Happy Saturday and Halloween! It has been a busy week indeed. On Wednesday I was celebrating National Chocolate Day, which everyone should partake of. I decided that I wanted make my own chocolates this year since I knew I wouldn’t be buying any to pass out to trick or treaters. I thought this would beContinue reading “National Chocolate Day/ Happy Halloween!”
Category Archives: Confections
National Chocolate Cupcake Day!
Happy Sunday and National Chocolate Cupcake Day! I’m not sure who decided to make up these official food holidays but my tastebuds appreciate every bit of it. I’m so glad this holiday takes place during my favorite season. I thought that this was the best time to perfect my chocolate cupcake recipe and decorate withContinue reading “National Chocolate Cupcake Day!”
A to Z Cake (Apple Butter/ Zucchini) Cake
Once again it’s another fabulous day in Fall. For many, including myself, that means frolicking through someone’s orchard picking apples and stuffing one’s face full of cider and doughnuts. After a few weeks there comes a realization that I may have been a little over zealous during my apple picking. Then comes the panic ofContinue reading “A to Z Cake (Apple Butter/ Zucchini) Cake”
Pumpkin King Cake
Happy Friday everyone! Another weekend in this wonderful season of Fall means another chance to bake something yummy full of Fall flavors. A few years ago I was perusing the clearance area in my favorite store’s kitchen section. It was off season so I was able to score some great Fall buys including a clearanceContinue reading “Pumpkin King Cake”
Sweet Potato Scones
Sweet potatoes have been a staple in my heritage and family celebrations for years. Why not conquer a traditional treat and add a little more soul and pizzaz.
Candy Corn Cookies
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To me this means its Fall and I can start consuming massive amounts of pumpkin items and filling my home with the smells of such. I love everything that comes with this season. That even includes the controversial confection candy corn. Some love to love it, whileContinue reading “Candy Corn Cookies”
Happy Heavenly Birthday Kobe!
For those readers who don’t know I am not just a Kobe fan, I am his true number one fan. I have been celebrating August 23rd as a holiday since 1996. Usually for the Black Mamba’s birthday, I bust out my personally recorded VHS highlight tapes and spend my day reliving his career. This yearContinue reading “Happy Heavenly Birthday Kobe!”
Black Power Brookies
The month of June is a special time within the Black community. It is a time where we get to celebrate the amazing musical accomplishments that have contributed to every genre and aspect of music. This year the last month in Spring has served a greater purpose for the Black Community. As we continue toContinue reading “Black Power Brookies”
Earth Day Whoopie Pies
Whoopie Pies (adaptive from Wild Whoopie Blueberry Pies- Sinful Nutrition) Sandwich Cookies 1 ½ cups all purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened 2 tablespoons canola oil ⅔ cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 large egg ¼ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup frozenContinue reading “Earth Day Whoopie Pies”
When Life Gives You Lemons Cake
Ingredients 2 ½ cups of all purpose flour 2 ½ tsp. of baking powder ½ tsp. of table salt ½ cup of unsalted butter, room temperature 1 ¾ cups of granulated sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature ½ cup of greek yogurt 1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of 6 lemons (approximately ¼ cup) Juice ofContinue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons Cake”