– A quick breakfast cake recipe for those snowy winter mornings –
As anyone with a CSA membership knows, winter can be a season of consistency; when you open your weekly winter produce box, you generally find a rotating cast of kale, beets, fennel root, carrots, celeriac, parsnips, and other cold-weather goodies. I’m 100% pro-hearty greens and root vegetables, but even I can only make so many root-based soups and creamy gratins. After a while, I get bored and need something else to do with all of these starchy roots… I need a recipe compelling enough to curb my winter veggie box ennui.
This breakfast cake recipe is an ode to my January/February CSA produce box. I needed a dish that would put all those carrots, beets, and parsnips to good use, along with anything else that has been languishing in my root cellar (read: forgotten in the bottom drawer next to my refrigerator). Born of
necessity desperation, I’m hoping this quick loaf will help you use up the roots you’ve been hiding for weeks because your family threatens mutiny at the mere mention of one more roasted beet or carrot. Veggies for breakfast? Who would’a thought? [Read more…]