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Banana Nut Bread Cookies

Banana Nut Bread Cookies

Banana bread is one of my go-to recipes when I have ripe bananas in my kitchen. The quick bread is easy to make – especially if I’m using a one bowl recipe – but these Banana Nut Bread Cookies are even quicker, thanks to the shorter baking time that cookies require over full sized banana bread loaves.┬áThe cookies are soft and cakey, not unlike “regular” ... Read More »

Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake

Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake

Pineapple upside down cakes are always a crowd pleaser when I make them. I get the most requests – believe it or not – for my Hawaiian Spam Pineapple Upside Down Cake, which has an unusual sweet-savory element to it that makes it very addictive. This Pineapple Upside Down Loaf Cake is an easy and delicious version of a traditional pineapple upside down cake. Baked ... Read More »

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt and Cinnamon Streusel

Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake with Greek Yogurt

If you’re preparing a weekend brunch, a homemade coffee cake is a must-make item. It’s a brunch staple because it is delicious – and this streusel-laden Vanilla Bean Coffee Cake is even more delicious than most. It is made with greek yogurt, which contributes to the dense, but tender, crumb of the cake and gives the cake a hint of tanginess that contrasts well with ... Read More »

Angel Food Cake French Toast

Angel Food Cake French Toast

There are many ways to enjoy Angel Food Cake and this Angel Food Cake French Toast just might be the best one yet. The recipe is exactly what it sounds like: slices of homemade angel food cake are used to make some of the most delicious french toast you’ve ever eaten. Angel food cake is ideal for making french toast because its light, spongy texture ... Read More »

Tequila Sunrise

How to Make a Tequila Sunrise Cocktail

I love making Tequila Sunrises when I’m entertaining for brunch. While champagne cocktails and bellinis have a festive carbonation to them, I like the colors and the simplicity of these a bit better. Plus, I feel obligated to use up the whole bottle of champagne when I’m making cocktails with it because I don’t want it to lose its carbonation. That means that when I’m ... Read More »

Tequila Sunrise Muffins

Tequila Sunrise Muffins

A Tequila Sunrise is a classic brunch cocktail and one of the most popular uses for tequila outside of a margarita. The cocktail is easy to make, with a combination of fresh orange juice, tequila and grenadine – with the grenadine playing a key part by adding both color and sweetness to the drink. These Tequila Sunrise Muffins are inspired by the cocktail and use ... Read More »

Giant Kitchen Sink Cookies

Giant Kitchen Sink Cookies

Most cookie recipes only include a few mix-ins at a time. Chocolate chips and walnuts. Raisins and pecans. White chocolate and apricot. These Giant Kitchen Sink Cookies are not that type of cookie. These cookies are loaded with – as the name suggests – everything but the kitchen sink and that includes oatmeal, dark chocolate chunks, coconut chips, dried apricots, dried cherries and toasted pecans. ... Read More »

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