Category Archives: Cakes & Pies

Dark Cherry & Pistachio Honey Loaf with Almond Glaze

I recently saw a recipe floating around online for some sort of citrus blueberry bread. I was excited to try and make it since I’m fond of that flavor profile. Unfortunately, my boyfriend is not. In order to meet somewhere in the middle, I came up with my own combination of fruit, nuts and other ingredients to create this recipe instead.  Continue reading

Carrot Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting

The other night I was watching an episode of Cutthroat Kitchen, hosted by Alton Brown. During a cupcake challenge, one contestant sabotaged another by forcing them to use a crudités platter. The chef didn’t flinch and wound up making a “harvest” cupcake with the mandatory ingredients. This actually motivated me to make carrot cupcakes. Continue reading

Krabby Patty Cakes (Hamburger Cakes)

I love it when things fall into place unexpectedly. We’re having a combo birthday celebration tonight for TJ and his sister, Joanna, whose birthdays both passed a few days ago. Yesterday, Joanna asked me to bring the dessert but since I didn’t have time to run out and buy ingredients, I knew I’d have to use what was already in our kitchen. At the same time, my dear friend, Leah, was sending me photos of these awesome-looking “krabby patty cakes” which her six-year-old son, Patrick, had just made with her. Continue reading