Lemon Soaked Sweet Berry Cake

lemon soaked berry cake with fresh blueberries and raspberries on a platinum ringed plate on www.sugarbananas.com

Berry desserts are one of my most satisfying favorites.  They’re light, fresh, and usually very moist.  Add lemon to that and I’m in love. The pops of blueberry in this super moist cake make this the perfect treat for Spring! I’ve made many blueberry muffins and cakes.  But this is the first time I’ve soaked the […]

Coconut Passion Fruit Angel Cake

Coconut.  It’s everywhere.  I’ve become a huge fan of using coconut in cookies, cakes, soups, snacks, sauces, you name it.  I even use it to make the best deodorant I’ve ever used.  At least a can or two of coconut milk and a tub of coconut oil end up in my grocery cart each week. I thought […]

Cocoa Banana Rollers

This is a favorite treat at our house. It’s also a great way to use up the last of your cocoa or shredded coconut. The recipe is very simple.  Just slice, roll, and dip! Although my babies are out of preschool (still not sure how they grow so fast), these would be a fun, make-your-own snack for […]

Well, Butter My Crumpet!

Crumpets are just like English muffins.  However, if the only English muffin you’ve tried has been the bagged brand from the grocery store, you have NO IDEA what you’re missing.  These are tender, chewy, buttery, and bubbly goodness. Toasted, buttered, and topped with some fruity jam – I’m in heaven!  You must sit down to […]

Raw Strawberry Mango Avocado Salad

This sweet, summery salad is juicy and so flavorful – just delicious on top of some baby spinach. My good friend tried an intriguing diet this summer.  She saw the documentary, “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” about a man on a mission to lose a considerable amount of weight to reverse his obesity-related symptoms. He […]

Puffy Sopapillas

One lone sheet of puff pastry was hanging out in the freezer.  After making the apricot pinwheels, I thought this time I’d make something savory.   Nah… sweet wins again.   This time I made a puff pastry version of sopapillas.  (from Pepperidge Farm) Preheat the oven to 400. (Yes, I started making treats at […]