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Victoria Sponge Cake

Since I am no longer running the bake shop, I am really enjoying spending time in my own kitchen and baking for my friends. A few months ago a good friend of mine texted me and asked to order a cake (not knowing I didn’t run the bake shop anymore) […]

orange creamsicle popsicles in a bowl over ice with oranges

Orange Creamsicle Popsicles

Summer is here, even if it’s technically not for another week or so. One of the things I always remember about summer as a kid was the ice cream truck. It was seriously a scramble to get to him whenever we heard the song. My house growing up had a […]

coconut chocolate chip cookies on a cookie sheet

Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies with coconut were the first thing I started baking on my own, and it was the first recipe I ever created originally. I used to bake chocolate chip cookies all the time, and my dad would then ask me to make some with coconut in them. He […]

rosemary lemon ginger biscotti on a plate with glass of milk in background

Rosemary Lemon Ginger Biscotti

I was on a ginger kick last month when I baking Kimmy’s birthday cake, the Orange Ginger Carrot Cake. And I had planned to bake biscotti as well, so I had the idea for this Rosemary Lemon Ginger Biscotti. I love lemon and rosemary together, as does pretty much everyone. […]

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Peanut Butter Cookie Pies

When I owned my bake shop, I felt we needed to distinguish between sandwich cookies that were crunchy and sandwich cookies that were soft and chewy. I since created the name cookie pies for those that are soft and chewy, leaving sandwich cookies for ones that are crunchy like Oreos. […]

apple kale salad in a large bowl

Kale Apple Salad

With summer starting, salads are a major go to for meals because they are a cool meal that’s loaded with veggies and they are so easy to make. A few of my favorites from the blog already include Chicken Sausage Greek Salad and my Caprese Pasta Salad. I have been […]

chocolate dipped animal crackers with rainbow sprinkles in a bowl

Chocolate Dipped Animal Crackers

With summer upon us, I have a no bake dessert recipe for you today! These are one of my favorite snacks or desserts. I love animal crackers, I love them so much. It was one of the treats my mom actually allowed us to have growing up, and I coveted […]

eggless banana raspberry muffins on a platter

Eggless Banana Raspberry Muffins

To celebrate that my new book, Effortless Eggless Baking, is now available for preorder I thought I would share an eggless recipe that is similar to the style of recipes that you will see in the book. All throughout Effortless Eggless Baking, I use common ingredients that you would normally […]

mimi council with effortless eggless baking book

Effortless Eggless Baking

I am so excited to announce that my third book, Effortless Eggless Baking, is now available for preorder! I have been working on this book for the last year and it is my favorite book to date! I am literally so excited about all the recipes in it, I cannot […]

chocolate lemon cupcake

Chocolate Lemon Cupcakes

My favorite citrus and chocolate combo is chocolate and lemon. My Lemon Frosted Chocolate Cookies are a recipe that I make all the time! And I recently just made Lemon Zest Chocolate Chip Cookies, which are a really delicious take on classic chocolate chip cookies. If you haven’t tried it, […]