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Muddy's Fun House: Season 2, Episode 4... Back to School!

Muddy's Fun House: Season 2, Episode 4... Back to School!

Welcome to Muddy's Fun House: Super Fantastic At Home Bake-a-long and Variety Show... with your host, Kat from Muddy's!

(New to the Fun House? Here's a little FAQ about the show)

For S2: Ep4, we're celebrating back to school season with our famous oatmeal cream pies AND we're joined by a special guest with some great tips for focus, empathy, and gratitude.  

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Without further ado... here's our episode!

Ingredient List for the Bake-a-long:

For the Cookies:
225 g (1
1⁄2 c) all purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1⁄4 tsp salt
1⁄2 tsp ginger
1⁄2 tsp nutmeg
1⁄2 lb (2 sticks) butter
240 g (1 c) light brown sugar
100 g (1/2 c) sugar
2 Tbl molasses
2 tsp vanilla
1 egg
180 g (2 c) quick or rolled oats

For the Filling:
1⁄4 lb (1 stick) butter pinch salt
1⁄2 - 1 tsp vanilla
powdered sugar

Show Notes for this Episode:

  • Bake-a-long chapter begins at 1:53
    --My favorite resources for tasty spices are and Epices de Cru
    --I've mentioned before my love of Diamond Crystal kosher salt...
    --Need flour, butter, and baking essentials... and more? Check out our kitchen provisions "order ahead pop up"
    --Hey Patrons, be sure to check the Patreon page for your PDF of the recipe AND some special bonus videos  :)

  • Back to School with Ms. Foster at 31:52
    We'd love to see YOUR "brain break" activities-- tag #muddysfunhouse!

  • Wrap Up & Birthday Wishes at 43:21

  • Submit a question for a future "mail bag" portion! 
    Email kat(at) or send a real letter (yay!) to 
    Muddy's Bake Shop attn: Fun House 
    2497 Broad  Ave #101 Memphis, TN 38112

  • Participating while you watch?
    We'd LOOOOVE to see! Tag us @muddysbakeshop and/or use #muddysfunhouse

  • Special mad props to: 
    Kirby for being the queen of editors; Allie Foster for sharing practical, accessible tips for virtual learning; and, of course, all our wonderful patrons on Patreon!