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Date and Oatmeal Bars

Date and Oatmeal Bars 

These bars are very popular in our Bed and Breakfast in Co. Cavan, the kids love them in their lunch boxes or guests enjoy them in the afternoon with a cup of coffee, much better and healthier than the shop bought variety . Very easy to make, keep excellent in an air tight container or can be frozen and used at a later date.

-Read on for ingredients for Date Oatmeal Bars…..>

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B&B Teddy Bear Experience in Beautiful West Cavan

B&B Teddy Bear Experience
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Create marvellous family memories by enjoying an afternoon at the charming Silver Bear Centre when Mammy, Daddy and all the family create their own individual teddy bear from start to finish including designing their own Teddy Bear outfits for their own precious creations to bring home with them. This unique family experience is in one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets – West Cavan. The unspoiled landscape has something for everyone, whether it’s rest, relaxation or a family activity for all to enjoy. Come spend time at Lake Avenue House B&B and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the Irish country side while you create your own Teddy Bear!

Rates are per person sharing and include a full breakfast and afternoon at The Sliver Bear Centre

1 Night B&B

Family of 5 €220 (2 adults + 3 children 12 years of age or younger)

Family of 4 €190 (2 adults + 2 children 12 years of age or younger)

Family of 3 €170 (2 adults + 1 children 12 years of age or younger)

2 Nights B&B

Family of 5 €310 (2 adults + 3 children 12 years of age or younger)

Family of 4 €270 (2 adults + 2 children 12 years of age or younger)

Family of 3 €240 (2 adults + 1 children 12 years of age or younger

For more information contact Lake Avenue House

New Rhubarb-2011

Rhubarb-Lake Avenue House B&B

Picked our first Rhubarb for the year yesterday, made a Rhubarb Crumble using the Recipe I posted here last year, just lovely. This is a new bed of Rhubarb I started about 2 years ago, great to see it doing so well. I found a Rhubarb Muffin Recipe that I have been dying to try out, hope to make it next week. If successful it would be a new item to add to our Bed and Breakfast menu.

Wildflowers Ireland-County Cavan

Wildflowers Ireland-County Cavan

Primroses, Voilets and Buttercups on the Avenue up to our Bed and Breakfast, love the colour combination. Beautiful wildflowers in the hedgerows of Cavan at the moment.

Cavan 2011 Fleadh Cheoil

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann takes place from August 19-21, 2011 and will be held in Cavan Town – This is the first time that the All-Ireland Fleadh has returned to the Ulster Town since that memorable Fleadh back in 1954.

Book  Self Catering or Bed and Breakfast at Lake Avenue House B&B, Bawnboy, County Cavan

Like to Chat? An Irish B&B May Be the Best Place for You….

Really good article in the Boston Irish Reporter on reasons to visit and stay in an Irish Bed and Breakfasts, visit Lake Avenue House Bed and Breakfast and enjoy some of County Cavan’s finest hospitality

Like to Chat? An Irish B&B May Be the Best Place for You…..Last month, we wrote about Irish bed and breakfasts and how many of the owners have elevated B&B accommodation in Ireland to an art form. Our favorites, as outlined then, include: Cahergal Farm in Newmarket-on-Fergus…..Read more

Banana Fudge Muffins

Don’t let the word  fudge in these brilliant and very easy to make muffins put you off, it is just golden syrup so they are not really sweet and when using whole  wheat flour or wheat bran they are really good for you.  I usually double up this recipe and it will make about 28 good-sized muffins.These muffins are very popular in my Bed and Breakfast both with my guests and my family, when baking they smell great, and are lovely both hot and cold. Another plus is that they freeze very well

Banana Fudge Muffins

5oz          butter melted

10oz        Plain Flour or (9 oz plain flour and 1 oz Odlums wheat bran or      8oz plain and 2oz whole wheat flour)

1tsp         Baking Flour

0.5tsp     Bread Soda

4oz          Castor sugar

3             Medium- ripe bananas

1tsp        Vanilla essences

1tablesp golden syrup

2             eggs 

  • Sieve Flour, baking flour, bread soda and castor sugar together into bowel.
  • Mash bananas, add vanilla, eggs and golden syrup.
  • Add banana mix to flour.
  • Fold in melted butter to mix.
  • Put into greased bun tins (makes 14-16 muffins)
  • Oven at 180c. Cook for 20-30mins 

 

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