Recipes From NC Bed & Breakfast Inns

Our innkeepers love to cook. Here are some of their favorite recipes – not just for breakfast!

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Homemade eggnog recipe from Big Mill Bed and Breakfast

Eggnog with Real Eggs from Big Mill B&B

Is it safe to drink eggnog made with raw eggs? Eggnog used to be part of every holiday party. Then we heard all the bad stories about raw eggs so we didn’t use raw eggs anymore. And eggnog just wasn’t... more details

Family and guests will love this recipe for Apple Bread Pudding - Comfort Food from Rosemary House in Pittsboro, NC.

Apple Bread Pudding: Comfort Food from Rosemary House in Pittsboro

It’s assembled the night before, and bakes for almost an hour so the kitchen smells are wonderful. Great for using up bread.... more details

This delicious southwestern inspired tofu scramble is gluten free and perfect for vegans. The recipe comes from the innkeeper at vegetarian Bed & Breakfast in Garnish with a few slices of avocado and serve with a side of roasted potatoes. Unforgettable and healthy -- all in less than 30 minutes! Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. www.ncbbi.org/recipe/southwestern-tofu-scramble-from-rosemary-house

Southwestern Tofu Scramble from Rosemary House

As a vegetarian B&B, Rosemary House gets frequent requests for a vegan breakfast.  This one always wins raves. We garnish it with a few slices of avocado and serve with a side of roasted potatoes.... more details

Pin this recipe for Southern Ice Cream so you'll have it handy when the first snow of the season falls. Snow cream is a rare delicacy that like the best ice cream you ever had. This wintertime treat comes from Big Mill B&B in Williamston, NC. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/snow-cream-southern-ice-cream

Snow Cream is Southern Ice Cream at Big Mill B&B

When it snows in the south, we make Snow Cream. This rare delicacy tastes like the best ice cream you ever had. A wintertime treat at Big Mill B&B in Williamston.... more details

Dinner guests and family members will want seconds of this fruity, moist and low-fat dessert. Upside Down Pear Ginger Cake is old-fashioned, but with a modern twist. The innkeeper at Rosemary House Bed and Breakfast in North Carolina has shared the recipe for this specialty coffee cake on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/upside-pear-ginger-cake-rosemary-house-bb

Upside Down Pear Ginger Cake from Rosemary House B&B

Moist and low-fat, which makes up for the half-stick of butter on top! Sweetness of pear and buttery brown sugar topping is offset by the tang of ginger.... more details

Do you need an easy punch recipe for that special summer party? This Citrus Party Punch is pretty AND quick and easy to make. Bonus: You can do most of the prep ahead of time. From the NC innkeepers at Old North Durham Inn. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/citrus-party-punch

Citrus Party Punch from the Old North Durham Inn

This sparkling punch will have guests hovering over the punch bowl.... more details

This fast and easy breakfast recipe from 803 Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast in North Carolina features quinoa. It's protein-packed, gluten free and a terrific vegan alternative to oatmeal. Coconut flakes and any kind of dried fruit add flavor, texture and color. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/803-elizabeth-bb-breakfast-quinoa

803 Elizabeth B&B Breakfast Quinoa

Quinoa is a protein-packed, gluten free and vegan alternative to oatmeal. Coconut flakes and any kind of dried fruit add flavor, texture, and color.... more details

Try this easy recipe for Banana Muffins from the Old North Durham Inn. They are flavorful, moist and a big hit with Bed and Breakfast guests. In just 30 minutes, you'll have 12 large muffins to serve or save for later. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. www.ncbbi.org/recipe/banana-muffins-old-north-durham-inn

Banana Muffins from the Old North Durham Inn

Flavorful and moist, these banana muffins are always a hit.... more details

Watermelon Party Punch is a crowd-pleaser for summer events. This recipe from eastern NC's Big Mill Bed and Breakfast serves 20 and couldn't be more refreshing. Find all the ingredients and instructions on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/watermelon-punch-big-mill-bed-breakfast

Watermelon Punch from Big Mill Bed & Breakfast

This gorgeous red punch will quench everyone’s thirst.... more details

Caramelized Shallot Sauce for Filet Mignon - perfect for romantic evening for two or an intimate dinner party. This sweet, easy-to-make filet mignon will have you and your lucky guests giving a standing ovation.

Caramelized Shallot Sauce for Filet Mignon at Arrownhead Inn

This sweet, easy-to-make filet mignon will have you on your feet.... more details

These poached pears work well for breakfast, lunch or as dessert for dinner. Simply divine!

