Old Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe

This Old-Fashioned Applesauce Pecan Brownie Recipe may be the most delicious brownie recipe I have ever tasted. These pecan-studded beauties are light, seriously chocolatey, and dangerously more-ish. The recipe is adapted from an old Betty Crocker cookbook – my tried and true ‘Cooky Book’ (that’s really how they spelled it!) which I bought when I was Read More…

Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies

The other day I returned from running errands to find my 23 year old son baking this batch of Old Fashioned Chocolate Chip Cookies, using  the recipe I used to make with him when he was growing up. That recipe is, in fact, one I have been making since I was a little girl. It’s Read More…

Chocolate and Blueberry Pudding Cake

I’m a big fan of self-saucing pudding cakes like Strawberry Pudding Cake. You pour a cooked sauce mixture over cake batter in a baking dish, put it in the oven and voilà, dessert! Light tender cake with a rich, fruity sauce built in. Chocolate Blueberry Pudding Cake takes things to a new level. Rich dark chocolate Read More…

Best Chocolate Orange Brownies

My husband and son have been asking me to make brownies for some time. I had been hesitating because <ahem> I hadn’t actually ever made brownies before except once from a mix a very, very long time ago. In fact, I don’t remember making brownies when I was a little girl and I don’t remember my late Read More…

Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake

This Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake is cake nirvana. It is moist chocolatey deliciousness that you can eat absolutely plain, with a light dusting of confectioner’s sugar, glazed, or if you are very brave, frosted with chocolate buttercream. I’ve served it as an elegant dessert with a small dollop of whipped cream and some sliced bananas, Read More…