Strawberry Cream Scone Recipe

Strawberry Cream Scone Recipe

This Strawberry Cream Scone Recipe for one is a real winner. I originally planned on topping it with a drizzling of a vanilla icing or something of the sort, but after a bite, or several, I decided that they were just fine naked. They have just enough sweetness to not need anything else. Just enough is always a good thing.

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe

Once in a while a great mistake happens. I think the mistakes that happen in the kitchen are the very best. Don’t you? Take this Oatmeal Walnut Caramel Coffee Cake Recipe, for example. This recipe began late one night as an attempt to satisfy a craving for caramel blondies. It was too late and I… 

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Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe

Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe

This Dark Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake Recipe has been dancing around in my head for a while now after enjoying a delectable strawberry cake last spring at a local cafe. This one, made with a fresh strawberry puree mixed into the batter, just beckoned to be covered with a Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.

Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe

This Dark Chocolate Buttercream Frosting Recipe is a fantastic frosting for many baked goods.

When it comes to chocolate, the darker the better in my personal opinion. Recently I made a cake (which I’ll be sharing here tomorrow!) that just screamed to be topped with a decadent dark chocolate buttercream. I immediately remembered that unforgettable buttercream atop a cupcake I enjoyed at The Magnolia Bakery in Chicago a couple of years ago. I tried the vanilla and the chocolate. Oh my word. Talk about decadent.

Chess Pie

Chess Pie

I find some of the best recipes are the more simple ones, and this Chess Pie is no exception. While it may start with humble ingredients the results are far from it. A sweet custard pie with a hint of nutmeg that needs no other adornment or extra toppings.

Oatmeal Pie

Oatmeal Pie

This week of pie recipes begins with an old-fashioned, yet new to me, Oatmeal Pie. I’ve had quite a hankering for a good oatmeal cookie for about a week now which made me wonder about making an oatmeal pie. I did a quick search for Oatmeal Pie, and of course it exists. What combination of food doesn’t?

Cream Scones Drizzled with Chocolate

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One of the many recipes that I marked to try soon was Ree’s recipe for the Perfect Cream Scone. I’m not usually a scone fan, because I think they tend to be dry and crumbly, so I was happy to find this one slightly crispy on the outside with a soft, yet coffee-dunking worthy inside. I added a drizzling of melted chocolate to dress them up a bit.

Peanut Butter Bread Recipe

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The blender in our home gets quite a workout. On a regular basis it spins away creating smoothies, sauces or salsa, but last week I used it to blend together a batter for Peanut Butter Bread. Yes, bread. Peanut Butter Bread. Oh my word.

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake

Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake

In the past I’ve paid for ice cream cakes for special occasions, but after the success of this simple, yet decadent and devil-ish Cookies and Cream Ice Cream Cake, I’ll making them in the future. It really was quite easy. Baking the cake was the most difficult part. Of course, if in a hurry, a store bought cake could certainly be used.

Vanilla Cake with Toasted Coconut Frosting

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Recently I was hunting down some old vacation pictures and ran across these cake photos, from July 13, 2011, my husband’s, Randy, birthday. He’s always been a big coconut cake fan. This Vanilla Cake with Toasted Coconut Frosting was my quick, simplified version of a coconut cake. But as I remember, he liked it just the… 

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4 Valentine’s Desserts

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Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, here are four sweet treats that would make anyone swoon. All of these can be prepared a day or two ahead to help you focus your attention on your loved one’s on the big day instead of being stuck in the kitchen.