The classic pound cake is one of those things ever baker wants to master. the structure of the cake makes it a great foundation to a ton of different varieties once you get a hang of it. Trust me, its not hard to master at all. In this brown sugar and chocolate chip pound cake, the cake is speckled with chocolate chips and topped with a sweet and bitter espresso glaze that goes amazing together. The cake comes out moist, dense, tall and of course delicious.
If there is one baked dessert that defined summer, the peach cobbler would be a strong contender for that spot. The fresh peaches baked into a soft tender cake served with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream is picture perfect on a hot summer night. In this classic peach cobbler, the peaches are tossed in a cinnamon sugar spike with bourbon that really brings out the flavor of the fresh peaches. then the batter wraps around the peaches hiding them in every bite.
During the summer, the last thing you want to do is be baking with a hot oven heating up your house to have a great dessert. These No-Bake White Chocolate Lime Cheesecake Bars are the perfect solution to eliminating that problem with no need for that hot oven. The cheesecake bars come out with a great mixture of sweetness from the white chocolate and tart from the lime juice and zest. These are perfect for the next backyard barbecue or just to enjoy on a hot summer day. The preparation takes about 15-20 minutes then let the bars set up in the refrigerator for couple hours.
As Cinco de Mayo is next week, its a perfect time to make one of most common snacks that is well saturated in the Spanish culture. The churro is a snack that is dough piped into hot oil and cooked quickly, typically in a long coil like shape the served with cinnamon sugar or chocolate for dipping. In these cinnamon dusted mini churros, they are made into short 3-4 inch pieces then tossed quickly in cinnamon sugar. It is a perfect snack for anytime during the day.
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.
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.
As the holidays are here, families and friends will be coming together to spend extended time together and the need to feed many people at once is a difficult task to overcome. These pumpkin cranberry sheet pan pancakes are a great, hassle-free breakfast that makes many portions at once. The pancakes come of thick and fluffy and packed with great flavor. The preparation is only a few minutes and the oven does the rest. Check out the recipe below in this post.
Banana cake is one of my all time favorite kind of cake. To me its one of those cakes that has fruit so it seems like it is healthy and has the rich sweet taste from the cooked bananas that makes banana bread so good, but in cake form. The banana walnut cake comes out super moist and fluffy, great balance of sweet and richness and is topped with a great cream cheese frosting that isn't over sweet. Banana cake tastes even better after it has been in the refrigerator and is cold on a hot summer day like today. Check out the recipe below in post.
These Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Protein Muffins are the perfect snack or breakfast for the person on the go. These muffins come out light and fluffy and pack with banana and peanut butter flavor and have no added refine sugars to them. The protein powder helps give you energy to the start of your morning as breakfast or get through the mid day slump as a snack or post workout treat. The all-purpose flour can be substituted for whole wheat flour for the people who are looking for more whole grains in their diet. Check out the recipe below in the post.
Doughnuts and muffins to me is the breakfast choice you have when you are looking for something extremely easy and fast to eat on a busy morning. Both are great in there own way, but doughnuts check so many more boxes since they are sugared filled and greasy from being fried. These chocolate muffin tin doughnuts have great characteristics of both, but the texture and richness you get in doughnut, but the ease of muffins when making them at home. With the baking process you don't have to worry about having oil at the right temperature and flipping them over mid way. Just scoop the batter in the muffin tins and let them cook hassle free for 20 minutes.
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!!