Desserts

My Favorite Pie Crust

I have been on quite the pie making journey for the last year in particular and have finally settled on my absolute favorite pie crust, so I thought I should share it with you all.  My go-to used to be Crisco’s classic pie crust. I discovered all butter crust had a nicer flavor, but was… Continue reading My Favorite Pie Crust

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

I feel like the photos of these cupcakes pretty much speak for themselves, but just in case: The most moist, chocolatey cake ever.  A salted, peanut butter, Reeses type frosting.  A rich, semisweet chocolate ganache, topped with a peanut butter cup. It is hard to stop at just one! INGREDIENTS: For the cupcakes: 2 cups… Continue reading Chocolate Salted Peanut Butter Cupcakes

cookies · Desserts

Momofuku’s Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies

 A bowl of cereal, a s’more, and a cookie, all rolled into one- that’s the way Martha Stewart herself describes the famous cookies from Momofuku’s Milk Bar Bakery.  And that’s exactly what they are. My husband came home from work last week describing this cookie, and we immediately started googling.  We found so many different… Continue reading Momofuku’s Cornflake Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies

Desserts · pies

Shannon’s Lemon Pie

This is my absolute favorite lemon pie.  It trumps lemon meringue and even my shortbread lemon tart.  It’s a combo of my favorite key lime pie recipe and the lemon pie recipes that are so readily available everywhere you look. The star of this pie is definitely the graham cracker crust.  Buttery, sweet, a tiny… Continue reading Shannon’s Lemon Pie

Cakes and Cupcakes · Desserts

Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

I wanted to try something fun and new for my Father-in-law’s 70th birthday party last weekend.  I was pretty proud of my cake, but in spite of it’s outward appearance, the inside of this guy was chocolate cake with chocolate filling, and I wanted to also do something white. I ended up deciding on some… Continue reading Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Buttercream

banana recipes · Desserts

Browned Butter Maple Banana Blondies

You guys, these blondies are the bomb.  Picture a piece banana bread, but with more depth of flavor, more bananas, and the amazing maple-ish flavor of brown butter, but with the fudgy texture of a brownie, topped with an amazing maple brown sugar frosting. We should be browning butter in everything we make y’all.  Definitely… Continue reading Browned Butter Maple Banana Blondies