Oatmeal Banana Nut Muffins

These muffins are a great healthy alternative to the classics. Makes 12: Ingredients 4 tbs unsalted butter 3 large ripe bananas 2 eggs 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp allspice ¼ tsp nutmeg 1 ½ tsp baking powder 1 ½ – 2 cups pancake mix (I used a protein blend) Handful chopped…

Christmas Fruitcake

Fruitcake is an ultra classic Christmas dessert but is usually dry and crumbly. This recipe produces a satisfying, moist, fluffy result without compromising on any of the flavor. My dad’s always enjoyed fruitcake as a snack growing up in India and this is my western interpretation of it. *Makes 1 loaf* Ingredients: For the fruitcake…

BJ’s double chocolate Pizookie with Hot fudge Sauce

BJ’s is a place of celebration. Famous for huge portions, insane creations but most of all: the pizookie. A pizookie is a huge, thick skillet-style cookie with a ton of toppings like nuts, fudge, caramel, fruit and of course ice cream. Whenever my family goes to BJ’s for a birthday, we always order the Hot…

Maple Cornbread

Is cornbread a cake or a bread? Cornbread is one of those recipes that doesn’t perfectly fall into the world of “sweet” or “savory”. So lets make it drop into one of those worlds. I would call this recipe a corn-cake not a cornbread. With the maple, toffee, and pecans, this cornbread is definitely a…

Peach Galette

Galettes are essentially pies with the ratios flipped. People like galettes because of the crust. You get almost double the amount of crust per bite than you do with a pie. You can fill a galette with literally anything. It can be sweet or it can be savory. If you are using fruit, use fruit…

Sticky Toffee Pudding

This is my recreation of Chef Gordon Ramsay’s signature sticky toffee pudding. I immediately fell in love with this dessert at his Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant in Las Vegas. It’s basically a date cake soaked in a light toffee sauce. It pairs perfectly with a vanilla bean ice cream and it has to be one of…

Banana Fosters with Pancakes

This banana fosters which is flambeed in a rum caramel will surely be a show stopper. It can be served with anything, such as cake or in this case banana pancakes. The bananas are sticky and sweet and this recipe would pair perfectly with a vanilla bean ice cream. This recipe is also very simple…

Glazed Donuts

Doughnuts or Donuts? Eitherways, these fried treats are enjoyed worldwide with each region putting their own spin on it. Mexico has churros, India has gulab jamun, Greece has loukoumades…the list goes on and on. America is no exception and has a myriad of different styles of donuts. We have the yeasted glazed donut, the old…

Apple Crumble

An apple crumble, which is similar to an apple cobbler or crisp, is a great American classic. Typically a layer of baked fruit topped with a crispy topping, a cobbler is great for parties and can be made extremely quickly. The combination of a crispy top and a soft filling is hard to beat. Served…

Caramel Lava Cake

Yes, I said it…Brown Sugar Caramel Lava Cake. This cake is decadence at its best. Incredibly sinful, this lava cake is a unique cake that will surely grab people’s attention. Full disclaimer: I am using boxed cake mix. I have tried it both ways and I can tell no noticeable difference. You can make your…