Ingredient: vanilla extract

Light & Fluffy Spiced Sponge Cake Recipe

Hey sweet friends! Are you about ready for fall to kick in yet?   Because I decided to start rolling out some of my favorite fall recipes.  I know, I know, it’s still August.  But I just can’t wait for the wonderful spices and flavors that are traditional to fall […]

chocolate raspberry cream tart

Chocolate Raspberry Cream Tart Recipe

Have you guys seen those beautiful fruit and cream tarts shaped like letters and numbers popping up all over the place all of a sudden?  Talk about a wildfire trend!  I mean, I know they are not a new thing, the’ve been around for years, but holy moly they just […]

vanilla sponge cake recipe

Vanilla Sponge Cake Recipe: Fluffy & Moist

Every baker needs a good base vanilla sponge cake recipe in their repertoire. Something that can be used as a delicious stand alone flavor or as a base for many different flavor variations. It took me a long time to find and tweak a vanilla sponge cake recipe to my […]

carrot cake recipe - rich, moist & flavorful

Carrot Cake Recipe – Super Rich, Moist and Flavorful

Confession time.  I’m Kind of a Carrot Cake and Cream Cheese Frosting snob. To me, the best carrot cake is dense & rich with tons of delicious bits and texture.  Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mind those light, fluffy versions,  but I crave the dark, flavorful version full of […]

cream cheese frosting recipe

Cream Cheese Frosting – Swiss Buttercream Recipe

Ahhh cream cheese frosting.  It’s what makes certain recipes so very delicious.  Carrot cake…red velvet cake…  they just aren’t the same without a sweet & tangy cream cheese frosting to top them off. This is a light and fluffy as clouds buttercream recipe.  Lightly sweet and tangy, not thick, goopy […]

Chocolate whipped cream recipe

Fresh Chocolate Whipped Cream

Have you ever had fresh CHOCOLATE whipped cream?  Because you totally should!   There is something so ultra decadent about topping your dessert with a rich, chocolaty fresh whipped cream.  I can think of a TON of things that would be bumped to the next level of awesome by a […]