Swirled red velvet cheesecake brownies

A melt-in-the-mouth red velvet cushion covered by a carpet of fluffy sweet-salty cheese swirled with more of the red velvet mass. A sexier version of the fudgy cheesecake brownies but the sensual appeal of these crimson … [Read more...]


Orange-glazed blueberry muffins

The recipe that inspired these breakfast muffins was labeled as "baked donuts." Since I don't have donut baking pans, I improvised by using something quite-similar -- mini-tube pans. However, after eating one of these baked … [Read more...]


Choco peanut butter bars

Two layers of butter cookie crust and, in between, a blanket of dark chocolate and peanut butter morsels swimming in a river of sweetened condensed milk. They are already perfect at that point but why not make them … [Read more...]


Salted caramel cheese tart

Cheesecake is not something you can cut and serve straight out of the oven. A cheesecake has to cool slowly and thoroughly, and chilled for best results. It's the same with this cheese tart which is really a cheese cake baked … [Read more...]


Party perfect mini-trifle

The perfect dessert for those sit-down dinner affairs. The bottom layer consists of crushed home baked cookies, the middle layer is just softened ice cream and the topper is cream whipped to soft peaks sprinkled with more of … [Read more...]


Oats, nuts, chocolate and caramel squares

Inspired by a turtle bars recipe (I don't really know the definition for turtle bars), these nuggets contain oats, nuts, chocolate, sugar, flour, butter and caramel. No eggs which should make them vegetarian-friendly. When … [Read more...]


Cashew nut cinnamon sugar cookies

I baked two batches over the weekend. With a mere 18-hour interval, believe it or not. The first batch was consumed so fast and everyone was clamoring for a second batch. Apparently, my family is smitten with cinnamon and … [Read more...]


Salted caramel cinnamon cake

One of life's simplest pleasures has got to be eating cake or bread still warm from the oven. In my dream world, I'm up before the crack of dawn everyday and, by the time the sun is up and my family is getting ready for the … [Read more...]