Tag Archives: baking

Magical Pina-Colada Cake

The Gods of Baked Goods must have been a good mood today because there could be no other explanation for my major breakthrough - I baked a cake from scratch (with no standardized recipe) and it came out real well!  Those of you that have followed this blog for a while know that I am constantly lamenting over the...
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Homemade Brioche Rolls

Anyone who knows me knows that I am not a baker.  I can cook but I clearly can’t bake. Not only am I not a baker, I am literally afraid of taking on any project that requires any baking.  So one day while I was driving my son to soccer practice (and yes, being a typical teenager, car rides...
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Heavenly Banana Bread

  This is a good way to utilize overripe bananas. It is a very easy fool-proof recipe. My kids love this banana bread for breakfast but I also serve it as dessert with vanilla ice-cream for fancy dinner parties.


  1. One and a half cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  2. One cup sugar
  3. One teaspoon vanilla extract
  4. 2 eggs
  5. Half cup melted Butter
  6. One teaspoon...
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