• Dessert,  Recipes

    Baby Bundt Vanilla Cake

    I love to make desserts for the kids, but whole big cake is just too much to have around, and besides it’s way too tempting for Jeff and me. Enter the baby bundt, I named it “baby” because it fills up about half of a bundt pan. This cake is Dashiell’s current favorite – it’s yummy, can be dressed up with whipped cream or ice cream, and cooks in 30 minutes. You certainly don’t need to make this cake as a bundt. I didn’t even have a bundt pan until about a month ago, when I found an extra one in my mom’s basement. A bit off topic, but the…

  • Baking,  Dessert,  Recipes

    Chocolate Bread Pudding

    I had never made bread pudding before, and honestly I get intimidated with desserts in anything bigger than a ramekin. But, I like to push myself out of my comfort zone and I am so glad I did! I needed to bring dessert to Jeff’s Dad’s house and this was SO GOOD that all three ladies had it for breakfast the next morning…including me! Print Chocolate Bread Pudding Author: Kate Wagner Serves: 10-12   Don't have day-old bread? Here's a speedy tip that works well for last-minute stratas and bread puddings. Cut the bread into cubes or slices (whatever the recipe requires). Place bread on a foil-lined baking sheet and bake in…

  • Baking,  Dessert,  Recipes

    Red Velvet Heart Cookies

    Looking for a fun Valentine’s baking project to do with your kids? Look no further – these cookies are easy to make and so yummy! In our house red velvet is one of the only flavors that everyone likes (anyone with more than one child knows what I mean), so I’m been experimenting with lots of red velvet lately…finally tired of chocolate for this child, vanilla only for that child… Print Red Velvet Heart Cookies Author: Kate Wagner Serves: 46 (2½ inch) cookies   These delicious cookies are thicker than a traditional sugar cookie, the texture is more cake-like. If you want them more red and less cocoa (the velvet part) simply…