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Category: Desserts

Plain ole Coffeecake.

Plain ole Coffeecake.

  I had this sudden urge to get cinnamon into my mouth and into my stomach fast. I thought of cinnamon buns, sugar cookies with cinnamon and sugar sprinkled on top, apple pie with cinnamon, apple strudel, etc. until eventually I settled on a fast […]

Blast from the Past – Thai Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

Blast from the Past – Thai Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

    I made this dessert recently and decided to upgrade my past photo with this new one. I   LOVE MANGOES. I love them so much I make artistic (stupid)  flower patterns with them and take their picture. Words to go with this dessert: […]

Cream Puffs.

Cream Puffs.

I’m back for now. Sorry for the long hiatus; I’ve been going through a lot of stuff recently and I’ll explain it all some other time. For now, here’s a recipe (finally) for cream puffs. Cream puffs are a very versatile pastry used for both […]

Thumbprint Cookies.

Thumbprint Cookies.

  Thumbprint cookies are an easy and fun to make recipe. Thumbprint Cookies (adapted from Simply Recipes) – makes 24 printable recipe Ingredients: 1 cup of butter (2 sticks or 8 ounces), room temperature 1/2 cup of sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon of […]

Chocolate Chip Cookies Baked with Applesauce.

Chocolate Chip Cookies Baked with Applesauce.

If you are feeling guilty about eating all those buttery, gut-busting holiday cookies, you can always try a healthier version of this chocolate chip cookie, baked with applesauce instead of the full stick or two of butter. It won’t have all that greasy goodness though, […]

Brown Edge Wafers.

Brown Edge Wafers.

Here is my first batch of cookies I am posting. They are called brown edge wafers. Pretty self-explanatory. Buttery, crispy thin wafer cookies with a hint of orange, and a light drizzling of chocolate ganache. I will definitely be making more of these tomorrow. Since […]

My Pumpkin Cheesecake looks like the Grand Canyon but bigger.

My Pumpkin Cheesecake looks like the Grand Canyon but bigger.

I guess if the cheesecake still seems wobbly in the middle after an hour of baking, even if it doesn’t LOOK done, IT IS DONE AND YOU SHOULD NOT PUT IT BACK INTO THE OVEN FOR MORE BAKING TIME! It’s not you, it’s me. I […]

Applesauce

Applesauce

Apples again?! Candy, please, PLEASE STOP WITH THE APPLES! I’M SO SICK OF APPLES! Is what most of you are probably saying. But since I picked way too many apples, you will have to suffer along with me as I try to use them all. […]