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...

smore macarons

S’mores Macarons

Hey guys! I’m still out of town for a wedding but I had to pop in to share with you these s’mores macarons. Just in time for National S’mores Day! Yes, there is a...

Cherry Coconut popsicles

Cherry Coconut Popsicles

I left home at a young age when I moved to Singapore, a whole different continent and culture away from my family to complete high school. It was the hardest thing I’d ever had...

Strawberry Lavender Cake

Strawberry Lavender Cake

Happy Monday! It’s my birthday today, and I made myself a birthday cake! A Strawberry Lavender Cake, to be precise.

manolo blahnik

What’s a Blahnik?

I recently realized not everyone knows what Blahnik in this blog’s title refers to. Silly me, I thought everyone knew what these beautiful things are! But, people keep asking “What’s a Blahnik?” So, I...

S'more cookies

July Bakin Friends

It’s the last day of July which means 1) it’s my birthday in 5 days and 2) summer is almost over and fall is close!!! Fall is my favorite season. I love the weather,...

Peanut Butter Blondies

Peanut Butter Blondies with Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunks

Hey there, and welcome back, friends. You are in for a treat! These moist and delicious peanut butter blondies are made with Reese’s peanut butter chocolate chunks, brown butter, and chopped walnuts. 

cherry Hand pies

Cherry Hand Pies

Hello friends!! I made pie crust again and filled it with cherries to make these scrumptious cherry hand pies 🙂 Remember how I said I was scared of making pie crusts? My first two...

Cinnamon bagels

Cinnamon Raisin Bagels

Soft, chewy and crisp homemade cinnamon raisin bagels Who doesn’t love a good bagel? I used to eat bagels all the time in college and I never considered making a homemade bagel until I...