Fillings

Homemade Almond Paste

Homemade Almond Paste

It’s a necessary ingredient for many Scandinavian and Dutch dessert recipes. And, because homemade is always best, we present thee with homemade almond paste. Homemade Almond Paste Makes about 1 pound. 1 cup slivered almonds 1 cup powdered sugar 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon […]

Dutch Caramel-Filled Stroopwafels Recipe

Dutch Caramel-Filled Stroopwafels Recipe

Super fun to fun to make and to eat. A perfect small fall-ish treat to go with coffee with friends… especially Dutch friends. Stroopwafels Cookie Ingredients 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 egg 2 1/4 cups flour 1 teaspoon yeast 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Banana Cream Pie. Delightful vanilla pudding topped with fresh bananas. It’s a classic and you don’t need a box to make it. Vanilla Pudding Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups milk 4 large egg yolks 3 tablespoons unsalted […]

Almond Coffee Cake Recipe

Almond Coffee Cake Recipe

My years spent sleeping on bakery shelves before grade school are paying off for you once again. Today, I share with you the Almond Coffee Cake. Almond Coffee Cake Ingredients 5 teaspoons yeast 1/2 cup lukewarm water (110°F or lower) 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup […]

Giraffe Swiss Roll Cake With Whipped Peanut Butter Filling Recipe

Giraffe Swiss Roll Cake With Whipped Peanut Butter Filling Recipe

Here’s how to make a swiss roll cake with giraffe spots. I’m gonna stick my neck out and guess that you’ve seen Animal Adventure Park’s live video giraffe cam of April the giraffe awaiting the birth of her mini-me.  If you love giraffe’s as much as […]

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies With Cream Cheese Filling

Red Velvet Whoopie Pies With Cream Cheese Filling

There is nothing as happy in this world as makin’ whoopie… or red velvet anything. Putting them together throws us over the top into just plain glee. Thus, I present thee with the Red Velvet Whoopie Pie. With mini flags. You’re welcome. Red Velvet Whoopie Pies 1/2 […]

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

Chocolate Whoopie Pies

This week I’ve been makin’ a lot of whoopie. Have you been making enough whoopie? If not, I implore you to do so. I see far too many packaged items and store-bought fried chicken at potlucks these days. So, please, bring back the whoopie… or, […]

Game Day Whoop Ass Pies

Game Day Whoop Ass Pies

Here a new play on a classic dessert… the Whoop Ass Pie for game day. Go Seahawks! Not a Seahawks fan? Here’s the recipe so you can adjust to your team colors… if you must. Game Day Whoop Ass Pies 1/2 cup butter (or 1 […]

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies With Hazelnut Mousse Filling Recipe

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies With Hazelnut Mousse Filling Recipe

Hey, Punkin’! Here’s a little fallish treat for you and your loves. Pumpkin Whoopie Pies 1/2 cup butter (or 1 stick), softened 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup pumpkin 1 1/4 cup buttermilk 1 egg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking […]

Homemade Plum Jam Recipe

Homemade Plum Jam Recipe

Nothing makes one feel more like an old-fashioned kid like balancing while walking across a log and picking fresh fruit from a tree. One of the most underrated fruits of all is the plum. How could we possibly overlook the colors, the smells and the taste […]