Baked Pineapple-Coconut Islander French Toast: Holden House Recipe

   Baked Pineapple-Coconut Islander French Toast Needed: Twelve 16 oz soufflé dishes Ingredients: 2 loaves sliced French Bread  (24 medium slices) 7 eggs 3 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon pineapple flavoring 1/2 teaspoon coconut flavoring 1/2 teaspoon banana flavoring 1 1/2 … Continue reading

German Puff Pancakes with Spiced Apples – Inn the Kitchen at Holden House

Our Holden House guests enjoy our many delicious morning entrees just like this one. A favorite is our German Puff Pancakes with Spiced Apples. Here’s our special #recipe so you can savor the flavor right in your own home! German Puff … Continue reading

5 Great Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs Area Places to Take a Hike!

You don’t have to venture far from the Holden House’ front door to discover some out-of-the-way beautiful places to bond with nature in the Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs area. Here are some of our favorite picks that are sure … Continue reading

2017 St. Patrick’s Day Suite Deal Package

Luck O’ the Irish Suite-Deal Package Sunday through Thursday during the month of shamrocks and St. Patrick’s Day, you can save some “green” by staying 2 nights and getting the 3rd night free. To celebrate the Luck O’ the Irish, … Continue reading

5 Best Unique Antique Finds in Colorado Springs

5 Best Antique Shops in Colorado Springs – Holden House 1902 Bed & Breakfast Inn is known for its history, family heirlooms and beautiful antiques. We are very fortunate that the Colorado Springs area also has some great places to … Continue reading

Innkeeper Travel Tip: Visit a Garden fit for the Gods

The Garden of the Gods is one of innkeepers Sallie and Welling Clark’s favorite places to visit when staying at Holden House. The Pikes Peak region offers spectacular scenery to explore, hike, bike, horseback ride, picnic and stroll through a … Continue reading

April Showers and Flowers are Blooming at Holden House!

APRIL SHOWERS AND FLOWERS SPRING PACKAGE 2017 – Your special Spring break getaway for 2 or more nights Sunday through Thursday includes a complimentary breakfast ensuite Romance Package and a special bouquet of long-stemmed fresh roses to celebrate Springtime in … Continue reading

Apple Cinnamon French Toast a delicious delight!

Tracy’s Apple and Cinnamon Walnut French Toast 1 can apple pie filling (chop apples into small chunks) 1 8 oz container of Cream Cheese (softened) ¼ cup Ricotta cheese (room temperature) ¼ cup chopped Walnuts (fine) 1 loaf French bread … Continue reading

Such a delightful place!

“Everything was wonderful! Thank you so much and hope to return soon.” -R&J Such a delightful place! We had a magnificent stay.” -B&J “We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We so appreciate the hospitality and great attention to the ‘little things’ … Continue reading

“Be Mine Valentine” Sugar Cookies

   “Be Mine Valentine” Sugar Cookies 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 cup sugar 1 egg 1/4 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground mace (optional) DIRECTIONS: Cream butter … Continue reading