Pizza Pasta Night

Pizza Pasta Night Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 yellow onion, chopped Salt and pepper, to taste 24-oz. jar spaghetti sauce 16-oz. package any variety of pasta, cooked to al dente 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 20 pepperoni slices Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9×13 baking dish with cooking spray and […]

Beautiful Spring Cupcake Recipe

Beautiful Spring Cupcake Recipe Ingredients For the Cupcakes: 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup cake flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt zest of 1 lemon 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, softened, and cut into pieces 2 eggs 3/4 cup Greek yogurt (I […]

St. Patrick’s Day Ombre Cupcakes

St. Patrick’s Day Ombre Cupcakes Ingredients for St. Patrick’s Day Ombre Cupcakes 1 box white cake mix, prepared according to the box 1 tablespoon clear vanilla extract green food coloring 1 container whipped, white frosting 24 gold wrapped candy (chocolate coins or Rolos) 1. Prepare white cake mix according to package directions. Heat oven according […]

St. Patrick’s Day Mint Brookies

St. Patrick’s Day Mint Brookies Ingredients 1 Ghirardelli brownie box mix ( I used Chocolate supreme. But Double or Triple Chocolate would work well here as well!) ingredients for brownie mix as per instructions on the box 8-10 Mint Oreos 1 1/4 c. all purpose flour 1/4 t. baking soda 1/4 t. salt 1/2 c. […]

Irish Vanilla Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting

Irish Vanilla Cupcakes with Bailey’s Buttercream Frosting Ingredients CUPCAKES: 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 2 eggs ¼ cup Bailey’s ½ cup Natrel Milk FROSTING: 4 ounces butter, at room temperature ¼ cup Natrel Milk 2 Tbsps Bailey’s 4 cups […]

St Patrick’s Day Brownies

St Patrick’s Day Brownies Creme de menthe brownies recipe Makes about 20 Ingredients: 1 cup (2 sticks) butter 4 squares unsweetened chocolate 2 cups sugar, divided 5 eggs, divided 1-1/4 cups flour, divided 1 teaspoon vanilla 1-1/2 cups white chocolate chips 1/4 cup creme de menthe 3-5 drops green food coloring Directions: Preheat oven to […]

Lucky Charms Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day

Lucky Charms Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day Yield: 10 cupcakes Lucky Charms Cupcakes for St. Patrick’s Day Ingredients For the crust 2 cups crushed Lucky Charms (I used my mini food processor to crush them.) 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted For the cake 1/4 cup homemade corn syrup 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup + 2 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Dipped Oreo’s

St. Patrick’s Day Dipped Oreo’s Here we go again! A super fast, quick and easy way to dress up a cookie for St. Patrick’s Day! All you need is: Your favorite sandwich cookie (my favorite is WhoNu? because of the added nutritional benefits!) Wilton Green Candy Melts (found at at your local craft store) seasonal […]

Green Ombre St. PAtricks Day Rice Crispy Treats

Green Ombre St. PAtricks Day Rice Crispy Treats Ingredients 6 Cups Puffed Rice Cereal (divided into three 2 cup portions) 6 Cups Miniature Marshmallows (divided into three 2 cup portions) 6 Tablespoons Butter (divided into three 2 tablespoon portions) 1/2 tsp McCormick Vanilla Extract 1/4 tsp McCormick Peppermint Extract McCormick Green Food Coloring Instructions Prepare […]

St. Patrick’s Day muddy buddies

St. Patrick’s Day muddy buddies Muddy Buddies: 1 box rice Chex cereal 1 package semi sweet chocolate chips 3/4 Cup peanut butter 1/2 Cup butter 2 Cups powdered sugar *add mini green M&Ms (at the very end) to make it perfect for St. Patrick’s Day Microwave the chocolate, peanut butter and butter together in a […]

Snickers Brownie Bars

Snickers Brownie Bars Ingredients 1 18-19 oz box brownie mix, plus ingredients on back of box 1 7-oz jar marshmallow creme 1 cup creamy peanut butter 1 11-oz package vanilla caramels, about 40 1 tablespoon heavy cream 1 cup dry roasted peanuts (or less to taste), roughly chopped 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips Instructions Prepare […]

Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Ganache and Sprinkles

Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Ganache and Sprinkles INGREDIENTS: Donuts 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed heaping 1/4 cup unsweetened natural cocoa powder 1 teaspoon instant espresso coffee granules, optional but recommended 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt, optional and to taste 1 […]

Banoffee + Nutella Greek Yogurt Waffle Cone

Banoffee + Nutella Greek Yogurt Waffle Cone Popcorn 5-6 cups of air popped popcorn 2/3 cup brown sugar 1 tablespoon molasses 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into chunks 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup salted cashews Waffle cones 2-3 waffle or regular ice cream cones (use gluten free cones for a […]

Chargrilled Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe

Chargrilled Stuffed Jalapeno Recipe Ingredients 4 x Jalapeno (large sized) – unripen/green 1/2 of a Chorizo Sausage (chopped into cubes/chunks) 3-4 Button Mushrooms (chopped into cubes/chunks) Kewpie Mayonnaise (Japanese mayo) Mozarella Cheese (shredded) 1 Tbsp Olive Oil Instructions Make a lengthwise opening on each jalapeno with a paring knife. The opening should be around 1 […]

Sponge cake with a heart

Sponge cake with a heart 3/4 cups potato flour 1.5 cups flour 3/4 cups sugar 5 eggs 2 level teaspoons baking powder 1 margarine 250g dark chocolate 1 2 tablespoons of cocoa 3 tablespoons cream red food coloring Whole eggs, beat until fluffy with sugar. Add mixed with the baking powder both flour. At the […]

