Posts tagged ‘topping’

August 9th, 2013

Individual NY Cheesecakes {with Black Cherry Topping}

by Chrissy

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK4

Before this, I hadn’t really ventured into the cheesecake realm, but after I pulled this little stunt for a New York themed party, I think I’ll be dabbling with various homemade cheesecake recipes, in the near future.

They are just delectable morsels of goodness and really quite simple to make.

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK2

An NY cheesecake is typically served plain, or with a berry topping, so I went ahead and dressed it up a bit.

NY Cheesecake w Cherry Topping_LYK3

These cherries really added such a great touch. … Read more...

July 8th, 2013

Peach Streusel Muffins

by Chrissy

Peach Streusel Muffins_LYK4

Peach cobbler baked into a muffin, that’s what these muffins are like. Super tasty, moist in the center with slightly crispy topping, these muffins are the way to go.
Peach Streusel Muffins_LYK2

If you didn’t know this already, I have a peach addiction, and these muffins help curb the withdrawals. In the summer, if I don’t have my daily peach/nectarine, I might go into beast mode.

Peach Streusel Muffins_LYK3

I blame this condition on the fact that I grew up with a lovely peach tree in … Read more...

March 20th, 2013

Banana Chocolate Chip Baked Doughnuts {with Coconut}

by Chrissy

I decided to whip these up when nobody was home. WHAT was I thinking???

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK7

Ummm, hello, a fresh batch of baked doughnuts, with no one around to help me eat them?

Terrible terribly good idea.

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK6

These aren’t just your average doughnuts, either.

No way, not a bit. They are packed with flavor, both inside and out.

Banana Choco Chip Coconut Baked Donuts_LYK8

These flavors hint at my very favorite baked item, banana chocolate chip bread.

Believe it or not (but, why would you not), the combo … Read more...

July 15th, 2012

Tangy Strawberry Preserves

by Chrissy


I grew up with a ton of fruit trees in my backyard. As a little kid, with a full summer off school and not a care in the world, life was pretty wonderful. Besides the few summer camps that I would attend, my siblings and I had so much fun playing in the backyard in our free time.

With the pool, tennis court and lots of open space in which to bike around, we would literally play out in the … Read more...