Everything But The Kitchen Sink: Completely Customizable Quiche

Quiche, what a funny word. And what a funny concept: a pie made of cheesy eggs and any other random savory ingredients desired. But those funny things in life are some of the best things in life. I love quiche. I make it all the time. It is so easy and so delicious (I mean, what’s not to love about a savory cheesy custard pie with any meat and veggies of your choice?). I love it hot, room-temperature, or left-over straight from the fridge. And as a bonus, it uses up all those odds and ends stuck in the back of your refrigerator. So what’s keeping you from making it? Turn up that oven and start whisking!

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Happy Birthday Dad: Momofuku Milk Bar’s Banana Cream Pie

Banana cream pie: a perfectly buttery, flaky pie crust topped with a fluffy banana cream and lightly sweetened whipped cream. Or so you may think… Momofuku Milk Bar, made famous for their cereal milk, compost cookies, and crack pie, takes the traditional and elevates it to new levels. This banana cream pie consists of a chocolately crust reminiscent of a graham cracker crust. On top of this unusual crust is a bright yellow, luscious, banana-flavor-packed cream.  Trust me, this recipe will change the way you look at banana cream pie forever. Happy birthday, Dad. I know you will enjoy a slice.

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The Ultimate Birthday Treat: Death-By-Oreo Cupcakes

I have this thing I do. Basically, I bake a whole lot of sweets when it’s a birthday for any single one of my friends. Everyone gets a treat and celebrates the birthday girl’s special day together. But what’s kind of weird is I have a document that has my friend’s and family’s names on it filled with desserts that someday I want to make for that specific person based on their tastes and personalities. So when I’m surfing Pinterest, I jot down any dessert recipes that seem like a good fit for a specific friend or family member. I know that seems like a lot of work and is slightly creepy, but I find it really fun. Plus, I love to be organized, and this is a great way to organize recipes! So this specific friend’s favorite dessert is chocolate cake and she has this thing with Oreos, so what could be better for her birthday than Death-By-Oreo Cupcakes? Let’s get baking!

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Mug Cakes Don’t Have To Be Savory: Completely Customizable Microwave Mug Cornbread

What? A microwave mug cake that isn’t cake? A microwave mug cake that is, in fact, cornbread??? How is this possible? Yes, it is true. And it is, like the title states, completely customizable. You can add cheese and jalapeno to make the cornbread gooey and spicy, or you can add bacon and maple syrup to create the perfect sweet-savory balance. And no matter your taste buds, I recommend adding fresh or frozen corn kernels to add a sweet pop of extra corn flavor. So what are you waiting for? Let’s make some cornbread!

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Some Days Just Require Chocolate: Triple Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake

Ah, chocolate. One of the greatest inventions, alongside the wheel, the internet, and many others. Chocolate. This basic ingredient crucial for the creation of the chocolate chip cookie, molten lava cake, and of course, this microwave mug cake. But this Triple Chocolate Microwave Mug Cake, unlike the molten lava cake or chocolate soufflé, only takes three minutes to create. The results are heavenly: deep chocolate flavor, light and fluffy texture, and the perfect amount for one serving. So let’s get baking (or should I say, microwaving?)!

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Yay! Another Gluten-Free Recipe: Matcha Microwave Mug Cake

So I’m sick. Life is just splendid. But see this dedication? I’m still blogging about mug cakes. Wow, I am such a trooper. Anyway… this is a continuation of the gluten-free mug cake thing I’m doing (should I call this a series?) for all those people in the world on a gluten-free diet. It is subtly sweet, full of the earthy flavor of matcha, and is light and spongy. Once again, even if you’re not gluten-free (like moi!) still give this one a shot! The color is amazing, and like all my other mug cake recipes, it is seriously a breeze to whip up! So let’s get started on this delectably fluffy and spongey, Matcha Microwave Mug Cake!

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Almond-Chocolate Microwave Mug Torte (As Requested: A Gluten-Free Mug Cake!)

So a friend of mine recently went gluten-free and noticed that most of my mug cakes and other creations included some form of gluten. And did you know that 1 in 5 Americans actively include gluten-free food in their diet? So for all of you viewers out their gluten-free, this one’s for you! Even if you’re not gluten-free, I would definitely recommend making this rich, decadent, dense, and chocolatey microwave mug tort. It has only has 5 ingredients and takes 1 minute to cook, so what are you waiting for? Whip out that mug and let’s make us a delectable, gluten-free, single-serving dessert!
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