Category Desserts

Easter Blondies with Cadbury Mini Eggs

Prep time: 10 minutes Bake time: 20 minutes Serving size: 15 blondies When I think of Easter baking, I think of two types of baked goods: family recipes and Easter themed goodies. Last year I went with the family recipe – Italian Easter Bread. This year I’m going fun. A simple recipe that people will […]

Creamy Hot Cocoa

Prep time: 10 minutes Serves: 4 For a food lover/blogger, comfort food is the best thing about winter. Simmering soups, roasting vegetables, and stewing beverages all fill your home with delectable aromas. And then you get to eat them. Doesn’t get any better. Though not a solid food, hot chocolate easily fits in with the […]

Flaky Raspberry Roll-Up Cookies

  Prep time: 1 hr 20 minutes (20 min active, 1 hr rest) Cook time: 16 minutes Serves: 4 dozen cookies Merry Christmas, my friends! Due to¬†our geographically spread family, today is my family’s Christmas celebration. I was up late baking to my heart’s content. What did I make? Well, only 4 cookie sheets worth […]

Apple Tarts

  Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 20-25 min Serves: 12 In celebration of fall, I’ve got a whole line-up of fall-themed treats. First off is this apple tart recipe. I like to think of fall in phases, and apple season is phase one – hence it being recipe number 1! My husband and I […]

S’mores Cupcakes

Serves: 12 Prep/Cook time in total: 2 hours This past weekend I celebrated a friend’s bachelorette party. Of course, I volunteered to bring something sweet. And per usual, I couldn’t help myself – I had to make something unique, beautiful, and of course, delicious! I didn’t know the bride’s favorite cake flavor and I wanted […]

Italian Easter Bread

Prep time: 3.5 hours (20 min active) Cook time: 15-20 min Makes: 2 bread wreaths I have a confession to make. And I am only making it because I know some of you get intimidated by the idea of a bread recipe. So here’s my confession: I utterly failed at baking today. And despite this, […]

“Valentine’s” Cakes With Raspberry Brandy Frosting

Serves: 24 Prep time: 45 min total Cook time: 17-20 min Its the most wonderful time of the yeaarrrr! I love Valentine’s day. There are a lot of nay sayers out there, and I’m sorry, but I just don’t understand you. To me, Valentine’s day is not romantic. Well is, but that’s not ALL it […]