• Perfect Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

    November 13, 2023Brianna

    This is one of those recipes that’s good to just have in your arsenal. A good homemade chocolate frosting is something everyone ought to have a recipe they go-to for. This one is perfect to top basically any flavor of cupcakes, especially my favorite chocolate cupcakes recipe. Or simply spread it on a graham cracker…

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  • Cranberry Custard Pie (Only 1 Bowl!)

    November 9, 2023Brianna

    If you only have 10 minutes to throw a pie together this thanksgiving, I’d highly recommend this one. Grab a pie crust from the store and you literally will take less than 10 active minutes of time to make this pie. It’s a low effort-high reward pie that wills surely impress everyone. They’ll thinking you…

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  • Halfway Homemade Cornbread

    November 8, 2023Brianna

    We had some new friends for dinner over here in Alabama and they brought cornbread that was really unique and good. I asked for the recipe and she said it was 1 jiffy cornbread mix and 1 yellow cake mix mixed together. That got me thinking and recipe testing and I ended up with this…

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  • The Best Coconut Cream Pie (with Coconut Crust! And gluten free)

    November 7, 2023Brianna

    I really love coconut. And I really love coconut cream pie. I made this pie crust not sure if it’d even work or taste good or hold together when cut and IT DID and it is AMAZING! You could for sure make just the pie crust and use it for a different cream pie if…

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  • Caramel Apple Crumble Fruit Pizza

    November 3, 2023Brianna

    The only fruit pizza I’ve ever had is the sugar cookie base with assorted fruit on top. This is the same idea but inspired by a caramel apple/apple crumble. The base is a peanut butter oatmeal cookie, the middle layer is a cinnamon cream cheese whipped cream and it’s topped with thinly sliced apples with…

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  • Laskiaispulla- Finnish Shrove Buns

    February 14, 2023Brianna

    I was born in Louisiana and a lot of my family still lives there. Because of this I have a love of Mardi Gras food, particularly King Cake. When we moved to Finland, at the beginning of the year these cute little buns started showing up in grocery stores and bakeries. They’re called laskiaispulla or…

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  • Frosted Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

    December 8, 2022Brianna

    Frosted chocolate peppermint cookies are the perfect Christmas cookie. I’ve been making these type of super soft soda shop style sugar cookies for years and years now and every once in a while I try coming up with a new one. These seemed very Christmas-y and my girls love helping frost and sprinkle these type…

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  • Strawberry Crumble Pie

    August 1, 2022Brianna

    This delicious crumble only takes about 5-10 minutes to put together! Here in Finland, strawberries are in full season and they are the most delicious in the whole world. At least, the most delicious strawberries I have ever tasted. People say it’s because there is so much light here in the summer (like 19-20 hours…

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  • The Best Cinnamon Rolls (with over-night/make-ahead option AND secret baking instructions!)

    October 2, 2021Brianna

    Cinnamon rolls are honestly a tricky thing to make well. Sometimes you get a super dry roll that just tastes like plain sugar, sometimes you get a roll that is so doughy in the middle you’re worried it’s going to make you sick. Finding the balance between a roll that’s done, but not dry, that…

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  • Frosted Peanut Butter Sugar Cookies with Chocolate & Peanut Butter Frosting

    July 26, 2021Brianna

    I really like the soft soda shop type sugar cookies so much that I’m beginning to have a whole series of different versions of them. Since peanut butter and chocolate are my favorite dessert combo it only makes sense to make a peanut butter sugar cookie! These are right up there as one of my…

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