Raspberry Filled Chiffon Cake

Vanilla chiffon cake, raspberry filling, pastry cream, and whipped cream all culminate in this ultimate summer dessert. Raspberry Filled Chiffon Cake Yields:  One 2-layer cake Total Time:  3 hours (includes making the raspberry filling, pastry cream, and chiffon cake) Prep Time:  20 min   Whipped Cream Ingredients 12 oz. heavy whipping cream 3 tsp. granulated…

Vanilla Pastry Cream

Ahhhh, pastry cream…. Delicious and so versatile – from a filling to a topping to just eating it with a spoon.  You can’t go wrong with this recipe! Pastry Cream Yields:  18 oz. Total Time:  15 min Prep Time:  5 min Cook Time:  10 min   Ingredients 8 oz. milk 8 oz. heavy cream 4…

Vanilla Chiffon Cake

A beautifully light and airy cake!  Perfect for any occasion. Vanilla Chiffon Cake Yields:  Two 9-inch round cakes Total Time:  2 hours (includes cooling time) Prep Time:  20 min Cook Time:  10 min   Ingredients 4 large egg whites, room temperature ½ tsp cream of tartar 6 oz. granulated sugar (approximately ¾ cup), divided 2…

Toffee Blondies

Sweet, chewy blondies that are filled with toffee and chocolate chips! Toffee Blondies Yields:  16 Blondies Total Time:  45 min Prep Time:  15 min Cook Time:  30 min   Ingredients 4 oz. unsalted butter (1 stick) 8 oz. light brown sugar (approximately 1 cup, packed) 4 oz. eggs (2 large eggs), room temperature 2 tsp…

Kladdkaka – Swedish Chocolate Cake

Kladdkaka!  As much fun to eat as it is to say. Kladdkaka Serves 8 Total Time:  1 hr. 35 min Prep Time:  10 min Cook Time:  25 min Cool Time:  1 hr.   Kladdkaka Ingredients 4 oz. unsalted butter (1 stick) 8 oz. granulated sugar (approximately 1 cup) 4 oz. eggs (2 large eggs), room…

S’more Cookie Bars

Summertime = Campfires = S’mores S’more Cookie Bars Yields 13 x 9-inch pan Total Time:  30 min Prep Time:  10 min Cook Time:  20 min   Ingredients 4 oz. unsalted butter 7.5 oz. graham crackers, finely crushed (approximately 1 ½ cups) 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk 6 oz. semisweet chocolate chips (approximately 1 cup) 2…

Marshmallows

Fluffy marshmallow pillows! Marshmallows Yields 6 oz. approximately  ( I weighed these, then forgot to write it down…  will update with the correct weight when I make these again) Total Time:  4 hr. 45 min Prep Time:  45 min Rest Time:  4 hrs.   Ingredients 6 oz. water, divided 2 ½ tsp powdered gelatin (1…

Graham Crackers

My take on homemade graham crackers! Graham Crackers Yields 7.5 oz. Total Time:  1 hr.  40 min Prep Time:  20 min Cook Time:  20 min Chill Time:  1 hr.   Ingredients 2 oz. unsalted butter, softened 1 oz. brown sugar (approximately 1/8 cup) 1 oz. maple syrup 1 oz. milk ½ tsp. vanilla extract 4…

Sweetened Condensed Milk

Condensed Milk.  From Scratch.  #winning Sweetened Condensed Milk Yields 14 oz. Total Time:  8.5 hrs. Cook Time:  2.5 hrs. Cool Time:  6 hrs.   Ingredients 24 oz. whole milk 8 oz. granulated sugar (approximately 1 cup)   Directions Whisk the milk and sugar together in a saucepan. Heat over low heat until the milk has…

Classic Cinnamon Rolls

Flavorful cinnamon rolls, covered with delicious cream cheese frosting!  You really can’t beat this classic pairing. Classic Cinnamon Rolls Yields 16 rolls Total Time:  12 hrs. Prep Time:  35 min Rise Time:  11 hrs. Cook Time:  15 min   Dough Ingredients 1 tsp active dry yeast 6 oz. milk 4 oz. unsalted butter, room temperature…

Raspberry Filling

This filling is great in a layer cake or on top of brownies, cheesecake, and ice cream.  So easy to make and so delicious! Raspberry Filling Yields:  13 oz. Total Time:  20 min Prep Time:  5 min Cook Time:  15 min   Ingredients 12 oz. raspberries 4 oz. granulated sugar (may need more depending on how…

Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberries + Biscuits + Whipped Cream = Perfection. Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake Yields:  4 servings Total Time:  1 hr. 15 min. Prep Time:  1 hour (includes chilling dough) Bake Time:  15 min.   Sweetened Strawberry Ingredients 16 oz. strawberries 2 oz. granulated sugar (approximately ¼ cup) Biscuit Ingredients 6 oz. all-purpose flour (approximately 1 ¼ cups)…