Dessert

Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries

The Disneyland Hotel holds a “Trick or Tea” and the menu includes Halloween Chocolate Covered Strawberries. The tea menu uses Nightmare Before Christmas as inspiration for their strawberries. One of the strawberries looks like Jack Skellington’s head (except it’s orange) and the other looks like […]

Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat

Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat

This month’s Food ‘n Flix Club movie is Ghostbusters and I came up with a Ghostbusters Rice Krispy Treat. I was inspired to make this due to the reference of marshmallows both in the recent movie as well as the original. The only food seen […]

Poison Apple Ear Hat Cake

Poison Apple Ear Hat Cake

I have always loved the Poison Apple Ear headbands at Disneyland and wanted to make a Poison Apple Ear Hat cake inspired by those headbands. Step 1: Bake and Frost the Cake Please see my Mickey Mouse Ear Hat Cake post to prepare the cake. […]

Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake

Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake

For my Haunted Mansion inspired dinner, I wanted to have a special Haunted Mansion Ear Hat Cake. The hat design (below) intimidated me at first, especially how I would turn it into a cake, but I love the result and it was easier than I expected. With […]

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

Klondike Doughboy Inspired Fry Bread

When we visited Skagway Alaska we stopped in to Klondike Doughboy for a delicious snack, Fry Bread. We’ve had something similar in Montana and loved it there as well. Fry bread is a lot like a fresh powdered sugar doughnut. It is light and has […]

Butchart Gardens Lemon Tart

Butchart Gardens Lemon Tart

The Lemon Tart at the Butchart Garden tea was my favorite dessert. Our family has a serious love for lemon. We grow fresh lemons in our yard and make lemon curd every year. We freeze it so we can enjoy it anytime. When making this […]

Banana Flip Cupcake

Banana Flip Cupcake

This cupcake is inspired by Walt Disney World’s Contempo Café’s Banana Flip Cupcake. This interpretation doesn’t use the caramel chips that the Disney version had, however, I did play with using mini chocolate chips as my household is full of chocolate lovers and they really […]

Carnation Cafe Lemon Meringue Pie

Carnation Cafe Lemon Meringue Pie

A favorite dessert option is from Disneyland’s Carnation Cafe, the Lemon Meringue Pie. I grew up with Lemon Meringue Pie as this was one my dad’s favorite desserts. We have always been very picky about our lemon pie as many do not have enough lemon flavor. […]

Green Army Men Camo Cupcakes

Green Army Men Camo Cupcakes

We recently celebrated my son’s birthday. He has many interests, and one is a love of camouflage. My son wears camo clothing and gear such as backpacks, messenger bags, and water bottle holders. He even has a camo swim bag and swim suit. Due to […]

Ranger Cookies – The best oatmeal cookie recipe!

Ranger Cookies – The best oatmeal cookie recipe!

This is the best oatmeal cookie recipe I’ve ever had, it is also the most different from traditional oatmeal cookies. This recipe has been in our family a very long time. I know that my grandmother made these for my dad when he was young […]