Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons (Round II)

This week’s recipe is the same as a previous recipe I posted but this time it came out much better! This recipe was made for a pot luck that I went to with my friends from my graduate school program and it was a blast! Here is our great host Carolina with the macaroons! Everything thatContinue reading “Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons (Round II)”

Raspberry-Chocolate Angel Food Cake for Valentine’s Day

To celebrate the love of friends and family on Valentine’s Day, my mom and I made a light, healthy and delicious dessert for a Valentine’s Day dinner. It was light because of the angel cake texture, it was healthy because of the raspberry preserves filling, and delicious with the quick and easy chocolate frosting. WeContinue reading “Raspberry-Chocolate Angel Food Cake for Valentine’s Day”

Crepes with Bananas, Strawberries and Nutella

This week’s recipe was not technically “baking” but it was still a deliciously sweet dessert and even somewhat healthy! My boyfriend, his mom,  his niece and I made banana-strawberry-Nutella crepes. We had them as a late brunch but they can be eaten at any time of day and this same crepe batter recipe can beContinue reading “Crepes with Bananas, Strawberries and Nutella”

Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

This weekend I met up with Michelle, my great friend of forever, to bake some plain vanilla cupcakes! They didn’t taste plain that’s for sure! We also made frosting from scratch and decorated our cupcakes with colored icing. We actually had a sweet request from one of the fellow BWFers for her sweetheart (scroll downContinue reading “Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting”

Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting

This week was the last week that one of my best friends Cristina was going to be home for winter break before heading back to Harvard to start another semester in her Middle Eastern Studies master’s program, so I invited her over to bake some cupcakes from scratch! This cupcake recipe is incredibly moist andContinue reading “Lemon Cupcakes with Lemon Frosting”

Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons

After the Snickerdoodles, we made these delicious macaroons. It was a quick and easy recipe to make and we made half of them chocolate-dipped and the other half without chocolate. The dark chocolate we used was a pure dark cacao from Venezuela which contained 70% cacao, but if it is too strong for your taste,Continue reading “Chocolate-Dipped Macaroons”

M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes

If you read my first post, then you are familiar with Steven, the “Ice King.” One Saturday afternoon, Steven, my Super Sister and I met up to bake some M&M bars and carrot cupcakes. These carrot cupcakes are incredibly moist and the cream cheese frosting is the perfect complement. The M&M bars are a greatContinue reading “M&M Bars ~ Carrot Cupcakes”