Everyone loves apple picking, but what do you do with all those apples once you get home? You bake with them! This light cake is brightened with a hint of lemon and stands out with it’s apple layer. Scroll down for more pictures, hope you enjoy!
I was house/offspring sitting again and since I had the help, decided to tackle a recipe I’ve always wanted to try – whoopie pies! Traditional recipes have a marshmallow filling, but we used cream cheese icing because my ‘baking assistant’ loves it and we didn’t feel like going out to buy Fluff. We made them and even though we both bake a lot, we were shocked at how good they were. The only downside is that because you put two together, it only makes 12 servings and you’re going to want more! Continue reading
This recipe comes from my 12 year old sister’s best friend Georgia. It’s such a simple and great recipe, and it’s dairy-free! I’ve included the original hand-written recipe she gave my family a couple years ago after we had it at her house, see below it’s pretty cute. Continue reading
I made this cake for my Bubbie’s 85th birthday on Sunday and she kept the leftovers, which says a lot! Not to be confused with my Nana, my Bubbie is my other grandmother and the two are opposites. While Nana liked funky, Bubbie prefers classic or conservative. I remember my Nana for her baking, and Bubbie stands out in my mind for her cooking Continue reading
After already deciding to and completing baking this cake, I realized that I had made a recipe with coconut last week (Amazing Oatmeal Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies), makes you think I have a thing for coconut! The truth is, I do, but I’m kind of (unfortunately) a coconut snob. You see, my grandparents had a house on the Caribbean island Grenada, also known as the Island of Spice. I grew up going there for a few weeks a year until the age of ten, Continue reading