Chocolate Espresso Dacquoise

  For this week’s technical challenge (a little GBBO reference for all you fans out there), I decided to commit to trying something I’ve never made before. A dacquoise. Not unlike many of the technical challenges I’ve seen, I’ve had experience with particular elements of the dacquoise, but I’ve never put them all together. To […]

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Chocolate Olive Oil Cake

For an Easter dessert, I wanted to create a yummy, sweet treat to serve after supper. I have made olive oil cakes before, but never a chocolate version. I’ve had a subscription to Bake From Scratch magazine for awhile now and I had come across a chocolate olive oil recipe that I had set aside […]

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German Chocolate Bombs

I had wanted to try my hand at a recipe I had seen floating around the ‘net and with all these baking shows I so voraciously watch (Best Baker in America, Great British Baking Show, Cupcake Wars, Zumbo’s Desserts, etc.) – it was about time I tried baking in molds because it seems like something […]

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Banana Split Cake

I love throwback recipes and anything nostalgic and when Better Homes & Gardens magazine took old recipes and re-tried them in their kitchens to see if they stood the test of time…I knew I had to give it a go as well. The flavors of a banana split are simple, but there is a depth […]

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Gluten-Free Banana Bundt Cake with Chocolate Ganache

Hey y’all! Sorry it’s been awhile. The summer is such a busy time and the last thing anyone wants to do is be stuck in a hot kitchen baking, am-I-right? However, that being said, I have found time to have a little fun and bake some goodies. My Dad is a major fan of banana. […]

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Brownie-Peanut Butter Cake

My Dad is pretty obsessed with anything “as seen on TV” and one year, for Christmas he gifted me the Betty Crocker Bake’n’Fill Set:¬†http://www.amazon.com/Betty-Crocker-Baken-Fill-Piece/dp/B0007ZHJ2K You laugh…but I’m not kidding when I say I absolutely love this pan. It makes pretty lovely cakes that are easy to fill and Betty Crocker provides some easy to follow […]

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