Holiday Desserts

Bite Size Cherry Bomb Brownies

An explosively delicious patriotic treat perfect for Memorial Day or the Fourth, these Bite Size Cherry Bomb Brownies look almost as good as they taste!  Making these Cherry Bomb Brownies is pretty easy. The brownie bites are made from a box brownie mix, then the cherries are coated in melted chocolate and then dipped in patriotic-colored jimmies.…

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Red, White and Blue Layered Patriotic Cake

Summer seems to be in full swing here, we were at 95 degrees this week and I’m sure it will get even hotter. Summer fun seems to kick off at Memorial Day, but the 4th of July is always a fun summer celebrating time with all the Red, White and Blue, fireworks and of course…

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Cactus Cupcakes

If only I could grow a cactus garden in my very own backyard… one can dream, can’t she? Although I wouldn’t necessarily grow a numerous number of cacti, there’s nothing wrong with baking them! These Cactus Cupcakes are the epitome of summertime celebrations. They’re cute, colorful, and will be the perfect centerpiece for any of…

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Lavender Cupcakes

Since lavender is an edible herb, it’s easily incorporated into baked goods, teas, etc. It’s known for its Vitamin A, calcium, and iron qualities. When I learned about the benefits in consuming it, I was immediately inspired to add it to my latest recipe. My Vanilla Cupcakes with Honey and Lavender Buttercream are something I…

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Lamb Cookies

To honor Easter this year I made these cute and adorable Lamb Cookies. The dough is very easy to make and you only need a 3 inch circle cookie cutter for the shape. I also love that I can get about 2 1/2 dozen cookies from one batch. Everyone is going to ewing and ahhing…

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Carrot Cupcakes

Carrot cake cupcakes are easily one of my all time favorite cupcake recipes.  Rich and delicious moist cake with an amazing texture, a bit of spice and luxurious cream cheese frosting. It’s hard to beat homemade carrot cake cupcakes with cream cheese frosting. The only thing better is if they are easy carrot cake cupcakes…

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Southern Carrot Cake

Easter is one of my favorite holidays. There’s just something about all of the pretty pastel colors, the dying of Easter eggs, the family getting together – everything about it makes me so happy! The most important part of any Easter get together – besides remembering what the day is really about – is the…

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Southern Coconut Cake

This coconut cake does not skimp on coconut flavor. It is the absolute best coconut cake. It has coconut milk and coconut extract in the cake. A delicious Coconut pastry cream. Then it’s topped off with a Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting and Coconut is pressed into the sides and top of the cake. This is…

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Easter Peep Cupcakes

These adorable cupcakes are so much fun to make and share. They’re perfect for an Easter dinner or a kid’s farm-themed birthday party. They are super easy to make, I used a box of vanilla cake mix for my cupcakes. You can always use a from scratch recipe or grab a dozen or two unfrosted…

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Bunny Bum Cookies

The bunny butt trend isn’t going anywhere. It finds its way into desserts every Easter and I am perfectly okay with that. The cute little cotton tails and pink paws instantly put a smile on my face everytime I see them. Bunny Butt Cookies are perfect for Easter. The circle shaped sugar cookies are iced…

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