Brownie Meringue Cake

It is no secret we love all things chocolate over here. We pretty much always have a supply of chocolate bars and we will try any chocolate dessert. I saw this recipe and was drooling, so had to try it. This dessert starts with a dense chocolate brownie like cake bottom, topped with a layerContinue reading “Brownie Meringue Cake”

Lemon Crumb Mini Muffins

I’ve been a little obsessed with lemon muffins lately. If you’ve got lemons, you usually have the rest of the ingredients around to make them and we all love lemon flavored baked good. These cake like muffins have a little bit of crumb topping, but not too much because they also have lemon glaze. You’dContinue reading “Lemon Crumb Mini Muffins”

Salted Chocolate Cake with Brown Butter Frosting

Chocolate cake might possibly be my favorite food. I could really eat it every day and never get sick of it. I’m fairly picky about my chocolate cake and there is a lot of bad, dry chocolate cake out there. This recipe caught my eye because I love salt and chocolate together as well asContinue reading “Salted Chocolate Cake with Brown Butter Frosting”

Chocolate Skillet Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Chocolate cake is one of my very favorite desserts. I have a recipe I absolutely love, you can find it here. It is a layer cake and takes a bit of time, so when I saw this recipe on Serious Eats I wanted to try it since it looked appealing and seemed quick to make.Continue reading “Chocolate Skillet Cake with Whipped Chocolate Ganache Frosting”

Healthier Glazed Lemon Loaf

I saw this recipe on Kathleen Ashmore’s site and decided to give it a try. I have a lemon loaf recipe I have made a few times, but I wanted to see if this healthier version would still be satisfying. This recipe using mostly reduced fat yogurt for the moisture and only has 1/4 cupContinue reading “Healthier Glazed Lemon Loaf”

Brown Butter Carrot Cake Cupcakes

At this point I have mentioned brown butter enough that my thoughts on it are obvious 🙂 It makes so many baked goods tastier though, so of course it has to go into these carrot cake cupcakes too. This is a fairly straight forward carrot cake recipe based roughly on one from Brave Tart. TheContinue reading “Brown Butter Carrot Cake Cupcakes”

Italian Rainbow Cookies

I have been making these delicious treats for years because they are one of my son’s favorite treats. I still don’t know why they are called cookies, since they are really more like little cakes, but either way they are so delicious. These little cookies are very simple to make, but something about the combinationContinue reading “Italian Rainbow Cookies”

White Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry and Chocolate Cake

This cake has been a favorite of ours for a quite a few years. It takes some work and prep so it is more of a special occasion dessert. We’ve had it for birthdays, graduation, and often for holidays. We had it again on NYE so I thought I would share the recipe. The cakeContinue reading “White Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry and Chocolate Cake”