Thursday, September 11, 2008



Chocolate Chip Cookies- homemade chocolate chip cookies crisp on the outside and chewy on the inside.

Sugar Cookies- Soft, chewy sugar cookies not too sweet and extremely addicting

Outrageous Chocolate Cookies- full of chocolate in every bite very rich, chocolate cookies light and crisp on the outside and soft like a brownie on the inside

Coconut Jam Thumbprints- rolled in coconut and filled with raspberry or apricot jam in the middle

No bake cookies- always a favorite, chocolate peanut butter oat cookies

Chocolate monster cookies- monster cookies full of chocolate and cashews

Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies- soft yet crunchy peanut butter cookies are sandwiched with a peanut butter, marshmallow filling that enhances the peanut butter taste and add a luscious smooth texture

Melting Moments- a shortbread cookie that literally melts in your mouth coated with cinnamon scented powdered sugar, perfect one bite cookie (makes about 2 dozen 1-2 inch cookies)

Pumpkin Cookies- a huge pillow of fluffly pumpkin accented with the flavors of pumpkin pie studded with the smooth flavor of white chocolate chips, absolutely delicious

Sugar Crusted Ginger Chewies- this cookie has all the elements of a delicious gingersnap cookie full of rich bold flavors with an added element of a chewy center and a crust of sweet raw sugar on the outside, perfect for the holiday season

Cakes and Cheesecakes and Pie

Root beer bundt Cake - a densely delicious chocolate cake accented with notes of root beer, topped off with fudgy chocolate, root beer frosting (10 inch bundt, feeds 12-16)

Super Moist Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting- this amazingly decadent cake is an absolute must for all those chocolate peanut butter lovers birthdays' or just any occasion. The dense rich chocolatey cake is surrounded by a sweet, luscious peanut butter cream cheese frosting and then covered with an amazing chocolate peanut butter glaze ( 8 inch 3 layer cake, feeds 16-24, depending on how much you want to eat)

Carrot Cake- three layers of homemade carrot cake with pecans filled and frosted with a homemade cream cheese frosting and more pecans, dense and moist perfect anytime (9 in round, feeds 10-12)

Triple Chocolate Cake- two rich chocolate cake layers with a espresso chocolate ganache filling, topped off with a luscious chocolate buttercream (9 inch round, feeds 12-14)

Peanut butter chocolate cake- three layers of peanut butter cake filled with chocolate peanut butter fudge frosted with homemade cream cheese frosting topped off with chopped Butterfingers (9 in round, feeds 10-12)

Chocolate Dirt Pudding Cake- three layers of chocolate cake filled with dirt pudding and covered with homemade whipped cream piled high on the outer layer then drizzled with chocolate ganache and chilled to intensify the flavors

Chocolate Cake with fleur del sel caramel- four thin layers of very moist chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, homemade carmel, fleur de sel, and toasted almonds between each layer and frosted with chocolate ganache

Spiced Pumpkin Cake- This is a wonderfully moist and flavorful pumpkin cake with a hint of fall spice with added textures and flavor from coconut and raisins. The two 9 inch layers of cake are topped of with a decadent cream cheese frosting that pairs perfectly with the cake

The Ultimate Cheesecake- a light cheesecake filling that gets a fresh zing from lemon zest topped with a fresh blueberry lemon compote in a homemade cinnamon graham cracker crust (8in serves 8-10)

Chocolate Espresso Cheesecake- a rich dense chocolate mocha flavored cheesecake topped off with a decadent chocolate ganache (10 in serves 12-14)

Pumpkin Cheesecake- this is a luscious cheesecake that combines the best of pumpkin pie and cheesecake, despite the richness of flavor the cheesecake is light and creamy resting on top of a roasted pecan gingersnap crust giving it a unique flavor accented by roasted pecans and cinnamon vanilla whipped cream on top to serve (10 in serves 12-14)

Cranberry Orange Cheesecake- This is a light and flavorful cheesecake with a hint of orange zest topped of with a wonderfully sweet and tart cranberry compote studded with orange all on top of a chocolate wafer crust (8 inch cheesecake)

Red Velvet Cheesecake- This is a fluffy ruby red velvet cheesecake with a subtle chocolate flavor and a cream cheese frosting to offset its flavor just like the cake but this has the added flavor of a chocolate graham cracker crust, it is amazing (9 inch cheesecake)

Rich Chocolate Truffle Pie- a decadent chocolate pie topped with homemade whipped cream dusted with cocoa powder in a homemade chocolate graham cracker crust (9 in serves 8-10)

Pumpkin Pie- this is a smooth, silky pie full of all the traditional flavors a pumpkin pie should have. This pie has a darker hue than most because it is homemade right down to the crust which is lined with crushed gingersnaps and roasted pecans. Make yourself the favorite this year and bring this to the Thanksgiving table.

