Author: NicholeL

PEEPS Easter Bunny Vanilla Cake #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. Peeps Easter Bunny Vanilla Cake is a simple made-from-scratch cake, topped with a coconut buttercream frosting and decorated with PEEPS marshmallows and […]

Individual Italian Easter Breads #SpringSweetsWeek

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #SpringSweetsWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to help in the creation of the #SpringSweetsWeek recipes. All opinions are mine alone. Individual Italian Easter Breads are adorable little twisted bread rings, baked with a dyed Easter egg in the center and coated with […]

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake

Meyer Lemon Pound Cake is an easy-to-make pound cake recipe from scratch that’s extra flavorful from the addition of a Meyer lemon syrup. This may sound silly, but lemon flavored desserts make me so happy. When the temperatures are below average and Mother Nature is hanging onto winter with a death […]

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie

Traditional Shepherd’s Pie is an Irish dish made with seasoned ground lamb, carrots, potatoes and peas and topped with mashed potatoes. Can you believe it is March already? I’m trying to figure out where in the world the months are going! While this year is definitely flying by, winter is […]

Bulleit Bourbon Orange Crush

The Bulleit Bourbon Orange Crush is my favorite drink. Bourbon is my favorite liquor. This gets me a lot of strange looks. Apparently, “girls don’t like bourbon”. 🙄 Except, I do. I’m not part of that group of women who pretends to like bourbon because it’s popular among men. I’m old, […]

Nutella Swirl Bundt Cake #BundtBakers

Nutella Swirl Bundt Cake – a classic vanilla bundt cake with a hearty swirl of nutella throughout as well as a nutella glaze on top. Confession: when Nutella first became popular enough here that I could find it in the stores, I bought a jar and maybe at ate the […]

Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

Mint Chocolate Cupcakes are super tasty cupcakes, where the cupcake is infused with fresh mint. Then, they’re topped with a rich chocolate buttercream frosting. I love fresh mint. I’ve grown it (or at least tried to) for the past couple of years now. It’s done moderately well, but I think I […]

Slow Cooker Italian Roast Beef #ImprovCookingChallenge

If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it 1,000 times. I am not a fan of winter. It’s cold and gross and makes me crave comfort foods that are usually chock full of calories and other unhealthy things. But this Italian Beef Roast only has a few ingredients, is really […]

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky toffee pudding first appeared in England in the 1970’s. It’s a moist sponge cake make with rehydrated dates and covered in a rich toffee sauce. It’s commonly served with vanilla custard or ice cream. I had Sticky toffee pudding for the first time back in April. On a girl’s […]