A SNOW DAY AND A SWEET CORNBREAD RECIPE FROM STONE HILL COTTAGE

There is nothing more exciting for a child than to wake up in the morning and look out the window to find that Mother Nature has brought fresh snow. That’s exactly what happened when my cousin,s kids spent a few days at Stone Hill Cottage.

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The little kids & big kids alike couldn’t wait to get outside to play in it.

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A snowball fight quickly ensued…

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with the kids facing off against their dad.

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Chinese exchange student Mia got to see the California mountains for the first time.

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I think she’s going to take back lots of lasting memories.

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And dad Sean proved that big kids can have fun at Stone Hill Cottage too!

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Our 1 acre of gentle slope on Stone Hill provided the perfect spot for sledding.

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It also helped that dad Sean carved out the perfect path.

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The only problem was they had to trudge their way back up the hill for another run.

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So after about a hundred times of doing so they decided it was time to make a snowman. I can’t decide who’s cuter, the kids or their snowman!

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Eventually frozen fingers & toes got the better of them and it was time to come inside.

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Hot cocoa and sweet cornbread made the perfect comforting snack.

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And I’ve got just the recipe for Sweet Cornbread. It is the perfect accompaniment for my Mac and Cheese Chili, goes great with Soup & Salad, or makes a terrific snack. Here it is…

 

SWEET CORNBREAD
 
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This recipe for sweet cornbread is super moist and yummy. It makes a perfect accompaniment to my recipe for Mac and Cheese Chile and goes great with soup and salad.
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Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 4 Eggs, Beaten
  • 2½ Cups Milk
  • ⅔ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Cube Butter (1/2 Cup), Melted
  • 3 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1⅓ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Cup Yellow Cornmeal
  • 2 Tablespoons Baking Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease a 9" x 13" x 2" baking pan.
  3. In a medium bowl combine eggs, milk, vegetable oil and melted butter.
  4. In a separate medium bowl whisk together flour, sugar, cornmeal, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and stir just until blended.
  6. Pour into prepared baking pan.
  7. Place in center of preheated oven and bake for 35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
  8. Cool in pan on wire rack.
  9. Best when served warm.
Notes
This recipe was adapted from Albers Yellow Corn Meal's recipe for Sweet Corn Muffins.

So there you have it: A SNOW DAY AND A SWEET CORNBREAD RECIPE FROM STONE HILL COTTAGE

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Would you like to make my Mac and Cheese Chili Recipe in the kitchen of Stone Hill Cottage? You can! Get all the vacation rentals details by clicking here: VRBO.com/804397.

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Comments

  • Tenaya Divine

    Love It! So Glad you all got to hang out! Looks amazing up there.

  • Thank you Tenaya. It really was a special time in a special place.