If you made a New Year’s resolution to eat less cake, I would totally break it for this turtle cheesecake. A classic, creamy cheesecake on top of a chocolate graham cracker crust is topped with homemade caramel sauce, chopped pecans, and a drizzle of dark chocolate. It’s decadent and so delicious that you shouldn’t feel bad about breaking any health-conscious resolutions.
Happy 2018! After spending the entire month of December baking dozens and dozens of sweet, sugary treats, I decided to go with a savory breakfast item for my last bake of the month and the year: cheddar bacon chive scones. These scones are simple to make and are best served warm, sliced in half, and topped with butter or clotted cream.
Making marshmallows from scratch sounds daunting and I certainly expected it to be difficult, but it’s surprisingly easy. You just need a few ingredients, all of which you can get at any grocery store, a candy thermometer, and a cup … Continue reading Homemade Marshmallows
Holiday baking season is here, and I kicked it off by making soft, chewy sugar cookies, dipping them in white chocolate, and sprinkling them with crushed candy canes. These cookies would make a great addition to any Christmas cookie line … Continue reading White Chocolate Peppermint Sugar Cookies
I’ve had a big container of delicious, homemade caramel from a farmstand in my pantry for a few weeks now. I couldn’t decide what I wanted to do with it – make a caramel apple pie, swirl it in chocolate … Continue reading Millionaire’s Shortbread
If you’re tired of having the same old sandwich every day for lunch, try these savory pastry puffs! They are easy to make and look impressive. They’re basically open-faced sandwiches but they’re better because they have a buttery, flaky crust … Continue reading Ham and Cheese Pastry Puffs
Some friends and I rented a house this past weekend when we went out of town for a friend’s wedding. I offered to bake something for breakfast, and I was also looking for a use for the homemade blackberry jam … Continue reading Blackberry Jam Buns