Desserts

close-up of four apple pie cupcakes

Apple Pie Cupcakes

With an apple cider cupcake, apple pie filling and Fireball frosting these apple pie cupcakes might cause you to eat more than one. Yes – Fireball Whisky. You might be looking at this and be like… why the Fireball? Well if you follow this blog, you know Lauren and I […]

close-up of pumpkin lava cake with chocolate ganache oozing out on white plate

Pumpkin Lava Cake

This pumpkin lava cake with chocolate ganache center tastes like fall and is the perfect dessert for two or more if you want to go crazy! Happy first day of fall! We’ve officially entered my favorite time of year. You know it’s hard these days to come up with something […]

s'mores ice cream in small bowl with graham crackers, Hershey's chocolate and marshmallows

S’mores Ice Cream

With melted Hershey’s chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallow creme swirled throughout, this s’mores ice cream is a traditional s’more in ice cream form. I mean who hasn’t had s’mores? I feel like it’s an American tradition. If I had told you however that s’mores hasn’t even been around for 100 years, […]

5 s'mores cupcakes with graham crackers, Hershey's and marshmallows

S’mores Cupcakes

If two of your favorites sweets are cupcakes and s’mores, then the first thing you should be doing is making these s’mores cupcakes! I mean who didn’t grow up liking s’mores! When cooking for some friends we asked for their 3 favorite desserts. One was cupcakes… however, they didn’t like […]

Carrot Cake with Mascarpone Frosting

Carrot cake with mascarpone frosting is the perfect dessert of Easter or if you just love some carrot cake. Happy Easter btw! It has been a tradition with my family that we always make a bunny cake on Easter, so I thought it appropriate that I share my most recent […]

Banana Nutella Crepes

These banana Nutella crepes, or French pancakes, are simple to make but loaded with bananas, Nutella and topped with some granola. Easter is this weekend! Where is the time going this year? It happens to also be my mother-in-laws birthday on the 2nd. So I figured why not include a […]

Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Appropriate for the holiday, we are posting this AMAZING Irish Car Bomb cupcakes recipe that is sure to make your holiday a little sweeter. Thanks Julie Amorese for getting me the recipe, adapted from Brown Eyed Baker. Watch out, they are a bit boozy! This recipe […]

Easy Chocolate Chip Scones

These easy chocolate chip scones are the British version of a biscuit and go great with a nice warm cup of coffee or espresso if you’re feeling up for it. I don’t usually drink coffee, but since it was snowy this past weekend, I was in the mood to have […]

close-up of 5 bottles of homemade vanilla extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade vanilla extract. Happy New Year! You may be wondering why I’m sharing a homemade vanilla extract recipe as the first post in 2018. Well, if you want to make homemade vanilla extract, you need to give it at least 6 months or up to a year to make the […]

Peppermint Bark Yule Log

Peppermint bark yule log. I’m not sure when my dad started it, but for as long as I could remember he would make a yule log for Christmas with my family. It was one of those things that we’d only have once a year but I always enjoyed. The best […]