Cakes

VANILLA LEMON CAKE WITH LEMON GLAZE

This cake will keep you coming back for more, and it’s not just because it’s baked into a sunflower shape (although gimmicky shapes are enticing, aren’t they?). This cake will grab you because it’s stunningly simple and pure.  Lemon and vanilla are classics, and neither one tries to one-up the other in this recipe.  They just
Cakes

CHOCOLATE CHERRY LOAF

Chocolate + cherry = unique + good, but maybe not for everyone.  You either like it or you don’t.  If you don’t like it, move on to something more boring like my most excellent Classic Shortbread Cookie.  If you do like the combo, then read on, partner. There used to be a chocolate candy with a
Cookies

CINNAMON SUGAR PALMIERS

I love baking things with French names because they make me sound like a better baker than I really am or ever will be.  We all know that French = Fancy, and you can’t deny it.  Doesn’t the Apple Gateau Breton with Salted Caramel Sauce sound so much better than Apple Cake with Salted Caramel Sauce?  And Vanilla
Cookies

NOT QUITE JOHN LEGEND’S OATMEAL PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES

INGREDIENTS 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 stick unsalted butter, room temperature ¾ cup packed dark brown sugar ½ cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste 1 heaping cup crunchy peanut butter 3 cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 heaping cup white chocolate covered cherries Get IngredientsPowered by Chicory INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Ice Cream

Healthier Blood Orange Ice Cream

NEW? START HERE! ABOUT RECIPES COOKBOOKS CONTACT JAN 15, 2019 Healthier Blood Orange Ice Cream EGGLESSGLUTEN FREEHIGH PROTEINLOW FATSUGAR FREE Blood oranges are in season!! And what do you do when it’s 70 degrees Fahrenheit outside? YA MAKE ICE CREAM, that’s what. PS: I love you Texas. This Blood Orange Ice Cream is sweet, tart, citrusy, and oh so satisfying…
Pies & Tarts

PAZAZZ APPLE CHEDDAR PIE

CRUST 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons granulated sugar ½ cup shortening 1 stick unsalted butter, cold and cubed 1 ½ cups grated white cheddar cheese ¼ cup ice cold water FILLING ¼ cup maple syrup ¼ cup bourbon (optional – may substitute orange juice) 8 cups Pazazz apples, sliced ¼ to 1/2 inch thick ½ cup packed light brown sugar 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons
Goopy Desserts

ICEWINE SABAYON

I love wine, and since I also have a sweet tooth, icewine is my friend. What’s a girl to do with an intense dessert wine that tastes like honey, apricot, tangerine and pineapple?  Drink it, naturally.  (And why not bake with it, too?) This Icewine Sabayon recipe has been burning a hole in the black binder where
Pies & Tarts

COFFEE SUGAR CREAM PIES

INGREDIENTS 8 mini graham cracker crusts ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar 1 ½ cups heavy cream 1 cup International Delight Iced Coffee Vanilla 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste Get IngredientsPowered by Chicory INSTRUCTIONS Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Place graham cracker crusts on a foil lined baking sheet. In a large bowl, whisk flour, sugar, and
Cakes

RUM CAKE RECIPE

servings 12 SERVINGS prep 30 MINUTES cook 50 MINUTES total 1 HOUR 20 MINUTES course: DESSERTcuisine: AMERICANauthor: MICHELLE This rum cake recipe is made completely from scratch, has the most tender, moist crumb, and is drenched in rum flavor without being overpowering. Perfection! INGREDIENTS: FOR THE CAKE: 1cupchopped walnuts (optional) 1¾cupsall-purpose flour ¼cupcornstarch 4teaspoonsbaking powder 1teaspoonkosher salt ½cupunsalted butter, at room temperature 1½cupsgranulated sugar 3tablespoons+ ½
Candies

SEA SALT & BOURBON CARAMEL

Adapted from bon appetite’s recipe… Nonstick spray 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup water 1 can sweetened condensed milk (14 oz.) 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces (room temperature) 2 tablespoons bourbon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 – 2 teaspoons flaked or coarse sea salt (like Maldon brand) Spray an 8″ square baking pan with cooking spray and line with parchment