Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Mini Banana Bundt Cake

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

This is just my favorite banana bread recipe, with half white sugar and half light brown sugar, baked in a little 6 cup bundt pan. It only took about 35 minutes rather than an hour. Winning all around! Mini Banana Bundt Cake Makes 1 small cake Ingredients 3-4 small to medium very ...

Nectarot Upside Down Cake

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

This delicicous cake is based off one I found via Pinterest. The buttermilk adds a subtle tang. The original recipe called for nectarines, but this would work well with any stone fruit. I used some of the surplus of nectarots (a hybrid of nectarines and apricots) in ...

Peach Cobbler

Friday, July 4th, 2014

This recipe is modified from the one on the back of a bag of frozen peaches. A good starting point, I think, for future endeavours. :) It turned out quite well, especially for how little effort it took to put together. Peach Cobbler For the peaches 1 16-oz bag frozen peaches 2/3 ...

Cherry Pie

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

This is my go-to recipe for cherry pie, based off of the one in Joy of Cooking. I either use an all butter crust also adapted from Joy of Cooking (see bottom of the post), or I cheat and get one of the refrigerated versions, which aren't quite as ...

Rice Krispy Treats

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

I made a batch of my Rice Krispy Treats to take into work for Valentine's Day tomorrow. :-)

Cranberry Cake

Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

This recipe comes to me via my friends Jessica and Kristen. It came highly recommended, and it definitely deserved it! The balance of flavors works very nicely, and I'm having this for breakfast, even though I made it for a treat last night. I'm sharing the recipe ...

Christmas Treats

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

I made a batch of fudge and a batch of cranberry white chocolate oatmeal cookies this evening. I'll be giving most of them away to neighbors and friends tomorrow, but we of course had to quality test too. ;-)

Apple Pie

Sunday, October 14th, 2012

A delicious apple pie to use up some of the apples from the CSA. :-) I just used my go-to recipe from Joy of Cooking, blogged here.

Vanilla Cupcakes

Friday, September 28th, 2012

These are a quick doctored cake mix recipe that turns out very well and is just perfect for weeknight baking. I frosted some of these with chocolate frosting and left others un-frosted. I'm bringing these into work today - a nice birthday treat for myself and my coworker, ...

Key Lime Swirled Cheesecake Bars

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

These awesome cheesecake bars are based off of this recipe by Baking Bites. I made my own modifications and will be taking the pan into work tomorrow. :-) I love the refreshing zing of key limes in just about anything, but this lime curd is an ...