Category Archives: Dessert

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

A few weeks ago my friend Jani sent me some Brazilian recipe magazines with cakes and other desserts. I translated the text with google translate, but there were still some challenges, such as their apparent assumption that all cake pans … Continue reading

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Maple Bundt

This maple cake has a fantastic light, fluffy texture, and a maple-cinnamon icing that makes it feel a bit warm and nice for winter. If you’ve got some syrup in the back of your fridge that hasn’t been touched in … Continue reading

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Malted Brown Sugar Sandwich Cookies

Lightly chewy cookies with a really fantastic flavor sandwich a matching delightful frosting! These are some pretty filling cookies, and they’re really really nice. Ingredients: Cookies: 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 10 tablespoons … Continue reading

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Chunky Monkey Coffee Cake

A smaller monkey bread type cake that brings together all your favorite Chunky Monkey flavors (unless, like me, you insist on replacing the walnuts, but that’s cool too). I made this one at someone else’s house, and it was no … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Banana Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)

For cookies that only use one dinky banana, these have a real banana punch, which (of course) goes great with chocolate. The banana flavor actually lessens slightly by the second day, allowing all the flavors to shine equally, so they … Continue reading

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Golden Raisin Polenta Cake

This one sounds a bit weird, but is delicious! It reminded me of meringues – the outside gets very crisp, but is somewhat fragile like a meringue. Unlike a meringue, the center is very dense. It’s sweet, and the polenta … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Roll Donuts

Continuing my trend of winning my boss over, she thought she didn’t like cinnamon until these donuts changed her mind! They’re a great texture, and very cinnamon-y with the great cinnamon topping! Ingredients: Topping: 1/4 cup unsalted butter 4 teaspoons … Continue reading

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