How to make Cherry Syrup

Homemade Cherry Syrup from @createdbydiane

Oh my CHERRIES are in season and they are... OH so delicious! I couldn't resist making some homemade cherry syrup. There are endless items to put this syrup on and I'll be sharing some ideas with you and some more cherry recipes soon. … [Read more...]

6 Comments

Apple Squares

Apple Squares @createdbydiane

If you like apple pie, just wait until you get a taste of these apple squares. This is the type of recipe that will be requested over and over. It's very easy to make, and looks CUTE too! It transports well which is an added bonus. Everyone will think you spent a TON of time on this, … [Read more...]

7 Comments

Red White and Blue Tie Dye Cookies

Patriotic Tie Dye Cookies @createdbydiane.jpg

Do I have a FUN cookie for you! These tie dye cookies are so easy and super-fun, great to celebrate the upcoming 4th of July. You can easily change up the colors to fit any occasion. … [Read more...]

4 Comments

Salted Caramel Cake

Salted Caramel Cake @createdbydiane

Salted caramel is one of my favorite things and well... since it seems to be everywhere now a days from frappuccinos to ice cream, and I've made something similar in cupcakes a while ago I thought is was about time it adorned a cake. So get out your bowl and pans and lets get baking! … [Read more...]

10 Comments

Chocolate Sprinkle Cookies

Chocolate Sprinkle Cookies @createdbydiane

Chocolate cookies always remind me of my childhood, every once in a while my mom would buy chocolate sugar cookies. Specifically Archway Dutch Chocolate Cookies, They were slightly firm on the outside and tender and chewy inside. A while back I saw  Joan from Chocolate Chocolate and More … [Read more...]

17 Comments

Blueberry Madeleines

Blueberry Madeleines @createdbydiane

Blueberries are ripe and delicious in stores now. If I'm not eating them by the handful, I like baking with them, they are so juicy and sweet, they are a great addition to baked goods, like Blueberry Banana Chocolate Chip Cake, Chocolate Blueberry Cheesecake Cupcakes and Blueberry Filled … [Read more...]

7 Comments

Banana Cupcakes with Banana Brown Sugar Frosting

Banana Cupcakes with Banana Brown Sugar Frosting @createdbydiane

  The warm aroma of bananas baking remind me that something SUPER-DELICIOUS will be coming out of the oven, and oh when these cuppies are baking, believe me....you will know they will be delicious. They have a hint of brown sugar and well... brown sugar makes baked items tastier, … [Read more...]

7 Comments

Chocolate Chip Scones

Chocolate Chip Scones @createdbydiane.jpg

Since it doesn't seem acceptable to eat chocolate chip cookies for breakfast... says my parents and my husband and well I'm sure many more people may feel this way, but really....cereal is no better in my opinion I made Chocolate Chip SCONES.... Scones are perfect for breakfast. … [Read more...]

4 Comments

sprinkle cookies

Sprinkle Cookies @createdbydiane

  It's funny how something you love so much can cause so much frustration. I love nonpareils but I hate how messy they are. Especially if you happen to tip the container over, it's a domino effect and EVERY last one of them will spill out... trust me. I have experience. I think I … [Read more...]

8 Comments

Brown Sugar Banana Nut Oatmeal Muffins

Brown Sugar Banana Nut Oatmeal Muffins @createdbydiane

Oh there is something so wonderful about brown sugar, it's so delicious and one sniff and you can small the warmth and goodness that is to come with what ever it's put on. As usual I had some bananas getting pretty dark on the counter, so MUFFINS they are a Makin' To mix it up a bit, I … [Read more...]

5 Comments

Oatmeal Maple Bacon Cookies

Oatmeal Maple Bacon Cookies @createdbydiane

These go Way beyond ordinary cookies. Dare I say these make the perfect breakfast, well there is oatmeal and maple and bacon and those are all breakfast items, but these are really great when it's not breakfast time. The bacon in these cookies reminds me of how delicious walnuts are in … [Read more...]

5 Comments

Triple Lemon Cake

Triple Lemon Cake @createdbydiane.jpg

This is lemon at it's finest. Delicious lemon cake, filled with lemon pasty cream and topped with lemon cream cheese frosting.   You know the days when life hands you lemons... First thing is call your mom....that always helps and since my mom brings me lots of lemons off her wonderful … [Read more...]

29 Comments

Avocado and Strawberry Margaritas

avocado and strawberry margarita recipe @createdbydiane

May is just about upon us and with Spring in full swing here in Southern California that means lots of get togethers! Cinco de Mayo is at the top of my list for a really fun day to enjoy some delicious food and drinks and enjoy all spring has to offer, like beautiful flowers and the seasons … [Read more...]

7 Comments

Easter Egg Toffee

Easter Egg Toffee from @createdbydiane.jpg.jpg

An all time favorite Easter candy makes it's colorful appearance in this sweet and creamy toffee. There is nothing more fun this time of year then an Easter Egg Hunt, until you grab a piece of this toffee. This makes it easy to be the winner, there are plenty of "eggs" in each piece. … [Read more...]

3 Comments

Lemon Waffle Cookies

Lemon Waffle Cookies from @createdbydiane.jpg

Now there is no reason not to have waffles all day long... These waffle cookies remind me of fresh made waffles and ice cream at the board boardwalk, I'm not sure why....it must be the sweet smell of them baking or that slightly sweet lemony taste of lemonade I recall getting there too. I have … [Read more...]

12 Comments