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Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

Champagne Cheesecake :: A Happy New Year’s Dessert MUST ((a NEW Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology))

I am happy to share another simple, satisfying, beautifully rustic recipe I have written for Sinkology, perfect for your New Year’s festivities! The complete recipe can be seen over on the Sinkology Blog!

Simple 2-Ingredient Belgian Chocolate Ganache ((Part 4 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

Simple 2-Ingredient Belgian Chocolate Ganache ((Part 4 of the “BUSY Mom Cooks” recipe series))

This is a “pull a rabbit out of the hat” recipe if ever there was one. You know what I mean, right??

Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

***THANKSGIVING DESSERT RECIPE ALERT***

Okay friends, I am going to blast a few recipes out over the next week. There will be very little commentary – not because they are not commentary worthy, but because this momma is full-up with life. These are TOO GOOD to them let slip away into my vault of recipes that never make there way to the light of the blog!

You know these recipes must good, or else there is NO way I would stop and share. Maybe they will help bring a little “slow-down” to your days – so ready or not, here they come! Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Crunch Cake — THE Dessert you have been looking for! (Part 1 of the “Busy Mom Approved” recipe series)

Mini Birthday Cookie Sandwiches, with Homemade Birthday Cake Buttercream

Mini Birthday Cookie Sandwiches, with Homemade Birthday Cake Buttercream

Sigh. Gracie did it. She went and added another finger to her age – and to make matters worse, that particular finger is on her second hand.  Well, and I didn’t even mention the trifecta of heartache :: she lost her first tooth ((twice, that is 

Old-Fashioned Fresh Strawberry Sheet Cake & Stove-Top Strawberry Buttercream

Old-Fashioned Fresh Strawberry Sheet Cake & Stove-Top Strawberry Buttercream

This cake is a twist on one of my all-time favorite cakes EVER — the White Texas Sheet Cake. We recently celebrated dad’s birthday, and I got the pleasure of making him his birthday cake. Before the party, I was talking with dad and he 

Brown Sugar Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Stove-Top Buttercream

Brown Sugar Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Stove-Top Buttercream

I have had my “stuck on a deserted island with one food” scenario planned out for years ((um, Chick-fil-A original chicken sandwich)). But after taking the first bite of this cake, I officially changed my mind. This cake — no kidding. If I was stuck in a deserted island and could only eat one food for the rest of my life, I would choose this cake. Now, if I could just find that deserted island. Continue reading Brown Sugar Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Stove-Top Buttercream

Creme Brûlée Bars

Creme Brûlée Bars

While meal planning for our yearly family vacay at the lake, I began daydreaming about dessert possibilities. I knew right off the bat I would be making these Cheesecake-filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars ((and they were SO good)). But I was torn over the next dessert – Table Rock 

Cheesecake-filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

Cheesecake-filled Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

I have been searching for a yummy new bar cookie recipe and recently came across this recipe on Pinterest and knew I had found “the one”. I love the traditional brown sugar & butter rich chocolate chip cookie. But, I instantly became obsessed with the idea 

Miss Colleen’s Perfect Pound Cake ((a time-tested vintage recipe))

Miss Colleen’s Perfect Pound Cake ((a time-tested vintage recipe))

Well over a year ago, I was visiting mom & dad’s church. Actually, I was visiting the church AND the potluck dinner & I tasted this pound cake — buttery, dense, moist with a hint of lemon. I instantly began searching for the baker who made such a delicious PERFECT pound cake. I was not surprised to learn Miss Colleen was the talent behind the cake. I asked if she would mind sharing her recipe and  Continue reading Miss Colleen’s Perfect Pound Cake ((a time-tested vintage recipe))

Wedding Cake in a Jar — this will change your life!!

Wedding Cake in a Jar — this will change your life!!

I am in love with this dessert! Yes, I think I want to marry it. I mean, who doesn’t LOVE wedding cake?? This girl sure loves a good piece of wedding cake! I began dreaming of putting all of the perfect wedding cake elements into a 

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Stovetop Caramel Buttercream ((Birthday Cake time!!))

Banana Chocolate Chip Cake with Stovetop Caramel Buttercream ((Birthday Cake time!!))

Whew!! What a cake this is! But before I tell you all about this cake, let me tell you a little about the birthday boy. He was born 11 years ago today at 4:06 am. I am so proud of the fact that he was 

Birthday Cake Cheesecake with Sweet Almond Buttercream & Sprinkles

Birthday Cake Cheesecake with Sweet Almond Buttercream & Sprinkles

Cheesecake is Shepy Ray’s favorite dessert. So, as his 9th ((wow — seems like he should be 4, sniff)) birthday approached, I started making cheesecake plans. Shepy wanted Sour Cherry Topped Homemade Vanilla Cheesecake. However, I had something more birthday-ish” in mind. Something sprinkl-ey and layered with buttercream. Yes, I went there! I combined the perfect buttercream cake & the perfect cheesecake into one dessert. And I liked it.  Continue reading Birthday Cake Cheesecake with Sweet Almond Buttercream & Sprinkles