Category Archives: bread

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

OK, so I know that I have mentioned again and again that I’m not a huge fan of pumpking. HOWEVER, when enough chocolate is involved, I can get on board with just about anything. This bread has mini chocolate chips baked into it — and the top of the loaf is coated in chocolate. What’s […]

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Copy Cat Cinnabons

One of my new year’s resolutions for 2012 was to make cinnamon rolls from scratch. I completed this task yesterday – on December 30th. Nothing like waiting until the last minute, right?! Truth be known, breads and rolls intimidate me. I’m not great with yeast, my last attempt at cinnamon rolls was a comical┬ádisaster, and […]

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Banana Bread

I will waste no time with this: I hate banana bread. Then why did I make it?! I do LOVE bananas. I, too, think it’s weird that I love bananas but hate the fruit in bread form. But I always have and always will. My quirk about bananas is that I like to eat them […]

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King Cake Monkey Bread

Oh, monkey bread, you are perfect. Oooey, gooey, warm, doughy… just perfect. And monkey bread is easy to make! Throw a bunch of stuff in a bundt pan, bake, and you’re done. Anyone know why it’s called monkey bread though?! Edit: Yes, I know, this isn’t REAL king cake. Yes, I know, this is monkey […]

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King Cake Knots

Mardi Gras is next week! Get those beads out and fire up the stove to make some jambalaya! A few years ago I made a big, traditional king cake. This year, I wanted something more simple. Pinterest pointed me in the direction of these simple king cake knots, which are made using store-bought refrigerated dough. […]

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