Recipe: Layered Apple Cinnamon Coffee Cake

It’s fall y’all! And that means time for apples and pumpkin and warm spices like cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. I will admit that I am a fanatic for the apple cinnamon combination. So when my coworker gave me some Braeburn apples from his tree and asked me to do something with it so he could…

Recommended: Blueberry Buckle from America’s Test Kitchen

My godmother has a ton of cookbooks since she loves to cook and bake just as much as I do. She’s been making a Blueberry Buckle from America’s Test Kitchen and has been met with rave reviews to anyone she has served it to. But, she tweaked the recipe a bit, which she conveyed to…

Recipe: Egg-Free Strawberry Orange Gelato

For the holidays, my godparents gave me an ice cream maker attachment for my KitchenAid mixer. I’ve been wanting to make homemade ice cream, sorbet, and gelato for ages! Now that I had a mixer, I could start looking up recipes…Honestly, a lot of them intimidate me because they have eggs and egg yolks and…

Recipe: Swirl Cheesecake with Graham Cracker Walnut Crust

If you like cheesecake that isn’t too sweet or drowning in topping, this recipe is the one that you’re looking for. Compared to others, the cheesecake layer is thin and fluffy. I also like the use walnuts with my graham cracker crust because it gives it texture and contrast to the creamy cheesecake. Since jam…

Recipe: Cake Mix Black Forest Cookies

Two older ladies rent a house next door and they know I love to bake. Every once in a while, they would load up on cake mix at the grocery store and bring me a few boxes. While I’m appreciative of the gift, I’m never quite sure what to do with the cake mix. The obvious…

Recipe: Blueberry Lemon Coffee Cake with Almonds

I had baked a bunch of things last week and took pictures of them so I could post recipes on my blog. But when I sat down to actually post one of them, none of them seemed interesting to me anymore. I was complaining to a friend about it and she asked what I wanted…

Recipe: Fruit Preserves Cake

When I come up with different recipes, they’re usually jotted down on a piece of paper that floats around my kitchen and office space with numerous edits scrawled on it…Until I get the recipe right and transfer it to another piece of paper that floats around for a bit until I file it away in…

Recipe: Honey Spiced Pear Cake.

The cake is buttery, crumbly, moist, and tender. It’s a double layer, but the recipe is easily cut in half to make a single layer. Unfortunately, there’s no pictures of every single step…I’m the cook AND photographer, so I didn’t feel like washing my hands after every single step before I man-handled my camera. The…