Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Fudge-Topped Shortbread




This is absolutely the best of both worlds.  Shortbread and fudge.  Sometimes you just want a piece of shortbread with a cup of coffee or tea.  Then there are other times you just need some chocolate.   But this is the goodness of shortbread and chocolate together.

Lemon Poppy Seed Bread



I love this bread.  It's quick to whip up if you happen to have some lemons around. If you don't, you can use dried lemon peel and lemon juice.  As I have mentioned before, I love the taste of lemon.  The glaze on the top of this bread definitely makes it!!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Bake-and-Take Cupcakes



I have this idea pinned on my Cool Ideas bulletin board on Pinterest.  It is such a great idea, that I have already used it twice.  The first time was for Megan's guests to take leftover cupcakes home from her 16th birthday party.   The second time was for a bake sale.  It is perfect for a bake sale.

You will need a 9-oz, clear-plastic solo cup, 4" x 9.5" bag, twist tie or ribbon.

Here is a really cool tip:  Place an undecorated cupcake into the cup.  Fill a decorating bag with large tip with frosting.  Frost cupcake while it is in the cup.  Try not to touch the edge of the cup.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Banana Bread



I have made a million different banana bread recipes.  When I came across this recipe, I thought, FINALLY. The reason why I love this recipe is because it is so soft and moist.  It tends to look a little darker, but that does not mean it is over baked.   I love to put a piece of  banana bread in the toaster with margarine or butter.  Yum.  I also love the fact that you can whip up this recipe without a mixer.  All you need is a bowl, a couple of smaller bowls, a wooden spoon and a loaf pan.  Sometimes when you don't have to bother with the big mixer, it's 3 or 

Friday, August 3, 2012

Orange Delight Muffins



I love the taste of citrus. These muffins are so moist and delicious.  They are the perfect compliment to a breakfast buffet.  Hope you enjoy them!