Posts by: Annalise

Light in texture but heavy on flavor, these coconut cupcakes topped with billowing cream cheese frosting are one of my all-time faves.

Coconut Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Buttercream |

I am such a sucker for a cupcake piled high with sweet buttercream frosting.

I don’t really discriminate when it comes to my sweet tooth, but if given the choice, I might pick a cupcake every single time. Is that cliché? Unoriginal? Maybe, but I don’t really care.

To me, an indulgence just doesn’t get much better. Continue Reading…


These tender, flaky and subtly sweet buttermilk biscuits are filled with the flavor of sweet potatoes, and make a great accompaniment to any meal.

Sweet Potato Biscuits |

Here in Salt Lake City we have had an unseasonably warm winter. My apologies to the those in the freezing midwest and east coast, where all of our snow seems to have gone.

I haven’t really missed the cold weather, though as winter winds down I’m realizing that I have really cheated myself out of lots of comfort food this season. There’s been far too few baked casseroles, meals of things piled on top of mashed potatoes, and cozy soups. Continue Reading…


Giant sugar cookies layered together with fluffy vanilla buttercream frosting and topped with lots of rainbow sprinkles make a fun cake fit for any celebration.

Sugar Cookie Layer Cake |

Today I turn another year older and (maybe) wiser. And I figured what better way to celebrate than with a pound of butter and a bunch of sprinkles? Birthdays are for overindulging your sweet tooth, after all.

Which is exactly what I plan to do— today I’m going to kick back and relax, and enjoy this sugar cookie cake. Continue Reading…