Basbousa

A simple arabic dessert that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser! Ingredients:  2 cups semolina 1 cup yogurt or coconut cream 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 cup unsweetened fine shredded coconut flakes 2 eggs 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees In a large…

Kunafa Bites

 Kunafa is a syrup-soaked pastry that is common in a number of Arabic countries and territories, especially during Ramadan. Though the exact preparation and the spelling of the name varies by region, most kunafa are layered or filled with either a sweet cheese or cream (kishta), soaked in a sugar syrup flavored with rose water…

Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ever have those days where you realllllyyyy want dessert? something chocolatey…with good texture to fulfill your sweet tooth cravings? Well that sums up my life pretty much on the regular…so when I came across these guilt-free amazing cookies I knew I had to make them! They’ve been making a weekly appearance in my kitchen, and…

Vanilla and Strawberry Cupcakes

Spring just reminds me of pretty flowers the sun, and the start of bright colors everywhere. These cupcakes are light and a change to all the holiday spiced, peppermint, and chocolatey items that have been around all winter long! These cupcakes are light and airy-and so delishhh! I made these for one of my best…

Edible Coffee ☕️

Here is my rendition of a Starbucks Frappuccino. For the base I used a chocolate coffee cupcake, placed salted caramel in the center and topped it with fresh whipped cream! Decor on top was mini chocolate chips, drizzle of salted caramel and of course, a Starbucks straw! Yield: 30 Base: I halved the recipe on this…

Fall Baking 🍂🍁

  What better way to celebrate fall than the aroma of spices baking in the oven!? Here’s a recipe for a delicious carrot cake cupcake with cream cheese frosting: Yield: 30 mini cupcakes Ingredients: -1 cup all purpose flour -3/4 cup of brown sugar -2 teaspoons cinnamon -1 teaspoon baking soda -1/2 teaspoon baking powder…

Recently Baked…

Naked Cake: Vanilla chiffon cake with strawberry jam filling & whipped cream   Triple Chocolate Cake: Chocolate cake with chocolate mousse filling, and chocolate ganache on top. Surrounded with chocolate cigar wafers. Hosted an event featuring: smores bars, chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes, tiramisu cups, funfetti cake pops, smores truffles Featured Items Molly’s cupcakes–copycat version!!…

Energy Balls

These little balls of goodness are amazing!! Perfect for a snack at work or school, pre/post gym workout, or just when you’re on the road and you’re having a long day and need something healthy to snack on that’ll give you energy and curb your appetite! I make these regularly and have them on hand…

Raspberry Oat Bars

I don’t even have words for how good these are. They’re subtle, not too sweet, perfect for breakfast or evening tea. Nutritionally great, texture is on-point, and I could keep rambling but you should just make them yourself and see what I’m talking about Special thanks to Savvychef for the recipe! (I altered her original…

Nutella Rice Krispie Balls

Here’s a quick dessert that can be put together in no time and looks presentable. It’s basically an upscale and bite sized rice krispie treat Ingredients: 3 cups Rice Krispie cereal 5oz mini marshmallows 2 tbsp butter 1/2 cup Nutella 1/2 tsp vanilla extract melting chocolate for dipping Directions: Measure out the cereal into a large…

Ka’ak

Move over biscotti, ka’ak is the BEST COOKIE EVER with coffee/tea. Yield: 36 Ingredients: -3 cups all purpose flour -3 eggs -3/4 cup vegetable oil -1 cup sugar -1 teaspoon baking powder -2 teaspoons anise seeds -1-2 teaspoons ground cardamom -1/2 cup toasted sesame seeds Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Mix the eggs,…

NYC: Baked By Melissa

Baked by Melissa is a bite-sized cupcakery. There’s 14 locations all over NYC, and the best part is that they deliver these delicious treats! My birthday this year was sandwiched in between two midterms, so my roommate ordered these cupcakes and they arrived in the mail the day of my birthday. I’ve seen this bakery…