I love chocolate chip cookies so much. I blame my mother and grandmother because they used to feed me mini Chips Ahoy cookies while I was getting ready for school. Does anyone remember the old school mini chips ahoy cookies that were legit…mini? Seriously, Chips Ahoy stole my heart at a very young age. I’m… Continue reading Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Have you ever bought a muffin that had maybe 3-4 blueberries? WHY?! Why would you call it a blueberry muffin if you skimp out on the main reason I am getting a BLUEBERRY muffin. If I order a blueberry muffin, I expect blueberries in every damn bite. This is why I decided to bake them… Continue reading Blueberry Lemon Muffins
Yes, you heard me. Chocolate. Mousse. Cheesecake. Need I say more? Last Friday was my boyfriend’s birthday and when I brought up the idea of baking him a chocolate mousse cheesecake, his mouth started watering. I took that as a “YES!” and just went with it. If you’ve ever been to the Cheesecake Factory, they… Continue reading Chocolate Mousse Cheesecake!
Yes, you heard me right-ganache (truffle) filled chocolate candy. Want to know a secret? You don’t need a pastry degree to make these! I got it on my first try, which means any one of you can get it on your first try! Why would I want to take time out of my “busy” schedule… Continue reading Ganache filled Chocolate Candy!
Oh sweet and addicting lamingtons! These little cakes are to die for and are very very addicting. I first heard about these from my South African boyfriend, which got me in the Christmas mood to attempt to make it for him. What exactly are lamingtons? They’re a vanilla sponge cake, covered in chocolate and coconut… Continue reading RECIPE: Lamingtons
Baklavas. Need I say more? Ah, what can I say about them? They’re so fattening with all that butter and sugar yet they’re so scrumptious and addicting. This is the first baking recipe I did which my friends, family, and boyfriend approve of. My own grandfather, who was a picky eater, approved. I think… Continue reading RECIPE: My secret baklava recipe
If you read my “about me” section, you would know that besides science, my other passion is cooking and baking. Well, I guess you could clump baking into science since it pretty much is! Anyways, I thought I’d change it up a bit on here and post some of my recipes I enjoy cooking. I… Continue reading RECIPE: Savory mozzarella, basil, and garlic scones!