Category Archive: Desserts

Chai Pistachio Morning Cake

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter with their friends, family and of course amazing food! As I mentioned before my parents were still on vacation so we spent the day here doing… Continue reading

Easter Chocolate Bark

If you’re like me, then when you think of chocolate bark you imagine the milk chocolate and peppermint version that’s made at Christmas time. While composing my Spring Inspiration Board on Pinterest (find… Continue reading

Brush Embroidery & Heart Cookies

I hope that all of you had a great weekend (which if you’re lucky enough to have today off is still going!) as well as a wonderful Valentine’s Day. We’re not fanatics about… Continue reading

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

We had a nice relaxing weekend here… we had a wonderful time at my husband’s work Christmas party and we got a lot of little projects done for the  bedroom remodel. We re-painted… Continue reading

Peppermint Meringues

Every year I make my husband’s bosses an assortment of my Christmas cookies. Since I actually didn’t make any cookies this year (with the exception of a few dozen for a family cookie… Continue reading

Snickers Cupcakes Revisited

I wanted to revisit these shamefully good cupcakes for a couple of reasons. One, when I took the original pictures the first time it was in a dark kitchen on my iPhone in… Continue reading

Ombre Ruffle Cake

If you read my post from earlier in the week then you saw the outside of this adorable cake, but I think the thing that makes this cake so cool is the inside!… Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Latte Cupcakes

Fall is my absolute favorite time of the year. As soon as September 1st hits, you can find me literally skipping through the house putting out all the fall decorations and lighting various… Continue reading

Blueberry Pancake Cupcakes with Maple Buttercream Frosting

Just when I thought I’d found the best recipe for a blueberry cupcake, I played around some more and came up with one that was even tastier! Since the baby shower was a… Continue reading

Giant Bunting Sugar Cookies

In case you missed my previous post, I planned a baby shower for my cousin that my Aunt threw at her house this past weekend. I decided to do cookies as the favors… Continue reading

Snickers Cupcakes

Last weekend our family and lots of family friends had a big golf outing and then headed back to my parents house for a party afterwards. My dad’s birthday was this past week… Continue reading

Homemade Fondant Flowers

If any of you have tried fondant before, you probably didn’t enjoy it. While it looks incredible on a cake, the store-bought version tastes SO bad it’s not even funny. I came across… Continue reading

Blueberry Cupcakes with Lemon Buttercream Frosting

If you read my post last week, then you know about the bridal shower at Peek N Peek from a couple of weeks ago. It happened that the bride-to-be’s birthday was the day… Continue reading

Caramelized Lemon Tart

If you ask me you can put just about anything in pâte sucrée (french for sweet pastry) and it will taste amazing. It’s an extremely versatile base for a tart shell and with… Continue reading

Firework Cookies

 I saw these on the cover of Martha Stewart Living last July and vowed to make them, but as usual time ran away too quickly and the 4th came and went before I… Continue reading

Alice in Wonderland Cookies

Yesterday one of my moms co-workers (and friend) had an Alice in Wonderland themed baby shower and I was asked to make the cookies. The shower was wonderful… her mother, mother-in-law and friends… Continue reading

Rosemary Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

Continuing my posts to help prepare everyone for Memorial Day weekend, here is the perfect dessert! Homemade rosemary shortcake stacked with fresh whipped cream and strawberries… whether you’re hosting people or invited to… Continue reading

Citrus Meringues

I love, love, love meringues. They’re probably my favorite of all french cuisine. I love them poached, I love them baked, I love them as the base for a macaron or a great… Continue reading

Crème Brûlée

This was the final course in the big dinner I cooked for my husband and I a couple weekends ago (First course can be seen here, second here and main here). I’ve gotten… Continue reading

Le Gâteau au Chocolat (The Chocolate Cake)

Given the choice, I’ll pick a French chocolate cake over an American one any day. Most people would choose a huge fluffy piece of cake with tons of frosting but I much prefer a… Continue reading