apple pie recipe

Apple Pie Recipe

Apples are in full force already here in Upstate NY and this weekend my girlfriends and I went apple picking. It’s become a tradition since we all moved up here for school a few...

coconut zucchini chocolate cookies

Zucchini Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Guys, I really wish I could tell you I am a more active human being and spend a lot of time outdoors and not on my couch watching TV. Or that I do not...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cookies

I have a small confession. For the longest time, I could not get myself to eat peanut butter in sweet situations. In Sierra Leone where I grew up, we use peanut butter to make...

Coconut Almond Cream Cake is a coconut lover's dream cake and the perfect Easter dessert recipe. Coconut cake, almond cream filling, and coconut frosting! | BlahnikBaker.com

Coconut Almond Cream Cake

Coconut almond cream cake is a coconut lover’s dream cake, and the perfect Easter dessert recipe. Coconut cake is filled with almond cream filling, then topped with fluffy coconut cream cheese frosting! I made...

Lemon Sugar Cookies

Lemon Sugar Cookies with Marbled Royal Icing

Hey guys! I am very excited today to be doing a blog swap with Amy from Club Narwhal. Amy is a creative writer, a great photographer that loves to travel and enjoy great food....

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Anniversary!

One year ago today I married my best friend and partner in crime. I can’t believe it has been 365 days already as I can still remember every single minute of that day vividly...

Butterscotch cookies

Butterscotch Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pretzels {August Bakin Friends}

We are done with the wonderful month of August and it’s time for Bakin’ Friends reveal! If you are new here, this group connects bakers (bloggers and non-bloggers alike) and we share our baked...

Slab Berry pie

Mixed Berry Slab Pie {Guest Post}

I am very excited to be guest posting over at The Spiffy Cookie today! Erin, the brains behind The Spiffy Cookie, is a PhD student like me and fortunately she is at the end...

Brown Butter Blueberry Muffins

Hey folks, I hope you had a great weekend! I was able to unplug from the interwebs and enjoyed a relaxing day at the lake with the husband on Saturday. And on Sunday I...

I’m Moving!

I’m Moving!

Blahnik Baker is moving and its new home will be over at WordPress. Let’s just say, it is time for a move and leave it at that! No one has time to list (or...

Elvis S’mores Cake

This week has been filled with cakes here on the blog and it’s time for another round of Pass the Cook Book Club with yet another summer inspired cake. I know I shouldn’t pick...

White_chocolate_cheesecake

White Chocolate Biscoff Cheesecake

Growing up in Sierra Leone, most of our sweets were from Europe like Cadbury dairy milk chocolate and Speculoos cookies. The Speculoos cookies were one my favorites and even as a child I loved...