Valentines Days

Valentines Days Snow Kisses Serves: makes 50 Ingredients 4 egg whites 2½ cups powdered sugar ¼ teaspoon vanilla 2 drops red food coloring Earth Balance butter (for greasing) Flour, can be gluten-free if need be (for greasing) Instructions Preheat oven to 225 degrees F. Spread the butter over two baking sheets. Sprinkle the flour on […]

Pina Colada Frosting

Pina Colada Frosting Pina Colada Frosting click here to print the recipe only Yields: 3 cups frosting 1/3 cup dry Jello Coconut Cream Instant Pudding mix (a full box has about 1 cup) 1/3 cup pina colada drink mix ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 ½ teaspoon coconut extract or to taste (you may prefer 1 […]

Homemade Brownies with Funfetti Frosting

Homemade Brownies with Funfetti Frosting ~makes one 9×13 pan~ (Print this Recipe) Ingredients: Brownies: 1 cup (2 sticks) salted butter, melted 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups granulated sugar 4 large eggs 1 TBS vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups flour 12 oz (ish) jar hot fudge sauce Frosting: 2 sticks salted butter, slightly softened […]

Valentines Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

Valentines Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting YIELD: ~3 dozen PREP TIME: 20 min COOK TIME: 20 min TOTAL TIME: 40 min Ingredients: cake: 3 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 tsp salt 2 cups canola oil 2 1/4 cups granulated sugar 3 large eggs 1 oz red food coloring 1 […]

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies.

Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies. Ingredients: 1 box chocolate cake mix (I used Pillsbury devil’s food) 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 large eggs 1/3 cup vegetable oil, canola oil, or melted coconut oil sprinkles for rolling (optional) Directions:  

Cheesecake Cupcakes

Cheesecake Cupcakes Duncan Hines Classic White Cake Mix 3 Egg Whites 1 Cup Water 1/3 Cup Mayo 3.4oz Box Jello Instant Cheesecake Pudding Cheesecake Frosting  1 Cup (2 sticks) Unsalted Butter 1 8oz Cream Cheese 1/2 Tsp Vanilla 4-5 Cups Powdered Sugar 1-3 TBS Milk 1 Can Cherry Pie Filling Graham Cracker Crumbs To Top […]

Oreo Cream Filled Bundt Cake

Oreo Cream Filled Bundt Cake INGREDIENTS: Cake: 1 1/4 cups hot coffee 1 cup unsweetened dark cocoa powder 2 1/2 cups flour 1 1/4 tsp salt 2 1/2 tsp baking soda 2 cups sugar 3 eggs 1 cup buttermilk 1 cup plus 2 Tbs of canola oil [or vegetable oil] Filling: 1 stick of unsalted […]

Mini Oreo and salted caramel cheesecake

Mini Oreo and salted caramel cheesecake Ingredients 6 oreo cookies 20 gr (1,5 tbsp) of unsalted butter 100 gr (1/2 cup) of cream cheese 50 gr (1/4 cup) of mascarpone 50 gr (1/4 cup) of sugar 1 egg 1 egg yolk pinch of salt seeds of 1 vanilla pod, or 1 tbsp of vanilla sugar […]

Fruity Pebbles Cupcake Topping

Fruity Pebbles Cupcake Topping To make these fun rainbow-colored cupcakes, apply a heavy amount of frosting onto each cupcake. You’ll want a frosting that is thick and will hold the cereal well. Place the frosted cupcake in a small bowl and apply handfuls of cereal to the frosting. Place one hand against the side of […]

Pavlova Ice Cream Smash

Pavlova Ice Cream Smash Serves 8 2 cups (500ml) pouring cream 400ml can sweetened condensed milk 1 vanilla bean, seeds scraped Store bought mini meringues or pavlova nests, crushed Pulp of 4 passionfruit 3/4 cup mixed berries (fresh or frozen) 2 tablespoons raw sugar First make the berry compote by placing the mixed berries and […]

Frosted Coconut Milk Fudge Cake

Frosted Coconut Milk Fudge Cake Makes an 8×8” pan of love For the cake: ¼ cup (56 g) unsalted butter 170 g/6oz semi-sweet chocolate (50-55% cocoa), chopped 1 cup (200 g) sugar 1 large egg ½ cup coconut cream ¼ tsp pure vanilla extract ¾ cup (107 g) all-purpose flour ½ cup (42 g) cocoa […]

Healthy Kiwi-Cantaloupe Smoothie

Healthy Kiwi-Cantaloupe Smoothie INGREDIENTS: 1. ½ Honeydew Melon 2. 4 ripe Kiwis 3. Juice of half a lime 4. 1 tablespoon of honey (or adjust according to your taste) 5. ½ cup of water (I needed this to get the blender working but if you have a Vitamix or something similar, you won’t need any […]

Best Red Velvet Cake

Best Red Velvet Cake Ingredients 2-1/4 cups flour 5 tablespoons cornstarch 1-1/2 cups sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups canola oil 1 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoon red food coloring 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon white distilled vinegar Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 […]

Espresso Martini Affogato

Espresso Martini Affogato Recipe type: Cocktail Serves: 1 Ingredients 1 or 2 tablespoons vanilla ice cream 1 ounce espresso 1 sugar cube (4 grams) 3 ounces triple shot espresso vodka ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 chocolate hazelnut Pirouette cookie, optional garnish Directions Place vanilla ice cream in a martini glass, place glass in the freezer while you […]

Chocolate Spelt Cookies

Chocolate Spelt Cookies Change the grains in your favourite chocolate chip cookies by using a mix of white spelt flour and oat flour instead of the traditional all-purpose flour. These cookies are slightly chewy with a nice firmness. To jazz up those plain cookies and to use up all the holiday leftovers, I have used […]