Category Archives: Dessert

Thai-Style Sweetcorn Soup

A really quick soup (unless you, for some reason, insist on making your own creamed corn because you’ve been making SO MUCH creamed corn at work and why stop now?) that would be extra good with some crusty bread on … Continue reading

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Skillet Apple Pie

A pretty quick pie to put together, with some extra tastiness on top of a standard apple pie. Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1 cup light brown sugar 2 refrigerated pie crusts 42 ounce can canned apple pie filling 2 … Continue reading

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Lemon Meringue Cupcakes

Some delicious cupcakes with tart lemon to cut the very sweet meringue, and an excuse to get out your blowtorch, which is always fun! I made these with my former ‘Summertime Cake Series’ partner, but his life has changed enough … Continue reading

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Buckwheat Cookies

Naturally gluten-free cookies with a texture similar to shortbread (thanks to all the butter)! The flavor of these is hard to describe, other than buttery, but it’s good – all but 3 or so disappeared at work that day, and … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch Apple Slice

I’d never heard of apple slice before, but it’s apparently just a huge slab of apple pie, so we’re off to a good start. The traditional version has crushed corn flakes in it, but this recipe (smartly) uses Cinnamon Toast … Continue reading

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Cheesecake Cookies

Extremely soft, simple, cookies that are realistically more a nice vanilla than cheesecake flavored. Whatever it is, it’s still a good flavor! Ingredients: 8 ounces full fat cream cheese, room temperature 1/2 cup butter, room temperature 1 1/4 cup granulated … Continue reading

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Chocolate Buckwheat Cake

Last year at work we grew buckwheat for the first time. We brought it to a historic mill at the neighboring Metropark system, and just last week got back the first batch of buckwheat flour! This is the first thing … Continue reading

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Pineapple Filled Jelly Roll

A big fluffy roll full of delicious! Why not?! It uses a regular sized jelly roll pan, which was what I was going for after seeing several cake recipes that would have required buying a new pan. Ingredients: Pineapple Filling: … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Bundt

This bundt came out great! It’s not particularly tart, or anything else that really comes to mind with buttermilk, it’s just…cake flavored. Good cake flavored? It doesn’t feel heavy, but it is dense enough that I’ve been feeling satisfied after … Continue reading

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Moravian Sugar Cake

A really light, poofy cake with a crunchy sugar top! I brought this into work and 1 person had 3 pieces and then asked me to bring in more! Ingredients: 2 packages active dry yeast 1 cup warm water (110-115) … Continue reading

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