Desserts

Butter Pound Cake Mini Recipe

Butter Pound Cake Mini

One of the things that I have realized is that no matter how hard you try to stop it, life still changes.  Time goes by, and in the blink of an eye, you wake up one morning and head to the kitchen only to be faced with cooking for two.  […]

Bread Pudding Recipe

Bread Pudding

Having a restaurant that served sandwiches meant I ordered and used a lot of bread. This bread pudding recipe is something that I made pretty often from leftover bread. Since I no longer own the restaurant, I will use a loaf of French bread that I have let get a […]

Lemon Cupcake Recipe

Easy Lemon Cupcakes

When life gives you lemons, or rather ice, you should make these Easy Lemon Cupcakes if you are currently living in Texas. This week has been unprecedented here in Texas. With temperatures plummeting into the low single digits, electricity out all over the state, and now severe damage caused by […]

Thumbprint Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

These Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies are so delicious! They have the perfect texture and just the right amount of sweetness. The story behind this little recipe for Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies comes from my youngest son. He was challenged to make some cookies for a cookie competition and found a recipe from […]

Butter Pecan Tea Cake Recipe

Butter Pecan Tea Cakes

How about some Butter Pecan Tea Cakes! So, what makes a cookie a cookie and a tea cake… a tea cake? That all depends on where you live! According to Google and Wikipedia, “A teacake in England is generally a light yeast-based sweet bun containing dried fruit, typically served toasted and buttered.[1] In the U.S., teacakes can […]

Sour Cream Pound Cake Recipe

Pecan Cinnamon Sour Cream Pound Cake

Every once in a while, I make something that really hits the spot. This Pecan Cinnamon Sour Cream Pound Cake was one of those times. I layered this into a Bundt pan and topped it with a sugar glaze to make the perfect slice of cake to accompany a great […]

Chocolate Strawberry Rum Cake Recipe

Chocolate Strawberry Rum Cake

This recipe for a Chocolate Strawberry Rum Cake is something I came up with because I wanted to make something similar to the Cherry Chocolate Rum Cake I used to make at the restaurant. Two days before our Christmas Eve celebration at my parents’ house, my sister pointed out that […]

Cranberry Pecan Sandie Recipe

Cranberry Pecan Sandies

I created this recipe for Cranberry Pecan Sandies for my father. He loves the Pecan Sandies that you buy from the grocery store, but I wanted to do something special for him. I started researching recipes for Pecan Sandies and Russian Teacakes (which have a very similar texture). It took […]

Creme Brulee Recipe

Creme Brulee

When I owned my restaurant, one of the desserts I often made was the Creme Brulee.  It was, by far, my husband’s favorite.  I can remember on Saturday nights while I was in the kitchen cooking, he and our kids would be sharing a piece of my “Death by Chocolate” […]

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffin Recipe

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins

This is a recipe creation that has taken me a few tries.  I started with the concept of Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread and ended up with Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins.  I think the muffins will work much better when I have my Bed and Breakfast (The Robinson House) back up […]