Apple Pie with Salted Caramel

Apple pie with homemade salted caramel is my go to Thanksgiving go to dessert. I’m not much of a pumpkin pie person so a classic homemade apple pie is the perfect substitute. To make it a little extra special I paired it with homemade salted caramel, which is easier to make than you might think….

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Halloween may be over but fall baking is not. I will be baking and eating all the maple, pumpkin, and apple cider flavored treats until it’s December. I followed the recipe to a T up until it came to adding the pumpkin pie spice. Unfortunately I don’t have every spice I wish I had in…

Classic White Cake

My parents love white cake, so naturally for their anniversary I made them a white cake with vanilla buttercream for a classic looking anniversary cake. This was my first try at putting writing on a cake and I can say without a doubt that my material of choice was not a very good one. I…

My Favorite Chocolate Cake

I am always looking for an excuse to bake, and what better excuse than a birthday? Sadly, current times don’t allow this. However, before the pandemic and social distancing when we were still able to celebrate the birth of our friends and family, I took full advantage of all the baking opportunities to come my way.

Lovely Lemon Cake

Lemon cake with cream cheese frosting. Can you say delicious? This was my first take on a “naked” style cake. While the design definitely isn’t my worst, I can easily say it wasn’t my best either. The flavor though, did not disappoint. This was one of those spur of the moment bakes. Not much planning…

Homemade Pop Tarts

One day in quarantine I wondered what trouble I could get into. What did I find? Bon Appetit’s recipe for homemade pop tarts. It’s safe to say this was a whole new adventure for me. I have never made puff pastry before. In fact, the only kind of pastry I’ve made is piecrust which admittedly…