Allspice Almond Bundt Cake

This post is dedicated to readers who love to bake! Or maybe those who don’t… Or for anyone who just loves a delicious cake!   I would take credit for this incredible cake however I adapted this particular recipe from an Apple Spice Bundt Cake from TasteofHome.com.  I just omitted a few ingredients and added…

Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

Since Thanksgiving is around the corner and many households across the country will be baking pies this year, why not put a twist on a regular pie crust.  Some people prefer to make their own (click HERE for a pie crust recipe), while others prefer to skip the work and just buy store-bought pie crusts….

Sweet Treats: Raspberry Focaccia

For those who are new to my blog I just started my baking journey about 2 years ago. YAY! Why thank you…thank you! For now I am a self taught home-baker and I love to make my baked goodies from scratch.  When I say scratch I mean literally working from the yeast up.  I have only…

Beet Pastry Dough

“How do you get the party started? With a fat beet.”  (insert your laughter here) Ahhh beets! Who isn’t in love with this nutritious veggie? To be honest I rarely buy beets. Why? Because I don’t know what the heck to do with them! I happened to have some just sitting in my fridge for…

Merry Christmas!

Today is Christmas!   Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday with your loved ones!  Be thankful for what you have instead of complaining about what you don’t. Some of you may not know I spent my last Christmas in a hotel due to our house catching on fire (read and see pictures HERE).  It…

Cherry Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

Tomorrow my parents will be celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. That’s a great reason to celebrate right? At the last minute I decided to bake a cake for them. A basic red velvet cake recipe but with a homemade Cherry Vanilla Bean Buttercream frosting.  I was going to do a basic buttercream recipe because this…

Cranberry Almond Florentines

Guess what today is? It’s another day for a scrumptious and effortless recipe! This is a very quick and simple yet yummy treat. I want to call them trail mix cookies because you basically can add any nut, candy and dried fruit mixture to this recipe.  I just decided to use what was on hand…