Tag: scratch baking

Cinnamon Rolls, Version 2

Cinnamon Rolls, Version 2

For years, I baked the cinnamon rolls from my old school Good Housekeeping cookbook. They were pretty good, but not excellent. Then, I discovered the World of Warcraft cookbook and we made their Conjured Mana Buns, which is their take on cinnamon rolls and they […]

My Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

My Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

I don’t know how many times I’ve declared a chocolate chip cookie recipe ‘the best’. Maybe half a dozen times? Every time I say it, it’s true in the moment, and today I’m declaring this recipe to be the best, yet again. This recipe though? […]

‘Velvet’ Cupcakes

‘Velvet’ Cupcakes

So, full disclosure, I meant to make some red velvet cupcakes for my friend Gill. I hadn’t seen her in ages and she loves red velvet. I’m visiting my parents right now, and while I was making these I realized they were out of red […]

Homemade Churros!

Homemade Churros!

I thought that learning to make my own churros was going to be a huge undertaking. I was up for it, but I did not think it was going to be easy. Turns out, I was totally wrong, they’re much easier than donuts! All you […]

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Sourdough Chocolate Chip Pancakes

I’ve been experimenting with sourdough over the last couple of months and as part of the upkeep of the starter, you have to ‘discard’ some of it. At first I was literally throwing it away, but then I started looking up all the different things […]

Nutella Fudge Brownies

Nutella Fudge Brownies

I wont drone on about these brownies too much, just know they are beloved by children and go well with a big glass of milk! They’re pretty simple too. Make the brownies, then while they’re cooling, make the Nutella fudge. Spread the fudge over the […]

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies

So my kids request chocolate chip cookies all the time. It’s their go to. They’ll request peanut butter cookies or even oatmeal cookies from time to time but chocolate chip cookies are their hands down fave. I have been making these cookies, that my grandmother […]

Cinnamon Roll Cake

Cinnamon Roll Cake

I made this for Sunday dessert this weekend and it was a hit! I found this recipe over at Eating on a Dime. I doubled the topping and baked it about 15 minutes longer, but otherwise kept it the same! You’ll need: Cake: 3 cups […]

Summer Home Ec Lesson – Cookies

Summer Home Ec Lesson – Cookies

For our first kitchen lesson of the summer, the girls each made a batch of cookies. They were supervised, but with no assistance. I put all the ingredients on the kitchen table, along with measure cups, spoons, a wooden spoon, a whisk, a spatula, my […]

Chocolate Cupcakes

Chocolate Cupcakes

I usually choose a cookbook every January to cook and bake my way through over the year. This year my youngest, Daphne, asked if she could pick one to work through as well! I told her that her brother and sister have baked their way […]