• Cookies,  Kid Friendly

    Easy Lemon Cookies

    Lemon cookies are one of my favorites! Less than five ingredients make this recipe simple and fun to make with kids. I also like the fact that you don’t have to be Betty Crocker to make this recipe, making it great for someone who is just getting into baking. I didn’t have lemon extract on hand the first time I made this recipe but the lemon flavor still came shining through. Most reviews state to leave out the lemon extract and use fresh lemon juice in place of it to help out with the fruit loop taste that some have mentioned. I think trying the fresh lemon juice will help with…

  • Breakfast,  Cakes

    Lemon Scented Pull Apart Coffee Cake

    You had me at Lemon… and intrigued me with pull apart. This was so much fun to make and I felt very professional making it too!  A show stopper with an abundance of lemon flavor throughout. Don’t be afraid to try it! Lemon Scented Pull Apart Coffee Cake original recipe from Flo Braker author of Baking For All Occasions Sweet Yeast Dough About 2 3/4 cups (12 1/4 ounces) all-purpose flour 1/4 cup (1 3/4 ounces) granulated sugar 2 1/4 teaspoons (1 envelope) instant yeast 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup (2 1/2 fluid ounces) whole milk (I used 1 % milk) 2 ounces unsalted butter 1/4 cup (2 fluid ounces) water…

  • Kid Friendly,  Muffins

    A Lighter Lemon Muffin

    Lemon was on my mind yesterday and I was debating between making a lemon tart or lemon muffins. Well with my kids in mind, I went with lemon muffins. I decided to take my recipe to a new level. I had already made changes to it and made it several times but this time I decided to make more. For some reason I find pleasure in dissecting a recipe. Weird, I know. Believe me there are recipes that I won’t do this too if I really want something sweet!