baking

Peanut and Jam Blondies

June 4, 2014
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Lauren’s Blondie Recipe is my usual go-to, but I thought I’d switch it up… …this is Joy the Baker’s Brittle and Jam Blonde Brownies – but I did not use Brittle and doused the top with roasted, salted peanuts instead. (An ode to my father.) Also, I could never get my jam (<—cheap-o Blueberry; not […]

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Triple Chocolate Cookies

May 2, 2014
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The cookies I brought to last Saturday’s brunch couldn’t be more scrumptious or simple. The ingredients are, essentially – Devil’s Food Cake Mix, Nutella, and an obscene amount of Chocolate Chips. I adapted my recipe from this one, doubling the chips… …so really, they should be called Quadruple Chocolate Cookies? They’re ridiculously rich. Triple Homicide […]

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Cucumber Bread

April 28, 2014
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No, not a typo. I made bread out of cucumbers! Which, when you think about it, isn’t all THAT weird when you consider how similar it is to zucchini. And we all LOVE that Zucchini Bread, don’t we? Mr. Perfect. National Honor Society. Captain of the Football Team. PROM KING. Well, it’s time for his […]

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Marshmallow Crack Bars

April 25, 2014
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Not sure what else to call these… …originally they were supposed to be blondies (<—Keep it Sweet’s recipe, my go-to) with some marshmallows…. …but as you can see, the batter was outnumbered. You’ll want to use a foil sling to bake these, and you most certainly need to wait for them to cool before cutting… […]

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Recipe: Vanilla Wafer Coconut Cake

April 19, 2014
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LA Cake Club was born earlier this year, and, after seeing what when down, I was determined not to miss it again.  I also knew I was going to be in the presence of some hardcore bakers, and my usual go-to cake recipe wouldn’t cut it. Still used a box, though.  I saw Trisha Yearwood make this […]

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