Classic · Cookies · Science

Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies

Snickerdoodle cookies are always a crowd favorite! This recipe makes soft, thick and fluffy Snickerdoodles brimming with that classic cinnamon flavor. Snickerdoodle cookies hold a very special place in my heart. The first baking adventures that I embarked on began with my mom’s Snickerdoodle cookie recipe. One time during one of these baking excursions, I did… Continue reading Soft and Thick Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

These cornbread cupcakes have that classic cornbread taste but are more cake-like due to cake flour and the creaming method! Top them off with maple buttercream frosting and these are some of the best cupcakes I’ve ever had! I am a huge fan of cornbread. My love for cornbread began at Famous Dave’s. They serve cornbread muffins… Continue reading Sweet Cornbread Cupcakes

Baking 101 · Every Thirty Days Experiment · Experiments · Science

The Every Thirty Days Experiment 2: Bring On The Heat

Hello! Welcome to my second Every Thirty Days Experiment. Today, I bring you something extra special and magical and mystifying. It’s the oven. Or rather, how hot your oven is running. When you bake any baked good, you typically bake at 350 degrees fahrenheit. (Muffins are an exception. You usually bake those around 400 degrees.)… Continue reading The Every Thirty Days Experiment 2: Bring On The Heat

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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

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

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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