Chocolate Stout Snack Cake with Espresso Buttercream

Over the years, my honest feelings about a lack of love for making cakes has been written about on this blog. I love to eat cake, not make them. However, it’s time to officially change that statement. I love making cakes… if it’s a snack cake. Snack cakes have a been around for a while, […]

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Coffee Cardamom Creme Brulee

A few weeks ago, I posted an Instagram Story poll asking which flavor combination of crème brûlée people would prefer to eat: Lavender of Coffee Cardamom. The latter won in a landslide with people sending messages sharing their love of this spiced flavor combination. So, here it is! Coffee Cardamom Crème Brûlée. A silky custard […]

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Sourdough Waffles

It’s been almost a year since everyone began creating their sourdough starters during the pandemic lockdown. It took me awhile to decide to start my own, but the thought of creating light and crisp sourdough waffles was enough of an incentive to finally commit. Sourdough waffles use leftover sourdough starter discard as the base for […]

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Chocolate Molten Lava Cake for Two

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, so it’s time to indulge in a romantic chocolate dessert for two. This version of a chocolate molten lava cake has an elevated twist from the traditional one. It features a rich dark chocolate cake with a flowing chocolate sauce center made possible with the addition of a scoop of silky […]

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