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Apple and Peach Tartlets…

This week’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe for Parisian Apple Tartlets was chosen by Jessica of My Baking Heart. I am going to keep this post short and sweet because I am in a bit of a rush. This recipe was super easy…but that is where my excitement for these tartlets ended. Although it’s simple and …

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Pound Cake Parfaits…

Over the weekend I was linked to a Pound Cake recipe by my good pal and fellow blogger, Em . This recipe included sweetened condensed milk and that alone piqued my interest. Honestly, I was bored, it was Memorial Day and I had my fair share of planting flowers, so I headed off to the …

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Daring Bakers-Apple Strudel…

As the month of May comes to an end, it is time for another Daring Bakers Reveal. The May Daring Bakers’ challenge was hosted by Linda of make life sweeter! and Courtney of Coco Cooks. They chose Apple Strudel from the recipe book Kaffeehaus: Exquisite Desserts from the Classic Cafés of Vienna, Budapest and Prague …

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Mini Angel Food Cakes…

Over the weekend, I made a delectable dinner of barbequed baby back ribs with twice baked potatoes and grilled asparagus. I figured this would be plenty of food, but the boyfriend requested a dessert to accompany the feast. I did not want to make anything heavy considering the menu had enough fat and calories to …

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Whole Orange Muffins…

Earlier this week I wanted a muffin, but I did not have blueberries or apples. However, after a quick glance in the fridge I decided to hit up the web in search of an orange muffin recipe since I had a plethora of them on hand. I came across a recipe from recipezaar that used …

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Key Lime Pies…

With summer right around the corner I find myself compelled to make citrus-y desserts and cannot seem to walk out of the grocery store without a bag of key limes. Wednesday night I had some free time, so I figured I would try making a few mini key lime pies…one for the boyfriend, one for …

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A Delicious Double Dose…

Today’s Tuesdays with Dorie recipe for Blueberry Crumb Cake was chosen by Sihan of Befuddlement. I like blueberries, but only in their firm, slightly sour state…meaning I am not a huge fan of a mushy berry. I am also not a fan of frozen fruit unless it’s going into a smoothie, so I was a …

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A Coconut Cream Dream…

As all of you know, baking supplies/ingredients hit super low prices during the holidays. This can make people like me go a tad bit crazy and a tad bit overboard. Now seriously…can someone explain my compulsive behavior that led to a gazillion cans of evaporated milk, shredded coconut out the wazoo and enough pumpkin to …

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The Perfect Party Cake

One of my great friends celebrated her birthday this past Saturday and I thought this would be the perfect opportunity for me to tackle my fear of cakes. I have no idea why cakes intimidate me so much, but they do…big time! I keep meaning to take the Wilton cake decorating classes at Michael’s, but …

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More Cupcakes…

With fall quickly approaching, I have had the desire to start making things like pumpkin rolls, apple pie and carrot cake. However, I decided to fight the urge a little while longer and make some summer inspired cupcakes. I saw a recipe for Key Lime Cupcakes on the Bon Appétit website and knew I had …

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