Banana Cake

Looking for an easy 9×13 Banana Cake? You found it! You won’t believe how easy and delicious this banana cake is and the cream cheese frosting is absolutely to die for. Just look at how luscious the frosting is! There’s something so laid-back about a sheet cake. It’s not too fancy, not too serious, just perfect…

NYE Brownie

Looking for the perfect New Year’s Eve dessert? You found it! Here, my favorite rich fudge brownies are topped with amaretto whipped cream and set on a festive cocoa powder clock using a clock stencil. I originally came up with the cocoa powder clock for my Cinderella dinner party and said then, this would make…

Coconut Cookies

Looking for the perfect Coconut Cookies? You found them!  Why isn’t coconut a more popular flavor for Christmas cookies? It looks like snow! #JusticeForCoconut. But I digress. You could of course bake these any time of year but I originally made these as a gorgeous addition to my Christmas cookie plate. This is a coconut…

Peppermint Ganache Sugar Cookies

This is a new holiday spin on my beloved Chocolate Pistachio Cookies. With a buttery sugar cookie base, rich chocolate ganache, and topped with crushed candy canes for a kiss of peppermint crunch, this easy cookie screams holiday! The dough does need to chill for 1-2 hours so plan accordingly. I often make sugar cookie…

Chocolate Streusel Muffins

“The best muffin I’ve ever had.” – Mama Rose Table Never have I ever had a more perfect muffin and believe me, I am a muffin snob. I didn’t think that my holy grail of muffins, my Chocolate Chocolate Chip Muffins could be beat, but yesterday I tried that recipe with a cinnamon streusel topping…

Chocolate Peppermint Swirl Cupcakes

This is truly my dream Chocolate Peppermint Swirl Cupcake. It’s cute and super moist with the perfect cool peppermint frosting.  Start with my favorite dark chocolate cupcakes then make peppermint frosting. You could easily just keep the frosting white and top the cupcakes with crushed candy canes for crunch. But if you want to do…

Bourbon Pecan Fudge

There’s just something magical about bourbon and chocolate. With a crunch of toasted pecans, this is one perfect bite! Toasting pecans really does make a difference. It brings the flavor to the forefront and gives them a nice, toasty finish. Don’t skip this step! I used my Brother’s Bond bourbon in this recipe and it…

Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes

These chocolate pumpkin cupcakes are perfect for fall! These cupcakes stay fresh for days – the perfect make-ahead sweet treat for Thanksgiving! Full of buttermilk and canned pumpkin, these cupcakes are incredibly moist. I adapted an old Country Living recipe to create these cupcakes and I honestly never noticed how moist the cake portion is because…

Best Ever Pie Crust

If there’s one thing I know for sure, my mom makes the most incredible pie crust and luckily for all of you, she is sharing her recipe! The method is absolutely key here so follow the instructions step by step in order. If you dump all of the ingredients in a bowl and turn on the…