Monthly Archives: September 2015

Chocolate Praline Crunch Cake with Bourbon Chocolate Mousse

About a month ago there was a baseball game that grad students were encouraged to attend. With the promise of free food, (though admittedly it turned out to be non-vegetarian burgers… Yay cheese sandwich?!) my roommate and I checked it … Continue reading

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Bourbon Apple Lollipops

To continue the theme of Fall baking, I threw together the Bourbon Apple Lollipops for a friend’s birthday at the end of the week. She loves hard cider and I figured this would be more interesting than being yet another … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

This is it. I have found it. The PERFECT peanut butter chocolate dessert! Dense, moist, like a peanut butter cookie in cake form, with just enough dark chocolate thrown in to keep things from being too sweet. Layer upon layer … Continue reading

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Flurry Bars– Plus A Vegan Version!

I think I’ve officially created my first brand-new recipe! I almost always take recipes from different places and put them together into a cake or another dessert, and I’m constantly switching out ingredients, but this time I used only the … Continue reading

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Chai Cake with Orange Zest Chai Frosting

This week there was an afternoon where I wore jeans and a long-sleeve shirt. I even had a light scarf on for a while until I got to walking. I guess that means fall is on its way. With Fall … Continue reading

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Raspberry Almond Sweet Rolls

Warning:  These are AMAZING and you will want to eat the entire pan. I seriously had to shove some into the back of the freezer to prevent myself from doing just that! The dough is perfectly soft and a little … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Poptarts

This was the first thing I made in my new apartment in Burlington! My roommate and I wanted to have people from our little house over, just to meet everyone. I knew I needed to bake something, but I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Almond Scones

I know, I know, how can you have a recipe post without a picture? I totally failed on this one. Next time, I promise! Ok, I’ll admit this up front– I have yet to find a scone recipe I’m really … Continue reading

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Perfect Vanilla Cake with Strawberries

Towards the end of the summer I was craving something sweet, simple, and classic. I have baked white cakes before, but I am always looking for better recipes. I knew I wanted to pair it with strawberries (I have such … Continue reading

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Earl Grey Cake with Almond Shortbread, Orange, and Chocolate

One of the last things I baked in Virginia was this subtle cake with a deep flavor. I’d had the idea for some sort of Earl Grey cake or cupcake floating around in my head for a while. I was … Continue reading

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