Archive for the ‘Baking’ 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 ...


Sunday, June 4th, 2017

This German street food is one of our favorites. A bit time intensive, but worth the effort at least a few times a year! Bierocks Makes 15 bierocks, 6 dinner servings 2 tbsp canola oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed 3 lb ground beef (I use 15% fat) 3 teaspoon kosher salt 3 teaspoon black pepper 1 tsp ...

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 ...

Baked Pumpkin Doughnuts

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

This excellent recipe comes from King Arthur Flour. I upped the spices a bit, used a full small can of pumpkin, and made them in my mini doughnut pan, so I ended up with 32 mini doughnuts instead of 12 large ones. The recipe on the King Arthur ...

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.

Product Review: Immaculate Baking Co. Cranberry Orange Scones

Sunday, August 12th, 2012

I saw these Immaculate Baking Co. Cranberry Orange Scones at the grocery store this morning, and they intrigued me greatly. They were with all the other dough in a can type things like the crescent rolls, but this company does an all natural product and had a very interesting ...

Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies

Friday, March 30th, 2012

These are a creation of mine inspired by a couple recipes in my favorite cookie book, The Colorado Cookie Collection. It's a deliciously rich, cake-like cookie that goes over well with just about anyone. :-D Double Chocolate Double Cherry Cookies Makes about 56 cookies 2 large eggs 1 tbsp pure ...

Deep Dish Sourdough Pizza

Saturday, December 31st, 2011

We love Chicago-style pizza, and there's just none to be had in Seattle. I found a recipe for sourdough pizza crust on the King Arthur Flour website, and gave it a go in a cast iron skillet. It turned out really well! We went cheese-less, but if ...