dessert

Matcha (Green Tea) Angel Food Cake

Ingredients: 12 cold egg whites 1 cup cake or super fine flour* 1 1/2 cups super fine sugar* 2 tablespoons matcha (green tea powder) 1 tablespoon warm water 1 teaspoon cream of tarter 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Whisk together all of the flour, 3/4 cup of […]

Chocolate Chip & Coconut Cupcakes

Ingredients:2 eggs, at room temperature1 1/2 cups flour3/4 cup sugar1/2 cup butter, at room temperature1/3 cup milk¼ cup semisweet mini chips¼ cup unsweetened coconut flakes2 teaspoons baking powder1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla paste Directions: Preheat oven 350. Line or grease and flour 12 cupcake wells. In a large bowl cream together […]

Pistol Packin’ Mama Cupcakes

Ingredients:4 oz Vosges Red Fire Chips*, melted1 1/2 cups flour1 1/2 cups light brown sugar1 cup boiling water3/4 cup butter, at room temperature1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon baking powder2 eggs, at room temperature Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Grease or line 15-18 wells in a cupcake pan. In a […]

Hamantaschen

Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup oil (I used canola) 1/3 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt thick jam or preserves (I used kiwi jam and some store bought boysenberry) Directions: Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix until well combined […]

Blueberry Key Lime Sherbet

Ingredients: 2 1/4 cups blueberries 2 cups buttermilk 1 cup sugar (if berries are overly tart, add more to taste) 2 tablespoons key lime juice 1 tablespoon key lime zest Directions: Place sugar and blueberries in a medium sized bowl. Mash with a potato masher until until the blueberries are […]

Triple Citrus Cranberry Cake

Ingredients:3 eggs3 cups flour1 1/2 cups sugar1 1/2 cup cranberries1/2 cup oil1/2 cup tangerine juice1/3 cup lime juice¼ cup lemon juice1 1/2 teaspoons Chinese 5 spice powder1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla½ teaspoon saltzest of one limezest of one tangerine Directions:Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and […]

Cuba Libre Cupcakes

Ingredients:1 cup flour1 cup sugar1/2 cup coca cola1/2 cup butter1/4 cup milk3 tablespoons dutch processed cocoa2 tablespoons rum1 tablespoon lime juice1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 egg Directions:Preheat oven to 350. Line or grease and flour 1 12 cupcake cupcake pan. In a small saucepan, heat butter, […]

Swoon-Worthy Kissable Cookies

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 5.5 oz Kissables (or M & Ms) Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Line […]

Poke Cake

Ingredients:2 3 oz packages of Jell-O, each a different color2 layers yellow cakefluffy frosting2 cups boiling water, divided use Directions:Return cooled cakes to clean cake pans. Place on cookie sheet. Using a two pronged fork or chopstick, poke random holes in each layer of cake, about 2 inches apart. In […]

Yellow Layer Cake

Ingredients: 3 1/3 cup flour 1 1/3 cup milk 1 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup butter 1 1/2 tablespoons baking powder 2 teaspoons vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 eggs 2 egg yolks* Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour or spray with baking spray two 8 inch round pans. […]