Tag: easy baking

Strawberry Hand Pies

Strawberry Hand Pies

My thoughts on pies are no secret: I’m not a huge cooked fruit person, I say this yet I still enjoy a pie on occasion, especially a really good one.  This year, I decided to play around with an easy pie-like type of dessert—fruit hand […]

A Simple Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake That Everyone Will love

A Simple Caramel Apple Upside-Down Cake That Everyone Will love

A moist, fluffy, sweet caramel apple upside-down cake is simple but absolutely delicious.  It’s also the perfect treat to make on a cold winter weekend. There are some things in life that need little explaining; this is one of them. My preference for cake over […]

I Call These Mummy Cakes, And They Are Perfect For Halloween

I Call These Mummy Cakes, And They Are Perfect For Halloween

To me Halloween and cupcakes just go together.  Maybe that’s because I’m a mom, maybe that’s because cupcakes are easy, maybe that’s because these individual cakes fill the need of a small(ish) sweet treat when you’re the parent responsible for snacks at the school class […]

Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies–My Son’s Favorite

Soft Frosted Pumpkin Cookies–My Son’s Favorite

Frosted pumpkin cookies are a common request by my older son, these and my coconut cake that is. With just a subtle pumpkin flavor, these soft pillowy cookies are light on pumpkin flavor and not-too sweet, so the frosting is by no means overkill.  I […]

Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars For The Start Of School

Coconut Chocolate Chip Granola Bars For The Start Of School

Coconut chocolate chip granola bars are perfect for school lunches.  Cheaper and somewhat healthier than store-bought versions, these are soft, chewy, not-too-sweet, and rather easy to make.  Oats, coconut and almonds create the perfect texture balance to me: not too firm (so kids, like my […]