Here’s a recipe for a moist banana cake, seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg. It comes with an optional recipe for a coffee-flavored frosting to go on top. What makes this banana cake so moist and delicious is caramelizing the bananas first in a pan. This technique is a great thing to do when your bananas… Continue reading The Best Banana Skillet Cake
This recipe for Keto Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies is so good! Almond flour creates a really light and fluffy chocolate chip cookie. The recipe also doesn’t spread, so it is a fairly thick cookie! I made these chocolate chip cookies lower carb by using my favorite sugar substitute and low-sugar chocolate chips, so these… Continue reading Keto Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies
This carrot cake recipe is my personal favorite carrot cake ever. It’s not too sweet, has an enormous depth of flavor, and the cream cheese frosting is to die for. Everyone who has tried this carrot cake has fawned over it, and you will definitely impress your friends/family if you make this carrot cake for… Continue reading Foolproof, Perfect Carrot Cake Recipe
Here is a keto cheesecake recipe that levels up what a keto cheesecake can be. Tarta de queso, known as gazta tarta in the Basque Region, is a cheesecake that is crustless, creamy, tender, and really amazing — it’s known as Burnt Basque Cheesecake here in the states. It’s also less sweet than the New York-style cheesecake.… Continue reading A Keto Burnt Basque Cheesecake Recipe
This matcha cream pie recipe is a custard pie upgraded with bright, grassy matcha blended in. Green tea lovers will love this matcha pie! While you can make this vanilla cream pie recipe without it, if you’re a matcha lover like I am, the addition of bright, grassy matcha makes this custard pie less cloyingly… Continue reading Matcha Custard Pie for My Green Tea Lovers
Here is a basic pate brisee recipe that works for any recipe that calls for pie dough. This will yield 2 pie crusts — either enough for 1 double-crust pie or 2 single-crust pies. You can store any unused pie dough in the freezer wrapped in plastic wrap + stored in a Ziploc baggie, and… Continue reading Fundamentals: Easy Pie Crust Recipe
This almond pound cake recipe is a keeper. It’s subtly nutty, very tender, and not too sweet. It has a crispy, almost meringue like top, and a wonderful almond aroma. If you’re a fan of almond desserts, this almond pound cake will be your new favorite tea cake!
Do you like matcha? Do you like all-day baking projects? How about Mexican desserts & pastries? Then this is for you! This is a how-to guide for making conchas aka pan dulces at home. This matcha concha recipe is an innovative/inspired-by-Mexican food recipe. These matcha conchas are delicious with coffee in the morning or afternoon!
This brioche donut hole recipe is made with my signature brioche dough recipe and is a perfect little two-bite dessert. If you love brioche donuts, you’ll love these brioche donut holes.
This recipe for blueberry brioche bread is delicious, fresh, and super impressive. Using fresh blueberries, you can make this brioche in about a half-hour of active time and 6-8 hrs of resting time. This blueberry brioche loaf is not too sweet, and would be great sliced and griddled like french toast!!
If you’ve been with me a while, you might know my love of boxed cake mix. Who needs to weigh out every dry ingredient if someone has already done it for you!!! This coconut cake recipe uses a regular white cake mix and spruces it up with a lovely cream cheese frosting + optional lemon… Continue reading How to Make a Coconut Cake out of Boxed Cake Mix
This is my trusted brioche dough recipe I use again and again. This recipe yields about 2 1/2 lbs of raw brioche dough, enough for 1 regular sized (8-1/2″ x 4-1/2″ x 2-1/2″ inches), two mini loaves, or about 2 dozen donuts. This basic brioche dough recipe can be taken and used for a brioche… Continue reading Sweet Brioche Dough – Recipe For All Your Brioche Neds
This is a recipe for a one-layer black and white cake, which is a chocolate cake with white frosting. While you could certainly make this type of cake with a classic buttercream, I think a Swiss meringue buttercream (which is more of a science project) is a great complement to the simplicity of the chocolate… Continue reading Chocolate Cake with White Marshmallow Frosting Recipe
This recipe for a no-bake key lime, aka a frozen key lime pie, is so easy, foolproof and delicious. Make it with regular limes! Instead of using key limes (expensive, tiny, dry, finicky) I highly recommend you use regular limes (juicy, abundant, relatively cheap). If you live near a citrus growing population, tree-ripened limes are… Continue reading No-Bake Frozen Key Lime Pie
This rosewater cake is so easy to make, even non-bakers can make this cake without fail. And, the rose flavoring here could be anything – lemon, orange, grapefruit, berries, vanilla. Anything! I chose cardamom and rosewater because they bring a nice floral, Persian-inspired flavor to this dessert. There’s not very much oil, and you don’t… Continue reading Healthy Rose Snacking Cake
This saffron yellow cake with chocolate swiss meringue frosting is a fancy, overachiever version of a yellow cake with chocolate frosting. Make this saffron yellow cake when you want to celebrate something or impress someone!
This Meyer lemon pie is made with whole lemons in the blender, and with olive oil! Enjoy it during citrus season. This recipe for a blender lemon pie is understated and elegant. Use Meyer Lemons because they have a less-bitter rind.
This coconut flan with a coffee caramel is TO DIE FOR. I ate a quarter of it by myself immediately after taking pictures of it. Make this coconut flan with just a can of coconut milk, condensed milk, 1 egg and 1 tablespoon of gelatin, alongside a super simple coffee caramel. The caramel has espresso… Continue reading Coconut Milk Flan with Coffee Caramel
Tarta de queso, known as gazta tarta in the Basque Region, is a cheesecake that is crustless, creamy, tender, and really amazing — it’s known as Burnt Basque Cheesecake here in the states. It’s also less sweet than the New York-style cheesecake. These Basque Cheesecake Bars have the flavor profile of the Basque dessert but… Continue reading Basque-Style Cheesecake Bars
Here’s a recipe for chai blondies that are vegan, using coconut oil and a flax egg to bake them. They are scented with a warming chai spice – a mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and anise. This vegan blondie recipe is amazing!
Don’t be mad if you end up eating this peach and blueberry trifle recipe for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s a healthy-ish, easy dessert that uses beautiful summer produce alongside an airy angel food cake and a greek yogurt-whipped cream filling. This peach and blueberry trifle is to die for!
This cherry pudding cake is a mashup between a cake, a spoon bread, and a buckle. It’s tender on the outside, and quite soft in the middle (by design!). It’s also made with fresh cherries – this easy cherry cake comes together quickly and is a great cherry dessert idea. The perfect recipe to keep… Continue reading Cherry Pudding Cake – A New Favorite
Here’s a recipe for olive oil cake with plums. Why? I love stone fruit and I love baking with olive oil. I had a bunch of plums from my CSA box this week that arrived ripely. By day 3 were about to peace out. This olive oil cake with plums has a tight crumb, and… Continue reading Olive Oil Cake with Fresh Plums
I *love* baking with zucchini – don’t you agree? It makes it feel like what you’re baking has a semblance of health. These healthy lemon zucchini cupcakes are cupcakes for adults – they’re not too sweet, but feel just decadent enough. The cream cheese frosting is really special, too. It also features my foolproof lemon… Continue reading Lemon Zucchini Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting