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

Scones

Classic Brilliant British Scones

Happy spring, everybody! It’s finally here!! I could not be happier. Finally, the hoping and wishing is done and the sun is truly shining… not just my UV lamp. Today in Boston the temperature is in the high 70s and the city is alive with the sights, sounds, and smells of spring, from newly blooming crocuses…… Continue reading Classic Brilliant British Scones

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

Muffins · Scones

Autumn Pumpkin Scones with Drizzled Caramel

Oh my gosh you guys! It’s almost fall… a.k.a. the best season, ahem, best BAKING season of the year. And I am celebrating the start of fall with Autumn Pumpkin Scones with Drizzled Caramel! Yay!These scones are the epitome of autumn. They evoke memories of hayrides and pumpkins, costumes and candy… and, they’re prefect to serve…… Continue reading Autumn Pumpkin Scones with Drizzled Caramel

Bars

One-Bowl Chocolate Chunk Brownies

I absolutely loathe cleaning up the kitchen after I bake. With tons of pots, pans, bowls, spatulas, whisks, ramekins, and everything in between sitting in the sink, it can take forever to wash it all!  After seeing the gorgeous brownies in the photo above, you must think they require a bunch of bowls for mixing and whipping…… Continue reading One-Bowl Chocolate Chunk Brownies

Pies

Sweet Summer Blueberry Pie

Summer is just the best, isn’t it? The warm weather, relaxing days, and, of course, the pie!  Growing up, every summer my grandpa would spend one hot day in our beach house kitchen, making a pie for dessert that night. After having my family’s classic Italian spaghetti and meatballs, he would pull out a beautiful homemade…… Continue reading Sweet Summer Blueberry Pie