Baked, Dessert, Recipes

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

Baked, Dessert, My Style

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 9x9 pan for thicker scrumptious slices. Whether you like thick… Continue reading Cream Cheese Brownies

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

Autumn, Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Banana Bread with Maple Glaze

Going bananas! A simple & delightful recipe that is perfect for breakfast or dessert. I woke up to a gorgeous morning --- sunshine, hot cup of coffee and a slice of banana-licious bread : )  It's sweet treat with or without the maple glaze. Golden brown edges plus bursting banana flavor inside. Yes! I commonly… Continue reading Banana Bread with Maple Glaze

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Recipes

Happy Day Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Live, Love, Bake! You know the saying, stressed spelled backwards = desserts. Bake your world a better place. I do! There are several healthy benefits that come from baking & cooking. Clearly not everyone will agree...example my son. He assists at times but it's not something he enjoys. For me baking relieves stress, stimulates senses,… Continue reading Happy Day Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Dessert, Uncategorized

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 cakes… Continue reading Mini Bunny Cakes

Dessert, Recipes, Uncategorized

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. I… Continue reading Bourbon Pecan Pie