Fluffy Vanilla Cake and Frosting

Snow day! My sister and I set out to make the fluffiest cake ever and have a snowy photo shoot. We really had a great time and were able to take pictures out in the snow before it stopped snowing (all though it was more hail by the time we went out!). We put some food coloringContinue reading “Fluffy Vanilla Cake and Frosting”

Hot Cocoa Cupcakes and Frosting

First snow day of 2015! After a huge craving for some hot cocoa, I found recipes for hot cocoa cupcakes and hot cocoa frosting! My sister and I had been planning on taking some snow-filled pictures and this was the perfect opportunity to do so! Enjoy the recipes, the snow and the pictures! Ingredients CupcakesContinue reading “Hot Cocoa Cupcakes and Frosting”

Malasadas

My grandfather is Portuguese, from the beautiful island of Madeira, also known as the Pearl of the Atlantic. He has been such an inspiration to me throughout my entire life. Even though we live far away, all the chances I have had the privilege of sharing with him have been filled with great wisdom and life-long lessons. I haveContinue reading “Malasadas”

Strawberry Heart Pocket Cookies

In preparation for Valentine’s Day, my sister and I got together to bake these yummy, adorable, easy cookies! My sister took some amazing pictures that you will see throughout this post. Enjoy the post, enjoy the cookies, and enjoy Valentine’s Day with all our loved ones! Ingredients 1 package pie crust strawberry jam sugar for garnishContinue reading “Strawberry Heart Pocket Cookies”

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Also, in light of Valentine’s Day, we made these pink chocolate chip cookies. They were quite easy to make but I think I made them a little bit too big. Oh well, more cookie in every bite! Props again to Laura Quintero Photography! Ingredients 1 box (18.25 oz) strawberry cake mix, like Duncan Hines 1Continue reading “Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Blueberry Shortbread Bars

Have some blueberries in the fridge? Or any berries for that matter?  Mix up this incredibly quick and easy 4-ingredient recipe and enjoy! Ingredients 125g plain flour 50g caster sugar plus an extra 2tbsp 100g cold butter, cut into several chunks 150g fresh blueberries Directions Preheat the oven to 180°C (Gas Mark 4 / 350°F).Continue reading “Blueberry Shortbread Bars”

Berry Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze

Making this cake was quite nice but the lemon glaze didn’t quite end up looking like the original picture but it was still delicious and the combination between the lemon and the berries was awesome! Also, the flour over frozen berries was a total life hack! Enjoy!! Ingredients Cake 2 1/2 cups all purpose flourContinue reading “Berry Bundt Cake with Lemon Glaze”

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cake

Super Bowl Sunday! In preparation for the game, we had a huge menu for appetizers and snacks for the game but we couldn’t forget about the dessert! This cake was so delicious and the combination of the strawberries and chocolate chips were wonderful and the cake itself was very soft and fluffy. Enjoy (and what aContinue reading “Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cake”