Cannoli Tart

I was browsing through an article of the “50 greatest desserts of all time” and came across a recipe for a cannoli tart. I love cannoli…though they are a great pain in the keister to make sometimes. The recipe seemed simple enough and though I was lacking a tart pan (I just used a regular pie…

Mini Pavlova

I first heard of the pavlova dessert when it was featured on the Great American Baking Show in a showstopper challenge. I thought they were so beautiful and looked incredibly yummy and of course, I wanted to try to make them. I settled on trying a “classic” pavlova (meringue, whipped cream and fresh fruit) to…

French Toast Cupcakes

I’m a big fan of breakfast at just about any time of day except breakfast. Does that make sense? Probably not. For this cupcake, I decided to make french toast cake ( much like the recipe found here: http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/french-toast-cupcakes ) with a dreamy whipped maple cream frosting. And what’s breakfast without bacon?! Dredge the bacon in…