Cakes

Victoria Sponge Cake

You guys, do you know for sure if you have to be British to be a contestant on The Great British Baking Show? The internet says yes, you do, but I’m still crossing my fingers for a loophole. I love GBBS with a passion only a baking-obsessed individual can possess. A perfect evening for me consists…… Continue reading Victoria Sponge Cake

Cakes

Sparkled Cranberry Chocolate Christmas Cake

Hi, you guys, and happy holidays! I have some really exciting holiday recipes to share with you all, starting with this Sparkled Cranberry Chocolate Christmas Cake ! I made this cake for my family’s get-together on Christmas day, and it was a huge hit. From being a perfect centerpiece to our dessert table, to tasting decadent…… Continue reading Sparkled Cranberry Chocolate Christmas Cake

Cookies

Chocolate French Macarons

To even some of the most accomplished pastry chefs in the world, macarons are daunting. They’re infamous for their unpredictability in baking, and their impossible reputation scares away most bakers. To be honest, I was afraid when I first made these macarons. I assumed they would turn out horribly. But, when I baked these macarons…… Continue reading Chocolate French Macarons

Cakes

Peanut Butter Chocolate 4-Layer Ombre Cake

Peanut butter. Chocolate. Peanut butter and chocolate. Together. In a cake. A Peanut Butter Chocolate 4-Layer Ombre Cake. Although this cake may look difficult to make, I promise you – it’s easier than it appears! After making a base cake recipe, each layer is created by stirring in different additional ingredients, like cocoa powder or…… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate 4-Layer Ombre Cake

Cupcakes

Vanilla French Toast Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting

Let’s all just take a moment for French toast. Ever since I was little, I remember my mom making me and my sister French toast on the weekends. She used challah bread, vanilla, cinnamon, and a mountain of fresh, warm berries and grilled bananas on top. It was absolutely amazing. If you aren’t making your French toast with…… Continue reading Vanilla French Toast Cupcakes with Maple Cinnamon Buttercream Frosting