Pumpkin Spice Cake Donuts

These Pumpkin Spice Cake Donuts are packed with real pumpkin and warming spices then fried to perfection and glazed with a sweet cinnamon sugar. Pretty much Pumpkin Breakfast Perfection.

These Pumpkin Spice Cake Donuts are packed with real pumpkin and warming spices then fried to perfection and glazed with a sweet cinnamon sugar. Pretty much Pumpkin Breakfast Perfection. I was just casually walking home from Staples the other day when {BAM!} I was hit by a massive craving for a pumpkin spice donut. I… 

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Lemon Coconut Cupcakes {Italian Meringue Buttercream}

In these Lemon Coconut Cupcakes a moist coconut cupcake that is made with both dried coconut and coconut milk is filled with lemon curd and then topped with a coconut Italian Meringue Buttercream. And then topped off with some more toasted coconut.

These Lemon Coconut Cupcakes have a moist coconut cake, a sweet, tart lemon curd filling and are topped with a lemon Italian meringue buttercream! Lemon, coconut, Spring, cupcakes… Look me straight in the face and tell me that lemon and yellow don’t make you instantly happy. That’s what I thought. Insta-sunshine As I was photographing… 

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Carrot Cake Cupcakes {Cream Cheese Frosting}

These are the moistest, most delicious Carrot Cake Cupcakes | A recipe I learned in culinary school that my husband said were the best ever!

These are the moistest, most delicious Carrot Cake Cupcakes that I have ever had! They have a little crunch from toasted walnuts and the perfect hint of cinnamon! Topped with an impossibly creamy cream cheese frosting they are irresistible!  If you’ve been following along my culinary school journey on The Gram, you probably recall the three pictures… 

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Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread {Maple Caramel Icing}

Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread with Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting

This Healthier Pumpkin Banana Bread is generously spiced and is made using applesauce and spelt flour, and then spread with an addicting Maple Caramel Cream Cheese Icing. This is the moistest quick bread that I have ever had. No contest. It has all the powerhouses of moistness: brown sugar, buttermilk, pumpkin and banana! If you… 

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Mini Smores Milk Chocolate Cheesecakes

Mini Smores Milk Chocolate Cheesecakes

It’s the second post of S’mores Week! Apparently I am not adult enough to handle S’mores Week. After seeing all the recipes on Monday I got all giddy and bounced around like an overexcited puppy. Fortunately no one was in town to witness this absurdity. I decided to channel all this energy into something pseudo… 

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Easy Lemon Strawberry Shortcake {For Two}

Easy Lemon Strawberry Shortcake

Earlier this week I got a late-night craving for Lemon Strawberry Shortcake, and since The Husband was still out of town, I threw caution and better judgment to the wind, and whipped up a perfectly portioned strawberry shortcake. Perfectly portioned for two…or for one, two days in a row! 😉

Guinness Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel Guinness Ganache

Guinness Chocolate Cake with Salted Caramel and Guinness Ganache

This is a match made in Heaven. Chocolate + Guinness + Salted Caramel. Is a match only between two things? Pshaw. How Old Fashioned. I had every intention of posting a Corned Beef recipe before St. Patty’s Day, but that got pushed to the side by chocolate! No shock there. But I’m not terribly concerned… 

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Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake

Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake

Several weeks ago, like millions of others, I was scouring the Internet for the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert. My friend, Kayle, over at The Cooking Actress, suggested I bake this Flourless Chocolate Decadence Cake for Valentine’s Day. When she said, “It’s one of my faves!”, well, I just knew I had to try it. Search =… 

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Angel Food Cake with Blueberry Sauce

Angel Food Cake with Blueberry Sauce

My husband has been asking for an Angel Food Cake like his mom used to make since we started dating. With excellent intentions I purchased a round tube pan and diligently researched recipes. This good-intentioned tube pan has languished in the back of my kitchen cabinet for 4 years (okay, fine, maybe a smidge over… 

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Granny Kat’s Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin Roll

Now I have no idea who Granny Kat is, but I wish I did because she deserves a personal thank you for these Pumpkin Rolls. The pumpkin cake is moist and flavorful and the cream cheese filling is sensational! You know how several months ago I mentioned that my fiancé never knows what he wants… 

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