Captain Jefferds Inn Cinnamon Walnut Coffee Cake

Cake 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. cinnamon ¼ tsp salt 2/3 cup butter or margarine, softened = 10 2/3 Tbsp. 1 cup sugar ½ cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs 1 cup buttermilk Topping ½ cup packed brown sugar ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ tsp. cinnamon…

Captain Jefferds Inn Sugar Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1 large egg 1 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2 1/2 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cream of tartar Granulated sugar Directions: In a large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, vanilla, almond extract and egg with an electric mixer or by…

Captain Jefferds Inn Autumn Pancakes

½ cup quick oatmeal 1 ½ cups boiling water 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tsp. baking powder 1/8 tsp. salt 3 Tbsp. sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon/dash nutmeg 1 large egg beaten 1 cup milk 1 large apple, peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped ¼ cup chopped walnuts 3 Tbsp. melted butter Place oatmeal in…

Captain Jefferds Inn Turkey & Mushroom Herb Crepes

Filling: 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine 4oz. mushrooms, sliced 2 Tbsp. finely chopped yellow onion 2 cups cubed, cooked turkey ½ cup mayonnaise ½ cup sour cream ½ cup grated Swiss cheese ¼ tsp. salt Dash of white pepper 2 Tbsp. sherry or dry white wine 10 Herb Crepes (1/4 cup toasted sliced almonds) In…

Captain Jefferds Inn Hot Spiced Cider

 1 Gallon apple cider or apple juice 1 cup packed brown sugar 12 inches stick cinnamon 2 teaspoons whole allspice 2 teaspoons whole cloves 1. In a saucepan combine cider and brown sugar. Place cinnamon, allspice and cloves in a spice ball or cheesecloth. Add spice mixture to cider. 2. Bring to boiling, reduce heat….

Captain Jefferds Inn Sausage Casserole

1 pound bulk, fresh port sausage, seasoned as desired 8 slices bread cubed 2 cups cubed cheddar cheese (8-ounces) 4 large eggs 2 1/2 cups milk 3/4 teaspoon dry mustard 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed or golden cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk Cook sausage in a large skillet until brown, breaking up with…

Captain Jefferds Inn Lemon-Cornmeal Blueberry Pancakes

Serves 18 3 cups flour 4 ½ cups cornmeal 6 Tbs. sugar 6 tsp. baking powder 1 ½ tsp. baking soda 1 ½ tsp. salt 6 C. buttermilk 6 tsp. lemon zest 3 large eggs 9 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly 3 C. blueberries 1. Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, baking…

Captain Jefferds Inn Sweet and Spicy Bacon

serves 12 12 slices bacon, cut thick (we use regular slices) 1 1/2 tablespoons packed brown sugar Rounded 1/4 teaspoon cayenne Rounded 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Preheat convection oven to 400F. Stir together brown sugar, cayenne, and black pepper in a small bowl. Arrange bacon slices in 1 layer on a large broiler pan and…

Captain Jefferds Inn Raspberry Muffins

serves 12 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 3 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. grated lemon zest 1/2 tsp. nutmeg or mace Top with sugar 2 cups fresh of frozen raspberries (with out syrup)- do not thaw- mix with dry ingredients 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup oil 1 tsp. vanilla 1…

Captain Jefferds Inn Lemon Zingers

 1 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel 1/4 cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 cup finely chopped Brazil nuts or hazelnuts (filberts) 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon vanilla…

You’ll Get A Charge Out Of Our Tesla EV Charger!

Did you know you can re-charge your electric car while staying at Captain Jefferds Inn? It’s true! We’ve had a Tesla EV Charger on-site for a while, now and guests can use it to re-charge their cars while they re-charge themselves on a Kennebunkport getaway. Looking for some EV friendly accommodations during your Kennebunkport vacation?…

Explore Maine’s Best Art Museums on the Maine Art Museum Trail

The Maine Art Museum Trail connects 8 of Maine’s best art museums in a scenic driving tour. The 200 mile-long trail runs from from Ogunquit to Bangor, includes 3 of Maine’s top colleges, and features some 73,000 works of art. Maine is famous for its inspirational scenery and the art it has inspired. Winslow Homer,…

American Thread, Sauvignon Blanc, Sanoma County, California $23

Flavors and aromas of white peach, lychee, along with a refreshing minerality lend to a bright and vibrant style of wine

Explore the Quiet Beauty of Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery

Saint Anthony’s Franciscan Monastery is 66-acres of English gardens and walking paths surrounding a shrine and beautiful Tudor mansion on the banks of the Kennebunk River. With all the great things to see and do in Kennebunkport, it may be hard to believe that one of our most popular attractions is a Franciscan monastery. Then…

Salute Our Heroes

For the month of November we are offering 20% off for any active or retired military on a two night stay.

