Baking

Caramelized Banana Tarts with Chocolate Crust

Banana cream pie is one of those desserts that is surprisingly delicious. Oh so creamy, oh so flavorful. These little baby chocolate tarts are a bit of a tasty deviation from your banana cream pie. The filling includes caramelized bananas, toasted coconut and pecans, and homemade whipped cream. The crust is a flaky chocolate crust made with rich cocoa. Ingredientology:… Read more →

Gourmet Cake Donuts [Gournuts]

I am fully aware of how unhealthy these little bites of heaven are. I am aware of the complications of high cholesterol and heart disease. Yet I am also aware that sometimes, on certain days, A DONUT IS ALL YOU NEED. Okay, that was dramatic. But truly, these fried cake donuts that are generously drizzled with a few different gourmet… Read more →

Cheddar Biscuits with Roasted Jalapeno Butter

   As great as all the sweet baked goods in the world are, there comes a time when something sweet does not suffice. Something savory, crunchy, flaky, moist, buttery…. I digress, is needed. These biscuits were developed for when that need overtakes you. I have to admit, the accompanying roasted jalapeno butter took even my taste buds by surprise. Just.… Read more →

Classic French Macarons

Let me first start by saying that, WOW, these were tricky for me. These cookies have very specific needs during the mixing process! I had agreed to bake some of these up for an engagement party, and had to make them twice… soooo needless to say, I struggled a bit. Let me say, I have now tried different recipes and… Read more →

Old Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

I live by a hipster coffee shop that always has the most beautiful pastry displays. Lately, they have been selling these little bags of classic peanut butter cookies, and needless to say, I’ve been inspired to concoct the perfect recipe. I have tried many in the past, some using an equal ratio of vegetable shortening to butter, others where you… Read more →

Berry Yummy Raspberry Turnovers

With summer on its way and berries being in season, I am inspired to make some berry pie! This recipe is a sweet summer recipe that you can hold in your hand while you eat it! Enter- Raspberry Turnovers with Lemon Glaze. Ingredientology: The pie crust used in the recipe is modified from King Arthur Flour, substituting half of the… Read more →

Chocolate Muffins

If you are in need of a decadent chocolate muffin recipe, look no further. This recipe was created to satisfy two needs: the need for chocolate and the need for a moist, satisfying pastry. Ingredientology: Coconut milk is used in the recipe to keep the muffin moist, while espresso powder is used to compliment the chocolate flavor and make for… Read more →

Ingredientology’s Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie

Naturally, everyone has their own idea of what the perfect chocolate chip cookie is. I will say, however, this recipe has been somewhat of an obsession for me. Quite often, if time allows, my mind wanders to attempting yet again to make the best chocolate chip cookie yet. This recipe is the closest I’ve come to being satisfied with a… Read more →

Scrumptious Scones with Strawberry Jam

I have and always will be a lover of scones. Their texture, their flavor, and how satisfying they can be. I tend to enjoy my scone with a cup of black coffee, contrasting the light sweetness of the scone with the boldness of the coffee. This recipe is my new favorite, as it is moist, crunchy, and has a tasty… Read more →