Month: April 2016

Buttermilk Funfetti Cake with Rhubarb Cream Cheese Filling and Rhubarb Buttercream

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Cakes / Fruit

Sorry I’ve been MIA, it’s been a busy few weeks.  The weekend before last was my Bachelorette party in Miami and no baking was to be had, the very least reason being no one wants to stuff themselves with cake while traipsing around a city in minuscule swimsuits.  It was a weekend filled with great friends, amazing weather and incredible amounts of girly conversation.  My very best of friends are all scattered across the country […]

Strawberry Balsamic Pie

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Fruit / Pies

Sometimes I wonder if my fiancé isn’t just a little bit crazy.  Take this weekend for example.  This weekend is one of his ‘favorite weekends of the year’ weekend.  This was Masters weekend.  Don’t know what that is?  Well, I didn’t either until a few years ago.  All you need to know is it’s three full days of golf.  Have you ever watched a golf tournament before?  Probably not, because you fell asleep 10 minutes […]

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Coffee Cake

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Cakes / Chocolate

Sometimes a dessert needs no intro, no adjectives to describe it and no fancy flourishes to tempt you.  Sometimes all you need to know is that chocolate, cinnamon, sugar and butter all come together to form something great.   A light, moist and irresistible coffee cake no less.  A cake that begs for an  indulgent afternoon filled with gossiping girlfriends and steaming cups of coffee (with perhaps a splash of Baileys cream) to go along […]