Cappuccino Cheesecake

Have you decided which desserts to serve your family and friends this holiday season?  This Cappuccino Cheesecake would make a stunning centerpiece for your dessert table!  When I was first married I would spend hours and hours baking and decorating cookies, then carefully packaging them into festive tins to bring to our holiday gatherings.  Little […]

Pistachio Cake with Blueberry Buttercream

When life hands you lemons make lemonade.  CORRECTION:  When life hands you lemons, pelt them with all your might at the closest inanimate object (ex. pantry door, cupboard, wall, etc. you get the point) then…..make a cake.  Preferably a cake with simple ingredients, baked from scratch, with no artificial colors or flavors. 🙂 I did […]

Caramel Glazed Coconut Carrot Cake

I might be a little bit obsessed.  I just made a birthday cake for a child I will (probably) never meet.  Naturally the same woman who was practically nine months pregnant (me) but managed to waddle out of bed at 4:30 am EST on April 29, 2011 to watch the lavish, televised wedding of William […]

Pecan Coffee Cake

I cannot even begin to convey how excited my husband was when I told him I was making coffee cake this week.  He LOVES coffee cake.  Especially THIS coffee cake.   What’s not to love?  Packed with fiber (thank you, whole wheat flour and flaxseeds for hiding yourself so inconspicuously) with just a hint of […]

Coconut Apricot Cake {Gluten Free}

I’ve been sharing gluten free desserts on my blog for a few weeks now, and I’ve come to a few conclusions: 1.  Baking with almond and coconut flour is expensive. 2.  Baked goods containing almond and coconut flour are delicious. 3.  Cookies made with almond flour are really crispy the first day, but they lose their […]