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”

Strawberry Tequila Lime Cake

First off apologies for my absence in my blog posting. I have been slacking and am going to get back posting something monthly.   Well, last week was the perfect storm of celebration in the Los Angeles area. It was Taco Tuesday as well as Cinco de Mayo. My plans were to find some cheesyContinue reading “Strawberry Tequila Lime Cake”

Carrot Cake Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Whiskey Glaze

            I’m not sure why but most of my dessert ideas come to me at night. Maybe its the fact that my wildest fantasies are food focused. (Greedy girl at heart). One eventful evening I had an idea about combining carrot cake and bread pudding. I woke up thinking “whyContinue reading “Carrot Cake Bread Pudding with Cream Cheese Whiskey Glaze”

Peaches and Cream cookies

    For Doctor’s Day this year our hospital was kind enough to give all the physicians baskets filled with fruit and nuts. I’m not sure if this was some sort of inside joke being that I work in California but I enjoyed it just the same. Inside the basket there was one item inContinue reading “Peaches and Cream cookies”

Mint Berry Crunch cupcakes!!

          I find inspiration for baked goods in the oddest places. During last seasons South Park, one episode in particular caught my interest. All of the kids were different superheroes. There was one super hero whose super power was to shoot cereal out at villains.  Although I found this super powerContinue reading “Mint Berry Crunch cupcakes!!”

Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pastries

When I was younger I loved Poptarts!! They were so convenient for breakfast or anytime. Instant sugar and energy, ignoring the crash 30 minutes later. LOL. My favorite flavor was always the frosted Cinnamon-Brown sugar. A pack of these and some Combos was my ultimate high school lunch. (Terribly unhealthy I know) Probably why IContinue reading “Cinnamon Brown Sugar Pastries”