If you are equal parts lazy and chocolate addicted then these One Bowl Brownies are for you.
In my humble opinion, brownies should have addictively chewy edges, fudgy centers and crinkley tops. These One Bowl Brownies check everything off the list plus they’re perfect for my fellow lazy bakers because there’s minimal clean up.
Lazy bakers unite!
Funfetti Cupcakes are proof that everything in life is better with sprinkles—and lots of them.
Earlier this month, I went to Disney World, and before you ask, yes, it was ~*magical*~. I went with my three best friends, and we had the best time going on rides, eating around the world and wearing tiaras without any sense of irony.
It was so, so fun, but I returned home with a case of the post-Disney blues. It’s hard to go back to reality after spending four days at a place where a mouse is in charge and the streets are littered with castles. You don’t just get over that on the plane ride home!
To get over my PDB, I self-medicated by baking Funfetti Cupcakes in my Disney princess cupcakes liners. It’s what Mickey would want.
This Vanilla Bourbon Peach Jam proves that there is no such thing as too much of a good thing.
I’d like to formally invite you to a boozy, summer party in the South. It’s called Vanilla Bourbon Peach Jam, and it’s happening right inside this mason jar. If your eyes just turned into red hearts, that’s totally normal.
Chocoholic in need of a fix? This Chocolate Tart is here to help.
One of the first things I learned how to make in pastry school was a Chocolate Tart and for good reason. It’s simple, super delicious and a staple in any pastry shop worth it’s weight in butter.
I made an Oreo Stuffed M&M Bars this past weekend. This is not a drill.
My inner fat kid is on full display here. I tweaked my M&M Cookie recipe, made it into blondie bars and stuffed it with Oreos. I don’t know what I was thinking. That’s a lie. I was thinking, “Damn, I bet that would be amazing.” And it was. These Oreo Stuffed M&M Bars are 100% indulgence, but it’s worth every calorie.
Fall hasn’t really begun until you have a slice of this Carrot Cake.
There are some who say that vegetables and desserts do not mix—I have even said it. I think that’s because it’s easy to have bad carrot cake. Dense, raisin bran-esque, heavily frosted carrot cake. This recipe is just the opposite. Super moist, with a nice crunch from the walnuts, and plenty of fall spices. Maybe I’m biased, but it’s the best carrot cake I’ve ever had.
I feel most connect to the dessert gods when I’m standing over the stove making Pastry Cream.
Pastry cream is one of my favorite things to make. It was one of the first things I learned to make in pastry school, and it was the first thing that made me want to shout, “I am a pastry goddess!” after making it. I obviously think too highly of myself, but the first time you stir up a batch of irresistibly smooth and vanilla speckled pastry cream you’ll fancy yourself immortal as well.
Lemon Bars, the silver lining in this never ending summer.
Summer is almost over… YAY!!
Yes, I know that’s an unpopular opinion, but summer isn’t my season. I’m a sweaty Betty (shockingly that isn’t a Mad Men reference), I require a lot of air conditioning, and I look fabulous in a winter hat. Two weeks ago I painted my nails dark purple in protest of the 90° heat. In summary, I can’t wait for the temperature to cool down and the leaves to fall.
There is one summery dessert that I love—Lemon Bars.
I’d like to formally introduce you to the gloriousness that is whipped cream.
I’m hitting the restart button.
I’ve done a fair bit of sifting—both literal and metaphorical—in my life, but over the past few months, I’ve been heavy on the metaphorical sifting. It’s strange that the more out of wack I feel the less I do the one thing that always seems to calm me: crank up the oven and make something sweet. Laziness is partly to blame, so is money, so is my mission to be the first person to watch every television show on Netflix, but I guess I already listed laziness…
Rich brownies with a gooey chocolate center and a swirl of raspberry on top. Enjoy these Raspberry Brownies with your Valentine!
Whenever I’m feeling down about the world , I think about the smell of butter and chocolate melting together, and my hope is restored. My need to fill my house with this heavenly smell compelled me to make brownies. Combine that with my obsession with adding raspberries to all my desserts, and you get Raspberry Brownies. Ta-da!