Tag: dessert

Applesauce Cake with Maple Cream Glaze

Applesauce Cake with Maple Cream Glaze

It’s a cold, snowy day in Oklahoma and I can’t help but feel like baking! I LOVE this Applesauce Cake for times like this. Not only is it an EASY one-bowl cake, it’s also such a delicious smelling cake!

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler :: All the classic flavors of a perfect pecan pie baked in a cobbler with a buttery, cakey pecan-biscuit crust!

Buttered Pecan Sheet Cake

Buttered Pecan Sheet Cake

I always tell my students ‘chef’s choice’. When you’re the boss in the kitchen, you get to decide flavors, ingredients and menu. That’s why it’s important to know what to do in the kitchen! Well, this sheet cake recipe is a perfect example of that principle – Buttered Pecan Sheet Cake was my flavor of choice!

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Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

This red wine hot chocolate is a simple, warm, decadent, drinkable dessert. Sure to add flare and flavor and fun to your seasonal snacking!

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler with Oat Hazelnut Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler with Oat Hazelnut Crumble

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler – the perfect summer sweet!

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

Salted Carmel and Cream Cheese topped with Walnut + Oat Crumble

How about a yummy 5 ingredient dessert for your next fall gathering?! And no oven AND only minutes in the skillet?? Are you in?!

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Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

Midnight Plum Cobbler w/ a Simple Streusel Topping

I’m not sure it can get any simpler than a fresh fruit cobbler and streusel topping. But thanks to one little trick, I think I’ve found a way to make ‘easy’ even easier!

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

Fresh (Strawberry + Blackberry) Slab Pie

This Slab Pie is a twist on the Fresh Strawberry Pie my mom is pretty much famous for. Well …. famous in our little circle of the planet. Mom’s Fresh Strawberry Pie recipe originally came from a little 1970’s county extension cookbook (you can check 

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

Cocoa + Rye Bread Crumb Brownies

You read it right – bread crumb brownies. Ever heard of such a thing?? Well, as weird as these brownies my sound – they actually make perfect sense. Not only are they sensible — they’re CRAZY tasty.

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Turkish Delight Cake

Turkish Delight Cake

Thanks to a recent Chronicles of Narnia themed school party (and signing up to bring a dessert), I was inspired to create this “Turkish Delight Cake”. But I can’t take all of the creative credit – here’s how it went down: 

My New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My New Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

“I’ve never met a chocolate chip cookie I didn’t like”? Chewy, crisp, cakey, thin — doesn’t matter as long as there’s chocolate involved?! Well, I love a good chocolate chip cookie – but I prefer a great chocolate chip cookie … don’t you? My favorite 

Washington Cherry Upside-Down Cake

Washington Cherry Upside-Down Cake

Oh my. Cherry Upside-Down Cake. You really must taste it.

People often ask me – “why ‘Food for a Year’? Do you make meal plans? Do you show people how to store up enough food for a year?”….  I think this recipe a good way to answer that question. Our years are filled with traditions, seasons, celebrations, travel, schedules, work, monotony and once-in-a-lifetime moments. And this Cherry Upside-Down Cake blends several of these into one gorgeous, memorable dessert.

While on our recent stay in Washington State (Orcas Island to be exact), my friend, Angie, joined us for several days. It just so happened that her stay was during our shared birthday week — which can only mean one thing :: cake. Continue reading Washington Cherry Upside-Down Cake