Pumpkin Espresso Chocolate Chip Bread

Pumpkin Espresso Chocolate Chip Bread

A few weeks ago, Chris and I splurged and bought ourselves a one-touch espresso machine.  We’ve had our Starbucks Barista machine for over 10 years and thought it was time to retire it.  It was a great machine but it was manual and cumbersome.  Technology has come a long way.  Now you can make a great espresso drink with a touch of a button! What used to be a 20-minute process to make a latte now only takes a couple minutes!

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Banana Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins

Banana Espresso Chocolate Chip Muffins

My homemade vanilla extract is finally ready for use today –hooray! It’s been a long anticipated wait (I waited two months) and it’s finally here.  So I decided to test it on a batch of banana espresso chocolate chip muffins.  Why? Because I had some overly ripe bananas sitting on the counter.  And who doesn’t like anything with espresso and/or chocolate?

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