Lemon Brandied Apples

In the 60’s my parents took their first trip to Germany. Travelling through the Black Forest area they stopped for dinner in one of the old farmhouses typical to the area. For dessert the chef wheeled out a cart and … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pancakes

Autumn in Lancaster County brings with it cooler temperatures and the fall harvest of pumpkins, and apples. Our breakfast menu’s go from summer delights to fall bounty often featuring this perennial favorite pancake recipe. These are bright orange in color … Continue reading

Broccoli and Cheddar Frittata

Guests at the Brampton Inn are treated to a small a-la-carte breakfast menu each morning. Main courses always include guests’ choice of eggs any style, a sweet entree or the egg dish du jour. Therefore, we cook each dish to … Continue reading

Puffed Pancakes with Berries

Easy to make! Preheat oven to 450 dgrees Serves 4 ½ cup unbleached flour½ cup whole milk2 large eggs2 tablespoons of unsalted butterreal maple syrup to serve on the side 1 cup lightly sweetened berries, sliced bananas, sauteed apples or … Continue reading

Tea Cookies from the Brampton Inn

This delicate short bread – thumb print cookie is a big hit year round. It is one of the favorite and most requested afternoon tea treats. preheat oven to 300 degrees yields about 2 dozen cookies 1 cup unsalted butter … Continue reading

Breakfast Fruit Parfait

When we have guests that stay for a week or more we like to have a new fruit dish for them every morning. Depending on the time of year it can be a challenge. This is one of the choices … Continue reading

I love zucchini!

This is a variation on Forest Hills Zucchini Soup from The Rochester Junior League Cookbook, Apple Hood and Mother Pie. There is something about the aroma of this soup that permeates the neighborhood! The original recipe called for a twenty … Continue reading

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade yogurt is easy to make, it tastes better without the additives often found in the grocery store variety and it costs less. My mother always made yogurt when I grew up. In the evening she would heat the milk, … Continue reading

Granola from the Brampton Inn

We serve a lot of granola on fruit dishes for breakfast at the inn. However, most granola we have tried over the years is way too sweet for our taste buds. It took a lot of tries to come up … Continue reading