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Cherry Breakfast Bread

Cherry Breakfast Bread

Many diners offer a selection of different types of toast with their breakfast dishes. I recently ate breakfast at a diner that gave you a few options besides the usual choice of “white, wheat or sourdough.” Their options included homemade blueberry and banana breads, as well as toast. These breads were moist, tender quick breads that were served in generous wedges, rather than the slices ... Read More »

Bites from other Blogs

Bites from other Blogs

When I think about summer, I think about fruit and I incorporate a lot of fresh fruit into my baking. The Road to Honey feels passionate about one summer fruit to make a Watermelon-Inspired Layer Cake that doesn’t use fresh fruit, but definitely captures the spirit of the season. The triple-layer cake uses pink, yellow and green food coloring – as well as a handful ... Read More »

KitchenAid Precise Heat Mixing Bowls

KitchenAid Precise Heat Mixing Bowls

Stand mixers are great tools to have in the kitchen, whether you’re whipping up some whipped cream to garnish a cake or mixing a thick cookie dough. Most of us use out mixers for everyday baking applications, but thanks to the wide range of attachments available for them, they are actually extremely versatile tools to have around. Kitchen Aid has developed a new type of ... Read More »

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 »

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