Baked Sunday Mornings: Whiteout Cake

I scaled this cake down to a mini 6 inch cake! No way did we need to be starting the new year with a whopping 8 inch three layer cake for the two of us! Yummy, yummy, yummy. Loved this one. I used the Mexican vanilla extract a co-worker brought back from a cruise for…

#CakeSliceBakers: Boston Cream Pie

December’s bake was personal choice! I left the decision to my mother for what we used to celebrate my grandmother’s 88th birthday. We decided on the Boston Cream Pie from World Class Cakes. I really was intrigued by this recipe since the pastry cream recipe used flour as a thickening agent and in all the…

Italian Vanilla Bean Pizzelles: #CreativeCookieExchange

This Christmas cookie is one my family has been making for years. The recipe came with my great grandmother when she immigrated to the United States from Sicily. Most people have at least heard of or recognize what a pizzelle is- they are found in most grocery store bakeries with a little looking. However, like…