Vanilla Bean Scones

This scone recipe is one that I love to fall back on when I’m craving something sweet at night! I’ve made these vanilla bean scones so many times, it’s quick and simple (as far as baking goes)! I wrote down the recipe years ago when I was looking for a copycat recipe for Starbucks’ mini vanilla scones… these scones don’t exactly look like Starbucks’ but they do have a similar taste, and they’re much fresher! Vanilla Bean Scones                     2 dozen mini scones Needed: 2 cups flour 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp baking … Continue reading Vanilla Bean Scones

Homemade Caramel Sauce

This caramel would make a great dip for apples, topping for ice cream, or stir a little of this caramel into your coffee (caramel macchiato anyone?)! My mom used to make caramel this way for homemade turtles at Christmastime. Yum! The only ingredient you need to make this caramel is one can of sweetened condensed milk. It couldn’t be simpler! Place an unopened can of sweetened condensed milk into a large pot filled with water (can could explode if not completely submerged). Leave to simmer for 2 and 1/2 hours (or longer if you want a thicker caramel). Make sure to keep … Continue reading Homemade Caramel Sauce

Pink Lemonade Cake // Mini Bundts

I love making this pink lemonade cake when the weather gets warmer. It’s great for spring and summer, the perfect combination of tart and sweet. Pink Lemonade Mini Bundt Cakes Needed: 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda pinch of salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 egg whites 1/3 cup thawed frozen pink lemonade concentrate 1/4 cup buttermilk Preheat oven to 350F. Grease and flour mini bundt pan. In a small bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, oil, egg whites, and lemonade concentrate. … Continue reading Pink Lemonade Cake // Mini Bundts