Sour Cream Banana Bread

February 14, 2014

This isn’t a very Valentine’s Dayish recipe, but if you happen to have some bread flour and some over-rip bananas, I think you’ll appreciate it.  It’s a banana bread recipe with sour cream for tenderness and bread flour for structure.

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Chocolate Cake Roll With Cappuccino Cream

February 13, 2014
Chocolate Cake Roll With Cappuccino Cream

It’s a jelly roll cake, and I’m so excited to share this recipe! Every time I post one I have to mention that I find jelly rolls intimidating, and this cake was no exception. But as always, after gathering the tools and ingredients the process went from daunting to fun, and the end result was […]

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Amaretto and Honey Truffles

February 12, 2014
Amaretto Truffles

It’s the season for truffles, so today I’m sharing my new favorite recipe. The filling starts out really soft, but after a good chill it is definitely scoopable. Once scooped, the scoops need to be chilled again before being shaped.  And finally, once shaped, they should be frozen before dipping.  So while these are not […]

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Black and White Cookies With Sugar Cookie Mix

February 10, 2014
Black and White Cookies

Here’s a recipe for all the Black & White Cookie lovers out there who don’t have time to bake from scratch.  This one starts with packaged sugar cookie mix, and if you’re skeptical, that’s all the more reason to try it.

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Heart Shaped Chocolate Bran Breakfast Cake

February 9, 2014
Heart Shaped Breakfast Cake

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here’s a recipe for a breakfast-worthy chocolate cake. It’s super simple and can be made in one bowl.

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Caramel Topped Girl Scout Cookie Trefoils

February 8, 2014
Trefoils Covered in Chocolate

Girl Scout Cookie Season is in full swing here in Austin, and last I heard they’d extended it until March 2.  If you haven’t bought a box yet, I recommend the Samoas and the Trefoils.   I’m also curious to know whether any of you taste a difference in the cookies since Girl Scouts of Central […]

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Chocolate Pink and Whites

February 6, 2014
Pink and Whites

We had another two hour school delay this morning, so Fuzz was on hand to help me with this variation on Black & White Cookies. My plan was to do pink and black since I like chocolate, but she insisted pink and white would look better. As a compromise, I made the cookies on a […]

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TCBY’s New Silk Vanilla Almond

February 5, 2014
Frozen Yogurt

Fuzz and I like to hang out at the neighborhood TCBY, so we know what’s up.  And by “what’s up” I mean we’re on top of new flavors.  We’ve been enjoying the vegan, non-dairy Silk Chocolate Almond for months now, but it was recently brought to our attention that TCBY has a new flavor. It’s […]

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