Skeleton Pinata Cake
We're just days away from Halloween, which doesn't seem possible because I haven't carved the first pumpkin! I guess I've been too busy baking up loads of spooky treats like this scary-good skeleton cake. When it's sliced you'll find an eye-popping red velvet interior and a cache of candy bones ...
Monster Popcorn Balls
How funny are these guys?! I decided to give my favorite popcorn ball recipe a monster makeover. If you have a microwave, the green marshmallow coating can be made in just 2 minutes! I had these salty-sweets whipped up in a flash and they taste like a popcorn version of Rice Krispy Treats. And what
Buttermilk biscuits are the house specialty here at... well, my house. I hardly ever deviate from my grandmother's tried-and-true recipe, but ever since I made these pumpkin crescent rolls , I've been itching to try a pumpkin biscuit recipe. These were such a nice change for us. The biscuits have
Chocolate Spider Cake
Remember when I told you I had Halloween party treats covered? I wasn't kidding! I've been prolific with my spooky sweets-making this year. This chocolate spider cake turned out to be one of my recent favorites. It's absolutely RICH and delicious and it'll double as a centerpiece for your party ...
Four Easy Halloween Treats for HGTV!
How on earth is it already mid-October!? That means Halloween is just around the corner. Are you ready? I still need to buy bags of candy for handing out to mini specters, but as for cute Halloween party treats - I'm so ready! These four no-bake sweets are easy to make and they'll bring plenty of
Cola Candy Apples
The arrival of autumn always seems to spark my creativity and experimental nature in the kitchen. Lately I've been tinkering with my favorite hard candy recipe. It's difficult to improve upon the classic candy apple but I'm over-the-moon excited about this new soda pop twist. The flavor is oddly ...
Stranger Things Eleven Cake
Confession. I'm such a huge nerd for the creepy new Netflix original series Stranger Things . I love the sci-fi genre anyway, but throw in all of the 80's period specific detail and I'm a total fangirl! Its visuals evoke feelings of 80's movies past: E.T., The Goonies, Stand By Me, and so many ...
Pumpkin Crescent Rolls
I enjoy dining out occasionally, and if there's a complimentary bread basket involved then I'm the person who descends upon it with much zeal. I've often said that I could live on bread and sweet tea (the latter is a southern habit) and that sentiment rings truer than ever after I made these ...
Chocolate Glazed Coconut Flour Doughnuts and a Fair Trade Giveaway!
October is Fair Trade Month, and if you've been reading this blog for very long, then you know each year I join the efforts of Fair Trade USA to help promote this worthwhile cause. Buying Fair Trade means you’re getting high quality products and the people who grow, sew and craft them get fair ...
State Fair Sampler Cake
Last week I went to the Tennessee State Fair. It always brings genuine childlike joy to my soul. I love to get my face painted and gawk the giant prize-winning pumpkin. And the food! I must have tried one of everything. It inspired me to create this layer cake, which is an homage to many of my ...