dessert

Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Confession: I’ve never made a cake from scratch before. Growing up, cake came from a box except for the special occasion cheesecake. I have no idea why I’ve waited so long to make a cake from scratch. Not only is today Mother’s Day but its also Tom’s birthday. His favorite […]

Apple Pie for One

Last week I was talking to a co-worker about how badly I wanted apple pie. I told her I didn’t want to make a whole pie and be the only one to eat it. She gave me a genius suggestion. Make the apple pie in a ramekin. Apple Pie for […]

Thumbprint Cookies

I made these cookies earlier in the week, but I finally have time to blog them. The caramel and strawberry preserves ones are my favorites. Next year I think I’ll pick up some other flavored preserves to try out. Thumbprint Cookies Source: Amanda’s Cookin’ Yield: 4-5 dozen Printer Friendly Ingredients: […]

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes

I love cream cheese. It’s the only way I will eat a bagel. I put it with salsa and dip tortilla chips in it. I love it as a frosting. I could practically eat it plain. Even with all of that said, I’m not a huge fan of cheesecake. Maybe […]

Snickerdoodle Blondies

Yesterday I said that since I don’t have any dinners to blog this week I would probably make a dessert today. I was flipping through my baking binder and this one popped out at me. I love snickerdoodle cookies. They’re light and fluffy and covered in cinnamon and sugar. They […]

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

What do you do on a cold rainy day? Buy more strawberries than necessary and make chocolate covered strawberries. Well, at least that is what I did. Usually I’ll buy the little plastic container of chocolate that you stick in the microwave until it melts, but I forgot to pick […]

Apple Pie

A few years ago I was at my aunts house over the summer and watched her put a lattice top on a pie. I thought it looked way better than a typical closed top pie. That Christmas, I decided I wanted to make apple pie so I could use that […]