(Updated) Zucchini Bread

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups of shredded zucchini 1 cup canola oil 2  (generous) Tsp vanilla 3 eggs 2 cups sugar 3 cups of flour 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp baking soda 1 Tsp baking powder 1 Tsp cinnamon 1/2 Tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/4 Tsp ground ginger 1/4 Tsp ground nutmeg   In a medium-sized…

Coffee Infused Chocolate Raspberry Cake

Ingredients1 box of chocolate cake mix1 1/4 cup of room temperature coffee1/2 cup vegetable oil3 eggs2 containers of chocolate frosting1 1/2 cup of seedless raspberry jamRaspberries for decorating BatterPreheat the oven to 350F.Combine the cake mix, coffee, oil & eggs with an electric mixer until smooth.Line two 8″ baking pans with parchment paper & spray with…

Pecan Pie

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving!  Since Thanksgiving and the holidays are approaching, I wanted to share one of my favorite family Thanksgiving recipes.  Up first, Galia’s Pecan Pie! Ingredients1 stick of unsalted butter; melted1 cup white sugar4 eggs2 tsp vanilla extract1 cup corn syrup1 cup pecans1/2 cup chocolate chips2 shallow 9″ frozen pie crustsMore pecans for the…

Strawberry Jam-Filled Vanilla Cupcakes

Ingredient1 box of vanilla cake mix (& everything you need for it)1 container cream cheese frosting3 cups strawberry jamRainbow sprinkles CupcakesCook cupcakes according to the box.Let cool completely.Once cooled, with a straw or the back of a wooden spoon, make a hole in the cupcake but do not poke the hole fully through. FillingPut your…

Passover Edition: Macaroon Crusted Cheesecake

BackgroundWhile cheesecake is good year round and for every occasion, it is super easy to make a kosher for Passover version with some canned macaroons! Ingredients4 packages of cream cheese, room temperature1 cup of sugar4 eggs1 1/2 tsp of vanilla1 tsp lemon juice1 can of regular coconut macaroons (or homemade if you prefer) Crust Preheat…