orange almond ricotta cheesecake

orange almond ricotta cheesecake 2

For this week’s Baked Sunday Mornings baking challenge, we made an orange almond ricotta cheesecake from the Baked Elements cookbook.  I had high hopes for this recipe, and the Baked boys did not disappoint!!  We were definite fans of this cheesecake – the almond really added a great flavor to the cake, and the orange […]

baked sunday mornings: mile high chocolate cake

mile high choc cake

This week’s recipe for Baked Sunday Mornings was quite the cake! While I’ve made plenty of 3-layer cakes, I’ve never gone with a 6-layer before – although after making this one I will certainly consider it in the future I do think my cake layers were very slightly underbaked (by like 1-2 minutes), which caused […]

baked sunday mornings: chocolate cream cheese snacking cookies

chocolate cream cheese cookies 2

I’m back! Sorry everyone for the extended hiatus – Daren and I got married last weekend (HOORAY!!)  I just couldn’t get it together to write any posts before the wedding, and I really needed a week of doing nothing afterwards. But I’m back in action now, and I promise to go back to posting more […]

baked sunday mornings: triple rum black pepper cake

Triple Rum Cake 2

This week’s project for Baked Sunday Mornings was a Triple Rum Black Pepper Cake.  To be honest, I wasn’t sure how this was going to go.  Triple rum (as in rum in the batter, syrup, and glaze) seemed like a lot of rum to me, and I felt like the addition of black pepper could […]

baked sunday mornings: black and white cookies

black and white cookie

For the past couple of months, I’ve been following along with the Baked Sunday Mornings online baking group.  Every week, this group of bloggers bakes a recipe out of one of the Baked cookbooks – some of my favorite cookbooks.  (Incidentally, thanks to my awesome friend Cathy, I now have the complete set of 3! […]