Brownies

Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops (Brownie Cookies)

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Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops

Snowy-Topped Brownie Drops are cookies with a soft and chocolatey center that any chocoholic would love. The snowy crackly tops are made from powdered sugar, which surprisingly does not add a lot sweetness to the cookies. Dorie Greenspan’s cookie recipes have just enough sweetness to them, which is something I appreciate.

Recipes

Honeycomb Candy

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Honeycomb Candy

Honeycomb Candy, Cindertoffee, Sponge Toffee. There are several different names for this sweet treat! The first time I had Honeycomb Candy was only a few years ago when a colleague brought back some Crunchie candy bars from the UK back to the office. I thought they were made out of real honeycombs…I didn’t realize how […]

Chocolate

Coco Puffs with Chantilly Frosting

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Coco Puffs

If you ever get a chance to go to Honolulu, Hawaii, I highly recommend visiting Liliha Bakery and getting a box of their Coco Puffs! Their Coco Puffs are one of my favorite desserts in the world! This gloopy, messy, and delicious dessert is pâte à choux with a chocolate filling, and topped with what […]

Cake

Angel Food Cake

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Angel Food Cake

Angel Food Cake is one of my favorites because it’s so soft, airy, fluffy, and has a nice subtle sweetness to it. I found this recipe in the America’s Test Kitchen cookbook and decided to give it a try.  

Cake

Mizu Shingen Mochi (Water Cake)

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Water Cake

Mizu Shingen Mochi, or water cake, is like nothing I’ve eaten before. It’s like eating a gelatinous blob of water that changes from solid to liquid the moment it goes in your mouth. It’s definitely a fun dessert to make and eat. My water cake didn’t look like the works of art I’ve seen on Japanese websites, but […]

Cake

Victoria Sponge Cake

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Victoria Sponge Cake

The Victoria Sponge is a classic British tea-time cake that is said to have been a favorite of Queen Victoria. I have seen a version of the Victoria Sponge Cake that has two layers of sponge cake that sandwich fresh whipped cream and jam, and another that uses fresh fruits instead of jam. Some recipes use raspberries […]

Brownies

Chewy Brownies

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Chewy Brownies

This recipe for Chewy Brownies is another winner from America’s Test Kitchen! The goal, at least for me, was to make brownies from scratch that at least matched my favorite box brownies. Needless to say, these brownies were outstanding and there is no need for me to buy brownie mix anymore. These brownies ended up […]

Chocolate

Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies

This amazing recipe for Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookies comes from America’s Test Kitchen. This recipe sets the bar high for all chocolate chip cookie recipes. There is a nice chew to these cookies and the flavor is incredible; there are hints of nuttiness from the brown butter and the chewy texture comes from the higher […]