Brownies, Bars, and cake squares

Ghiradelli Brownies- a moist rich brownie intensified with coffee topped with a Ghiradelli square of your choice, carmel filled works well (20 brownies)

Triple Chocolate Scotcheroos- a traditional chocolate peanut butter scotcheroo is given a twist by using Nutella and Chocolate Rice Krispies and topped with melted butterscotch and chocolate chips and sprinkled with fleur de sel (French sea salt) to balance the sweetness and provide a wonderful contrast (20-24 depending on size)

Cappuccino Brownies- fudgy brownies accented by the flavor of rich espresso and frosted with a cinnamon cream cheese frosting and glazed with a chocolate espresso ganache (24 brownies)

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies- dense fudgy chocolate brownie studded with salted peanuts topped off with a creamy peanut butter frosting and a chocolate ganache
* these can also be made with creamy, smooth Nutella frosting and a plain or chocolate chip studded brownie

Chocolate Walnut Brownies- rich brownies full of walnuts with a flavor enhanced by almond flavor (12 sm, or 9 lg brownies)

Walnut Blondies- smooth brown sugar brownies full of decadent sweetness with crunchy walnuts and is the perfect alternative for chocolate, perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top

(makes 9 lg or 12 sm blondies)

Coca Cola Cake squares- extremely moist chocolate cake scattered with bubbly marshmallows inside and a chocolate coca cola frosting and walnuts on top (12-15 squares)

Snickers fudge bars- layers of chocolate, peanut butter, butterscotch, and nougat it's the same concept of the candy bar but much richer and more decadent (20-24 3-4in rectangle bars)

Cupcakes and Muffins and Bread

Peanut butter cupcakes- moist intensely peanut butter cupcake topped off with a hat of chocolate frosting

Lemon Poppy Seed Cupcakes- these delicate but flavorul cupcakes are spotted with poppy seeds and lemon zest creating a balance of tart and sweet, delicate and texture. The lemony cupcakes are topped off with a wonderfully sweet and tart lemon glaze that enhances the flavor of the cupcake wonderfully. Perfect for an afternoon or breakfast treat

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla or Chocolate Buttercream- a moist chocolate cupcake full of sweetness and a decadence added by the luscious, velvety buttercream

Carrot cake muffins- full of flavor and texture tastes just like a cake with the cream cheese frosting, but since it's a muffin you can eat it for breakfast

French Puffs- moist cinnamon vanilla muffins coated in cinnamon sugar hot out of the oven

Banana Nut Bread- this dense flavorful loaf of bread is full of texture with the walnuts and banana and is covered with a cinnamon crumble topping, the perfect banana nut bread to start off your morning (makes a 9 inch loaf

Orange Almond Blueberry Muffins- these muffins are packed with flavor and have an aroma that is irresistable. These muffins get their flavor from the use of fresh orange zest and juice along with tantalizing blueberries and a handful of almonds, they are absolutely delicious and amazing

Banana Nut Cupcakes with Caramel Buttercream- these cupcakes are so delicious. They are moist and packed full of irresistible banana flavor reminiscent of banana nut bread then they are topped off with a luscious, fluffy buttercream with caramel running through it making the perfect compliment to the banana cupcake

Other Confections and Pastries

Pecan crunch biscotti- the perfect twice baked Italian cookie for dunking in coffee of just eating it on its own, candied pecans fill the biscotti and it is dipped in a browned butter glaze, good enough to eat by the spoonful

Eclairs- the perfect light and airy French pastry filled with chocolate or vanilla pastry cream dipped in chocolate ganache, all made from scratch (makes about 24 depending on size)

Oreo Truffles- a simple truffle that is always a huge hit, a truffle made of oreos dipped in white chocolate twice to give it the perfect coating, a great grown up way to eat oreos (makes about 40 depending on size)

Mocha truffles- a dark chocolate truffle enhanced with coffee dipped in white chocolate to give the perfect balance of bitter and sweet (makes about 3 1/2 dozen depending on size)

Raspberry truffles- dark chocolate truffles flavored with raspberry dipped in milk chocolate (makes about 3 1/2 dozen depending on size)

Pumpkin Spice truffles- a decadent bittersweet chocolate ganache flavored with the spices of a pumpkin pie coated with a semi sweet shell, unbelievably smooth center, like biting into a piece of pumpkin pie, but chocolate! (makes 2 dozen 1 inch truffles)

Mint Truffles- a rich, velvety dark or semisweet chocolate ganache, infused with fresh mint encompassed by a layer of white chocolate, very refreshing with a bit of a zing from the mint (makes about 3 1/2 dozen 1 inch truffles)

Caramel Truffles- Smooth, Decadent semi-sweet or bittersweet ganache (depending on your preference) with ribbons of carmel running through that melts in your mouth, rolled in chopped pecans for an added dimension of flavor and texture

Caramel Peanut Butter Truffles- Smooth, decadent carmel base from above dipped in peanut butter and milk chocolate for two layers of flavor drizzled with caramel and fleur de sel to enhance the flavor, wonderful harmony of flavors

- Everything I make is homemade from scratch to ensure that I can provide you with the best baked goods possible.

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