No Knead Skillet Focaccia

You know what the worst part of being quarantined for me is?  Not being able to bake for all my friends who are also in quarantine.  Seriously. My daughter bought a new cast iron skillet so I had to try it out and this focaccia was just the ticket.  It turned out delicious. 2 cups … Continue reading

Classic Lemon Bars

I have been in Mississippi for the past month working on a movie that got shut down with only a week to go due to the Corona virus but I did get in some baking while I was there before the virus starting disrupting all of our lives.  The hair and makeup ladies asked if … Continue reading

Gold Sprinkle Wedding Cake

I think this is one of my favorite wedding cakes that I’ve ever done.  I love the look of the uniformity of the sprinkles on the top layer and then the randomness of them on the bottom layer. The cake was Funfetti made from this recipe here. The buttercream icing was made from this recipe … Continue reading

Easy Chocolate Chip Brownies

Is there anything better than a homemade chocolate chip brownie right from the oven?  Well, maybe a few things but you get my point, right?  These will go into the regular rotation, they were that good. 2 cups sugar 1 3/4 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon salt 5 eggs 1 cup canola oil … Continue reading

Chocolate Cake Mix Cupcakes

Made some cupcakes yesterday for a couple of birthdays. The ones with the gumballs were for my friend Reed who was celebrating his 10th birthday. These with the Kit Kats were for my friend Rebecca. I saved one to sample and it was delicious! cupcakes 1 box chocolate cake mix 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup … Continue reading

Blondies with Caramel Chips

If you’re looking for something rich and gooey, you’ve found it!  I made them for my neighbor Amber’s birthday but kept just a couple for us to try, they were yummy. 1 cup butter, melted 1 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 eggs plus 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla 2 1/2 cups flour … Continue reading

Annie’s Soft Pretzels

I’ve been wanting to give homemade pretzels a try and my friend Ann had a recipe for them so I gave it a shot and they were so yummy!  The top one is cinnamon and sugar and the bottom is salty, the cinnamon and sugar were the winners, they were gone ASAP. dough 3 1/2 … Continue reading