Old School Blueberry Muffins

Yield: 18 muffins Recipe: 32/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 211      Along with cheesecake and carrot muffins, blueberry muffins are one of my favorite dessert foods. There are not a lot of things that I prefer over a good, warm out-of-the-oven classic blueberry muffin. If you enjoy blueberry muffins as much as I do, … Continue reading

Frosted Banana Nut Bars

Yield: 16-18 bars Recipe: 31/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 66     The incoming weekend could only mean one thing: time to bake and enjoy the weekend with friends! I wanted to make something sweet but light (ish) at the same time. I thus made these seemingly finger-licking good banana nut bars, with frosting! The … Continue reading

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Yield: about 15 large cupcakes (or 12 large cupcakes and a dozen mini cupcakes) Recipe: 30/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 137    I realized very recently that I hadn’t baked cupcakes for a long time. That is simply unacceptable. I love making, baking, decorating and eating cupcakes! At my previous work I used to make some … Continue reading

Molasses Cookies

Yield: about 30 small or 20 large cookies Recipe: 29/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 20      I have said this about a couple of desserts thus far, but true and honest, I have never really like molasses cookies. Actually, I don’t think I ever really tried anything with molasses (even by itself!), but it … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars

Yield: 15-20 bars Recipe: 28/200 “Back to Baking”, pp. 67      With Easter weekend coming up, I evidently wanted to bake something to bring to the family dinner. I would not be myself if I did not bring a dessert for such a supper. This peanut butter Nanaimo bar recipe came in second last … Continue reading