Berry Crumble Cake

Who loves to bake cake? I wanted to share a recipe that wasn’t complicated and something you guys could easily follow and didn’t have to buy too many ingredients.  It’s a simple crumble cake that takes little time and effort and taste delicious! Ingredients (Crumble) 1/2 cup of brown sugar (light or dark) 1 1/2…

Isomalt Jewels

For all you bakers and pastry chefs out there I am sure you have visited your local cake supply store and have come across Isomalt sticks or edible jewels to decorate your baked goods with.  To be honest I had never heard of isomalt until I watched a particular program on the Food Network and the gentleman…

Flashback Fridays: Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread

Chocolate Banana Marshmallow Bread with Marshmallow Glaze. Yep you read that right! Actually this was just something I did out of boredom to test but it came out really yummy! It’s just a basic recipe for banana bread with marshmallows and added unsweetened cocoa with the flour mixture. For the glaze I just added a…

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…

DIY Project: Making Your Own Colored Sanding Sugar

This is probably one of the most undemanding and yet fun things to do! Making colored sanding sugar is great for that extra kick when decorating your baked goods such as cakes and cupcakes. Let’s get started shall we! HERE IS WHAT YOU WILL NEED: sugar (I used pure cane) gel food coloring plastic heavy duty zip…

Homemade Apple Pie

I wish I had a recipe for this but I don’t.  Truth is this is the first time EVER I have made a pie from scratch. From the crust to the filling everything was homemade.  Actually no one cooked in my family this year, we opted for catering at our favorite restaurant.  My son has…