Strawberry Swirl Cream Cheese Pound Cake

While this pound cake is heavy on ingredients, the final result is so light and delicious on flavor. The lid on the cake has a delightful crunch, while the inside is soft and pillowy. I do wish that it had more strawberry flavor. You could easily accomplish that by using fresh strawberry preserves or jam… Read More >

Cherry Crisps

These cherry crisps would be the perfect thing to serve after a big meal. Not just because of their small size, though that helps. The proportion of fruit to crisp is quite pronounced so you feel like this is a relatively healthy dessert. I just love the individual serving sizes – your dinner party guests… Read More >

Mini Lemon Pudding Cakes

After a big dinner, you may not always have room for dessert. What I like about these mini lemon pudding cakes is that they are small in size and rich without being heavy. They pack a tart Vitamin C punch, especially if you choose to use lemon sugar so really what I’m saying is they… Read More >

Crockpot Recipe: Triple Chocolate Brownies

When you think of crockpot recipes, your mind probably goes right to things like stew, braised meats, or soups. I’ve seen plenty of dessert recipes for the slow cooker, but I’ve never tried to make anything sweet in mine. When I stumbled upon this recipe for triple chocolate brownies, I wanted to give my crockpot… Read More >

How to Decorate a Halloween Cheesecake

October is the spookiest month of the year and many of us are heading to Halloween parties later this month. That or your kids need to bring in a fun dessert for a school party. There are so many amazing Pinterest-worthy desserts and scary creations, but we can’t always find the time to make them…. Read More >

Pumpkin Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

While it’s still technically summer, I’m sitting here typing this with freezing hands– the thermometer read 40 degrees this morning! So that tells me that despite technically being summer, my taste buds are ready for fall and there’s nothing more fall-like than pumpkin. Sure everything sooner or later will start appearing in pumpkin spice form… Read More >

Tea Cupcakes with Honey Lemon Frosting

While I’m definitely more of a coffee person, I have come around to tea as time has gone by. One of my favorites, especially when I’m feeling under the weather, is Earl Grey – it’s a classic that I’m convinced has healing powers when mixed with honey and lemon. That gave me some inspiration for… Read More >

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes

If you’re only drinking your beer, you’re missing out! Beer is a great ingredient to use in the kitchen for desserts like this Guinness & Bailey’s ice cream, as well as more savory dishes like beef and beer chili. This time around, I turned on the oven (despite the blistering heat and humidity) and used… Read More >