Lemon Meringue Pie*

I feel like I say this a lot... but lemon meringue pie really is one of my favorite things in the entire world. I love the tartness of the lemon curd and the sweetness of the meringue. It's the perfect dessert for Spring or Summer and so much easier than you thought. First thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 400*F. In your own pie dish roll out your pie dough to fit your dish. Crimp the edge to make it look fancy (and ho...

Fresh Fruit Pavlova*

I'm obsessed with pavlova. If you've never tried if you really need to!! You have a delicious soft crust with a chewy marshmallow center from the meringue and a sweet soft topping from the whipped cream and the freshness of all the berries. It's such a light dessert... yet, so unbelievably satisfying. The first thing you want to do is make your meringue. You need to preheat your oven to 250*F. In a bowl with an electric mixer whisk together the e...

Apple Crisp*

Ok, I wish I could take the credit for this delicious recipe but I can't. It's actually my best friend mom's recipe! She is an amazing baker so when she told me she had a great recipe for me... I jumped on it. Well... she was right. This recipe is unreal. SO good and so easy. First thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 375*F. Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, and apples until all the apples are coated evenly. Put the apples into a b...

Homemade Caramel Apples*

First things first, wash and dry your apples of choice and put the wooden popsicle sticks in them! Thats the easy part... just kidding! Don't be afraid of making homemade caramel!!! I promise it is not as hard as it looks. I'm not going to lie... you might burn the first batch. But hey, sugar is cheap so it's not a big deal!! What you want to do is put your sugar in a medium sized pot over medium heat and stir constantly until the sugar is all di...

Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Crust*

This recipe is amazing you won't even believe it! Who needs a boring pumpkin pie when you can make this just as easily? The first thing you want to do is preheat your oven to 325*F. For your easy and delicious crust the first thing you want to do is grind up your gingersnap cookies. I find that when I do it 4 cups of ground gingersnaps came from a 1 pound bag. To the ground gingersnap cookies add 1 stick of melted butter. With a ...

Cheesecake with strawberry topping*

Crust: 2 cups graham cracker crumbs 1 tablespoon sugar 1 stick butter, melted Cheesecake: 1 1/2 pounds cream cheese room temperature ( 3- 8oz packages) 1 pint (16 oz) sour cream 1 cup sugar zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 large eggs Strawberry topping: 1 pint strawberries, sliced 2 tablespoons sugar juice…

Kentucky Derby Pie*

3 eggs 6 tablespoons melted butter 3/4 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons Bourbon 1 tablespoons all purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup roughly chopped pecans 1 cup semisweet chocolate morsels 1 unbaked ( 9 inch) pastry shell This recipe is amazing and makes me…

Lemon Semifreddo*

4 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar plus 2 tablespoons 2 large lemons, zested juice of 1 lemon 2 1/4 cup heavy cream This is one of the easiest desserts that you can make… I promise you. Also what I love so much about this recipe is you can really change the flavors to whatever you want….

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies*

2 sticks butter, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa  2 1/4 cup flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups chocolate chips These are amazing and sooooo easy. Please try this recipe!!! In a bowl with an electric mixer, cream the butter, brown…

Gogo’s Lemon Bars*

Crust: 2 sticks butter 2 cups flour 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar Filling: 4 eggs zest of 2 lemons juice of 2 lemons 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon baking powder pinch salt powdered sugar for the top Ok, this is my Gogo’s recipe and it’s absolutely out of this world! I can’t get…