Baking

Quarantine Brownies

The invention of this recipe started with too many leftover egg whites after I made pastry cream. I had to come up with something to do with them, because I didn’t just want to throw them out. So, I did what everyone else would do, I googled “what can I […]

 

Cheesy Herb Beer Bread

Now that a majority of people are social distancing at home, and doing their best to stay inside, baking seems to have soared in popularity. My Instagram feed is filled with pictures of baked goods, and the most popular thing people seem to be baking is bread. So much so […]

 

Cinnamon Roll Cookies

These cookies are very easy to make and taste just like little cinnamon rolls. They use a sugar cookie dough filled with cinnamon sugar and drizzled with icing. If you want to save time, you can buy sugar cookie mix from the store and prepare it with the package directions, […]

 

Double Chocolate Banana Muffins

These delicious Chocolate Banana Muffins have won me blue ribbons at both the county and state fair for best muffin. They manage to retain the banana flavor, even though chocolate can usually tend to be overwhelming. They are easy to make and will impress anyone you feed them to.  

 

Cherry Vanilla Cookies

When my co-workers birthday was coming up, I had to try to come up with something she would like as a treat. She hates chocolate, so that left out a lot of things I usually make. I remembered that she told me that her favorite ice cream flavor was cherry […]

 

Lemon Bar Cookies

I love lemon bars, but they can be so messy to eat. I was trying to come up with a way to eat them without getting my hands all sticky, and these little cookie cups are the best way to solve this problem! They have the taste of a lemon […]

 

Boozy Irish Brownies

These brownies are a delicious layer of Guinness brownies topped with Bailey’s frosting and Jameson ganache. These are similar to the Irish cake I made back in March, except these are a lot easier to make. They use a boxed brownie mix, and the same ganache and frosting as the […]

 

Peach Upside Down Cake

I love peaches. They are my favorite fruit, and every year I look forward to the day when the peaches are finally ripe at the local farms and I can go buy them. Once they are finally available, I tend to buy way too many and then need to come […]

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is my absolute favorite recipe for chocolate chip cookies. They are crispy on the outside and soft in the middle and everyone gobbles them up when I bring them places. In fact, I brought these cookies on my first date with my fiance to give to him. So there’s […]

 

Boozy Irish Cake

In honor of St. Patrick’s day, I made a cake with all components of the famous cocktail: Guinness, Irish Cream and Jameson. This cake is absolutely delicious, and despite the alcohol content isn’t overwhelming at all. For my version, I baked a chocolate cake with Guinness in it, topped it […]