Chocolate Lava Cakes

When I think of a romantic dinner and what dessert would top things off perfectly, I think of Lava Cakes.  They’re rich and creamy and decadent and …well, I could keep going.  All of this adds up to they are the perfect finish to a romantic meal. I have not made these before, just experienced…

Bourbon Pumpkin Cheesecake

Some times I get lost in a sea of postings and recipes and ideas for cooking online.  It can be over whelming between the ‘this looks good,’ or ‘I like the idea of this recipe,’ or sometimes ‘this looks really cool, but I’m not sure I want to eat that.’  Then there are times when…

Rock & Roll Chocolate Cake

If there ever is a time you are in search of a good Chocolate Cake Recipe, you can stop looking because this is it.  By far, the best chocolate cake/make it from scratch/stay moist for days cake I have ever had.  I think it is the addition of coffee and since you have heard of my love…

Mini Lemon Cheese Cake Bites

 There a some things that upon first bite, you fall in love and you just know that there is a little piece of heaven going on right here on earth in the form of a Mini Lemon Cheese Cake Bite.  Now, if you are watching your waist line or dairy is not your friend, this…

Chocolate Layer Cake with Raspberry Ganache

It’s birthday time…bring on the candles, cake, balloons and everyone to our house!!!  Oh, it’s not my birthday, but that kind of makes it more special because it’s time to make a cake!  And not just any cake, but a piece of chocolate heaven, layered with more chocolate and then topped with…you guessed it…chocolate.  Oh,…

Spiced Pumpkin Layer Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

My big Thanksgiving feast last year only added to my inspiration for creating the website.  The table looked wonderful, my cooking skills had improved enough to conquer a big meal and somewhere in the back of my mind, I think I knew these recipes would make it out for the for the rest of the world…

Experiment with Fondant

The desire to play with fondant had been growing and the thought of decorating a beautiful or fun or funky cake was almost too exciting to stop thinking about.  My usual perusal through foodie websites and flipping through shows like Cake Boss and Extreme Challenge on TV only encouraged this desire.  As everyone knows, I…

Yogurt Cardamon Cake

In a pinch, this cake is a go to quick and incredibly moist and tasty dessert.  The recipe began with the Yogurt Cake, which can be thrown together in under 5 minutes and baked in another 40 minutes.   This cake has been made more than once and is a hit with kids.  To shake things…