Mini Caramel Cheesecakes


  A friend of mine gave me a cheesecake book. I salivate just looking at the pictures and have been dying to try basically every recipe. The first I attempted was this salted caramel cheesecake. Of course, I’d used up the cream the day before and the only sort of cream cheese I had was 1 … [Continue reading]

The Ultimate Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie


  I’m always on the lookout for my next chocolate fix. I mean, always. And chocolate chip cookies are the greatest drug ever invented by human kind. My little sister, Samantha B., found this recipe on The Every Girl blog and raved about it so much I just had to try it. Knowing her, she stuck … [Continue reading]

Salted Caramel and Vanilla Eclairs


      I rarely make éclairs because I rarely eat éclairs. And the reason I rarely eat them is because I don’t really find them … [Continue reading]

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing

Sugar Cookies with Royal Icing |

I'm baaaaaack! It's been a difficult few months in my private life recently so as you can imagine baking has been the farthest thing from my mind. … [Continue reading]

Banana Cupcakes with Whipped Vanilla Buttercream


Before making cupcakes, I had never eaten a store-bought one. Weird, I know. I’m like that. I tried my first doughnut at fifteen, but beef marrow, I … [Continue reading]

No-Oreo Cupcakes


I’ve just watched the documentary Fed Up, which is about the industry of sugar in the US. If you haven’t seen it, it’s fantastic. Aside from the major … [Continue reading]

Upside-Down Plum Caramel Cake


With Samantha, we made this dessert for my grandmother’s 94th birthday last month. I’m not sure what made this dessert so special; perhaps it was the … [Continue reading]

Carrot Cupcakes with Whipped Maple Frosting


Tonight is Drunken Bookclub night (YAY!). It’s also several of our members’ birthdays. It goes without saying that cupcakes are needed. Since the book … [Continue reading]

Honeyed Almond Tart


Hello, everyone! I’m back. Finally… I’ve been so busy with writing and editing my book that it has taken a toll on my baking. I have a whole slew of … [Continue reading]

The Assassin


It was my cousin’s birthday the other day and to celebrate she made this chocolate cake. She posted it on Facebook and it looked so lethal, I … [Continue reading]