All About "desserts" and "baking"

Items Sorted by Highest Rating

Pumpkin Patch Cake

full star full star full star empty star empty star

The real pumpkin patch is fun for all ages, and so is this look-alike cake. Serve it up at your next harvest party and everyone will 'dig in'. If you can't find mini candy pumpkins, orange gumdrops work just fine.

Read More
More About baking, desserts, halloween

Banana Muffins

full star full star full star empty star empty star

This banana muffin recipe is moist and flavorful, crisp-edged but tender, and with just the right balance of banana flavor and a wholesome graininess.Try this great variation on a classic recipe.

Read More

Rhubarb Crumb Bars

full star full star full star empty star empty star

These delicious bars are crunchy-bottomed with a deep flavor of oats caramelized in butter and brown sugar, and then topped with a jammy rhubarb layer and a few tender crumbs. A perfect recipe for breakfast, snacks or dessert.

Read More

Chocolate Cream and Strawberry Pie

full star full star full star empty star empty star

This great chilled pie for summer combines delicious chocolate and fresh strawberries for a knockout dessert. A perfect recipe to make ahead of time for a picnic or cookout or summer special occasion.

Read More

Donut Cake

full star full star full star empty star empty star

A classic plain cake, this cake is a riff on the justly famous Busy-Day Cake of cookbook author and local-food pioneer Edna Lewis, and is renamed "Donut Cake" because the combination of nutmeg and vanilla really tastes like donuts. Try this easy recipe for a great anytime-of-day cake.

Read More

Butter Frosting

full star full star full star empty star empty star

This creamy, buttery frosting is perfect for topping cakes and cupcakes. Add a little citrus zest or extract of your choice for a special touch.

Read More
More About cupcakes, cakes, desserts, baking

Fairy Cakes

full star full star full star empty star empty star

I don't know anyone who doesn't adore cupcakes and for kids, calling them Fairy Cakes just makes them all the more desirable. For me, a Fairy Cake would be light in color and bright in flavor, and if it were topped with what looked like little fairies that had alighted there for a rest, that would be perfect. Use butter frosting to top the treats.

Read More

Pumpkin White Chip Brownies

full star full star full star empty star empty star

brownies & bars, desserts, baking

Read More

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

full star full star full star empty star empty star

One of the best parts about carving pumpkins is the seeds. Pumpkin seeds are not only delicious, but also an awesome source of potassium. I've seen so many recipes for pumpkin seeds and they all look great, but I really like my own method best.

Read More

Apple Cheese Danish

full star full star full star empty star empty star

These Apple Cheese Danishes use store-bought puff-pastry for a delicious and easy Pastry Recipe. Get Alison Needham's full recipe here.

Read More