Autumn, Baked, Dessert, Holidays

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 a… Continue reading Apple Pie with Decorative Crust

Baked, Dessert, Recipes

Mini Cheesecakes

National Dessert Day! This is one of my all time favorite desserts. Rich, smooth, creamy cheesecake with a buttery graham cracker crust : ) My first cheesecake attempt 20 years ago was a baking fail 👎 . All it takes is practice! This dessert doesn't last long in my house due to a bunch of… Continue reading Mini Cheesecakes

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

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade

Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

I love fresh summer berries.... all of them! This pound cake is full of lemon blueberry deliciousness. The lemon is not overwhelming... just a hint of lemon zest, moist texture & cream cheese frosting. Thanks to The Sugar Coated Cottage, this recipe is perfect for cake lovers. Wishing everyone a Happy and safe July 4th!… Continue reading Lemon Blueberry Pound Cake

Baked, Dessert, Happiness is homemade, Home made, Recipes

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 2… Continue reading Layered Chocolate Cheesecake with Oreo Crust

Dessert

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