Archive for the ‘Desserts’ Category

Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts with Maple Vanilla Frosting

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

These are based off of Ina Garten's recipe. They are an easy and delicious breakfast. My little guy had to add rainbow sprinkles to his mini sized ones! Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts with Maple Vanilla Frosting Makes 18 regular doughnuts or 36 mini doughnuts For the doughnuts: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1.25 cups sugar 2 ...

Whiskey Glazed Apple Cake

Sunday, October 1st, 2017

For my birthday this year, we made a version of Peabody's excellent Fireball Glazed Apple Cake. It turned out wonderfully! Using multiple types of apples, applesauce, and apple whiskey made for a deep apple flavor that using just one type of apple just can't quite touch. Whiskey Glazed Apple Cake For ...

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.