Breakfast · Muffins · Science

Healthy Pumpkin Pie Muffins

These healthy pumpkin pie muffins are so fluffy and delicious that you won’t even know they’re whole wheat and and packed with almost 1/4 cup of pumpkin per muffin! Each muffin has only 176 calories! I have a quick apology and explanation as to why I was missing for a solid two months. (Then we will get into… Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Pie Muffins

Baking 101 · Cakes · Classic · Frosting · Recipes · Science

The Best Vanilla Cake

 This vanilla cake is the best vanilla cake I’ve ever had.The melted butter and a little bit of Greek yogurt result in a moist, tight crumb and is overflowing with vanilla, butter-y flavor. Put a thick layer of this fantastic frosting on it and you will be in vanilla cake heaven. Vanilla cake is/can be/maybe… Continue reading The Best Vanilla Cake

Baking 101 · Classic · Cookies · Experiments · old fashioned · Peanut butter · Recipes · Science

The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

These are the best peanut butter cookies I’ve ever had. They “melt in your mouth” because of the loads of peanut butter, shortening and powdered sugar. You won’t be able to stop at one! Dear baking world, Every baker needs an excellent peanut butter cookie in their repertoire. I mean, nothing is as classic and… Continue reading The Best Peanut Butter Cookies

Breads · Fall · Fruit · Recipes · Science

Spiced Apple Bread

This spiced apple bread is positively bursting with fall-ness. It is full of apple chunks, cinnamon and nutmeg. It is dense, moist and downright delicious. Welcome fall with this delightful dessert! I think every baking blogger has the same sentiment about this time of year: autumn/fall/leaves-are-turning-pretty-colors-season is the time of year when we can unabashedly… Continue reading Spiced Apple Bread

Baking 101 · Chocolate · Classic · Cookies · Drop cookies · Recipes · Science

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

 These chocolate chip cookies are everything a chocolate chip cookie should be: chewy on the edges, soft and gooey in the middle; sweet and a little bit salty, with a deep caramel flavor. The secret? Bread flour and obscene amounts of brown sugar. This recipe was a long time in the making. I tried a… Continue reading The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Baking 101 · Cakes · Cupcakes · Frosting · Recipes · Science

Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting

 These funfetti cupcakes are fluffy, moist and sprinkle-filled. Add a thick layer of cake batter frosting and these are perfect for any celebration! Who can resist a funfetti cupcake? I don’t know if it’s the sprinkles or what, but whenever I see a funfetti cupcake, I feel a child-like excitement bubble up in me and I… Continue reading Funfetti Cupcakes with Cake Batter Frosting