Blog Archives for category Baking


Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Banana Bread

  Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Banana Bread I have been making some version or other of this Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Banana Bread more years than I can even remember. This recipe originally started from one of my very first cookbooks that I had when I was living on my own, a Betty Crocker/Better Homes and Garden cookbook. Actually even remember… Continue reading »


Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake

This is not a recipe for those watching their waistline! But for a special occasion this Cinnamon Roll Coffee Cake is sure to please the crowd! PrintCinnamon Roll Coffee Cake Ingredients3 cups of flour 1 cup of sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking powder 1 1/2 cups of milk 2 eggs 2 tsp. vanillia 1/2 cup of butter, melted… Continue reading »

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Foolproof Dark Chocolate Fudge

Who doesn’t have fond memories of their grandmother or their mother standing over the stove tending to a big pot of fudge for the holidays.  I know I do.  I don’t have the best track record when it comes to making fudge.  On multiple occasions I have waited days, yes days for it to “set”.  Which of course it never… Continue reading »

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffins

O.k., so maybe chocolate muffins aren’t the healthiest thing that you could eat for breakfast, but on a special occasion or every once in a while nothing beats a Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Muffin.  So my daughter was leaving on a school trip to New York at 5:00 a.m. last week and I thought what a perfect breakfast to make for her and her… Continue reading »

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

This Chocolate Hazelnut Tart is the perfect dessert for after your holiday meal.  A little sliver of this tart and a glass of amaretto is the icing on the cake so to speak.  But don’t save this recipe just for holdays, it’s perfect for any special occassion or just because and your guest don’t need to know just how easy it was… Continue reading »

Rosemary Cheese Straws

 These Cheese Straws are perfect on their own with a glass of wine or on the table with your favorite pasta dish. Print Rosemary Cheese Straws   Ingredients 2 sheets puff pastry, defrosted overnight in the fridge (or on the counter in 40 minutes to an hour) 1 large egg, beaten with 1 tablespoon of water 1½ cup freshly grated… Continue reading »

Pumpkin Chocolate Bread

 I am sure by now you have seen all the things you can make with a can of pumpkin puree.  Well, this might be one of the best This recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Bread is perfect for breakfast, dessert and snacks.  There are so many yummy recipes to make with pumpkin, I would suggest that you pick up a few… Continue reading »

Pumpkin Cookies

A cookie recipe can’t get any easier then this one for Pumpkin Cookies.  Two ingredients.  That’s it!  We are all so busy at this time of year.  Between Halloween and Christmas, I feel like there is just a whirlwind of activities and special occasions.  Why not make something warm, simple and full of all the notes of fall. Print Pumpkin Cookies… Continue reading »

Pretzel Rolls

I am not a baker.  There I said it.  I’m not very good at measuring.  I very rarely use my measuring spoons, I just eye-ball it.  And unfortunately, you have to be very precise when baking.  For the longest time I insisted on making homemade rolls for Thanksgiving.  My poor family has had their fair share of “hockey pucks’.  After… Continue reading »

Skillet Apple Pie Biscuits

When I first saw this recipe I thought hang on to your sweet tooth, this one is going to send you over the edge!  But it’s just the right amount of sweetness that is perfect with your morning coffee.  I love that I can call this Skillet Apple Pie Biscuits recipe “breakfast”!  But I feel like I’m eating my dessert… Continue reading »

Maple Bacon Waffles

This is going to be deliciously sinful!  I’m kicking up the waffles with real maple syrup.  And as if that wasn’t enough, I’m going to add the bacon right into the batter.  Who doesn’t love bacon with their waffles.  I especially like when they syrup and bacon mix together.  So I thought why not just add it right into the… Continue reading »

Zucchini Bread Muffins

This is one huge zucchini! Unfortunately when they are this big, they are mostly seeds. I knew if I was going to be able to use this thing, I would have to break it down either into chucks or shredded. I thought about zucchini pancakes and then I thought about zucchini bread muffins.  I got enough from this guy for… Continue reading »

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