Category Archives: Desserts

Coconut Cream Pie Bars

I first tried my hand at this recipe several years ago and it was disappointingly lackluster. At the time, my mom jotted down tips and suggestions and it’s been hanging out in my 3-ring binder ever since. After consulting her … Continue reading

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German Chocolate Cake

Let’s take a moment and behold the gloriousness of German Chocolate Cake. This is by far one of my favorite cakes and surprisingly one that I had not previously made. Growing up, it was always one my mom would make … Continue reading

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Strawberry Cream Cake

98% of the time I buy strawberries, it’s for the sole purpose of having fresh fruit on hand. The other 2% of the time is because I want to bake with them. This was one of those times. Cool, creamy, … Continue reading

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Cookies & Cream Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

    This year while our birthday celebrations weren’t so quiet, my time in the kitchen was lacking. All of our birthdays are within 3 weeks of each other, and sometimes in the years passed, by the end of it all we are … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Crunch Cake

I don’t know about you, but in terms of the menu for Thanksgiving, we rarely deviate from year to year. There’s the usual cast of characters: oven roasted turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans of some sort, rolls, cranberry salad, … Continue reading

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Lemon Curd Mousse Cake

Admittedly, this is not a good picture for a variety of reasons: the partial lighting, the shadow, the disheveled surface of the lemon curd on top (I’ll explain later), the scratches on the plate etc., etc., but you know what? Like … Continue reading

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Nutella Mug Cake

Disclaimer: I’ve never been a fan of mug cakes or mug cookies. I’ve tried my fair share of the ones who claim “Best Ever” or “So Good” and while I’m always eager and hopeful ahead of time, I’m always left feeling a … Continue reading

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