Brunch, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Brioche French Toast

Brioche Brunch! Who loves to brunch? I do : ) This fluffy, pillowy soft brioche french toast is definitely an upgrade from your typical french toast. You can make brioche bread from scratch (may I recommend a recipe by Fifteen Spatulas) or brioche bread is now available at many local supermarkets. I wanted to share… Continue reading Brioche French Toast

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

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 down… Continue reading Bananas Foster Upside Down Cake

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

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

Baked, Dessert, Holidays, My Style, Recipes

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 snow… Continue reading Christmas Lights Cookie

Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Spread on the cran! Simple & delicious... sweet & tarty cranberry sauce.  Are you a cranberry can-fan? I was until this happened : ) Homemade! The aroma! Fresh cranberries need sweetness --- add a variety of vanilla, brown sugar, pomegranate, orange juice or a cinnamon stick. I chose this recipe with cinnamon to share with… Continue reading Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Baked, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes

Bourbon Pecan and Pumpkin Custard Pie

Here for the pie! What is your favorite pie? I originally posted the bourbon pecan pie recipe in 2017. I never enjoyed pecan pie --- it was either too dry or too sweet & skipped it at gatherings or parties. Then Dinner at Tiffani's Holiday Special aired... I immediately printed the recipe. OMG, delicious! The… Continue reading Bourbon Pecan and Pumpkin Custard Pie

Baked, Happiness is homemade, Holidays, Recipes

Homemade Cornbread

Sweet cornbread! Honey, butter or both? Fluffy, slightly sweet & dangerously good with melted butter or drizzled honey on top : )  A perfect side for holiday meals or barbecues. My Grandmom was a southern lady who loved her some cornbread.  I've made several cornbread recipes over the years --- this particular recipe includes honey.… Continue reading Homemade Cornbread