Cranberry Christmas Pears from Inn at Gray’s Landing

These cranberry poached pears are perfect for breakfast, lunch or as dessert for dinner. Simply divine!... more details

Try this easy Strawberry Bread recipe, a Bed and Breakfast guest favorite. It uses self-rising flour, but if you don't have any on hand, the instructions will give a handy work-around. Fresh strawberries make all the difference. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/chloes-strawberry-bread-big-mill-bb

Chloe’s Strawberry Bread from Big Mill B&B

My mother Chloe used self-rising flour but I never did. Lately I have been experimenting with her recipes and some of my own and now I am a believer, especially if quick is in the cards.... more details

Here is a delicious and healthy cereal granolda recipe you'll want to add to your breakfast menu. And if you leave out the honey, it makes a special homemade gift for vegans, vegetarians and everyone in between. Recipe comes from the innkeepers at NC's Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast. Guests love it! Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/grand-old-granola-cumberland-falls-bed-breakfast-inn

A Grand Granola from At Cumberland Falls B&B Inn

Whole grains, fiber, fruit, crunch and delectable join in glorious concert . Suitable (if you leave out the honey) for a special and very appreciated home-made give away for vegan/vegetarian friends.... more details

Looking for something warm and fruity on a chilly morning? This yummy oatmeal will hit the spot. It is a guest favorite from the innkeepers at 803 Elizabeth Bed and Breakfast. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/baked-oatmeal-803-elizabeth-bed-breakfast

Baked Oatmeal from 803 Elizabeth Bed & Breakfast

Warm and fruity, this yummy oatmeal hits the spot on a cold morning.... more details

This Pumpkin Bread is quick, EASY and so tasty. Canned pumpkin make this a year-round favorite, but especially during the holidays. Freezes well. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. www.ncbbi.org/recipe/pumpkin-coconut-bread-from-big-mill-bb

Pumpkin Coconut Bread from Big Mill B&B

This bread is perfect for holiday events or for breakfast.... more details

Just four simple ingredients make this Blueberry Cloud an unforgettable dessert. This recipe comes from 1889 WhiteGate Inn in North Carolina. Find the ingredients and instructions on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/blueberry-cloud

Blueberry Cloud from 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage

It’s never overcast when this cloud is served at the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage.... more details

This oatmeal muffin recipe is very lowfat and completely satisfying. Makes 48 mini-muffins and couldn't be easier. An innkeeper's favorite, find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/cousin-theos-muffins

Cousin Theo’s Muffins from 803 Elizabeth

A delightful oatmeal muffin, very lowfat, dense & tasty!... more details

They don't call these Banana Nut Muffins "Bodacious" for nothing. There's a secret ingredient that may surprise you. The innkeepers at North Carolina's Cumberland Falls Bed and Breakfast Inn declare these muffins are easy to make - even for beginners. They're moist and freeze beautifully. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/bodacious-banana-nut-muffins-cumberland-falls-bed-breakfast-inn

Bodacious Banana Nut Muffins from At Cumberland Falls B&B Inn

True to their name, these muffins and their surprise ingredient – olive oil – are remarkable. Very moist, perfect for freezing and always a palate pleaser! Easy to master even for novice bakers.... more details

Try this delicious recipe for Chocolate Coconut Pecan Poppers from the innkeepers at Morehead Manor B&B in Durham, NC

Coco-Chocolate Pecan Poppers from Morehead Manor Bed & Breakfast

Try this delicious recipe for Chocolate Coconut Pecan Poppers from the innkeepers at Morehead Manor B&B in Durham, NC. Guests rave about them. One bite, and you’ll understand why!... more details

Hot beverage in glass cup with fruits and spices, on wooden background

Big Mill’s Hot, Spiced, Mulled Cider

A great way to welcome fall and the chill in the air is to make up some hot, spicy cider. If you live where apples are grown, then you can use fresh-pressed cider. The rest of us can pick up some... more details

Perfect for autumn dinners, try this recipe for Pappardelle with Roasted Squash from the Rosemary House Bed and Breakfast in North Carolina. Even non-vegetarians love it, filled with spices, textures, color and taste. Find the complete recipe on NC Bed and Breakfast Inns website. | www.ncbbi.org/recipe/pappardelle-roasted-squash-arugula-pine-nuts

Pappardelle with Roasted Squash from Rosemary House B&B

This is a wonderful fall supper dish from Rosemary House B&B. Spice, texture, color, and taste – everyone loves it.... more details

These Cherry Chocolate Snickerdoodles are a big hit -- whether the party is at your house, you give as a gift or feature as your contribution to a special event. They couldn't be easier and there are never any leftovers!

Cherry Chocolate Snickerdoodles from the Inn on Mill Creek

These specialty Snickerdoodles are a big hit — whether the party is at your house, you give as a gift or feature as your contribution to a special event. They couldn’t be easier and there are never any leftovers!... more details