Mini Cream Puffs

I’ve been sitting on this recipe for a couple of weeks now, and am finally getting around to posting it.  Finally!  A few weeks ago I was asked to make over a hundred classic cream puffs for a wedding, the only problem being that the last time I had made an actual classic cream puff…

Vanilla Pound Cake

I have heard that the old rule of thumb behind pound cake is that you combine together four simple ingredients; a pound of flour, a pound of sugar, a pound of eggs, and a pound of butter.  Just that simple, right?  In all my years of baking pound cake, and the countless recipes that I’ve…

Waffles

What’s a better way to begin a sunny spring morning then to whip up a batch of homemade waffles?  Below is my basic, go-to waffle recipe.  I usually make a batch of plain waffle batter and then get creative with it by adding all kinds of different ingredients: fresh berries, lemon zest with poppy seeds,…

Garden Gnome Funfetti Cake

My sister was born on the Day of the Three Kings, the Feast of the Epiphany, or the Twelfth Day of Christmas also referred to as the Twelfth Night, not that any of that really mattered when it came to this year’s birthday cake.  It has been a long running family joke that the shortest…