Matcha Green Tea Blondies

Matcha Green Tea Blondies

What are Match Green Tea Blondies?  It’s a green tea latte in a blondie square.  It is tea and dessert all in one. Can you imagine?   The difference between brownies versus blondies is dependent if the classic treat contains chocolate or not.  Brownies contain 

Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread

I love love love sweet breads and this Cinnamon Almond Knotted Bread is no exception. Its perfect for brunch, breakfast, snack, tea time, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas – generally anytime. This knotted sweet bread is tender and sweet and looks beautiful. Inspired by an Estonian 

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Honey Mustard Sauce

Carrot Cake with Pineapple Honey Mustard Sauce

Carrot cake is a classic dessert that always comes with cream cheese icing, but what if it was warm served with a pineapple sauce? I’ve been playing with classic flavors for carrot cake to include pineapple and honey mustard. Its slightly unconventional, but its also 

Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices

Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices

These Apple Cider Biscuits with Pepper Jelly and Apple Slices are phenomenal! I started the week stumped on how to create a dish from “apple cider” for our weekly @supperchallenge. But as I thought about the familiar flavors of apple and buttery biscuits in a 

Orange Cranberry Icebox Shortbread Cookies

Orange Cranberry Icebox Shortbread Cookies

There’s something festive about orange cranberry icebox shortbread cookies that I love. While everyone else bakes up chocolate or fudgy treats, I like to break the mold <haha, break the cookie mold>. That’s the great thing, not only is this cookie equally as festive, but 

Whipped Shortbread

Whipped Shortbread

Old fashioned whipped shortbread with a maraschino cherry is classic. I have to confess that any Christmas cookie platter holding whipped shortbread will mean that I will make a hurried walk to snatch up this melt-in-your-mouth treat. <I can’t even say I’m embarrassed. First one 

Ginger Gingerbread Cake

Ginger Gingerbread Cake

Cold weather and a countdown towards the festive seasons, this ginger gingerbread cake is the perfect weeknight dessert. Nothing says comfort food like the warm flavor of ginger. By adding two components of ginger, this cake has got a great flavor and textural punch.

Japanese Sweet Potato Cake

Japanese Sweet Potato Cake

My original intent was to recreate an Ube (purple potato) cake, typically found in Filipino bakeries. It wasen’t until I started prepping that I realized that I did not have purple potatoes (purple skin and purple flesh). I had Japanese Sweet Potatos (purple skin and 

Banana Bread French Toast with Peanut Cream and Bacon Bits

Banana Bread French Toast with Peanut Cream and Bacon Bits

This week’s Supper Challenge theme is “Social Media inspired”. You know, the Tik Tok, Instagram or Facebook 1 minute videos full cooking and assembling a dish? Usually the videos show ooey gooey cheesy goodness or a cake baked and beautifully decorated. As usual, I took 

Cranberry Lemon Pudding Cake with Cumin Yogurt and Maple Glazed Walnuts

Cranberry Lemon Pudding Cake with Cumin Yogurt and Maple Glazed Walnuts

After a big meal like Thanksgiving or Christmas, a lighter dessert can be enjoyed without feeling stuffed. A cranberry lemon pudding cake with cumin yogurt and maple glazed walnuts is festive, tart and a nice touch of sweet. Growing up, boxed pudding cakes were the