Cake

Everything’s Better With Beer Cupcakes

salted caramel chocolate beer cupcake

The title says it all with this one: Everything is better with beer. I got challenged to make something sweet and delicious using the impeccable Samuel Adams Boston Lager as a main ingredient. Now, as someone who has never found a bad day, a good day, or a cut of meat that beer didn’t make better (obligatory always drink responsibly), ...

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No Bake Berry Cheesecake

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Alright, I’ve got a ridiculously easy dessert here that tastes like summer. That’s all I could think digging into it last night, looking out the back window at all the snow. This is one of the most refreshing desserts I’ve every had, and it’s exactly the pick-me-up this house needed after a lazy weekend spent indoors. It’s just a bonus ...

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Old Fashioned Gingerbread Cake

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Sorry for the huge breaks between posts. I’m fighting pneumonia for the second time in a month, and just taking care of the two kids seems to be doing me in most days. That’s not what you’re here for though, to hear me complaining, so lets get to the cake! Bo and Oliver are huge gingerbread fans, and as I ...

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Jam Swirrled Muffins

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Alright, back to baking! There is one heck of an explanation to the delay, but I’ll post that to the life section later. For now, on to the muffins! I finally started dipping my toes into the whole canning experience this summer. I am a fan. A fan who didn’t realize just how long it can take to do a ...

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Blueberry Cheesecake Tart with a Shortbread Crust

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Blueberries are delicious. Even more so when they’re in season and fresh from the fields. The berries I used were not. They were on sale at the grocery store and that’s enough of a reason for me to try and do something fabulous with them. Farm ones just would have been even better. This started because I felt like cheesecake, and ...

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Brown Sugar Skillet Cake

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Ok, I REALLY like this recipe. It comes together so quick I literally made it in-between trips to the bbq to flip chicken, and it baked up in the oven while we ate. You see how wonderful this is right? I mean, it makes me look like a wiz in the kitchen, one who is always capable of looking after ...

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