Brown Butter Bourbon Banana Loaf with Caramelized Bananas and Pecans

Goodness! It’s been another unanticipated break from blogging – unexpected, but I’m super excited to jump back into baking and posting recipes for you all! As I mentioned in my last post, many, many moons ago 🙂 I recently moved back to the US, and have been slowly adjusting to what it means to live…

A Bruce Bogtrotter Chocolate Layer Cake

Do you all remember Bruce Bogtrotter? The poor child who realized that there can be too much of a good thing, forced to eat all of the Trunchbull’s chocolate layer cake in Matilda? Well, he got it right that chocolate layer cake is good. Particularly this one, if I do say so myself. 🙂 I’ve…

Bourbon Pecan Pie for the Holidays (Or Anytime!)

Hello! Goodness, it has been a long time since I blogged, but definitely not since I baked. For those that know I live in a country where we are facing an Ebola outbreak, let me say, it’s been crazy here…and so work has changed dramatically…and, I’m sure it goes without saying, gotten a lot busier….

Banana Pancake Cupcakes with a Banana Maple Bourbon Buttercream

So, I can now officially say that I have baked all the cupcakes for two weddings and have survived. And succeeded with flying colors as well! My friend Sarah got married in New Hampshire last month, and I was not only in the wedding as a bridesmaid, but also was responsible for baking all the cupcakes…