Cakes

Chocolate Chip Bundt Cake

If you are looking for the most versatile go-to bundt cake recipe- LOOK NO FURTHER.  This Chocolate Chip Bundt cake is decadent enough to serve as dessert but it’s secret ingredient (spoiler alert- its cinnamon!) makes it warm and fit for breakfast as well- YOLO! I meant to write this blog post about two weeks ago but I was away for work and while I …

Breakfast

Cherry Scones

OK, I sort of feel like scones get a bad rep in this country… if you go to the UK, scones are synonymous with high tea and other delicious treats but here? If I mention scones to anyone they usually respond.. “Oh.. I don’t like scones.. they’re SO dry!?”  (that is actually a direct quote from my mother before I force fed her one of …

Breakfast

Naptime Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of my all-time favorite things to bake because it’s so versatile and delicious!  Not only is it perfect with coffee in the morning but it’s a great go-to snack anytime of day.  It’s also really easy to customize and make your own depending on what you have in your cabinet: have some nuts? throw them in! do you love dried fruit? …

Baking Basics

Chilling Cookie Dough

To CHILL or not to CHILL— that’s my question at least! Let’s be real for a second- chilling my cookie dough for ANY amount of time after making it is just about the last thing I want to do, next to simply throwing the entire batch in the trash (criminal!) However, after testing three different methods while testing my The Cookie recipe you can find …

Cookies

THE Cookie

That’s right… it’s not just ANY Cookie we are talking here… it is THE Cookie!! Let me explain…. If I’m honest, when I found out my husband and I were moving back to Washington, I was devastated.  I had a really poor experience when we lived here 6 years ago and those memories were branded in mind as all this place could offer.  Looking back …

Breakfast

Overnight Cinnamon Rolls

OK…. these cinnamon rolls are seriously sooo delicious and also sooo easy to make- how great is that!? You can start them the day/night before and then awake to cinnamon rolls ready to pop in the oven- no early morning work required! I like the sound of that.

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