Medallion Filigree Cookies

Royal icing is truly a versatile and impressive decorating medium. The icing can be used to decorate cookies, cupcakes or piped to make a whole host of cake decorations. Once you master the 4 main stages of royal icing and how to use the correct consistency for your project there will be no limitation on the beautiful designs you will be able to create.Royal icing is also the one medium that seems to intimidate a beginning......more

Strawberry Pie

Continuing with my #StopPinningStartDoing camping I decided to make this deliciously pinned Strawberry Pie.View Post...more

Fairtrade dark chocolate, poppy seeds and pistachio nut cake (no flour)

This recipe has been living in our recipe scrap book (obviously started before Pinterest was invented!) for quite some time now, and even though this cake is amazing, it's not until recently that I have had a go at recreating it....more

Crazy Ideas, Volume I: The Jellimussant

I don’t know how to explain the full awesomeness of the Jellimussant.It is a jelly doughnut, inside a croissant, inside a muffin.And I am sure it is awesome…My brother and I came up with this idea years and years ago, but it never came to any fruition.  And then I was diagnosed with Celiac, so I can’t even taste-test them, so I’m not even going to bother.Anyway, I am sure this is a GREAT idea!  And I just found all my notes on it buried in some old file folder on my computer.  Show and Tell Time, folks!...more

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake & Strawberry Ice Cream

Don’t blink friends or it will be the fourth of July! It’s funny how when the temps were freezing and we were deluged with snow I felt like the energy had been drained from me. Now that we are finally having warm to hot weather I kind of feel the same way. Except this time I’m not complaining! Anyway I want to share a dessert combo with you that fits in right with the upcoming holiday....more

Tasty Tuesday: Cookie Dough Cheesecake

Tasty Tuesday: Cookie Dough Cheesecake I totally make this recipe as often as I can because I really, really enjoy it. It also makes a ton which is perfect to bring over to a friend's house for dessert or for a tailgate. And it's really, really simple...which just makes it even better!...more

Portuguese Sweet Bread

Banana Bread Bars (Gluten, Oil and Sugar Free! ...I'm not even kidding!)

Mmm Peanut Butter Banana Bread Bars. Yikes! Sounds dangerously good. Don't worry they are healthy and delicious! And they are a great way to use up those old bananas rotting away on your counter......more

Buttery Banana Bread Recipe - Adapted from Vintage Cookbooks with great retro photos!

Buttery Banana Bread recipe adapted from vintage cookbooks - perfect for rainy day baking, beyond perfect served with a side of bacon or coffee. The start of "summer" here in south Florida means a lot of things but mostly it means rain....more