Discover The Many Kennebunkport Area Lighthouses

People give hundreds of reasons to visit the Maine coast but one of the more popular is: lighthouses! Maine has plenty of these iconic structures and Kennebunkport is no exception. If you’re interested in visiting one or more of the many Kennebunkport area lighthouses, read on! There’s nothing quite like a lighthouse to perk up…

All Aboard for Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum!

Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum is the oldest and largest electric railway museum in the world. The museum’s amazing collection includes vehicles from almost all the streetcar systems in the U.S. and many from around the world. There’s something romantic about trolley cars. Once upon a time, their signature clang and clatter could be heard in…

Alexander Valley Vineyards, Chardonnay, Sonoma County, California ½ Bottle $11 Full Bottle $16

This handcrafted Chardonnay is aromatic and balanced with bright citrus and green apple flavors along with a hint of creaminess and body from partial French Oak barrel aging

Don’t Miss Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival 2017!

It’s almost time for the 30th annual Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival: Saturday, September 9th and 10th, 2017. This prestigious, annual art event promises 2 full days of juried crafts, food, music, and fun! The Laudholm Nature Crafts Festival is an annual show of more than 130 jury-selected artisans displaying fine, hand-crafted wares. Many see the…

Pol Roger (Sir Winston Churchill),Champagne, France $275

Make that special occasion a little extra memorable by commemorating it with one of the finest wines in the world.  This wine is full bodied, boasting a powerful, rich structure, yet well-balanced with intensely flavorful notes of honey and citrus.  

The Arundel Room

Rachel the Assistant Innkeeper speaks about the Arundel Room


If you’re travelling with your four-legged canine companion, this former sea captain’s home turned B&B would be a great choice. Dogs can be accommodated in the six rooms located in the inn’s carriage house where they’ll be welcomed with dog bowls, towels, and a personalized treat. Plus there are pet sitters available for just $10…

A Sense of Place, Coastal Maine

A Sense of Place, Coastal Maine

I can recommend from personal experience two and they are right across  from one another on a tree-lined residential street in Kennebunkport – The Captain Lord Mansion where your hosts are Richard Litchfield and Beverly Davis and the Captain Jefferds Inn where you’ll be treated with exemplary hospitality by Erik and Sarah Lindblom.  More…



History buffs will love The Captain Jefferds Inn. Located just a short walk from town, the highly rated inn was built in 1804 for Captain Jefferds, his wife and their 11 children. In 1888 the house was remodeled in the Colonial Revival architecture. …More

Distinctive Inns Along the Coast of Maine

Situated among other sea captain’s homes of the same era in Kennebunkport’s historic residential district, Captain Jefferds Inn is a several block stroll away from the Kennebunk River, Dock Square, and many dining options, art galleries and unique shops. Like many of Maine’s coastal towns, Kennebunkport was established on shipbuilding. Thankfully, its original walk ability and…

Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn!

Set Sail for the Captain Jefferds Inn!

Well, all this was before I stayed at The Captain Jefferds Inn, one of several former sea captains’ mansions in Kennebunkport that’s been converted to a Bed & Breakfast. I guess those salty sea captains, engaged as they were in lucrative trade and shipbuilding, liked having tangible symbols of their wealth and status on full…

Hungry Couple

Hungry Couple

There’s no arguing with its charm and impeccable cleanliness. The service is helpful, if politely reserved. There are lots of public spaces both indoors and out to relax, read and enjoy your vacation.  ..

New England Living

New England Living

In a charming, historic Kennebunkport neighborhood, filled with former sea captains’ stately homes and mansions, resides one of the prettiest inns I’ve ever seen, The Captain Jefferds Inn. Built in 1804, the innkeepers, Erik and Sarah Lindblom, have managed to capture and maintain the welcoming nostalgia of an old, coastal New England home.  More…

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Innkeepers Erik & Sarah Lindblom,
5 Pearl Street,
(Mailing) PO Box 691
Kennebunkport, ME 04046
(207) 967-2311

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