Posts Tagged ‘dessert’

The Best Chocolate Cake

the best chocolate cake

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout The Best Chocolate Cake March 23, 2019 The first time I made Ian Garten’s chocolate cake, I about died and went to heaven. But since I have really high standards for chocolate cake, I tweaked it a bit. I’ve been baking my version of her chocolate cake for years, and each time…

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The Best Brownies

brownie on wooden board

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout The Best Brownies March 23, 2019 I can confidently say this is the best brownie recipe.  I can’t tell you how many brownie recipes I’ve tested.  I’ve made Ina Garten’s brownies several times, and they are tasty but don’t have that “WOW” factor. Since brownies are my husband’s favorite dessert, it became…

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Lemon Curd

lemon curd on angel food cake on white plate

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Lemon Curd November 30, 2018 I’m slightly ashamed to say I first fell in love with lemon curd because of Marie Callender’s. The lemon meringue pie was a favorite of mine. The combination of a tart, tangy, and slightly sweet lemon curd made me weak at the knees. My lemon curd is…

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Parsons’ Bakery

donut with chocolate frosting and colorful sprinkles from parsons bakery

Parsons’ Bakery This past weekend, the four of us went on a drive to Bountiful. Why in the world would I go to Bountiful? Well, it was to stuff my face with all things sweet from Parsons’ Bakery. Even though it was only the four of us, I bought enough to feed a family of…

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The Best Coffee Cake

lemon curd on angel food cake

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout The Best Coffee Cake January 12, 2018 I recently bought Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Bakery cookbook. While it’s full of delicious looking treats, the one that caught my eye was the coffee cake. I was intrigued with the use of creme fraiche. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint! Here’s my adapted…

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Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins

Cinnamon and Sugar Muffins When I first made these muffins by Ree Drummond, I was immediately brought back to my childhood.  I loved making and devouring cinnamon and sugar toast. These, like my toasts, are buttery and covered in a hefty layer of cinnamon and sugar.  Since Ree’s muffins are a bit on the sweet…

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