Baking Bites

Peanut Butter Coffee Cake with Raspberries

Peanut Butter Coffee Cake with Raspberries

Growing up, I ate peanut butter and jelly sandwiches in my lunch more times than I can count. I still love the combination of sweet, fruity jam and savory, sticky peanut butter whether I’m enjoying it
Black and White Chocolate Brownie Bars

Black and White Chocolate Brownie Bars

These tuxedo Black and White Chocolate Brownie Bars have something for every chocolate-lover, whether you prefer dark chocolate, white chocolate or love them both equally. The bars have a vanilla
Baking Bites for Craftsy: Whole Wheat Waffles

Baking Bites for Craftsy: Whole Wheat Waffles

Waffles are one of those breakfast foods that I used to save for weekends. My desire to turn them into a “special occasion” breakfast food stems from the fact that growing up, it was rare that we had
Chocolate Crepes

Chocolate Crepes

Crepes are a wonderful addition to the breakfast table, but the thin, tender pancakes are versatile enough that they can make an appearance at any meal. Crepes stuffed with ham and cheese can be a
White Chocolate Raspberry Skillet Cookie

White Chocolate Raspberry Skillet Cookie

Skillet cookies have really taken off in popularity in the last year or so, and if you’re not making them at home already, you should definitely put them on your “must try” list. The huge cookies are
Betty Crocker Strawberry Thumbprint Cookie Mix, reviewed

Betty Crocker Strawberry Thumbprint Cookie Mix, reviewed

The baking aisle is packed with a wide variety of cake and cookie mixes these days, when it seems like there were just a handful to choose from only a few short years ago. Cake and cookie mixes let
Mocha Cream Filled Cupcakes

Mocha Cream Filled Cupcakes

The combination of coffee and chocolate – also known as mocha – is one of my favorite flavor pairings. Bittersweet coffee helps to bring out the fruity notes in chocolate and can help a chocolate
Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker, reviewed

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker, reviewed

A pour-over is a very easy way to make a good cup of coffee. The technique involves slowly pouring hot water over freshly ground coffee beans, letting the coffee trickle out into a basin below. While
Coconut Blondie Bites

Coconut Blondie Bites

Bar cookies, including blondies and brownies, are known for being quick and easy to make. They’re even quicker when you turn them into bite-sized morsels using a mini muffin pan instead of a
Chocolate Chip Cherry Cobbler

Chocolate Chip Cherry Cobbler

Chocolate and cherries is a classic combination, but I’m giving it a twist in this Chocolate Chip Cherry Cobbler. Fruit cobblers don’t typically include chocolate, which ensures that the fruit is the
Creme-Filled Cinnamon Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

Creme-Filled Cinnamon Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

A good sandwich cookie is almost like two desserts in one because you get to not only enjoy tasty cookies, but the same kind of cream filling that you might find in a cake or cupcake. This is only
Baking Bites for Craftsy: How Long Do Baking Ingredients Last?

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How Long Do Baking Ingredients Last?

Have you ever found a package or chocolate chips pushed to the back of your pantry and wondered how long they’ve been there? Visited a relative’s home and reached for flour only to find that the label
How to Make Sprinkle-Filled Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

How to Make Sprinkle-Filled Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Valentine’s Day is a holiday with a lot of sweets associated with it. I don’t need an excuse to enjoy some dessert, but it never hurts to have a reason and I love getting some holiday flair into a
Individual Mocha Pudding Cakes

Individual Mocha Pudding Cakes

A pudding cake – also known as a self-saucing pudding – is a cake that bakes into two distinct layers: a fluffy cake and a rich, flavorful sauce to go with it. It’s almost like two desserts in one!
Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Bear Claws

Baking Bites for Craftsy: How to Make Bear Claws

Bear claws are always some of the most impressive pastries in the case and I know that I find it hard to turn down a good one. Unfortunately, I find that the quality of these pastries (at most
Lemon Lime Coconut Bars with Shortbread Crust

Lemon Lime Coconut Bars with Shortbread Crust

As most of you regular readers will know, I am a big fan of coconut in desserts. The buttery, tropical flavor of coconut is delicious on its own, but it also pairs well with a wide variety of other
Hazelnut Cream Scones

Hazelnut Cream Scones

Scones are always a welcome addition to my breakfast table and I will frequently whip a batch up to go with a freshly brewed pot of coffee on a quiet morning. Scones are easy to make and come together
Why Do Cupcakes Sink in the Middle?

Why Do Cupcakes Sink in the Middle?

It is very disappointing to put a tray filled with cupcake batter into the oven only to watch them sink when you pull them out. There are quite a few reasons that cupcakes can sink during baking,
Double Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies

Double Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies

The next time that you’re in the mood for a very chocolatey cookie, look no further than this recipe for Double Chocolate Chunk Pecan Cookies. These cookies have a intensely chocolate base and are
One-Bowl Vanilla Waffles

One-Bowl Vanilla Waffles

When it comes to breakfast foods, waffles are often perceived as being more difficult to make than pancakes are. As a result, I find plenty of people who make pancakes on a regular basis, while saving