Baked Bombolinis

Bomboloni/Bombolini’s are Italian doughnuts that are fried, coated in granulated sugar, and traditionally stuffed with pastry cream… I tried to make these a tad less heavy by baking them, and of course nutella stuffing was a no-brainer! Use a mini-muffin tin or regular sized depending on what size you’re going for. Baked Bombolinis ‚ĖĘ 1/4 cup vegetable oil…

Carrot Cake

I’ve had very memorable carrot cakes 3 times in my life, once at Porto’s a cuban bakery in California known for their desserts, a second time in New York at a bakery called Little Cupcake shop, and a third time by one of my best friends Layla. Ever since then I’ve played with the idea…

Nutella Pastries

Quick easy recipe that reminds me of all the cute bakeries and coffee shops we can’t go to while in quarantine. So you can bring the pastries to you with this super simple recipe! Ingredients: -puff pastry dough (I used the Zergut brand) it’s already pre-cut to the right size -Nutella or any other thick…

Cardamom Pistachio and Rose Biscotti

  Curated this recipe for my dear friend Mariam! We share a love for coffee and cute desserts, and these are some of her favorite flavors. I love creating and developing recipes, give this one a try! Your coffee will thank you ūüėČ Cardamom, Pistachio and Rose Biscotti¬† Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour¬† 2…

Chocolate Chip Deliciousness

This recipe is an ode to one of my favorite New York City bakeries–Sugar Sweet Sunshine Bakery. They’re famous for their puddings which are much tastier than Magnolia’s. In fact, the two owners of the bakery used to work at Magnolia Bakery before they opened their very own bakery. My absolute favorite pudding there is…

Chocolate Sprinkle Donuts

    INGREDIENTS Chocolate Donuts: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder (I use the Hershey’s brand) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup buttermilk (makes them super-soft!) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon vanilla Chocolate Glaze: 1 cup melted chocolate chips 2-4tablespoons¬†heavy cream…

Matcha Hazelnut Cake

Made this cake for my matcha loving roommate, Saleha! Matcha and hazelnut are usually not paired together but I took a risk and it worked out great! It’s a matcha cake with nutella filling and a vanilla buttercream and matcha glaze. Cake Ingredients: 1¬ĺ cup¬†all purpose¬†flour 1¬Ĺ tsp baking powder ¬ľ tsp salt 2 teaspoons…

Honey and Fig Cake

These cake flavors were inspired by my dear friend Tamara’s favorite things. Figs, honey, lavender, and of course cake! So for her birthday this year I combined all the flavors and things she loves! For the Cake: 1¬†cup¬†unsalted butter¬†room temperature 1 1/2¬†cups¬†sugar 4¬†eggs¬†room temperature 3¬†cups¬†all-purpose flour 2¬†teaspoons¬†baking powder 1¬†teaspoon¬†salt 1¬†cup¬†buttermilk 1/2¬†cup¬†honey 2¬†teaspoons¬†vanilla Jelly filling: I…

Matcha Rose Donuts

Matcha and Rose pair so well together! I’ve been wanting to purchase a donut pan for so long and I finally took the plunge and got it! I first made a popular matcha donut recipe that I found online and I hated the consistency, it was so dry and had no flavor I was so…

Recently Baked…

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Cookie Butter Cake

The Biscoff cookies have a graham cracker taste with some deep notes of cinnamon, spices, and caramel. The hype of these European cookies started when airlines used to give them out as a snack on flights in the United States. People loved it so much and wanted to get their hands on more, soon after…

Chocolate Zucchini Cake with Milk Chocolate Buttercream

Ramadan Mubarak friends! This recipe is a classic triple chocolate cake,¬† and I’m sure everyone is wondering why the zucchini?? You cant taste or see the zucchini once it’s baked, but it helps make this the most moist chocolate cake you’ll ever try! By no means is this a healthy dessert, but it’ll fix any…