Angel Food Cupcakes

Cupcake-a-licious! You can’t be sad while holding a cupcake : )  I have never made angel food “cupcakes”.  It was an interesting experience with a sweet outcome. Angel food cake is a delicate & soft dessert, especially as a cupcake. It’s important not to over fill the cupcake liner. My suggestion is to use foilContinue reading “Angel Food Cupcakes”

Layered Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

Winter layers, not clothes… dessert! Chocolate lovers dream. I wanted to try a no-bake; flourless cheesecake. Thanks to Yummiest Food on Pinterest — the texture reminds me of mousse. The layered combination is delicious! ❤️🍫 8 ingredients Vegetarian Baking & Spices 16 ozBittersweet chocolate 1 tbspGranulated sugar 1 cupPowdered sugar 2 tspVanilla extract Snacks 2Continue reading “Layered Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust”

Caramel Apple Pie

This is not your classic American pie —- a caramel apple pie with holiday cheer, rum! I couldn’t help but smile while simmering the apple ingredients together. Every room filled with this wonderful aroma. I was eager to try Williams-Sonoma’s salted caramel apple pie recipe.  Let me state the recipe does not call for rumContinue reading “Caramel Apple Pie”

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Baking season is here! I love carrot cake ….who am I kidding I LOVE cake. Period.  Did you know Fall is peak carrot season? I never cared for this dessert until my 30’s. The first recipe I made the icing was way too sweet. After an Oprah episode airing Patti Labelle’s Over the Rainbow MacaroniContinue reading “Carrot Cake Cupcakes”

Mini Bunny Cakes

Instead of dying eggs….I dyed cake. My heart was set on baking carrot cake until I stumbled upon this dessert on Pinterest. It was so much fun to make and absolutely love the Spring colors!! I was able to make four (4) mini cakes — purchased small boxes from Michael’s and shared these adorable cakesContinue reading “Mini Bunny Cakes”

Bourbon Pecan Pie

Happy Holidays! I never cared for pecan pie for a couple reasons… always seemed dry, too sweet or too heavy. So, for years I skipped it at parties & holidays. Baked pies over the years but not this one. A huge fan of Food Network and The Cooking Channel, Dinner at Tiffani’s aired a holiday special. IContinue reading “Bourbon Pecan Pie”

Banana Nut Cake 

If you like bananas, this cake is a must try. My son loves cream cheese frosting! Moist, nutty, bursting bananas + the homemade frosting. Scrumptious!  Perfect dessert for any season!! Paula Deen’s Banana Nut Cake Recipe  – 3 cups all purpose flour  – 2 cups sugar – 1 teaspoon baking soda  – 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon Continue reading “Banana Nut Cake “

Cake Pop Flag

Perfect for Labor Day! This is the second cake pop dessert I’ve made. Patriotic and fun — perfect for little ones + the big kid inside us. Practice and patience! Standard cake pop recipe, ingredients and things you’ll need…. Packaged cake mix (two boxes) Canned frosting Cookie dough scoop or small spoon Candy/chocolate melts red,Continue reading “Cake Pop Flag”

Death by Chocolate Trifle

This chocolatey mousse recipe is a holiday favorite among family, friends & colleagues. Former colleagues raved about it. How do you make it? Can I have the recipe? Rumor had it a volunteer at work was caught licking her bowl, Lol.  I typed the recipe & printed 30 copies to share with everyone. Definitely aContinue reading “Death by Chocolate Trifle”