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April 15, 2017

BB4CK Recipe: Chocolate Puffed Wheat Squares

We love to make chocolate puffed wheat squares at the BB4CK kitchen! To make these treats you will need:

½ cup butterChocolate Puffed Wheat

1 cup white sugar

¼ cup brown sugar

6 tbsp. cocoa powder

1 cup corn syrup

1 tsp. vanilla

10 cups puffed wheat

Combine butter, corn syrup, brown and white sugar and cocoa powder in a saucepan. Heat the saucepan on a stove top, bringing the sugar mixture to a boil.

Chocolate Puffed Wheat Easter NestRemove from heat and add the vanilla, stir, then pour the chocolate mixture over the puffed wheat.

Mix well and press into a greased pan (9×13 works best for this recipe).

For a springtime twist, form a basket from the completed chocolate puffed wheat mixture using something round, like a 1 or 1/2 cup mixing cup, and fill with chocolate eggs or colourful marshmallows!

Enjoy!

March 31, 2017

Clear Water Academy Students Prepare Snacks for Calgary Kids

Wonderful grade 7 to 12 Clear Water Academy students prepared snacks for kids in their community! The school hosted a snack drive to collect the supplies and then made trail mix bags, snack bags, and decorated beautiful brown bags.

March 24, 2017

BB4CK Recipe: Fresh Orange Muffins

At the downtown BB4CK kitchen, we bake a lot of muffins for Calgary kids! Orange muffins are one of our favourite types of muffins to make. To make orange muffins you will need:

1 Orange, quartered, with peel (remove any seeds)FreshOrangeMuffins 01

12 cup Orange Juice

1 Egg

12 cup Butter

1 34 cups Flour

34 cup Sugar

1 tsp Baking Powder

1 tsp Baking Soda

Preheat the oven to 400 °F and use muffin cups or spray your muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray.

FreshOrangeMuffins SpoonsPut the orange quarters and orange juice into a food processor (or blender) and blend until pureed.

Add the egg and butter to the pureed mixture in the processor. Blend again then pour mixture into a large bowl.

Combine the dry ingredients in a separate bowl then add all at once to the orange mixture. Stir well.

Spoon the mixture into the muffin pan, filling each cup about ¾ full.

Bake muffins in 400 °F over for 20 minutes. Let stand in muffin pan for 5 minutes after removing from oven. Enjoy!

March 20, 2017

Avenue Magazine – Feeding Hungry Kids in Calgary

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Avenue Calgary, Photograph By Erin Brooke Burns

Great article raising awareness about childhood hunger in Calgary in this month’s Avenue Magazine. Pick up a copy of the March edition of Avenue or visit their website to check out the article.

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