Chocolate Pots de Crème

Sometimes you need something rich and decadent. This is one of those things. Chocolate pots de crème, accented by a coffee flavor (if you want). And this is a no-bake recipe. Great for warm weather (which we have here in South Africa at the moment – Northern Hemisphere folks, sorry about the snow and stuff)….

Cinnamon Sugar Crisps {recipe}

Does anyone else love Cinnamon Toast Crunch? I do. As a thirty-something supposed adult, I proudly join the legions of school-age kids who love sugary cereal. Back in the States, when I needed a pick-me-up, I would sometimes buy a box of Cinnamon Toast Crunch and eat it by the handful, straight out of the…

Checkerboard Cookies

Recipe from Joy of Baking. This was my first attempt at making these classic checkerboard cookies so the only things I changed in this recipe were omitting the hazelnuts and orange zest. I think that I will play around with the recipe a bit more when I make these again, including using matcha (green tea)…

No-knead Bread

I. Love. Bread. But more than that, I love fresh, homemade bread. It is my weakness. Give me a thick slice of warm, freshly baked bread with some butter and maybe a sprinkling of sea salt, and I will be your friend forever. Aside from how AMAZING it is to have the aroma of baking…

Whoopie for Whoopie Pies!

A couple of weeks ago, I received a message from my sister-in-law asking for help. She had been coerced into being the team representative for a company bake-off and needed help in finding a recipe for something tasty, easy to make, and award-winning 😉 I sent along 3 recipes – one for cupcakes, and two…