Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream

Cupcakes 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 2 1/2 tsp of baking powder 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger plus 1/8 teaspoon of ground ginger, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened 2 cups sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1 cup of buttermilk 2 tbsp of pear liqueur (optional)Continue reading “Ginger Pear Cupcakes with Biscoff Buttercream”

Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves

After my workouts sometimes I have a hankering for a something sweet. Not only do I want something sweet but I need something that will restore and refuel my muscles. I came up with this healthy waffle recipe. The recipe makes plenty, so you can freeze and have them ready super fast. Believe me onceContinue reading “Protein Packed, Gluten free Cinnamon Almond Waffles with Fresh Peach Preserves”

Ooh La la: Mastering the French Macaron

As some of you may know, I recently returned from a trip to France. I had a fabulous time!! I ate, shopped, drank and ate some more. I also had the opportunity to take two cooking classes while I was there: one on pastries, the other on bread. I didnt have time in my scheduleContinue reading “Ooh La la: Mastering the French Macaron”

Triple Chocolate Bread Pudding with Orange cream

I consider myself a bread pudding connoisseur. It happens to be my favorite dessert and I try to enjoy as many varieties as I can get my lips around. One particular afternoon I was perusing the shelves of Ross and came across and Chocolate Chip Panettone. I immediately threw it in the shopping basket. I knewContinue reading “Triple Chocolate Bread Pudding with Orange cream”