Category: Bakery

Chocolate Stout Brownie Cake

brownie cake

This healthier, less sugary, and fluffier brownie cake is my new favorite. The texture is rich and spongy, almost cheesecake-like, and the flavor is sweet but perfectly balanced with a dark chocolate stout. I love enjoying this satisfying snack with my…

Mini Banana Nut Chocolate Breads

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‘Tis the season for gifting! I wanted to make something cute and delicious for the teachers at daycare who do such a great job caring for my little one every day. These mini banana nut chocolate loaves are festive, cute…

Churro Cheesecake Bars

churro cheesecake bar

Those of you who know me or have seen my recipes know that when it comes to baked goods, I don’t make anything that takes more than 30 minutes of prep time. I shamefully admit that even 30 minutes feels…

Pumpkin Greek Yogurt Loaf Cake

pumpkin yogurt cake

Two of my favorite things: pumpkin (in the fall) and Greek yogurt (all year round). This is not a pumpkin bread. It is smooth, moist, almost pound cake-like but much more decadent. It is pretty unbelievable. When it comes to…

Croque Madame

croque madame

Waking up to fresh coffee and croque madame on a weekday morning is as beautiful as Paris. Breakfast is so important to me. If I get to sit down and enjoy a satisfying meal and a nice fresh cup of…

Garlic Knots

garlic knots

I don’t know how garlic knots came about but whoever invented them had a vision, a vision of delicious perfection. I love the garlic knots they serve up at C&O in Venice. Unfortunately, sometimes they were just doused in way too…

5-Minute Easy Coconut Cream Pie

coconut cream pie

The best coconut cream pie I’ve ever had was Tom Douglas’s triple coconut cream pie at Dahlia Bakery in Seattle. He’s famous for it, and for good reason. The “triple” comes from the coconut in the pie crust, coconut in…

BBQ Hasselback Sweet Potatoes

hasselback sweet potato

Happy long weekend! I’m happy to report that I have absolutely no plans this weekend and I’m thrilled. I made some BBQ hasselback sweet potatoes, a good place to start the weekend off right. It turns out that you really can…