Marsh Madness is a blog tour celebrating the release of Shauna Sever’s book Marshmallow Madness. The book has a soft, puffy cover and oodles of unique marshmallow creations inspired by desserts and kids in candy stores. Shauna devoted entire chapters to the marshmallow connoisseur, the cocktail drinker and there’s even one for all you fruit-lovers. All in all it’s a book so pretty you’ll want… [Read more]
Lately I’ve been having weird and specific baking cravings. Ones for coconut with chocolate. I know, I know. That’s not that weird. But it is a combination I haven’t really baked with. Coconut for me has always meant vanilla or lime. Coconut + chocolate = unexplored territory. I set out to right the wrong. As a result coconut flakes and chocolate have been flying left… [Read more]
Flour Bakery’s banana bread recipe. The best banana bread I ever ate. Finally. For the longest time I’ve been looking for a go-to banana bread recipe. A favorite. A basic recipe I can make as is or gussy up. A recipe I can pull out of my sleeve at the drop of a hat. One I make so many times I can throw together from… [Read more]
Festive biscotti laced with the cool, zinginess of peppermint and balanced with the sweetness of white chocolate, perfect for Christmas morning and worthy of gracing your holiday cookie platter. Biscotti are dry, crunchy cookies destined for dunking into coffee, tea or dessert wine. They were traditionally made without fat and twice baked to produce a hard cookie. The cookie dough is baked into a long… [Read more]
A chocolate snack cake that boasts of cocoa powder and sour cream inside the cake batter and the frosting. Rich with chocolate flavor and moist from sour cream, it’s a dense cake that you will find irresistible. Maybe, like me, you’re wondering what makes a ‘snack’ cake different from regular cake?!