Vanilla bean cake with vanilla bean buttercream recipe

vanilla bean cake with vanilla bean buttercream recipe

Everyone deserves a special treat on their birthday and this over-the-top vanilla bean cake topped with piles of fluffy vanilla bean frosting and colorful sprinkles makes your day extra special! When asked what cake she would like for her birthday, Tiffany quickly replied – a colorful one! Of course! As if I had other options,… 

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Homemade Burger Buns

homemade burger buns recipe

No fail, easy to make 6 ingredients homemade burger buns with a secret ingredient to keep them soft and fluffy longer. You will never buy burger buns from the store once you try these! My husband’s favorite season is here! Grilling season that is! As soon as the temperature hits 85ish, he’s all ready to show… 

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Copycat Twix bars

copycat twix bars recipe

Buttery cookie base, a layer of decadent smooth caramel and a rich chocolate ganache – this homemade version of the well-known Twix bars comes together in less than 1 hour and makes enough to feed a crowd! I’m the mom that goes through the kid’s Halloween candy as soon as we get home. Tiffany eats… 

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Chocolate chip oatmeal cookies

chocolate chip oatmeal cookies recipe

Soft and chewy with slightly crisp edges, these chocolate chip oatmeal cookies are full of flavor and packed with chocolate goodness in every bite. For Mother’s Day, my little princess made me a small basket filled with all kinds of presents. Some drawings and a card she made, a few gifts she picked with daddy,… 

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Cinnamon chocolate truffle cookies

Cinnamon chocolate truffle cookies recipe 1

Loaded with bittersweet chocolate, cocoa, and chocolate chips these truffle cookies are packed (and I mean, PACKED) with chocolate. Rich, dense and bursting with flavor… a fantastic chocolate cookie! No mixer needed! Chocolate truffle cookies – three powerful words. I don’t know about you, but these 3 words are catching my eye and make me weak… 

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Oven baked glazed chicken drumsticks

glazed drumsticks with twice baked potato casserole recipe

Crispy on the outside, tender and moist on the inside, these full of flavor oven baked glazed chicken drumsticks are as easy to make as they are delicious. Growing up, chicken was served almost every single day at dinner. My mom worked at a chicken slaughterhouse and she would bring home chicken all the time…. 

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Pain au chocolat (chocolate croissants) made from scratch

pain au chocolat

Layer upon layer of light, buttery flaky pastry filled with rich chocolate and drizzled with more chocolate, these made from scratch chocolate croissants are simply mind-blowing! No butter folding or chilling the dough several times needed! Today was such a beautiful day! High 80’s and I couldn’t have been happier! Summer is around the corner,… 

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Tres leches cake

Tres leches cake recipe 4

Tres leches cake is a sponge cake soaked in three types of milk and topped with whipped cream, this simple, easy and perhaps the moistest cake you’ll ever have had, has a unique flavor you cannot find in any other cakes. The first time I heard about tres leches cake was before I had this blog and… 

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Chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes

chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes recipe 1

Chocolate and strawberry are a match made in heaven and these delicious, colorful, pretty-looking chocolate dipped strawberry surprise cupcakes are the perfect dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth’s cravings! No matter the time of the year, I don’t think you can go wrong with a chocolate dipped strawberry. In fact, dark chocolate dipped strawberry is one… 

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Braided easy egg bread

braided easy egg bread recipe 2

Pillow-y soft, tender and delicate, enriched with both eggs and butter this braided egg bread is so easy to make it will soon become your go-to recipe. Oh, and it’s perfect for french toast or bread pudding! Before I say something else, yes, that is a ginormous braid. But that didn’t matter much. We all took a… 

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Chewy chocolate caramel bars

chewy chocolate caramel bars recipe

Buttery chocolate cookie topped with ooey gooey caramel and chocolate chunks, these chewy chocolate caramel bars are to die for! Drizzle with more caramel just before serving for the ultimate chocolate caramel treat! I love going shopping, but I hate to stay in line waiting for my turn to pay. It’s not the wait that I… 

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Mint chocolate candy brownies

Mint Chocolate Candy Brownies recipe

Moist, dense, fudgy, cocoa brownies packed with mint chocolate candy and topped with a thick layer of creme de menthe frosting and chocolate ganache. With St. Patrick’s Day just a week away I thought now it’s the perfect time to share with you one of my favorite ways to celebrate this holiday. With dessert, of course!… 

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Cocoa brownies

cocoa brownies recipe

These quick, rich and chewy cocoa brownies will be a hit with everyone! Flavored with unsweetened cocoa powder and chocolate spread, you won’t want to share them! I make a lot of brownies. It’s safe to say at least once a week you’ll find brownies in my kitchen. I have a few recipe I make over and… 

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Apple cake with streusel topping

Apple cake with streusel topping recipe

Super easy to make, this buttery, moist and soft apple cake has layers of thinly sliced apples and a sweet and flavorful streusel topping! Just perfect with a cup of coffee!  I don’t even know how to begin describing this apple cake. It’s buttery, moist, soft, with thinly sliced apples and topped with a sweet cinnamon… 

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Melt-in-your-mouth snowball cookies

snowball cookies

Melt-in-your-mouth buttery cookies, these shortbread like snowball cookies are one of the most requested baked treats at the cookie exchange. One bite and you’ll understand why they are so addictive! Snowball cookies always put a smile on my face. They remind me of childhood and my mom always busy in the kitchen making sure everything is ready… 

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Fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting

fudgy brownies with candy cane frosting recipe

No one can resist these easy-to-make extra fudgy brownies topped with a generous amount of candy cane frosting. The perfect excuse to use those extra candy canes. There’s no surprise Christmas is my favorite time of the year. The smell of fresh tree, the hot cocoa, the lights, the presents but above all the candy cane!… 

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