Tuesdays with Dorie: Devils Food Wafflets with Chocolate Sauce

I’ve been neglecting my blog and Tuesdays with Dorie in recent months. We got married in April, have had a busy summer, and now we’re both back in school (plus us both working full time). It’s busy. But my husband’s company has been complaining about the lack of cookies and Tuesdays with Dorie is my…

#TheCakeSliceBakers- Old Fashioned Chocolate Layer Cake

This cake came with perfect timing! Fathers day for my father in law and my hubby’s birthday. Perfect birthday cake and celebration cake for a family of chocolate lovers! This cake came together beautifully- in only a few hours with some chill time. Perfect layered cake for a busy weekend. This cake is from the…

Tuesdays with Dorie: Mocha Ricotta Puffs

I’m not new to the game of adding ricotta cheese to cookies- there’s a family ricotta cookie recipe hereĀ  that dates back a few generations and is by far the most used page of a family cookbook that spans multiple generations. I happened to have whole milk ricotta in the fridge, so that was an…

Tuesdays with Dorie: Chunkers

All I can say is WOW. These were good. All chocolaty, with a tang from dried cherries and a crunch from the nuts. I think these Chunkers are going to make another appearance this month- scaled down to bite size for the dessert table at my bridal shower! Thank you, Dorie, for another fabulous recipe…

#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…

Baked Sunday Mornings: Baked Brownies

Alright, so this week’s recipe were Banana Cupcakes topped with Vanilla Pastry Cream…. however I am NOT a fan of banana anything. I left the decision up to my fiancee as to if I made them or not, and he browsed the book and asked for brownies instead. So we went rogue this week!

Baked Sunday Mornings: Peppermint Chocolate Chip Meringues

It’s a little early in the year for peppermint meringues, which is something I make most years at Christmas- and combined with the colder weather we’ve had swoop in here in Michigan- it really made me think of the cold weather. We LOVE meringue in this house. In pretty much all forms- gooey on pie,…

Tuesdays with Dorie: Two Bite One Chip Cookies

These had to be the absolute cutest little cookies I’ve ever made! That being said, I don’t plan on making these again. They took a LOT of patience… one teaspoon of dough and one chocolate chip at a time, scooping out of what looked to be a never ending bowl of cookie dough. Two Bite…

Baked Sunday Mornings: Peanut Butter Blossoms

We’re winding down Baked Occasions by Matt Lewis in Baked Sunday Mornings, and this week’s recipe was another holiday cookie- the classic peanut butter blossom. I was expecting to like these since we make a family recipe of a very similar cookie every Christmas season in mass quantities. I somehow managed to pick up a…

Baked Sunday Mornings: Exceedingly Chocolate Crinkles

These little chocolate cookies covered in powdered sugar hide a wonderful surprise- a gooey, brownie like, super chocolatey cookie bite. Needless to say, we’re in love with these, especially warm out of the oven. I wasn’t sure I would be able to get these made as we were traveling and drove from 10am until 5pm…