Baking 101 · Cakes · Classic · Recipes · Science

Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

 This brown sugar almond pound cake is extraordinarily moist and dense and overflows with almond and caramel flavor. The secret twist is the cream cheese center that bakes and swirls into the cake! Don’t forget the delicious lemon glaze to top it all off. One thing I’ve learned during my time as a baking blogger is… Continue reading Brown Sugar Almond Pound Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Cakes · Chocolate · Cupcakes · Gluten free · Recipes · Science

Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

 This is one of my favorite chocolate cupcake recipes and they happen to be gluten free, but they’re so rich, chocolatey and delicious that you certainly won’t miss the flour.  These cupcakes. My first experience with quinoa cake was in the bakery I used to work at. My boss liked making gluten free desserts and… Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Cupcakes

Chocolate · Drop cookies · No bake · Peanut butter

Butterscotch Peanut Butter Clusters

These no bake clusters are full of butterscotch and peanut butter (the world’s most irresistible combo) and are stuffed full of pretzels, M&Ms and peanuts! It has been quite the crazy past three weeks. In short, I got pneumonia a week before my birthday and then we went to New York City. I was fine for a few… Continue reading Butterscotch Peanut Butter Clusters

Cakes · Classic · Experiments · old fashioned · Recipes · Science · sheet cake

Hot Milk Cake

This old-fashioned recipe for classic vanilla cake makes a velvety smooth, delicious classic vanilla cake. Top it with whipped cream and fruit and it’s the perfect summer dessert! *Lots of cake science in this post!* The one thing that I am a sucker for is cake fresh out of the oven. Especially if it’s a… Continue reading Hot Milk Cake

Baking 101 · Chocolate · Classic · Drop cookies · Every Thirty Days Experiment · Science

The Every Thirty Days Experiment 1

The Every Thirty Days Experiment 1: Flour Family, Meet Chocolate Chip Cookie How Flour Type and Protein Content Affect Cookies Two things changed my life this week. The first: Levain Bakery. What is Levain Bakery, you ask? Levain Bakery is a bakery in New York City that is known for their cookies. I had it on… Continue reading The Every Thirty Days Experiment 1