Cinnamon loaf cake

cinnamon loaf cake recipe

Sweet, buttery and bursting with cinnamon flavors, this cinnamon loaf cake if fabulous with a cup of coffee or tea in the afternoon!  August is already here and before we know it fall has arrived. I don’t know about your corner of the woods, but in my area the summer was good to us. The temperature only… 

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Sticky chocolate monkey bread (made from scratch)

homemade sticky chocolate filled monkey bread recipe

With a oozing chocolate and caramel surprise inside, this sticky monkey bread is made completely from scratch. You’ll never go back to using canned dough after trying this recipe. There’s something irresistible about a ooye gooey treat. No matter how hard I try to resist it, my will power is non-existent. Add to that some… 

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Nutella swirl banana bread

Nutella swirl banana bread recipe

A recipe for an incredible moist and soft banana bread with swirls of Nutella. Enjoy a slice at breakfast, at tea time or as an after dinner sweet treat. I haven’t been fair. I’ve been playing musical chairs lately with a couple of recipes I’ve baked and photograph weeks ago. It’s time to come clean…. 

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1 hour dinner bread

1 hour dinner bread recipe

Still scared of making your own bread? No worries! With this easy 1 hour  start to finish dinner bread you can enjoy a warm-out-of-the-oven bread anytime you want. Some may say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but in our house dinner is the most important meal of the day. It’s the time… 

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Julekage – Norwegian Christmas fruit bread

Julekage

A sweet flavorful bread, Julekage is traditionally served at Christmas in many Scandinavian countries, being most popular in Norway. In some areas is considered a cake and some people frost Julekage with a sweet white icing, which makes it even more like a Christmas cake In a perfect world I would travel, bake and enjoy 0… 

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Apple pecans danish

apple pecans kringle

Soft, buttery and rich danish pastry filled with cinnamon apples and pecans for a delicious fall inspired breakfast. Thanks to Red Star Yeast for helping me sharing this danish recipe with you. My sleeping hours are anywhere from midnight to 5-6 am monday to friday. I always make jokes I would do so much if… 

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Coconut dried fruit bread

Coconut Dried Fruit Quick Bread

A simple, yet delicious quick bread packed with dried fruit and bursting with coconut flavor. Make this dried fruit bread as a holiday gift for friends or family, or simply enjoy some with a hot cup of coffee. Thanks to GO Veggie! and Kitchen PLAY for helping me share this recipe and a fun giveaway… 

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Chocolate chip pumpkin quick bread

chocolate chips pumpkin quick bread recipe 2

This easy, super moist chocolate chip pumpkin quick bread is packed with all the amazing fall flavors. The bread gets better as it ages so plan to bake it a day or two ahead. I have a love relationship with the winter squash January through December but my heart starts to beat faster middle of September… 

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Chocolate and vanilla marble loaf cake

Marble loaf cake recipe 4

Simple and classic, this marble loaf cake is comfort food at its best. Chocolate and vanilla flavors are swirled to create a beautiful pattern topped with a dark and white chocolate ganache to give you a sense of what’s to come.  I love a good marble cake. I has been one of my favorites since… 

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Dill caraway rye bread

Dill Caraway Rye Bread recipe 2

Dill caraway rye bread – Light and airy, with a soft crust and filled with caraway and dill seeds, this egg free bread is just what you need to make delicious deli sandwiches. I’m happy to be working again with Red Star Yeast and bring you a flavorful easy to make rye bread. I’m a… 

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Chocolate marble banana bread

chocolate marble banana bread recipe 1

 Chocolate banana bread – Rich semi-sweet chocolate swirled into a moist and delicious banana bread with a touch of cinnamon to bring out all the wonderful flavors. I rarely make banana treats. No matter how many bananas I buy, my monkey family ends up eating them while still yellow leaving me with none to have… 

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White sandwich bread

white sandwich bread recipe 4

White sandwich bread – probably the simplest bread recipe, soft and fluffy, with a yellowish crumb and a chewy crust, this bread it perfect for Pb&J or any deli sandwiches and even for making French toast. This recipe if part of my monthly partnership with Red Star Yeast. I could not believe my eyes way back in… 

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Chocolate buttermilk bread

chocolate buttermilk bread recipe 2

Chocolate buttermilk bread – a cross between quick bread and cake, with a tangy buttermilk taste and slightly chocolate-y and sweet I’m starting to like making quick breads. A couple of weeks ago, maybe even months, I didn’t care much for a quick bread, I preferred making a yeast bread instead, but lately, after trying a couple… 

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Romanian Easter bread – Pasca

Romanian Easter bread - pasca recipe 4

Pasca – Romanian Easter Bread. Sweet, soft, enriched yeast bread baked in a springform with a cheese filling inside After 7 weeks of fasting (abstinence from any kind of food derived from animals)  with Good Friday being the absolute fast (we’re not allowed to eat or drink anything the entire day) comes Easter, one of… 

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Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki

Greek Easter Bread - Tsoureki recipe 2

Greek Easter bread – Tsoureki – soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread flavored with citrus and aniseed. Tsoureki it’s the famous Greek Easter bread. It’s soft, sweet, yeast egg-enriched bread usually flavored with citrus, aniseed or mahlepi (sour cherry pits ground into powder). A couple of cooked red dyed eggs tucked between the braids, sprinkle some slivered… 

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Italian Easter bread – Pane di Pasqua

Italian Easter bread recipe 5

Pane di Pasqua (Italian Easter breads) fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon zest and a touch of ground aniseed Last week Italian Easter Pie, now Italian Easter Bread. These Italian Easter breads are fluffy, slightly sweet, rich and soft, like a brioche, flavored with generous amount of lemon… 

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