The dining room is at the centre of your home away from home, enjoy a hearty country breakfast and share activity tips with your innkeepers and other travellers. In summer, take your breakfast ‘al-fresco’ on our covered porch, surrounded by hanging baskets and bountiful tubs. Each morning we serve a full breakfast including home baked goods, fresh fruit & dishes prepared with local fresh farm eggs, to prepare you for your day’s adventures. This is a great time to make new acquaintances or rekindle old ones. Your innkeepers, Danny & Donna will be delighted to help you plan your day’s excursions.

Sample Menu

Fruit cup with raspberry sorbet Cereals including home made Granola Blueberry sour cream coffee cake Crustless Quiche with Mushrooms & Home Fries Toast & Jelly Coffee, a large variety of teas, fruit juice
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Sour Cream Banana Bread

Downloadable PDF Ingredients 1 ½ Cups of Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda ½ Cup of Butter (room temperature) ½ tsp salt 1 Cup of Sugar 2 large Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 cup ripe bananas, mashed (1 or 2 bananas) ½ Cup of Sour Cream ½ Cup of nuts Method Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a loaf pan Cream together butter & sugar Slowly beat in eggs, one at a time Add vanilla Sieve together the flour, baking soda & salt Mix into creamed mixture, blending well Add bananas, sour cream and nuts Bake at 350 degrees F for 1 hour, or until done Hint Mixed nuts or walnuts work well in this recipe. This loaf keeps moist for several days if wrapped in foil when completely cool.

Blueberry Bundt Cake

Downloadable PDF Ingredients 2 ½ Cups of Flour ½ tsp Baking Soda 1 tsp Baking Powder 1 Cup of Butter (room temperature) 1 ½ Cups of Sugar 2 large Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla Extract 1 Cup of Sour Cream 1 Cup of Blueberries (frozen) + 2 Tablespoons of Sugar to coat Method Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a bundt pan or angel food cake pan Beat together the butter, sugar & vanilla until well combined Slowly beat in eggs, one at a time Add sour cream Sieve together the flour, baking powder & baking soda Add the dry ingredients slowly to the creamed ingredients In a small bowl, gently mix the frozen blueberries with 2 Tblsp sugar Pour 1/3 of the cake batter into the pan, sprinkle ½ of the blueberries over the batter Repeat & put remaining 1/3 of the batter on top Bake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes, or until done Hint Use a teaspoon in a bowl of hot water to smooth down the batter mixture between the layers.

Waffles with Blueberry Sauce

Downloadable PDF Ingredients 2 Cups Flour 2 Cups Milk 2 tsp Baking Powder 3 Eggs (separated) 2 Tbs Powdered Sugar 2 tsp Vanilla 1 Tbs Oil Pinch of salt Method Combine all ingredients except egg whites. Beat egg whites until stiff Fold egg whites into batter mixture. Do not over mix! Ladle into hot waffle iron (be sure to spray with ‘Pam’ first) Bake until dry – serve hot with fruit, syrup or both. Blueberry sauce Mix 4 tsps of corn starch with ½ cup of sugar, ¼ tsp nutmeg & ¼ tsp cinammon & slowly stir in 2/3 cup of water Cook over a high heat, beating with a wire whisk until clear & thick Cook over medium heat for a further 2 minutes Add 1 1/3 cup of frozen blueberries & 2 tablespoons lemon juice Heat through & serve Makes 8 waffles

Crustless Quiche

Downloadable PDF Ingredients 4 eggs ¾ cup milk ¾ cup heavy cream 1 Tablespoon flour 2 Tablespoons melted butter Pinch of salt Pinch of nutmeg Method Beat all the ingredients together with a whisk until blended. Butter (or ‘Pam’) a pie dish and scatter a mixture of grated Cheddar & Swiss cheese over the bottom of the pie dish. (approx 1 cup of each). Pour egg mixture over top Sprinkle nutmeg over the custard Bake at 375 degrees F for 40 minutes until the custard is firm, puffy & slightly brown. Hint You can add fried crumbled bacon, fried mushrooms, peppers etc. Just scatter these in with the cheese before you pour the custard over the top Serves 6-8 people

Apple Crisp

Downloadable PDF Ingredients Base 6 large (Macintosh) apples ½ cup white sugar Nutmeg & cinnamon Topping ½ cup of butter 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup flour 1 cup oatmeal Nutmeg & cinnamon Method Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and grease a 9 x 13” baking dish Core & slice apples into dish Sprinkle with white sugar, nutmeg & cinammon Blend butter, brown sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and oatmeal with pastry blender until it resembles coarse meal Sprinkle topping over apples Bake at 325 degrees F for 1 hour, or until done Serve with heavy cream or Devonshire cream Hint Use butter at room temperature and rub into flour mixture with your hands for quicker (but messier) results! Allow 1 apple per personFrench Toast at the Carter Notch InnBreakfast at the Carter Notch Inn