Mini Apple Crumbles

This delicious treat is from Shape magazine’s November 2013 issue. They are crispy around the edges and the apples are soft inside. The apples used here came from Carter’s Mountain near Charlottesville, Virginia and they were perfect! This is a great fall snack and a perfect combo for hot cider, coffee or tea! Crumble ToppingContinue reading “Mini Apple Crumbles”

Fruit Tart with Caramel Almond Filling

For my college roommate’s bridal shower, I made a vegan treat since she recently became vegan. It was hard finding a recipe for which I had all the ingredients at home, but then I found this one! It really did come out delicious, but be sure to keep it chilled until you eat it and thaw theContinue reading “Fruit Tart with Caramel Almond Filling”

Peach Shortbread Bars

Sweet recipe for a sweet birthday girl! Ingredients 1 cup (7 ounces or 200 grams) white sugar 1 teaspoon (5 grams) baking powder 2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons (12 5/8 ounces or 359 grams) cups all-purpose flour (or you can measure 3 cups and remove 2 tablespoons flour) 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmegContinue reading “Peach Shortbread Bars”

Strawberry Shortcake Cake

This is one of the most fun desserts I have baked with the Venezuelan mafia and one of the most delicious desserts I have ever tasted, especially the frosting! It is a lot easier to eat than individual strawberry shortcake so try out this recipe and enjoy! Ingredients Cake 1-1/2 cup Flour 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1 teaspoon BakingContinue reading “Strawberry Shortcake Cake”

Strawberry Tuxedo Brownie Cups

A lot of the cooking utensils I have are from Pampered Chef but this is the first recipe of theirs I have posted. The cream filling was the perfect addition to the strawberries and chocolate combination! Enjoy! Ingredients nonstick cooking spray with flour 1 package (18-21 oz or 450 g) fudge brownie mix (plus ingredients on theContinue reading “Strawberry Tuxedo Brownie Cups”

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

This is one of my go-to recipes because I always have bananas to spare but this Rachel Ray recipe in particular is the best one I’ve tried so far! Cristina and I had a blast making these and there was plenty to share 🙂 Ingredients 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cupContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Bread”

Lemon (or Key Lime) Bars

Not so long ago, I went to visit my great friend Roselyn as she awaited the birth of her beautiful baby girl, Hannah Sophia! We decided to make the wait sweeter by making some lemon bars with her  friend Cassie. The lemon bars were delicious, but nothing compares to the beauty of Roselyn’s new baby girl! CongratulationsContinue reading “Lemon (or Key Lime) Bars”