German Chocolate Cheesecake Recipe

German Chocolate Cheesecake with a slice cut out

Growing up, I was never a fan of cheesecake. Actually, I wasn’t a fan of any recipe that included cream cheese (If you are a fan, check out my cream cheese vanilla frosting recipe). The texture, taste, smell all turned my stomach. That is until I had this cheesecake! My friend’s mother had made it…

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Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake

Vanilla Bean Carrot Cake next to Vanilla Beans and Extract

Carrot cake has always held a special place in my heart and tummy! I have always favored dense cakes that are jam-packed with beautiful textures and flavors. This cake checks all of those boxes! Before you lose your mind, I have chosen to use pecans in the variation because I hate walnuts. Feel free to substitute…

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Cherry Poppy Seed Streusel Cake Recipe

thumbnail for the poppy-seed struesel cake recipe

Cherry season is in full swing, which made this recipe irresistible as I was walking through cherry-filled isles at the store this weekend! I have never been a fan of cherry flavored anything, it all just tasted exactly the same as the cough syrup I had to choke down as a kid. Then at the…

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