Course: Desserts

  • The Collier-Kelly Cookie Bar: Seven Layer Cookies

    The Collier-Kelly Cookie Bar: Seven Layer Cookies

    January 1, 2017 No Comment

    I am so happy to share that we have a new family member – Courtney! This past November she married my nephew Schuyler in a beautiful ceremony held at the Hilliard Art Museum (University of Louisiana – Lafayette). I was asked to help prepare a Cookie Bar – for a dose of extra sweets that […]

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  • Salted Caramel Cake

    Salted Caramel Cake

    October 7, 2016 No Comment

    This is now a favorite!  Since I made this recipe, I have had so many people tell me how they loved these cupcakes.  I think that the cake tasted like the best part of the cookie… the dough.  Then I also chose the easier way to make the salted caramel, being certain to use a […]

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  • Coconut Rum Cake

    Coconut Rum Cake

    September 10, 2016 No Comment

      This one is for a dear colleague whose favorite flavors include coconut and rum, or better yet … coconut rum. My experiment:  a Coconut Cake with Coco-Rum Filling and Rum Buttercream.  I wanted something that wasn’t the traditional bundt-pan rum cake.  She just had a birthday, so even though I am a little late getting […]

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  • Cinnamon Buttercream

    Cinnamon Buttercream

    September 4, 2016 No Comment

    I have had a lot of fun over the past two weeks, hence the post that I skipped last week.  I will make up for that with another post about the experience of making a wedding cake.  Right now, though, let’s talk about Cinnamon Buttercream! As I practiced different presentations and versions of the cake […]

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  • Champagne Romanoff Cupcakes

    Champagne Romanoff Cupcakes

    August 14, 2016 No Comment

    It’s official.  I am obsessed with this recipe!  There is a sweet, tart, tangy deliciousness that I simply adore.  Every portion of the recipe smells fabulous as it is being prepared. I found the original recipe for Champagne Strawberry Cupcakes on my favorite blog space LoveSwah.  I have already made one birthday cake, and I […]

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