Archive of ‘Desserts’ category

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This was a recipe I had scribbled down from an old magazine or online somewhere, I have had it for so long I’m not 100% sure where I stumbled across it. I had actually forgotten I even had it, how rude of me I know 😉 There we were, one very cold and windy morning. […] Read more…

Anytime Waffles

About a year ago we started a little family tradition, waffles for our sunday morning breakfast. I can not believe I had never had waffles until last year! They are so good, especially the left over ones you reheat in the toaster so they have a little crunch to them. Oh, so good! They are […] Read more…

Banana Cupcakes with Cocoa Cream Cheese Frosting

Don’t you hate it when you reach for a banana only to discover that its way too ripe to eat? It has been so hot here this has been happening a lot. I hate to just throw them away, so I usually just make some tasty banana bread. Today however I was not in the […] Read more…

How-to make Macerated berries

Sweet, syrupy berries go with just about everything. You can use them as topping on ice cream, serve with cake, on pancakes, waffles, scones…..I could go on and on and on. Not only do they taste amazing but they also make just about anything look a little more fancy with minimal effort (just another bonus […] Read more…

How-to make your own buttermilk

This is something I stumbled across by accident yet have found to be so handy. I don’t know about you, in our house buttermilk is not something I usually have on hand. This can also referred to “sour milk”. Its so easy. All you need is 1 Tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice (I usually use […] Read more…

Crunchy top chocolate cake

This morning I woke up with the strongest craving for a cake that in our house we fondly refer to as the “crunchy top chocolate cake.” It’s so moist and delicious inside, but has this wonderful well….crunchy top. I don’t know about you, but when I get a craving for something, my taste buds will […] Read more…

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