Coconut Almond Cream Cake

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! **This recipe...

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...

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Butterscotch and Pretzels

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Butterscotch and Pretzels

Hello friends! In this day and age of being quarantined, we are all in need of some comfort food and cookies. These chocolate chip cookies with butterscotch and pretzels are one of my favorite...

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

Elvis S’mores Cake

This post was originally posted in August 2013 but has been updated with new pictures in Aug 2020.    Happy Friday friends! This week has been filled with cakes here on the blog and...

White Chocolate Biscoff 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 of my favorites and even as a child I...

Peach Blueberry Bourbon Cake

Peach Blueberry Bourbon Cake

  Goodbyes. They stink. This weekend, I had the endearing task of saying goodbye. One of my dearest girlfriends is moving to San Diego with my (her) baby! She graduated with her Ph.D. two...

oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy oatmeal chocolate chip cookies made with applesauce and no butter! The perfect sweet treat for breakfast or a quick snack. As we speak I am without Internet and cable. It’s been four days...

Dark chocolate salted caramel cupcakes

Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Cupcakes

Dark chocolate salted caramel cupcakes are decadent, made with moist dark chocolate cake and topped with salted caramel buttercream. Mocha cupcake goodness! Despite today being Monday, I am not feeling the usual Monday blues...