Chocolate Banana Cream Pie

Oh hey. It’s been a year and half, but I didn’t forget you She Cooks Up Nice. I just bought a 100 year old home and restored it. And taught 100 kids how to read and write. And recycled about 7 years worth of recipes. But I’m back and badder than ever! Advertisements

Lemon-Coconut Cake

I love my husband more than anything. And so I poured my heart and soul into making him a birthday cake with style (just like him). This is the result of that love and hours of work. Make this cake when you want to impress someone. I had it last Christmas at my Aunt Zoe’s…

Lemon Buttermilk Cake

This is an excellent cake for when you have company over, or, if you have more English sensibilities, with an afternoon tea. It could also be a delicious dessert, perhaps with some vanilla or pistachio ice cream. It went so quickly that I did not even get a picture of it until half was already…

Vanilla Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Dear readers, I’m not sure what happened, but it seems this sweet recipe from February got lost in the crowd and never posted. I just came across it in my drafts folder. So, without further ado, here is a belated recipe for vanilla bean cupcakes, from scratch: Well, it was someone’s birthday yesterday (okay, it…