Wallflour Girl

Hi! I'm Ala, an English grad student who loves to tell stories through half-baked ideas and fully-baked treats. My motto? 'The plot thickens. Just add cornstarch.' 

Chocolate Kahlua Rum Balls

Posts might be sparse around here these weeks, but food is most definitely not in short supply! Part of the reason for this is because I just got back...more

Strawberries ‘n Cream Cookies {+ A Few Thoughts from a PokéTrainer}

You know those incredibly frustrating people walking around on the streets and into traffic and over cliffs and right smack dab on top of your newly-polished dress shoes because they’re too busy playing...more

Strawberry Cream Cheese Oat Bars

Happy middle of Jul–wait,...more

Easy French Apple Pie {15-minute prep!}

The end of term was last week, and–as one of my graduating friends reminded me–nothing smells...more

White Chocolate Cookie Butter Pecan Shortbread Cookies

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Caramel Shortbread Cocoa Krispies Bars

For anyone who is currently sitting in an office, classroom, library, or other public setting, you may want to bookmark this page and come back to it later…unless you don’t mind running the risk of accidentally salivating onto your keyboard in front of your boss. If that’s the case, then by all means: scroll on! I was editing the photos for these treats this weekend when the boy poked his nose hopefully over my shoulder and stared at my computer monitor ....more

Fried Ice Cream Cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Caramel Coffee Toffee Sticky Pudding Brownies

Happy Teachers’ Appreciation Week, everyone! It’s crazy how much you take for granted until you’re the one standing in front of the classroom–that, and the amount of baking that you end up doing for your students in any given school term because you genuinely love them and want them to be happy human beings, even if they sometimes ask you questions whose answers are on the syllabus and expect responses when they email you 5 hours before a paper is due. I guess it’s good practice for the 40-kid family I plan on having someday ....more

Letting go of fear–and that pink tube of pepper spray

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. While this (obviously) is a food blog,...more

Mini Churro Donut Muffins

If you love churros, donuts, and the excuse to justifiably eat them both for breakfast–trust me,...more
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