Dessert

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 […]

Eton Mess – A Harry Potter inspired recipe

Eton Mess – A Harry Potter inspired recipe

When I saw the pictures of the special menu items we got a “sneak peak” for earlier this month from Universal Studios Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter, I couldn’t wait to try the Eton Mess. This recipe reminds me of strawberry shortcake but without […]

Mickey Mouse Ear Hat Cake

Mickey Mouse Ear Hat Cake

I have always loved Mickey Mouse ear hats. When I saw that the new bakery at Disney Springs in Florida was making Mickey Mouse ear hat cakes, I felt inspired to give this a try at home. I started very simple, but find that I […]