Summer Pound Cake

Strawberry season is GIVING ME LIFE! There's seriously nothing better than perfectly fresh, ripe, local berries. There are endless dessert possibilities ranging from complex strawberry pastries to this simple yet delicious dessert. Honestly, you can whip it together in under 20 minutes (excluding oven time but still). This pound cake is delicious on its own … Continue reading Summer Pound Cake

Cinco de Mayo Chocoflan

Cinco de Mayo has come and gone, which means I consumed copious amounts of guacamole and also whipped up a classic Mexican dessert known as the chocoflan. The chocoflan is a chocolate cake with a caramel flan baked on top and glazed with dulce de leche.  It's super cool to make because you fill a … Continue reading Cinco de Mayo Chocoflan

Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Icing

Cupcakes are essential for any birthday party, right? In the spirit of a friend's birthday and St.Patricks Day, I decided to whip up some Irish influenced cupcakes.  I had always heard rumblings about Guinness chocolate cake and I've gotta say I was impressed.  The cake texture is rich and decadent, yet it isn't too sweet … Continue reading Guinness Chocolate Cupcakes with Bailey’s Icing