A Sticky Bun Bummer

Ah, sticky buns – you’ve got to love them. They resemble similarities with cinnamon rolls, except without the icing and with pecans. My mom has made sticky buns before, and guess what – they came out delicious. Not just delicious… irresistible! I attempted that, too… except that the results failed to satisfy me. I believeContinue reading “A Sticky Bun Bummer”

My Experience with Making Baked Alaska

For those who don’t know, baked Alaska is an ice cream cake with meringue. The bottom layer is cake, topped with ice cream, and covered with meringue.  You have to freeze the ice cream and cake together for at least 24 hours. Why? Because you bake it at 425 degrees. Your cake should be rock-solid.Continue reading “My Experience with Making Baked Alaska”

My Favorite Muffins to Make

Intro I have been baking since I was 12. One of the earliest treats I used to make included muffins. I don’t recall which flavors they were, as it was too long ago. However, I do have a good number of muffin types that I have baked in recent years. Below is the list. IContinue reading “My Favorite Muffins to Make”

Homemade Chocolate Truffles and the Process of Making Them

Valentine’s Day might have triggered the idea of me making chocolate truffles. After all, they are part of the tradition. Many of us, including myself, love chocolate-covered strawberries. Yum!

The Top Cakes I Have Made in Recent Years

While I do understand why a lot of people, including myself, prefer commercially-made cakes for occasions, I often bake mine from scratch.

Items I Want to Cook During My Lifetime

Oftentimes, when we hear the word, “bucket-list,” we think of traveling. But who says that you can’t have a bucket list for cooking? Yes, you read that right. There are so many items I want to learn how to cook, but are either too time-consuming or are too difficult. Most of these foods I’ve triedContinue reading “Items I Want to Cook During My Lifetime”

I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie

Do you like pina coladas? How about pie? What about combining the 2? That is what I did recently. I took some to a friend’s house. Everyone there, including my friend, himself, enjoyed it. Now I will tell you the process. Recipe (which I don’t own, but am sharing them in my own words) YouContinue reading “I Like Pina Coladas… And Making That Into Pie”

Oreo, Oreo, Oh, Oreo… Pops!

It’s like eating cookie dough… except that there are no raw eggs or flour. You just crush them and blend them with cream cheese. You could do this by hand, although I would recommend using a food processor… not just to save time, but also for better quality. I would have also included my ownContinue reading “Oreo, Oreo, Oh, Oreo… Pops!”

My Pancake Palooza

Raise your hand if you love pancakes! And if you enjoy different types of pancakes, aside from the original plan kind – that also rocks. I am no different. I like different types of pancakes. Which ones? Let me list them. Plain or buttermilk, of course Blueberry Chocolate chip Chocolate with chocolate chips Banana PumpkinContinue reading “My Pancake Palooza”

My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie

Blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, oh my! And in a pie? It’s delightful and delicious, but it’s also a bit tedious. Why would I say that you may ask? Well, because it takes effort to obtain the right consistency—lots of it. Don’t get me wrong; the pie can still taste good. Mine tasted great. However, berries containContinue reading “My Experience with Mixed Berry Pie”