Sweet Potato Bread with Brown Butter Bourbon glaze

Happy Black History Month!! I love this time of year. Being able to reflect on my ancestors and all that have done for this country. The best way that I try and acknowledge my roots is through food. I love to make recipes that include ingredients that I know are true to my heritage butContinue reading “Sweet Potato Bread with Brown Butter Bourbon glaze”

Homemade King Cake with Bananas Foster Praline Filling

Dough 2 (¼ oz.) packets dry active yeast ½ cup of warm water (110 to 115 degrees) ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup butter, melted ½ cup of warm milk (110 to 115 degrees) 2 eggs yolks 1 ¼ tsp. salt 1 tsp. lemon zest ½ tsp. fresh grated nutmeg 3 to 3 ¾ cupsContinue reading “Homemade King Cake with Bananas Foster Praline Filling”

Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread

I LOVE giving homemade gifts for Christmas. Nothing shows more that you care for someone than taking the time to bake or make something special for that person. Usually I give out cookies or breads for the holidays. This year I wanted to include a different recipe to add a little excitement to my packages.Continue reading “Super Rich and Ridiculous Persimmon Bread”