Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake

Dessert first 😉 Vanilla bean pistachio cake — the vanilla bean aroma always brings a smile to my face : ) This cake is deliciousness! Fantastic flavor combination. Light, flavorful and smiles all around! I love baking 💚😚💫 #cakealicious #butfirstdessert *Rosette first timer* Recipe by Torn A Dough Alli Ingredients 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powderContinue reading “Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake”

Strawberry, Banana and Nutella Crêpes

Did you know tomorrow is National Strawberry Day? 🍓 What better way to celebrate… homemade crêpes with nutella, bananas & strawberries : ) Strawberries are naturally sweet, wonderful aroma & such a pretty red! I just love strawberries! Crepes are Light, simple to make and taste delicious anytime of the day. So yummy! I madeContinue reading “Strawberry, Banana and Nutella Crêpes”

Chocolate Cake and Vanilla Bean Frosting with Blackberry Ganache

Layers of decadence! I wanted to try a different chocolate cake that was dark & delicious. The blackberry ganache is so darn good — just grab a spoon and forget the cake kind of good 😉 Vanilla bean frosting is delicious plus I love the little specks.  If you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out.Continue reading “Chocolate Cake and Vanilla Bean Frosting with Blackberry Ganache”

Cream Cheese Brownies

Chocolately fudgy brownies! Brownies with a creamy cheesecake layer are absolutely decadent. Incredibly simple to make & dangerously good 😉 Who loves chocolate 🙋‍♀️ I wanted to share an easy chocolate recipe and Valentine’s decor’ idea (photo below). Rose petals are edible, too. I chose a 9×9 pan for thicker scrumptious slices. Whether you like thickContinue reading “Cream Cheese Brownies”

Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

Coffee anyone? Similar to banana bread but kicked up a notch — bananas, caramel & rum yumminess : ) It’s perfect for breakfast or dessert! One reason I love baking, the sweet aromas that fill my home. I say that often but it’s true 🤗Bananas are full of potassium & fiber plus the upside downContinue reading “Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake”

Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee

Cracking into this French dessert! Sweet custard, caramelized sugar …I love, love, love creme brulee : ) It’s a dessert I look for while dining out. My first time making creme brûlée — I was scared I would ruin a wonderfully delicious dessert. The process is fairly simple, followed the instructions and it tastes great.Continue reading “Pistachio and Honey Crème Brulee”

Christmas Lights Cookie

Christmas Lights Cookie! My inspiration for these cookies came from a Disney snow globe. My son loved Disney characters as a child — this Mickey & Pluto snow globe has been a part of our holidays since he was a little boy (sheesh, I’m old 🤫😩).  Notice the decoration on the bottom of the snowContinue reading “Christmas Lights Cookie”

Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons… dipped in chocolate rum! That’s right : ) I LOVE coconut. I know a few people that aren’t coconut fans due to the texture. These cuties are so easy to make — great on their own or dipped in chocolate deliciousness!  Lightly golden brown on the outside and chewy inside. I scattered the coconutContinue reading “Coconut Macaroons”

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking the season bright! Warm, delicious, chewy with slightly melted morsels 😋 There are a variety of amazing flavored cookies but making the classic chocolate chip holds a special place in my heart — baking memories with my Mom, Grandmom & my son!  My go to recipe for National Cookie Day (today) and holidays : )Continue reading “Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Bake on! Apples, cinnamon, nutmeg ….the sweet aroma filled my kitchen. One year ago, I made a salted caramel apple pie. The flavor was amazing, the presentation was not. I was disappointed and knew it could be better. As much as I love to bake, making decorative décor is a challenge. That should be aContinue reading “Apple Pie with Decorative Crust”