Category: Desserts

Great Blueberry Muffins

Every year when blueberries come into season there are contests for the best blueberry muffins.  In a way it’s sad that we only seem to think about them when blueberries are being picked.  Blueberry muffins are a wonderful treat and should be enjoyed year round.  The tartness of …

Carrot Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

Say hello to the best ever recipe for carrot cake topped with cream cheese frosting.  Carrot cake is one of those desserts that people will order when eating out but they will never get around to making it at home themselves.  That’s a shame because carrot cake is …

Salted Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake

My mom always made Texas sheet cakes for us when we were kids.  It was one of our favorites although I didn’t find out until later in life that mom made this type of cake because it was so easy and she could satisfy her noisy children quickly …

Blueberry Lemon Icebox Cake

Nothing says summer more than an ice box cake.  Cool, refreshing and made with summer fruits, these desserts are simple to create.  I found this recipe at Bon Appetit a few years ago and have always had good success with it.  My mom used to make ice box …

Apple Pie

My grandmother made the best apple pie in the world.  No contest, we just knew we were eating a pie that kingdoms would go to war for.  When she passed away (she baked until she was 95) we all looked furiously for her recipe.  Nope, there wasn’t one.  …