S’mores Cupcakes

I feel like I am the last person to offer a riff on s’mores.  Are cupcakes even still trendy?  No matter, I’m sharing s’mores cupcakes with y’all today because they are delicious—sticky, but very delicious.  These soft chocolate cupcakes have chunks of graham crackers scattered throughout and brûléed marshmallow fluff that oozes down your fingers.  [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Carrot Cake

I make a lot of carrot cake this time of year.  It’s not just for Easter in my house; it’s also the birthday cake of choice for many friends with spring birthdays.  We’ve been munching on carrot cake cupcakes, carrot muffins, carrot cake whoopie pies and the like since February.  I’m confident this cake is [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Hello Dolly Bars

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Coconut desserts are commonly served on Easter in the South.  Coconut desserts are also popular around Christmastime.  I’m not too sure why some desserts are associated with certain times of the year in the South, but all I know is: don’t mess with it.  If you make a fruit pie at Christmas, we’re gonna look [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

1 Dozen Spicy Chocolate Cookies

Y’all know that Tex-Mex food is a cuisine in a league all its own, right?  It’s not some fusion of half Texas food and half Mexican food stirred together.  Tex-Mex food includes favorites like tortilla soup, carne guisada, refried beans, crispy tacos, cheese enchiladas with chili gravy, migas and more.  Are you hungry yet? It [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]

Lemon Meringue Tart

I feel certain that a whole cookbook could be written on Southern lemon desserts.  There’s lemon chess pie, lemon bars, lemon meringue pie, lemon curd, lemon cream pie, lemon icebox cookies, lemon poppyseed cake, lemon squares, lemon pound cake, and lemon this and lemon that! It seems that Southerners love lemon in more things than just sweet [Click to continue reading and grab the recipe!]