 days a year, letting others have the day off with their families. Banana bread with sour cream and oil But this year I am off and I plan on enjoying my day with a marathon of movies and some great food.

I am thinking for dinner… BBQ ribs with homemade potato salad, baked beans and a special treat for dessert. Original betty crocker banana bread recipe But for brunch, we always have brunch on holidays, I am going to be making Red, White and Blue White Chocolate Chip Berry Muffins check them out!

A moist muffin bursting with berry flavor and a surprise of chocolate!

• Preheat your oven to 350°F, 325°F if using a convection oven.

• In a medium bowl combine milk, oil, lemon zest, lemon juice and egg. Banana bread 1 egg Mix until well combined.

• In a large bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar.

• Slowly add wet mixture into dry ingredients and stir together until all ingredients are just combined. 4 ingredient banana bread Don’t over mix or muffins will be tough.

• Stir in raspberries, blueberries and white chocolate chips.

• Bake muffins for 30-35 minutes or until muffins turn golden brown on top and tooth pick inserted into muffin centers comes out clean.

• Remove muffins from oven, cool to room temperature and decorate if desired.

If you would like to add the colored white chocolate drizzle just melt white chocolate chips in the microwave and add in food coloring until you obtain the desired color. Moist banana bread recipe with sour cream Scoop the colored chocolate into a plastic sandwich bag. Banana bread sour cream recipe With scissors snip off the bottom corner of the sandwich bag and drizzle chocolate over your muffins.

You can use fresh or frozen berries. Chocolate banana bread pudding If you use frozen do not defrost them, add them strait from the freezer into the muffin batter. Banana bread recipe taste If you use fresh berries coat them with a tablespoon of flour, this will keep them from sinking to the bottom off the muffins, and be extra careful mixing them into the muffin batter so they do not burst open.

Well that’s it for this week. Betty crocker banana nut bread recipe I hope everyone has a great weekend and please drop back next week because my next post is that dessert treat I was talking about for the 4th!

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Thank you Ashley for throwing such a great link party every week! And thank you also for featuring my RWB White Chocolate Chip Berry Muffins, they are easy to make and taste great too!

I think I may whip these up today, for my daughter’s last day of school tomorrow. Banana bread with applesauce recipe I’ll use strawberries, which we picked this past weekend, instead of raspberries. Banana bread without baking soda Thank you for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

Cindy @Hun… What’s for Dinner? has just posted Guest Blogger~ Life with the Crust cut off

Yummm… I love strawberries and blueberries together. Banana bread no baking soda That sounds like a great idea Cindy. Easy banana bread recipe without baking soda I hope you daughter enjoys them!

I hope she has a great last day of school tomorrow and you have a great afternoon!

Oh, these would be a HUGE hit on the 4th! ?? They looks so lovely and moist, too! Interesting flavor combo with the white chocolate chip! Also, I’d like to invite you to come link up with me at my link party! I’d love it if you could stop by & link up some of your recipes! Here’s the link: http://anyonitanibbles.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/tasty-tuesdays-16-dozen-delicious-desserts.html

Anyonita has just posted Tasty Tuesdays #16 + A Dozen Delicious Desserts Roundup

Thanks Anyonita these are very moist muffins and the white chocolate chips add a nice little vanilla taste to them too. Hawaiian banana bread recipe I have linked up to your party and I am adding your website to my weekly link party list.

Make sure to check back on Friday to see if you were featured.

Thank you Lisa for the kind compliment. Banana bread with coconut oil These are easy to make and decorate so they are great for kids to make for the holidays.

What a fun way to dress up muffins! Pinned of course! Thanks so much for sharing on Two Cup Tuesday at Pint Sized Baker. Banana bread with honey I hope to see you again on Monday night!

Karyn – Pint Sized Baker has just posted 4th of July Cake Pops

Hi Karyn you are right this is an easy and fun way to dress up cupcakes which would make it a great kid cooking project.

I will be there on Monday night and have a great rest of your weekend!

Oh, these are too cute! ?? Thank you so much for linking up with me this week at Tasty Tuesdays! I’ve pinned this & shared it with my followers! Please be sure to stop back by the party and check out some of the other links!

Anyonita has just posted Rory O’Connell’s Grilled Cod with Roast Cumin and Tomato and Coriander Simple Sauce

OMG thank you so much Alexis. Banana bread with brown sugar I never thought these muffins would turn out as popular as they have but what is even more wonderful is that they are delicious too.

Thank you so much for your service to our country Raven! I hope you have an amazing 4th!! Based on your menu, I want to come eat with you!! ??

Thank you so much for sharing this recipe at Wonderful Food Wednesday! Wanted to stop by & let you know you are one of our features this week!! ??

Jaime @ Mom’s Test Kitchen has just posted Wonderful Food Wednesday

Thank you for stopping by Jaime and thank for featuring my muffins, you have made my night!

You are more then welcome to stop by for a bite tomorrow but my dogs might fight you for the ribs, they are spoiled little buggars…. Chocolate chip banana bread muffins lol!!

These muffins are so fun! My littlest one informed me yesterday that his favorite food was frosting so I think you would be a favorite with him! Very fun for the holiday! Krista @ A Handful of Everything

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