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This may sound weird…but some mornings within 10 minutes of being awake you can find me in the kitchen baking something already. I get an idea and HAVE to make it before it leaves my brain! I have a baking bug in me!
For those who don’t know…I live in California and it’s September 4th and I’m publishing a PUMPKIN recipe. No, it doesn’t FEEL like Fall in Fresno, California yet. But – YES, you can still find me baking pumpkin goodies from Sept – basically January! #SorryNotSorry 🙂
Growing up, my Grammie often bought Entenmann’s Pound Cake. I remember coming home from school and it was 1 of 3 things: Chocolate Pudding, her homemade bread rolls, or Entenmann’s Pound Cake. In honor of school being back in session and Fall quickly approaching, I had this desire to make Pumpkin Pound Cake!
The collagen is certainly not a Grammie touch, that is something extra I added. I can only imagine my Grammie’s face if I told her I put collagen in my pound cake HAHA!
Update on life:
I am no longer an Instructor at Cyclebar. One door closes and another opens.
September is my birthday month! #Virgo
I went to Dallas at the end of August for Dallas Mania. I became certified in Pilates Mat Work with a few other girls from BEYOND Studios here in Clovis!
You can find me at BEYOND Studios (Reformer Pilates) 4 days a week and blogging on the other days.
Next week I am headed to the Tastemakers Conference in SLC and I am SO excited to network with other bloggers around the US.
Then, later this month I am going to New Orleans (for the 2nd time this year, what?!) with the Tri-Lamb group. To sum it up – this trip is a 3 day lamb + culinary medicine immersion for a small group of health and nutrition professionals. We will learn the latest lamp nutrition and trend data and how lamb fits into a healthy, balanced American diet, get hands on cooking with lamb, meet & learn from a shepherd, and I am sure much much more!
Between all the busyness – I’ve been trying to spend more time with friends and family. Working on keeping the social life alive! I think at the next family gathering I need to bring these Pumpkin Muffin Bites!
What have all of you been up to? Leave me a comment below and let me know!
Lastly, let’s not forget about this Pound Cake…it’s…
Only 10 ingredients
Goes great with coffee
Is the pound cake of your dreams
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- 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, softened
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2/3 cup brown sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1/2 tsp. Vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 cups All-Purpose Flour
- 1 cup canned 100% pumpkin
- 1 scoop collagen peptides (or protein powder, option)
- 1 Tbsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice ((All-Spice, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, & nutmeg))
- 1/2 tsp. baking powder
- 1/4 tsp. salt
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- Preheat oven to 350° F and spray a 9×5 inch loaf pan with non stick baking spray.
- In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugars. Add in the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in vanilla.
- Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl and then add to the butter/sugar mixture. Then add the pumpkin & beat just until combined.
- Bake for 60-65 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean!
- Cool for a few minutes, then remove from loaf pan and enjoy!