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Baking Bites for Craftsy: DIY Ice Cream Cakes at Home

Baking Bites for Craftsy: DIY Ice Cream Cakes at Home

Ice cream cakes are a treat that I always looked forward to growing up. I typically only encountered this dessert on special occasions, such as a birthday party, and the triple-thread combination of cake, ice cream and frosting pushed the cake to the top of my “favorite dessert” list. For years, the only ice cream cakes I had were ones that came from an ice ... Read More »

Brownie Baked Alaska

Brownie Baked Alaska

There are some desserts that should never go out of style and a Baked Alaska is one of them. This retro classic is well worth making and it is always a hit when you bring it out at a party. My Brownie Baked Alaska starts with a dark chocolate brownie base that is topped with vanilla ice cream and covered in a layer of fluffy ... Read More »

Naked Cakes: Simply Stunning Cakes

Naked Cakes: Simply Stunning Cakes

I enjoy looking at a beautifully decorated cake just as much as the next baker, but I’ve had enough cakes to know that it is what is underneath all that icing that counts. A good cake is beautiful all on its own and, while it can be fun to go all out with buttercream frosting for a celebratory occasion, a cake doesn’t need frosting to ... Read More »

Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Gluten Free Coconut Chocolate Chunk Cookies

I recently baked up a batch of my Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies and had a friend who cannot eat gluten ask if I could put together a gluten free version of the same recipe, since she is a huge fan of both coconut and chocolate (who isn’t?). Of course, I couldn’t say no to a request that involved a recipe challenge and spent a little ... Read More »

How to Store Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

How to Store Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

Few desserts can top a homemade ice cream sandwich during the summer – especially if you make yours with homemade ice cream and homemade cookies. I typically make a batch of cookies, stuff them all with ice cream and store them in the freezer so that I have them on hand to treat both myself and any visitors who might pop in. When assembling ice ... Read More »

Lemon Zucchini Scones

Lemon Zucchini Scones

Zucchini is a surprisingly good ingredient to bake with and, while I’ll never get tired of recipes like my Double Chocolate Zucchini Bread, quick breads aren’t the only baked good you can make with zucchini! These Lemon Zucchini Scones are just one example of many different things you can make with zucchini. The scones come together quickly and easily, and don’t require a huge quantity ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

Fresh fruit cobblers are one of my favorite summertime desserts. When my kitchen is full of in-season summer fruits, I find myself making them two or three times as often as I do during the rest of the year. My Blueberry and Nectarine Skillet Cobbler is just one example of a recent creation, however there are all kinds of other cobblers out there to choose ... Read More »

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