documenting recipes of real food and great ingredients

Category: sweets

The Best Essential Pie Crust

The Best Essential Pie Crust

The best essential pie crust is my absolute favorite all butter pie crust recipe. It is extremely versatile and can be used for sweet or savory dishes. Having an amazing, easy and versatile pie crust recipe is so important. I have tried many pie crust 

Our Favorite Easter Desserts

Our Favorite Easter Desserts

Making a dessert for Easter does not need to be difficult or expensive. With some flour, butter and a few extra ingredients, you can make any of these Easter desserts! We made sure to make a list with lots of variety from easter cakes, tarts 

Easy Classic Carrot Cake

Easy Classic Carrot Cake

Classic carrot cake is one of those all time amazing desserts that tastes so good and makes a great statement piece when you serve it. Everyone should have a great recipe like this for carrot cake so you can make it when the urge strikes. 

Our Favorite Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookie

Our Favorite Chocolate Chip and Oatmeal Cookie

Chocolate chip and oatmeal cookies are our favorite way to do cookies that involve chocolate and for good reason, THEY ARE DELICIOUS! You may want to make these now to see what we mean. For years, I used to run a baking company and this 

Cake Pan Banana Bread with Whipped Ricotta

Cake Pan Banana Bread with Whipped Ricotta

If you’ve ever wondered if banana bread can be made in a cake pan, the answer is yes and it tastes just as amazing! You can use one round cake pan or two depending on your preference and the only thing you will need to 

Italian Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

Italian Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce

This Italian bread pudding recipe is a very simple and easy to make bread pudding. It uses stale bread, golden raisins, eggs, sugar and milk which is baked in the oven and topped with a rich sweetened condensed milk sauce.  Bread pudding is a dish 

Triple Berry Shortbread Tart

Triple Berry Shortbread Tart

I just made this triple berry shortbread tart and I have to say it just may be my favorite dessert!  It is a mixture of shortbread and berry preserves which are definitely two of my favorite things. I have made these in cookie form, bar 

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Coconut

Cardamom Shortbread Cookies with Dark Chocolate and Coconut

These cardamom shortbread cookies are a delicious twist on the traditional shortbread.  The addition of cardamom enhances the richness of regular shortbread that I make without taking over the flavor which lets you still taste the buttery and rich shortbread flavor.  The ingredients for these 

Will You Be My Bittersweet Valentine Cupcakes

Will You Be My Bittersweet Valentine Cupcakes

I think the name says it all with these delicious bittersweet chocolate valentine cupcakes with buttercream frosting.  This recipe was adapted from the original Hershey’s chocolate cake recipe and it is so simple to make and so delicious that it makes the perfect valentine gift 

Homemade Golden Milk Ice Cream

Homemade Golden Milk Ice Cream

This homemade golden milk ice cream uses a vanilla ice cream base with the addition of golden milk spices to add warmth and flavor. You can use this recipe for homemade vanilla ice cream as well and it is so delicious. Golden milk ice cream