Cherry Chip Scones

Cherry Scone Recipes

What are the best cherry scone recipes? The kind that have chocolate chips in them, obviously! Chocolate and Cherry for the Win! Chocolate and cherry are a pretty magical combination. Apparently the sweetness of the cherries and the bitterness of dark chocolate offset one another perfectly. The combination is so fantastic that chocolate covered cherries … Read more

Cinnamon Swirl Cookies

Cinnamon Cookie Recipe

Do you ever wish you could eat cinnamon rolls for dessert AND breakfast? This cinnamon cookie recipe swirls chunks of cinnamon roll filling in a fluffy sugar cookie. A Short History of Cinnamon in Sweets Cinnamon is perhaps the spice that launched the age of exploration. The ancient Egyptians used it in their embalming process. … Read more

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookie Recipe

Chocolate Pinwheel Cookie Recipe

This chocolate pinwheel cookie recipe is a classic icebox cookie. Mix the dough, roll it into a log, and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to bake. Here, we’re swirling chocolate and vanilla batter for a pretty cookie with a decadent taste. A Short History of Icebox Cookies There would be no icebox … Read more

Strawberry Mousse Cake

This strawberry mousse cake recipe produces a light and airy confection, with a strong strawberry flavor. It’s the perfect way to use up some juicy spring berries. This strawberry mousse cake is rather fool-proof since it consists of a gelatin-based mousse, which is much more forgiving than the whipped egg whites version. A Short History … Read more

A Scone Recipe Requiring No Egg

Craving scones but short an egg or two? Have egg allergies but still craving the best tasting scones? We’re here to help you out with a delicious, fluffy scone recipe with no egg, requiring just a few simple ingredients. Casting Scone Aspersions The internet is full of bloggers casting scone aspersions. Obviously, this is better … Read more

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

Coconut Pecan Cookie Recipe

This coconut pecan cookie recipe combines your favorite drop cookies with a classic flavor combination – coconut and pecan. We also like to add some chocolate chips, for good measure. These cookies have a pleasing chewy texture interrupted by the crunch of pecan. About Coconut and Pecan Coconut and Pecan is a classic Southern American … Read more

Mississippi Mud Cake

Mississippi Mud Cake

Rumor has it that the Mississippi Mud Cake originated in the American South in the 1970s or 1980s. The cake is supposedly named after the muddy banks of the Mississippi river. This treat is a chocolate lover’s dream. It consists in a layer of moist chocolate cake, topped with gooey marshmallows, and then another layer … Read more

Nutella Swirl Waffle Recipe

What’s better than a crunchy, tender waffle? One with Nutella swirled through it, obviously. This Nutella waffle recipe comes together quickly for an easy, indulgent weekend breakfast. A Short History of Nutella Nutella, like so many great inventions, emerged from scarcity. In 1806, Napoleon’s continental system prevented British goods from entering French-controlled ports, putting cocoa … Read more

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Strawberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe

This strawberry shortbread cookie recipe relies on freeze-dried strawberries rather than fresh strawberries or strawberry jam to provide an intense strawberry flavor. This recipe is loosely adapted from The Floured Table. A Short History of Shortbread Shortbread originated in Scotland. While the treat is famously associated with Mary Queen of Scots (also, coincidentally the most … Read more