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Dessert

  • a strawberry galette with fresh berries and whipped cream

    Fresh Strawberry Galette

    A fresh Strawberry Galette is  fresh, juicy strawberries, buttery pastry and freshly whipped cream pulled together for a casually elegant treat. So much easier than pie, more user friendly than a…

  • Mexican Chocolate Cake, flourless or not

    What to Bake for Mom this Mother’s Day

    Wondering what to bake for mom this Mother’s Day? Every mom is unique, and I’ve got lots of choices for easy springtime baking projects so you can find the perfect match.…

  • Three mint chocolate pudding pots with mint seedlings.

    Mint Chocolate Pudding Pots

    Mint chocolate pudding pots topped with crushed chocolate wafer ‘soil’ and a fresh mint sprig ‘seedling’ are as cute as they are delicious, and make a creative spring dessert!…

  • chocolate chip shortbread, sliced into fingers

    Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies

    Chocolate Chunk Shortbread Cookies are sophisticated chocolate chip cookie bars made with buttery shortbread and nuggets of pure chocolate!…

  • slices of strawberry buttermilk bread, with glaze

    Strawberry Buttermilk Bread

    Strawberry Buttermilk Bread is so delicious, so fluffy, and so easy to whip up you’ll be tempted to make this strawberry bread everyday this spring ~ and trust me, no one…

  • Hilton's DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie with a bite taken

    The Chocolate Chip Cookie – 7 Ways!

    Chocolate chip cookies are a universal pleasure, but we all have our own special needs and wants when it comes to this classic treat. Whether you love soft or crisp, thick or…

  • individual rhubarb crisps in glass jars

    Ginger Rhubarb Crisp

    My gingery rhubarb crisp is an experience ~ the glorious color, the aroma, and that famously unique flavor…how could a few stalks of rhubarb bake up into a spring dessert this…

  • chocolate chip peanut butter muffin, unwrapped

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Muffins are super moist, full of peanut butter flavor, and stuffed with mini chocolate chips ~ these protein packed energy boosters are a family favorite!…

  • fresh lemon brownies with lemony glaze

    Triple Lemon Brownies

    Lemon brownies are a brilliant mashup between chocolate brownies and tangy lemon bars.  These moist citrusy triple lemon bars are a wonderful spring treat!…

  • Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake

    This Norwegian Rhubarb and Almond Cake is a delicate breakfast cake that features the unusual combination of tart rhubarb with almond. This is an ideal spring brunch cake.…

  • a stack of strawberry lemon blondies 2

    Strawberry Lemon Blondies

    Strawberry Lemon Blondies ~ these easy strawberry blondies are moist and dense, (think soft shortbread) with plenty of little jammy pockets thanks to a cup of diced fresh strawberries in the…

  • a slice of classic carrot cake with cream cheese frosting

    Classic Carrot Cake

    When you find the perfect carrot cake recipe hold onto it for dear life. If it’s moist and delicious, with just the right amount of spice, and it’s paved with a…

  • colorful pansy shortbread cookies

    Favorite Spring Cookies

    A few of my favorite spring cookie recipes to bake for spring holidays, weddings, showers, graduations, or just everyday munching, because our inner cookie monsters are hungry year round!…

  • Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake (Ciambella)

    Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella, is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb. Pair it with a good cup of coffee…

  • spooning custard sauce on an Irish Apple Cake

    Authentic Irish Apple Cake

    This is an authentic old fashioned Irish apple cake, the kind that would be made throughout the apple harvest season all over Ireland, where every farmhouse has its own prized version…

  • peanut butter pudding in small bowls

    Heavenly Peanut Butter Pudding

    Peanut Butter Pudding, you know it’s doing to be delicious from the get go. And this homemade pudding is just as easy as making it from a box. The flavor?  It’s…

  • Carrot bread with cream cheese frosting

    Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Carrot Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting is packed with the requisite shredded carrots, nuts, and coconut, but it’s that frosting that’ll get you every time. If you love carrot cake but…

  • A slice of old fashioned peanut butter cake with fork

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake

    Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cake is a good old Southern potluck staple that’s reached cult status. The hot peanutty frosting gets poured right onto the warm cake, and the whole thing…

  • chocolate pudding in a cup with whipped cream and spoon

    Perfect Chocolate Pudding

    Making Perfect Chocolate Pudding is within the skillset of every cook, whether you’re a beginner or a pro. This homemade pudding has a rich chocolate flavor and a thick, velvety texture,…

  • one banana banana bread cooling in loaf pan on white board

    One Banana Banana Bread!

    One Banana Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips and Walnuts ~ when there’s just one banana left on the counter, this one-banana, one-bowl quick bread recipe steps up to the plate.…

  • an apple crumb bar

    Apple Crumb Bars

    Apple Crumb Bars are an all season treat filled with layers of juicy fruit sandwiched between a light cake base and a buttery crumble topping. They bake up a little bit…

  • slice of chocolate layer cake

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake Recipe

    Ina Garten’s Chocolate Cake recipe ~ it’s a classic! When I hear the word dessert, this homey, rich, chocolatey cake is what springs to mind. Everybody should make it at least once.…

  • chocolate soufflé in a white ramekin

    Easy Chocolate Soufflé

    An Easy Chocolate Soufflé recipe anyone can master with just five pantry ingredients. This special chocolate dessert rises beautifully and won’t fall ~ it’s guaranteed to impress!…

  • Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

    Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ snack time just got a whole lot more interesting with this unique combination of bananas, poppy seeds, and lemon ~ you can whip…

  • Sicilian orange cake, sliced

    Sicilian Orange Cake

    If a fresh orange could magically morph into a cake, it would taste just like this Sicilian orange cake; it’s got so much natural citrus flavor!…

  • gluten free peanut butter chocolate chip cookies

    Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Flourless Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies are made without flour, butter, or oil, yet they hold their own against any chocolate chip cookie out there. These healthier gluten free cookies are…

  • blood orange crumble bars sliced into squares

    Blood Orange Crumble Bars

    I’m squeezing every last delicious drop out of blood orange season with these Blood Orange Crumble Bars ~  the sweet tart filling is layered into a buttery shortbread crumble dough and…