What do you do when you have half a batch of cream cheese frosting left in the fridge? You mix it with peanut butter and an egg and bake it on top of a blondie batter studded with peanut butter … Continue reading Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Blondies
In today’s episode of Ellie Gets Carried Away: this cake. This cake was meant to be a simple vanilla cake with Oreo frosting for one of my coworker’s birthdays, but as I kept daydreaming about it, it slowly morphed into this … Continue reading Cookies and Cream Cake
This recipe came about because I had half a pound of strawberries in the fridge that were about to go bad. I don’t love eating strawberries plain but I definitely wasn’t going to let them go to waste so I … Continue reading Strawberry Cheesecake Blondies
A couple of weeks ago, I came across new Ghirardelli caramel chips at the grocery store and immediately bought a bag. The first thing I did when I got home was bake up a batch of chocolate brownies with the … Continue reading Salted Caramel Mocha Cookies
You can’t celebrate St. Patrick’s Day properly without a good amount of Guinness and one of my favorite ways to consume Guinness is in this chocolate stout cake. I have been baking chocolate stout cupcakes for St. Paddy’s Day since I was in college, but this year I decided to change it up a bit and turn my cupcakes into a layer cake. Continue reading “Chocolate Stout Cake”
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.
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