A classic spring dessert is the traditional carrot cake. In these quick and easy carrot cake muffins they bring the classic flavor into a easy handheld breakfast that is perfect for any morning. The muffins come out super moist and packed with carrots, pecans and spice flavor. Then topped with a hefty layer of cream cheese frosting makes them a great treat through the day, especially for breakfast. The muffins can be frozen without the frosting wrapped individually or in freezer storage bags.
The Classic paring of orange and chocolate is really popular and common around the holidays especially when you see those iconic Terry's Chocolate Orange floating around. If you don't know what a terry chocolate orange is a chocolate shaped orange that if opened correctly it opens into a perfectly sectioned "orange" of chocolate. In these chocolate orange brownies, you get a similar flavor in a rich, moist cake like brownie. The brownies are speckled with pecan pieces and have a bold orange flavor which pairs excellent with the chocolate brownie. If you are not nut friendly, you can substitute with equal portions of mini chocolate chips.
The Orange Blossom Muffin is classic muffin that is simple to prepare and full of citrus flavor and crunchy pecan pieces. It's a great muffin if you are not a big fan of over sweet muffins but still has enough sweetness to enjoy. The muffins take about 10 -15 minutes to prepare and about an additional 15 minutes to bake and come out moist and fluffy. In a air tight container, they will last for a few days.
Bananas and peanut butter is a classic combination. In this Banana Peanut butter bread, the standard banana bread is brought to the next level, especially if you are a peanut butter lover. (I have two of them in my house) The bread comes out super moist and tender, exactly what you are looking for in a loaf of banana bread. Plus the peanut butter adds a sweet and salty flavor that elevates the already great banana flavor. It is a great change up to the classic banana bread to make it unique but also delicious change that your family will love.
These Macadamia espresso cookies are crisp around the edges but soft and gooey in the middle packed with espresso and nut flavors. They are great treat for anytime, besides right before bed for obvious reasons. They are not the sweetest cookie, but with the addition of the drizzled chocolate helps balance out the flavors. They are a great grown up cookie to make that go great with a cup of coffee or milk.
Focaccia is a classic large, round, flat Italian bread is drizzled in olive oil then sprinkled typically with crushed basil or rosemary leaves. Focaccia tends to have a soft texture, airy and full of olive oil flavor throughout. In this sun dried tomato and herb focaccia there is an addition of flavorful sun-dried tomatoes scatter throughout the loaf. Focaccia is a quick and easy type of yeast bread that can be made in a little more than 1 hour. It is a perfect table bread and accompaniment to your next Italian style meal or even any meal. It also makes a great sandwich bread or just a snack.
As the holidays are coming to an end its is time to get back into work mode. One of my go to morning breakfast if the classic muffin. It is just so simple to make and easy to grab as you are walking out the door on a busy morning. These raspberry coffee cake muffins are insanely easy to make and soon enough your home will be filled the smell of fresh baked goodness. These raspberry coffee cake muffins don't just have one layer of great streusel topping, but has an additional layer in the middle that give an extra crunch (plus who doesn't like more streusel topping) and great flavor of the fresh raspberries.
If you are looking for a new and fun way to make chocolate chip cookies you got to check these cookies out. These raspberry and white chocolate cookies are soft, chewing and busting with delicious flavors from the white chocolate and fresh raspberries. Also the raspberries don't just add flavor to these cookies it also brings a beautiful red color swirled throughout the cookies. These cookies are very easy to make and can be made in well under 30 minutes from start to finish.
A classic style of cookie is the sandwich cookie which uses two cookies and fills them with variety of different filling. In the holiday season it tends to be two sugar cookie with a jam filling. In these blackberry walnut sandwich cookies, I use two buttery, nutty shortbread cookies packed with finely chopped walnuts then filled with tart blackberry jam between. Then finished off with a dusting of powdered sugar. Check out the recipe below in this post.
Brownie are the one of the most common desserts that can be loved at any time and these caramel turtle brownies are to die for delicious. These caramel turtle brownies are soft and gooey, packed with a rich chocolate flavor, filled with fresh homemade caramel and topped with crunchy pecan pieces. If the caramel making processed seems hard, don't worry it is really simple as long as you keep an eye on it and is totally worth it at the end. Check out the recipe below in this post.
Hey everyone, I am Dan and Live in Minnesota. I am here to show you the wonderful world of cooking and baking. As being a young boy in the kitchen to being a chef for over 10 years, I will show you the great recipes I have used over the years and what I do next. Please stick around and Enjoy!!