Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but this is my weakness. I grew up eating banana pudding and love love LOVE it! Folding whipped cream into the pudding makes it so light and airy. 10-12 Pepperidge Farms Chessmen Cookies 1 cup Nilla Wafers 3 large Bananas 3 1/2 cups Whipped Cream; divided Pudding: 3Continue reading “Not Yo Mama’s Banana Pudding”

Copycat Star Crunch Bars

I don’t have much of a sweet tooth, but these are amazing! Puffed rice folded into soft caramel over a double chocolate brownie with a drizzle of milk chocolate and a sprinkle of sea salt over top. 1 cup Chocolate chunks 2 pounds Caramels 5 cups Puffed Rice Cereal 1 cup Milk Chocolate Chips pinchContinue reading “Copycat Star Crunch Bars”

Lemon Almond Cookies

I had some people ask for the Lemon Almond Cookie recipe, so here it is. They’re one of my favorite summer snacks! Cookies: 1 cup Almond Flour 2 cups A/P Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Soda liberal pinch of Salt 1 cup Unsalted Butter 1/4 cup Shortening 1 cup Sugar 1 small Lemon; juiced and zestedContinue reading “Lemon Almond Cookies”

Braided Fruit Tartlets

I love these flaky little tarts! They’re sweet, tangy, buttery and so delicious! My amazing mother manage to find me a huge bag of flour as well as a GIANT 25 pound bag of rice, so expect some hardcore cooking and baking! I’ll include the recipe for the laminated puff pastry shell in another postContinue reading “Braided Fruit Tartlets”

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bubble Bread

Another night of no sleep so I decided to do some baking. Practice makes perfect, right? You can use store bought rolls if you don’t want to make them from scratch and they come out brilliantly! This makes a great breakfast dish served with sausage or bacon as well as an amazing dessert with VanillaContinue reading “Cinnamon Brown Sugar Bubble Bread”

Strawberry Jam Tartlets

These are so adorable, delicious and perfect for Valentine’s Day! 💕 Not to mention simple. You can use store bought jam, but I prefer homemade. You can substitute any berry jam and it’ll turn out great! The egg wash is critical as it makes the pastry extra crispy and adds a lovely sheen. This recipeContinue reading “Strawberry Jam Tartlets”

Honey Blueberry Cornbread

I’m not much of a dessert or breakfast person but I love love LOVE this Honey Blueberry Cornbread! I grew up eating and loving honey cornbread and thought that blueberries would add an awesome tartness and pop of flavor. It definitely delivered! Honey Blueberry Cornbread 1 1/4 cups Yellow Corn Meal; divided 1 cup FlourContinue reading “Honey Blueberry Cornbread”

Red Velvet Waffles

Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! I’ve been craving Red Velvet waffles for a couple of days and thought they would be a nice pre-Christmas Breakfast treat. Cream Cheese Frosting seemed like it would be a little to decadent for the morning, so I opted for Whipped Cream instead. The cinnamon on top added a really niceContinue reading “Red Velvet Waffles”

Cinnamon Dutch baby with a Berry Compote

I’ve been interested in baking a Dutch Baby for years and never got around to making one. I thought it would be a lot harder than it was! The batter is so simple and comes together really easily! The custardy taste of the Dutch Baby went really with the Raspberry, Strawberry and Blueberry Compote! BerryContinue reading “Cinnamon Dutch baby with a Berry Compote”