Category Archive: Baking

A Classic Carrot Cake

If I want to make a traditional southern comfort dessert, I always look to my mom’s Encore Nashville cookbook (same book I use for my favorite chocolate chip banana bread recipe).  This carrot… Continue reading

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Red Velvet Perfection

Red Velvet Cake is usually a cake I leave to the professionals due to the need of red food coloring and buttermilk, but sometimes you are craving this cake and can’t wait to… Continue reading

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Pumpkin Perfect

Although fall and Thanksgiving make me crave pumpkin desserts, I don’t rule them out the rest of the year.  Life’s too short to limit yourself to only one season of pumpkin bread…am I… Continue reading

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My Favorite Treat

This recipe was actually the reason I learned how to bake, I cannot believe I haven’t shared it yet.  One of my mom’s favorite cook books, The Encore Nashville Junior League Cookbook, is… Continue reading

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Who Said Cake Needs Flour?

As I’ve admitted before, I have a severe weakness for chocolate.  The good news about this obsession is that there seems to be an endless list of forms from which I can get… Continue reading

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French Macarons: Beautiful Look, Delicious Taste

One area of baking that I’ll admit I have not really explored is pastries.  With their delicate look and time consuming effort, I leave this one to the professionals.  Well, for the most… Continue reading

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The LBD of Cakes: Simple Chocolate Cake

I have always been a chocolate person, I just can’t seem to live without.  My favorite has switched, from white chocolate to milk and now dark. You’ll always find a bar of dark chocolate in… Continue reading

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It’s Not a Party Without Funfetti

Who doesn’t love funfetti cake?  It’s delicious, looks good, and brings you back to your childhood no matter how many candles are on your cake.  The thing that most people don’t realize is… Continue reading

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Marble Muffins

I am embarrassed at how long it has been since my last post, especially because I’ve had pictures and recipes just sitting on my computer waiting for me to upload.  I can blame… Continue reading

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