Category: Sweet Recipes

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Cookies

Oh my, do I love chocolate crinkle cookies. I’m late to the crinkle game I will say, it was years before I finally discovered how truly delicious these cookies are. While I still go salty over sweet, I am obsessed with cookies, and I don’t […]

Din Tai Fung Chocolate Xiao Long Bao

Din Tai Fung Chocolate Xiao Long Bao

My families love of Din Tai Fung is no secret. I did a copycat recipe of their chilled cucumber salad (a true favorite) and to this day, this simple dish, remains one of my most viewed blog posts. I think that says something. Din Tai Fung […]

Blueberry Cream Scones

Blueberry Cream Scones

I’ve always loved scones, or at least as long as I can remember. I think my love of them stems from the fact that they are often not overly sweet. Typically made with fruit, these simple pastries also go well with a great cup of […]

Frosted Banana Cake

Frosted Banana Cake

I have always loved bananas.  As a kid, I prefered them over apples. Straight-up, on top of cereal, with ice cream, you name it, I’m a fan. Like banana bread, frosted banana cake was a treat and something I always looked forward to having. Some […]

Irish Soda Bread With Golden Raisins

Irish Soda Bread With Golden Raisins

Irish soda bread is one of the most well-known and popular quick breads there are. Soda bread is a soft textured, cake-like bread that rises due to the reaction of the acid (buttermilk), and the base (baking soda). Although this simple classic is most often attributed […]

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Homemade Chocolate Marshmallows

Who does not love marshmallows?  My kids are huge fans for sure. Homemade artisanal marshmallows are now seen in gourmet stores everywhere, and they can often be rather pricy.  Classic flavors like chocolate, vanilla and strawberry are often available, but more adventurous ones like malted […]