Valentines Day Ombre Explosion Cake

I have been dying to try to make one of these explosion cakes and with Valentines Day right around the corner, it seemed like the perfect excuse to make one. This is so fun!! Here we go, the recipe for an explosive Valentines Day! Additional Tools 5, 6 inch round baking pans Serrated knife Icing…

Vanilla Creme Brûlée – Taha’a Style

My husband Brandon and I got married in September and we went to French Polynesia for our honeymoon! We stayed at Le Taha’a Resort & Spa where we had the most unbelievable experience and equally amazing was the food, and the creme brûlée (see below canoe breakfast on its way to our hut!) Shortly after…

Chai Cloud Cookie

Anyone else obsessed with Starbucks’ Chai lattes? Well then, I have a recipe for you! While there isn’t a lightly sweet option, these airy cookies will satisfy your daily chai cravings one bite at a time. Prep:  Preheat your oven to 200 degrees f Line baking sheet with parchment paper Ingredients: 3 egg whites at…

Hazelnut-Espresso Delight

As I have mentioned before, meringues can be a little tricky to make. Seriously though there is no reason to fear – its so fun. I’m starting with some brief tips that will ensure a successful meringue, followed by the must try hazelnut-espresso recipe! MERINGUE TIPS: Separating eggs is easier when they are cold but they…

Ultimate Banana Cupcake

Do you like banana? Do you like sweet? Of course you do! I have a simple banana-honey cupcake recipe, that you will really enjoy. Check it out.. There are 3 parts to this cupcake: The cupcake (duh) The icing The candied walnuts Prep: Preheat oven to 350 degrees  | Yields 12 cupcakes so line 1 cupcake…

Raspberry Cloud

Possibly the best dessert ever! I found this classic meringue mixed with whipped cream and raspberries to be super fluffy and fresh. There are 3 parts to this recipe: Classic meringue Whipped cream Raspberries 1. Start by making classic meringues (find additional tips in my Mocha Meringues post. You will need: 1 cup sugar 1/4…

Mocha Meringues

I just love meringues so I wanted to re-share this recipe to my own blog, you can also find it on my sister’s blog The Western Wild, which you must be sure to check out if you haven’t already, she writes about everything from fashion & love to travel & food. What is meringue? Meringue is…