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King's Cottage, A Bed & Breakfast Inn
1049 East King Street
Lancaster PA, 17602
Local call: 717-397-1017
Toll free: 1-800-747-8717

Ann Willets and Janis Kutterer

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This elegant, Spanish style mansion accommodates the most discriminating business and leisure travelers. From the grand sweeping staircase to the original stained glass windows and turn of the century antiques, The King's Cottage offers a uniquely charming atmosphere. Listed on the American Historic Inn's "Top Ten Most Romantic Inns" list, many of our elegant rooms feature whirlpools and/or fireplaces. A favorite with couples is our Carriage House: a separate honeymoon cottage!

For the business traveler, The King's Cottage offers corporate rates, high speed wireless internet, desk or work surface, late check-in & early breakfast.

Pampering guests has always been our specialty. Each morning begins with a full gourmet breakfast, featuring fresh delicacies of the season. Your gracious innkeepers, Ann & Janis, provide personalized maps and guidance to explore Lancaster County. Dinner reservations with Amish families can be arranged, as well as private tours.

  • Setting:      Town
  • Rooms :     7
  • Cottages :  1
  • Rates:        $150 -240
  • Jacuzzis:     3
  • Fireplaces: 5
  • Children:    12+
  • Hot Tub located off sunroom
  • Piano
  • Wireless High Speed Internet Access
  • Guest Kitchen w/ beverages, snacks
  • Our Recipes

    Sweet Potato-Pecan Pancakes

    1 cups all-purpose Flour
    2 tsp baking powder
    1 tsp pumpkin-pie spice
    tsp salt
    1 cup fat-free milk
    cup packed dark brown sugar
    1 Tbls vegetable oil
    1 tsp Vanilla Extract
    2 large Eggs, separated
    1 16-oz can Sweet Potatoes, drained, mashed (about cup)
    cup chopped pecans, divided into 2 Tbls portions

    Combine flour, baking powder Pumpkin-pie spice and salt in a large bowl.

    In separate bowl,combine lightly beaten egg yolks, milk, sugar, oil and vanilla. Add to the flour mixture. Stir until smooth.

    Stir in sweet potatoes and 2 Tbls of the pecans.

    Beat egg whites until stiff and fold into batter

    Heat non-stick griddle to 350-375. Pour about cup batter onto the buttered areas of the griddle. Turn pancakes when tops are covered with bubbles and edges look cooked.
    Sprinkle pancakes with the remaining pecans. Serve with orange slices to garnish.

    Serves 4 with 3 pancakes each.


    Broiled Orange Halves

    2 medium navel oranges
    2t firmly packed brown sugar
    2t dry sherry
    2t reduced-fat soft margarine
    ground cinnamon
    pinch of ground ginger

    Cut each orange in half crosswise. Using a grapefruit knife, carefully cut around fruit in each half to separate it from the peel and membrane, leaving the orange section in the shell. Arrange the orange halves in a small baking dish.

    Sprinkle each half with 1/2 teaspoon of the brown sugar and sherry. Dot each half with 1/4 of the margarine. Sprinkle each half with cinnamon and ginger. (Can be made ahead to this point).

    Just before serving, preheat the broiler. Broil the orange halves 4 inches from the source of heat until hot and bubbly, about 3 minutes. Serve warm, using a dessert spoon.

    Per serving:50 calories (21% calories from fat), 1 g protein, 1 g total fat (0.3 g saturated fat), 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 0 cholesterol, 23 mg sodium
    Diabetic exchanges:1 carbohydrate (fruit)

    Baked Bananas

    6 bananas
    1/3 cup butter or margarine
    3 T fresh lemon juice
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    ground cinnamon
    grated coconut

    Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

    Place butter in a large pie plate. Microwave the margarine on high until melted. Add lemon juice to melted butter and stir well. Peel bananas and slice in half horizontally and vertically. Coat in butter mixture. Lay bananas in dish in a single layered decorative pattern. Sprinkle the brown sugar and cinnamon over the bananas.

    Bake for 7-8 minutes and then sprinkle bananas with coconut.

    Bake for another 3 minutes, or until coconut begins to brown.

    Serve piping hot.

    Use 1/2 to 3/4 banana per person depending on the size of the bananas.

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