Archive for the dessert Tag

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Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes

These cupcakes came out of the fact that we love chocolate and caramel together. OK, who doesn’t? This recipe was adapted from a few different recipes we found while looking through many. The sour cream adds moisture however, plain yogurt (or flavored if you’re feeling adventurous!) would do the same trick. These are a bit messy but oh so good
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Peanut Butter and Jelly Bars

  Did someone say “Peanut Butter and Jelly” bars?  Why yes they did. That was us and if you love PB&J you are going to love these bars!! Easy, fun, gooey and delicious, as any good PP&J should be. We used the seedless raspberry jam as noted in the recipe but any will do. I have a feeling there might
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End of Summer Mixed Berry Pie

OK, technically it’s the end of summer but lets face it, it feels like the beginning of Fall but come on…we gotta just hang on for a little bit don’t we? So do you have berries from summer and you’re wondering what to do with them? OK, that’s unlikely but still….If you are using your fresh picked berries but they
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Fresh Blueberry Lemon Glazed Doughnuts

So here’s the thing, we went blueberry picking this summer (which was awesome) and now have a freezer full of blueberries (yay!!) and so whenever that something wonderful blueberry recipe comes along and looks to lovely to pass up well, we love having freezer blueberries at the ready!! And….when it happens to be a doughnut recipe well, then come on….you
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Triple Berry Cinnamon Swirl Bread

Triple Berry Cinnamon Swirl Bread This is going to be a different kind of post. Instead of posting the recipe and directions we are going to send you directly to where we found this recipe. It is just too good of a post not to. If you haven’t heard of Joy the Baker you should immediately check her out cause
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Fresh Lemon Blueberry Cake

Fresh Lemon Blueberry Cake? You bet! This is the perfect fresh, light summer cake. And didn’t you just go blueberry picking? Cause we did (!) and how else would we want to use those perfect berries? Well, OK there are like a million ways sure but …. this is one of the good ones, especially on a hot summer night
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Coffee Bean Chocolate Chip Cookies

  We recently went to a wedding where the favors were adorable little jars filled with chocolate covered espresso beans. It seems the bride and groom met while working at a Starbucks. Adorable. Anyway…..We came away with three of these adorable favors and decided to bake something with them (of course we did), thus these yummy cookies…..delicious with 2 of
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Reese’s 4th of July Brownies

  OK, here is an idea – Here is the perfect take to your 4th of July pot-luck party easy fabulous fun brownie!! There is no recipe in this post, only an idea….Use your favorite basic brownie recipe or use ours which you will find here: Then follow these easy peasy directions to get your fun celebration brownies!! And hey,
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Earl Grey Tea Cookies (with fresh orange glaze)

    Earl Grey Tea Cookies Ingredients: 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons fine Earl Grey tea leaves 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla bean paste (vanilla extract can be used) 1 large egg 2 tablespoons grated orange zest (divided) 1
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Dark Chocolate Bacon Cupcakes

These are decadent and delicious and easy and combine two of my personal favorite things: chocolate and bacon!! A little heads up – this recipe calls for 12 slices of bacon but if you’re anything like me you best buy more than that because for some reason or another pieces go missing before adding to the recipe. At any rate,
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