Lemon Poppy Seed Cake

slice of poppy seed cake and lemon curd

Enjoy a bright, spring dessert with this Lemon Poppy Seed Cake. Scented with lemon and layered with lemon curd, the tender cake is topped with luscious Vanilla Buttercream Frosting. Spring is here, and in my book, that means time for some sweet and lemony desserts. While Lemon Meringue Pie is pretty high on my list, […]

Homemade Buttercream Frosting

sprinkled white layer cake on white platter

Canned frosting may be what you grew up on, but you’ll be ready to make a switch when you see how easy it is to make your own homemade buttercream frosting. If you’re a cake fan, then you know that the frosting is what makes it amazing. Creamy, buttery, and sweet, buttercream is just that […]

Classic Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that Don’t Need Eggs

stack of four cookies on plate

Enjoy Classic Oatmeal Raisin Cookies that mix up quickly, don’t need any eggs, and disappear in a flash! This cookie recipe, which can also be made vegan, will be a hit with everyone at your table. Cookies are ultimate comfort food. A lot of things are, actually. Mac and cheese. Mashed potatoes. Chicken Pot Pie.  […]

Mixed Berry Pie with Cinnamon and Lemon

slice of berry pie on plate with whipped topping

A trio of berries in the filling and cinnamon and lemon zest in the crust make for a practically perfect Mixed Berry Pie. If you’re a pie lover, chances are you have a favorite pie. Or three. That’s how we roll, we lovers of pie. It’s so hard to choose. I know this because I […]

Easy Homemade Crepes

close up of crepe folded and topped with strawberries and cream

Enjoy homemade crepes, save money, and enjoy la belle vie. This easy recipe will get you hooked on making crepes yourself at home. Crepes are a huge part of my memories of France. Whether they were the simple (read: cheap) butter and sugar affairs that I purchased from a street vendor or the savory dinner […]

Cherry Crisp Recipe for One or a Crowd

cherry crisp with milk jug and glasses

Whether you make Cherry Crisp for one or for a crowd, it makes for a delicious dessert any time of year, but particularly fun at Valentine’s Day. When I think of February desserts, I think of cherries. If it’s not the Valentines Day red, then it’s George Washington’s birthday that rallies the cry for cherries. […]

5 Quick Last Minute Desserts

Need a quick dessert that doesn’t take advance preparation? These last minute desserts are quick and delicious. Do you ever have crazy holidays? Where you find yourself doing all kinds of fussing in the kitchen for a meal that is gobbled down in seconds, a huge mess to clean up left in its wake? Those […]

Chocolate Dessert Board – The Easiest Dessert Ever!

dessert table with fruit nuts chocolate and popcorn

One of the easiest desserts you can serve is a Chocolate Dessert Board. Set out an array of chocolates, fruits, nuts, and popcorn for an elegant and simple sweet touch to your evening. The internet will surprise you sometimes. It will make something super simple look NEW! FRESH! DIFFERENT! You’ll come across a food image […]