Something Sweet

Healthy Multigrain Pumpkin Muffins

by Janelle 10.05.2011
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I am always on the lookout for delicious pumpkin recipes that are not only tasty, but healthy as well. I found an amazing recipe for low-fat pumpkin muffins created by one of my fave baking blogs, Love From The Oven. Full of whole wheat flour, flaxseed meal and oat bran, these muffins are bursting with […]

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Afternoon Tea, Anyone? The Best Buttery Scones Recipe

by Janelle 09.30.2011
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After visiting London this summer and enjoying an extravagant Afternoon Tea, I became inspired to make buttery, sweet scones. My boyfriend and I had Tea at the uber-chic Palm Court at the Langham Hotel on Regent Street in London. This Tea was awarded the Tea Guild’s Top London Afternoon Tea 2010, the “OSCARS” of the tea world… and […]

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Pumpkin Spice Bars

by Janelle 09.26.2011
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It’s almost fall and that means it’s time to start baking warm, spicy autumn desserts. My absolute favorite spice cake recipe is for Pumpkin Spice Bars. To make the bars, you start out by baking a homemade spice cake in a sheet pan and savoring the smell of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves filling up […]

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Anzac Biscuits

by Janelle 09.18.2011
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Although wildly popular in Australia and New Zealand, Anzac biscuits have not caught on in the rest of the world, until now. I first tried Anzac biscuits at Peels, a hip new eatery on New York City’s Bowery. The delicious, crumbly texture of these sweet, nutty, granola-like biscuits was unlike anything I’d ever tried and […]

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Sticky Bun Cake

by Janelle 08.08.2011
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As a lover of sweet breakfast dishes, I am always thrilled to find new and easy recipes for breakfast and brunch ideas. My boyfriend’s Mom makes a scrumptious Sticky Bun Cake that I look forward to every time I visit. The cake is made using plain frozen bread rolls that, when baked together, form a […]

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Six Week “Baptist” Bran Muffins

by Janelle 07.30.2011
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Love the taste of freshly baked, homemade, hot bran muffins every morning? I have found a recipe to make this happen. With this delicious and healthy recipe, you are able to make the muffin mix and keep the batter in the refrigerator for up to six weeks so you can bake the muffins as you […]

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Lemon Snack Cake

by Janelle 07.22.2011
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If you are looking for a light cake that doesn’t make a huge portion, look no further than this delicious Lemon Snack Cake. Tangy, moist cake is topped with a sweet, fluffy frosting and, best of all, it can all be made in one pan! Simply mix the dry ingredients in your 8-inch baking pan, […]

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Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Cookies

by Janelle 07.02.2011
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New York pastry chef François Payard is renowned for many dessert delicacies, but my all-time favorite is the divine Flourless Choolate-Walnut Cookie. If you have ever visited his chic Upper East Side pâtisserie, you most likely witnessed the sight (and cult-following) of these amazingly unique and delicious gooey chocolate cookies.

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Summer Strawberry Cake

by Janelle 06.29.2011
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If you are lucky enough to visit a farmer’s market in your hometown, you will most likely be able to find delicious, fresh-picked strawberries in the early months of summer. Local strawberries are nothing like store-bought varieties and one of my favorite ways to enjoy them is to make some delicious baked goods. Instead of […]

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Homemade Lemonade

by Janelle 06.15.2011
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Ever since I got back from the Caribbean this spring, I have been trying to recreate the light and refreshing, fresh-squeezed lemonade I enjoyed daily at a St. Martin resort. Although making lemonade from scratch may seem easy (squeeze some lemons and add some sugar and water?), there is truly an art to creating the […]

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