The Frosted Brownies That Dreams Are Made Of

Frosted brownies that dreams are made of?! Am I exaggerating? Not a chance. Time for your close-up, dreamy brownie: Fun Fact: When OMT! needs a quick dessert to take to ailing friends or to an unexpected party, these are the badboys I bring. Yep, some days require a little one-on-one time with some quality chocolate […]

You Need to Bake This Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Now

Apple pie – two small words that invoke universal head-nodding and anticipation of a slice. Today, I’m sharing our family’s favorite deep dish apple pie recipe. It’s easy and packed with homemade flavor. Even the crust is doable for newbies. Let’s bake! Deep Dish Streusel-Topped Apple Pie Ingredients: Crust: 2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon […]

Easiest No-Ruin Cheesecake Pie You’ll Love To Make

I’ve been making this cheesecake pie since the earliest days of my marriage. It was my go-to dessert whenever the need arose. Today, it’s still a family fave. You know you wanna bite… The World’s Easiest Cheesecake Pie Ingredients: 1 8oz. package cream cheese 1 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 […]

Pound Cake Cupcakes With Sweet Lemon Glaze

Have seen my Pound Cake Perfection post? These cupcakes are basically from that recipe, with an added glaze, a delicious sweet lemon glaze. Garry agreed: cupcake perfection. < Whoa. High praise. This is the original recipe for the pound cake with the lemon glaze added. You could just as easily split the cupcakes in half, […]

Love Cheesecake? Bake Like Grandma, But Better.

Who else bakes when the going gets tough? ~show of hands~ Oooo, that’s a lot of us. I’ve had this recipe on hand for a while, waiting for the perfect moment to make. When we had a rough week, I pulled it out, shopped for ingredients and got to baking. Your turn! Meyer Lemon Blackberry […]

Italian Cream Cupcakes

If you’ve been reading any amount of time here, you know my weakness for all thangs cake.  I once thought my time might be near to exit this world, and my biggest regret was that I hadn’t eaten more cake. Hand to God, y’all. (I was good in all the family/friend departments) MORE CAKE! Or…MORE […]

How To Make A Perfect Pound Cake

We all have a recipe we love and then forget about. This pound cake recipe is my forgotten one. When I make it, I swear I’ll never forget it again and then a year will go by before I find it stuffed in a cookbook, waiting for me to rediscover pound cake deliciousness. The original: […]

Southern Buttermilk Cupcakes

Take a Buttermilk Cupcake. Add a frilly chocolate buttercream hat. Take a satisfying bite. Catch a whiff of the vapors. You may now pass from this world a happy soul. I could end the post here (with recipe) and that’s all that needs to be said, right? LOOK AT IT! Cupcakey Heaven. This was such […]

A Dark Chocolate Twist on Shortbread

Buttery shortbread has a revered place on my favorite cookie list and I’m willing to bet on many of yours too.  In the cooler months, I enjoy my shortbread with a steaming mug of homemade hot chocolate. Makes me smile just thinking about it. What if dark chocolate was added to the buttery goodness? Would […]

Classic Gingerbread Cookies For the Holiday Win

What is Christmas without a delicious Gingerbread Man cookie? Days full of sad, that’s what. Confession: Until Sue passed away, she was our family’s Gingerbread Man supplier. It was only this year that I made them myself. Here are her delightful cookies: I won’t lie, I would hide her cookies the minute they hit our […]