Category Archives: Dessert

Homemade Granola Bars

Homemade Granola Bars

I am a self proclaimed addict of peanut butter, nuts,  dried fruits and pretty much anything that can be formed into a granola bar shape. Maybe it’s an ingrained snacking habit from the countless bars eaten between meals but I nearly always have a granola bar or two close at hand. Loaded with yummy ingredients, these homemade chewy granola bars from King Arthur Flour are the perfect snack and can be easily customized to taste with your own favorite fruits and nuts.

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Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting

Vanilla Cake with Strawberry Cream Frosting

You didn’t think that two strawberry recipes were all I was going to do during my strawberry kick, did you!? I hope not, because I definitely have more coming your  way! A sensational vanilla cake recipe from Bon Appetit Magazine (May 2009 ) , with layers of moist vanilla cake, lashings of strawberry cream cheese frosting and strawberry jam this gorgeous cake tastes as good as it looks.  A must try for strawberry fans….and cream cheese fans too….and cake fans.

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Cakey Lemon Bar “Brownies”

Cakey Lemon Bar Brownies

When life gives you lemons… make lemon brownies. Life tip? I guess so. Don’t get me wrong, I loooove chocolate. Deeply.  I’ll admit it. I’m not ashamed. But every now and then, particularly in the spring, I start craving for Lemon pie, Lemon curd muffins, Lemon brownies… just name it. Despite the absence of chocolate, these babies are referred to as “brownies” because they have the same moist and fudgy texture as our beloved brownies. Taste of Lemon brownies are a little hard to describe so you’ll just have to make these babies from Budding Baketress blog and see for yourself! Trust me. You won’t regret it.

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Melting Moments Cookies

Melting Moments Cookies

Nothing — nothing really beats homemade cookies. It’s such a guilty  pleasure. The wonderful aroma of baking followed by these warm, soft, melt  in your mouth cookies is so comforting. I always wondered what it was that  made this particular type of cookie have a melting-away sensation, but now I know what it is: cornstarch. So whether you are looking for something to nibble with your afternoon  tea, follow Stephanie’s recipe from Joy of Baking food blog, these melt- in-your-mouth classics would be a hit for sure !

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