Rainbows and dragons? The two don't seem to go together, but my sister likes both. So when her birthday came up, we decided to combine them into a cake! It was a fun (and a bit nerve-wracking) process, so I thought you all might like to see how I made it. 😊 Rainbows... The first… Continue reading How to Make a Rainbow-Layered Cake
Sweet Biscuits (Recipe + Video)
Today I had an open afternoon and a family recipe that I hadn’t ever tried, so I decided to test it and share the recipe with you! I made sweet biscuits - not quite biscuits, not quite cookies, but totally yummy. 😋 They’re great for breakfast or brunch and are super easy to make. Plus,… Continue reading Sweet Biscuits (Recipe + Video)
Two weeks ago, I said I was going to make a bunch of cookies when I got on Christmas break. And I did. Yesterday was basically the start to my Christmas break, so my little sister and I turned up the Christmas music and made close to 200 cookies. We baked for about four hours… Continue reading Christmas Cookies
5 Cookies for December Baking
I love cookies. Plus, I live with several cookie monsters who can go through cookies quicker than anyone else I know. Because of the high demand for cookies, the Christmas giving season, and my love for baking, I'm counting down the weeks 'till Christmas break so I can go on a cookie baking marathon. While… Continue reading 5 Cookies for December Baking
Life Update + Fall Faves
Hello, readers! It's been a while since I did a casual post, and since I'm in my pajamas and slippers right now, it seems like the perfect time to write one. 🙂 I've been busy with lots of school (like every other highschooler out there 😋), but I've also done some fun things within the… Continue reading Life Update + Fall Faves
Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes
Recently, I have been experimenting with pastries. I tried cream puffs, macaroons, and I am hoping to learn how to make baklava. Here is what I learned from my most recent recipe: buttercream macaroons. And don't worry… they are hard to make, but still doable. If you like meringues you will enjoy these! 1. Don't… Continue reading Making Macaroons: What YOU Can Learn From MY Mistakes
A Peek Back At My Christmas Baking…
I know this is late, but I really want to tell you about it. This past Christmas season, I whipped up three batches of gingerbread dough and my mom made gingerbread houses from it. It was my job to finish up the leftover dough by making gingerbread men! I made around 200 cookies and had… Continue reading A Peek Back At My Christmas Baking…
Biscotti and Meringues
Whether you dunk them in hot chocolate or if you chomp on them as a snack, biscotti are so much fun. A few days ago I made them for the second time. I found the recipe in a cookbook called Desserts Around the World. I found almost the same exact recipe here. The only difference is I… Continue reading Biscotti and Meringues
Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever!
Yum, yum!!! Does banana bread sound good to you right now? Do your bananas rot because nobody eats them? Well, I have the recipe for all of you! First, let's get our ingredients out! Ingredients: 1/2 C. butter 1/2 C. sugar 2 eggs, well beaten 1 very ripe banana (2 for extra moistness) 1 Tsp.… Continue reading Best Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Ever!