Category Archives: Dessert

Chili-Chocolate Souffle

The Daring Cooks this month took on quite a daring challenge: souffle. It’s considered one of the most challenging and finicky deserts to make, so I was super excited to test my culinary prowess. Turns out it’s actually not nearly … Continue reading

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Sugared Doughnut Holes

This month’s Daring Baker’s challenge proved to be just that: a challenge. Through a serious of hilarious events, my procrastination meant that when I had an urgent phone call to come into work, I had to leave my sponge proofing … Continue reading

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Baklava

Bryan and I spent last Thanksgiving with his family, and being a good Southern girl, I refused to show up empty handed. My normal go-to would have been brownies, chocolate chip cookies, or pumpkin pie, but his aunts already had … Continue reading

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Wacky Cupcakes

This is a Depression-era recipe handed down from my Grandmother. Her family never had much money growing up, so this cake became a staple for her because it’s both inexpensive and decadent in taste. She, in turn, made this cake … Continue reading

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Lemon-Lime Bars

I will almost always choose limes over lemons, yet I still have an absurd weakness for lemon bars. The mixture of sweet and tangy just gets me every time. Fortunately, I stumbled on a recipe for lemon-lime bars at Sweet … Continue reading

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Spiced Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

Oh my gosh, this banana bread is so good. It’s moist, not too sweet, and has a great balance of spices and dark, bitter chocolate. Not to mention, it’s not too bad for you. If you have bananas getting all … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Sugar Muffins

These muffins were so good I couldn’t wait to post them. They’re light, moist, fluffy, perfectly sweet, and actually not that bad for you. I found these at Baked Perfection, and they need very little introduction. Just go bake these … Continue reading

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