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Burnt Orange Ombre Cake

Burnt Orange Ombre Cake

My husband’s birthday is this week, and this past weekend we hosted a Texas football watch party.  We absolutely LOVE college football and any opportunity to host a gathering to cheer on one of our favorite teams.  Since I have been working on growing my baking business Sweet Success CC, I look at any opportunity to … Continue reading

Banana Pudding Pie

Banana Pudding Pie

I recently made the Banana Pudding Pie recipe found on Lick the Bowl Good for a coworker’s birthday- I clearly take advantage of any and all opportunities to bake 🙂  While I was making it, my husband kept asking if he could be my taste tester and promised me that no one would notice if … Continue reading

Cookie Cake

Cookie Cake

When I was in college my roommates and I realized that we could use our M Cards to buy cookie cakes from the Union.  From that moment forward, many a birthday was spent indulging on this sweet treat chased with a few shots of warm Popov.  Recently we were celebrating the birthday of one of … Continue reading

Traditional Pavlova

Traditional Pavlova

I have spent the past two days hoping that I will come up with some witty, engaging, inspiring paragraph to accompany this recipe.  The reality is…that it is just good.  There is not much more to say, sweet baked meringue, airy whipped cream, and fresh fruit.  I am not sure that you can go wrong with … Continue reading

Matzo Toffee

Matzo Toffee

This recipe has been a go to for many a Passover celebration.  I honestly can’t remember where I found it originally, but each time I make it I get the same reaction, “this stuff is incredible!”  It is a really easy recipe with minimal ingredients that makes a batch large enough to serve an entire … Continue reading

Slutty Brownies

Slutty Brownies

I recently found this recipe on Pinterest and was obviously first intrigued by it’s name.  I laughed about it, pinned it on my wall, and moved on.  While I was searching for something to bake for a friend’s birthday, I once again stumbled across this super sweet recipe.  The combination of three of my favorites: chocolate … Continue reading

Strawberries and Cream Pie

Strawberries and Cream Pie

One of our New Year’s Resolutions was to throw more dinner parties.  So, when we were invited to a dinner party last weekend we felt like we were accomplishing our goals 🙂  Our hosts were going to take care of the main dish, so I offered to make a dessert.  One thing to know about … Continue reading

A Classic Recipe: Homemade Whipped Cream

A Classic Recipe: Homemade Whipped Cream

A squirt from the bottle RediWhip, or a dolip of Cool Whip from the tub doesn’t hold a candle to the homemade stuff.  I made a recipe for a dinner party the other night (that I will be posting shortly) that called for heavy whipping cream and I had quite a bit left over.  Rather than letting it go to waste, I decided … Continue reading