World’s Best: Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

I’ve had my fair share of coffee cakes. And I am 100% sure that this is the best coffee cake I’ve ever made or ever eaten. So you know this has got to be serious. Just imagine this for a second: an equal ratio of fluffy, moist lemony cake with bursting blueberries, lemony cream cheese filling, and buttery, crunchy, streusel coated with a tart lemon glaze. I mean, it really can’t get much better than that.

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Move Over, Nutella: No-Machine Cookie Butter Ice Cream

For a while, Nutella was the star. But Nutella’s time in the spotlight has been diminishing (although I’ll always love you the same, Nutella). We’ve all kown it was coming. Yes. I’m talking about Cookie Butter basically taking Nutella’s ever growing kingdom of fans and converting them to be on Cookie Butter’s side. Cookie Butter, you are evil. But anyway enough with some crazy story of mine, time to make ice cream for you! What could be a better combo than cookie butter and ice cream? I mean, you’ve got an ice cream that is packed with the speculoos cookie flavor, that warm, cinnamony, spicy cookie that everyone loves. And, this recipe only contains 5 ingredients and takes basically no time to whip up (it’s no-machine!).

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Trendy AF: 4-Ingredient No-Machine Cereal Milk Ice Cream

Ah, food trends. How I love food trends. They are constantly changing, always interesting, very innovative, out-of-the-box, and completely delicious. Now personally I love cereal milk and have worked with it before in the kitchen. (Go check out my Cereal Milk Baked Donuts!) But seeing how its summer, what could be better than putting cereal milk in ice cream? Especially one that takes little effort or time to make because it’s no churn and only contains 4 ingredients? You really can’t go wrong. If that isn’t enough to make you try it out, I don’t know what will. 🙂

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Let’s Scream For Ice Cream: 4-Ingredient No-Machine Circus Animal Cookie Ice Cream

So as you probably can tell, I love ice cream (who doesn’t?), and I love making ice cream flavors that aren’t available in stores. But what I don’t like, is working hours on a product when there is an easy shortcut. And here is that short-cut. No-machine ice cream is made with two ingredients (heavy whipping cream and sweetened condensed milk) and any additional add-ins you want! So when contemplating what new flavors of ice cream I would make, I decided to revisit one of the best cookies that brings you back to your childhood: Circus Animal Cookies! You know, those pink and white animal shaped cookies coated with sprinkles? So if you take ice cream, which is awesome, and Circus Animal Cookies, which are also awesome, you basically get an awesome explosion!

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Summer Is Here: 4-Ingredient No-Machine Matcha-Oreo Ice Cream

Who doesn’t love ice cream? And now that it’s summer, ice cream is an essential staple that satisfies any sweet craving in the hottest weather. But making ice cream from scratch is just way too much work (and who even owns an ice cream machine?) and store-bought ice cream has limited flavor combinations (not to mention some of those sketchy preservatives)… So what is the solution? Obviously, no-machine, no-churn ice creams that can be whipped up in a couple of minutes! No-machine ice cream takes only two ingredients plus whatever add-ins you want and is so simple that if you mess it up, there is something sadly wrong with you.

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A Hawaiian Vacation Staple: Tropical French Toast Bake

Every year I spend one week on one of the many beautiful islands of Hawaii, and every year I make this Tropical French Toast bake! French toast bakes are so versatile and a snap to whip up. This makes it the perfect brunch dish to make on vacation since it requires few ingredients that can be purchased nearly anywhere, and can also be customized to suit your tastes or to suit what’s available in your region. Making this Tropical French Toast Bake always gets me in the Hawaiian mood, but of course each time I make it is slightly different due to what’s available! You can completely customize this recipe, of course, and can make it for any occasion, anytime, anywhere!

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很好吃: Chinese Egg Tarts

So this is a bit different. Usually you see American baked goods on my blog, but today I thought I would do something different. I decided to make my favorite Chinese dessert, egg tarts, for the first time, and let me just say, they came out fabulous! For those of you who don’t know, egg tarts are small individual tarts with a light crumbly crust and a creamy, lightly-sweetened baked egg custard filling. You can buy these delightful treats at most Asian markets and at dim-sum restaurants. But why buy them, when you can easily make them?

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