mom’s sour cream bundt cake with quick icing drizzle

This is a cake we always requested and my mom would gladly make it for us and give us a big piece when we visited. It’s just a little updated, but the flavor is all there! It’s a perfect dessert for a Christmas dinner! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup soften unsalted butter (2 sticks) Room temperature 1 …

GINGERBREAD COOKIES with royal icing

This is a great recipe supplied by a wonderful chef/baker Jovana Boksen of Artistic Whisk! Easy recipe that makes a delicious cookie. Check out the video for full instructions of how to decorate with Royal Icing! INGREDIENTS:1 cup (2 sticks) butter, soften 3/4 cup brown sugar3 3/4 cups AP flour1/2 tsp. Baking soda1/4 tsp. Salt1/2 …

HOLIDAY BISCOTTI (PISTACHIOS & CRANBERRIES AND CHERRIES & PECANS)

INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour (I use King Arthur) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 3/4 cup pistachios, coarsley chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries, soaked in Salted Caramel Crown Royal or favorite liqueur …

chocolate chip, pecan, pumpkin bread

Why not step it up a notch! No more boring pumpkin bread, adding chocolate chips and pecans will elevate this classic seasonal bread! I doubled the recipe in order to make individual “Thanksgiving” gifts for some family and friends! INGREDIENTS: 1 3/4 cups AP flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon …

PECAN PUMPKIN PIE WITH MAPLE WHIPPED CREAM

Why have two different pies for Thanksgiving when you can have one that blows away any other pie out there! Try this Pecan Pumpkin Pie recipe and impress your family & friends. INGREDIENTS: 1 store-bought pie crust Pumpkin Layer 3/4 cup pumpkin purée 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk 3 tablespoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 …