Mint Oreo Cupcakes

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Oreos are such a versatile cookie. You can add them into cakes, cupcakes, brownies, ice cream, or just enjoy them by themselves. There’s even Oreo-O cereal which has made a comeback after about a 10 year hiatus and I couldn’t be more thrilled. Luckily for me, my local grocery store was having an Oreo deal, […]

Mint Oreo Cupcakes – Recipe Only

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Ingredients 2 sticks butter 2 cups sugar 3 cups cake flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pack instant pudding mix 1 pack Mint Oreos crumbs 4 eggs 1 cup milk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract For the frosting 2 sticks butter 12 ounces white chocolate (or candy melts) 1 […]

Seven Months Til I Do

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A couple of people have been asking me how much of a bridezilla I am and I honestly answer, I’m really not. Sure, it’s early days still and we’ve got quite a ways to go, but I feel pretty darn relaxed about the entire wedding planning. Sometimes I wish I had been that little girl […]

Ibby’s Metaphysical English Toffee

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I’m pretty positive that most people’s fascination with toffee started with their grandparents. This is not a statistical fact, merely speculation. But tell me, when did you realize you enjoyed eating toffee? I remember being a kid over at my gran’s apartment and she’d have random candies out. You know the sort: butterscotch, red strawberry […]

Mint Chocolate Cookie Cups

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When I think of the month March, I think of green. When I think of green for baking, I think of mint. When I think of mint, I think of chocolate. Ergo, mint chocolate. What better combination, especially with St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner? My friend Alyssa and I thought mint chocolate cookie […]

Mint Chocolate Cookie Cups – Recipe Only

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees   Ingredients 2 2/3 cup flour 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract For filling 1 cup butter 3 cups powdered sugar 4 tablespoons heavy cream 1 teaspoon of mint […]

Quick and Easy Crepes

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I’ve always wanted to make crepes but never did because I believed they were too difficult. Instead, I’d try making really thin pancakes (which essentially is a crepe) and think, “good enough.” Then I stumbled across this blog Kitchen Magic on Pinterest that claimed making crepes is actually pretty easy. It just takes a few ingredients and […]

Coffee Sugar Cookies

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Coffee. In a cookie. Say no more. After all, who doesn’t need a little caffeine pick me up in the middle of the day? Now you can drink your coffee and eat it too! This cookie recipe is pretty darn easy. It’s a standard sugar cookie with brown sugar taking the reigns, and then just […]

Accidental Berry Dump Cake – Recipe Only

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-this recipe is taken and modified from The Baking Bible by Rose Levy Beranbaum-   Preheat oven to 350 degrees Bake time 35 – 45 minutes Serves 8 – 10   Ingredients Cranberry Topping 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 teaspoons lemon juice pinch of salt 2 cups fresh or […]

Cake Pan Dutch Baby Pancake – Recipe Only

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Ingredients 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup flour 2 eggs 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract pinch of salt 2 tablespoons butter lemon juice or freshly squeezed lemons powdered sugar (your discretion)   Directions Combine milk, flour, eggs, nutmeg, vanilla extract, and salt in either a bowl or blender If using blender, mix ingredients in […]