Currently Browsing: desserts 22 articles

sweet treats such as cookies, cakes, brownies, and more!  sweet treats brings you all of the desserts from the food blog : a flavor journal

A bourbon chocolate cupcake in a gold and white striped lihner on top of a coaster with a rose and small milk jug in the background.

Small Batch Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes

 A Deliciously Fancy Small Batch Cupcake Recipe  I’ve tested this recipe a LOT lately, and Mark couldn’t be happier.  🙂  This is an easy cupcake recipe (with bourbon!) that makes FOUR chocolate cupcakes.  It’s so perfect for dessert on date night, or if you’re having a couple of your favorite people over! Ingredients for Bourbon […]

Mini Funfetti cakes stacked with vanilla frosting, sitting on a small cutting board together and being held in the air.

Mini Funfetti Cake Stacks

The cutest Confetti Cake Recipe Funfetti cake / confetti cake is the epitome of celebration cake!  This particular recipe is a very small version of homemade funfetti sheet cake that is packed with colorful sprinkles, then cut down into little tiny cakes.  It’s very similar to my Mini Carrot Cake Stacks from a couple of […]

mini carrot cakes

a mini layered carrot cake recipe

mini carrot cakes Happy (almost) Easter!  We aren’t exactly celebrating with family this year (that whole social distancing thing, ya know), but I still wanted to be festive.  So, I made these super easy mini layered carrot cakes!  Sure, they’re delicious and fun to make for Easter.  But they are really good any time of […]

chocolate chip + pecan chocolate cookies

chewy chocolate chip + pecan cookies with Karo® Corn Syrup

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeBetterCookies #CollectiveBias #ChocolateChipCookies #ChewyCookies #ChewyChocolateChipCookies It’s cookie season. I’ve already made a few batches of cookies this fall, but I’m always looking for bigger and better ways to make chocolate chip cookies specifically. I tried cold butter, higher […]

cheesecake swirled brownies | these super chocolatey fudge brownies are mixed with an easy, homemade cheesecake blend! cheesecake swirled brownies | a flavor journal food blog

cheesecake swirled brownies

After testing these cheesecake swirled brownies several times, I’ve finally nailed it.  These brownies are super easy to make, and they are so good.  They’re basically fudge brownies with a bit of cake-y goodness … (so, the best of both worlds). 🙂 The key here is baking the brownies a little bit longer than your […]

creamy cheesecake, bourbon, chopped walnuts, and chocolate chips make the best party food dessert to serve at your Derby party! derby bourbon cheesecake bites | a flavor journal food blog

derby bourbon cheesecake bites

Every year, when we lived back home, we would attend the most epic Derby Party that ever was.  Fancy dresses, extravagant hats, all of the mint juleps, some of our favorite people, and the best Kansas City barbecue were just a few of the constants that took place every year. 🙂  (Hey, KC BBQ is […]

super moist, decadent, and incredible carrot cake is cut into squares for a bite size dessert to please a crowd. carrot cake squares | a flavor journal food blog

carrot cake squares

‘Tis the season for celebrating.  And eating … lots of eating.  While most of us just consumed our annual intake of pumpkin pie, I was busy making these carrot cake squares with cream cheese frosting. Why carrot cake squares?  Because I like bite size desserts, that’s why.  I am such a salty / crunchy / […]

an easy recipe for homemade honey lavender syrup. floral and rich, this syrup is perfect for coffee or cocktails.

honey lavender syrup :: small batch

*This recipe was retested and rewritten on 5.21.20* This honey lavender syrup recipe is a looooong time coming.  I’ve been growing lavender on my balcony since the beginning of summer, and it’s just been begging to be used.  It just so happens that I love honey lavender syrup in lattes, so this one was a given. […]

bite size cupcakes made from wacky cake! a super easy (and dairy free) recipe that was my childhood favorite! miniature wacky cake cupcakes | a flavor journal food blog

miniature wacky cake cupcakes

tiny food is fun! Have you ever heard of wacky cake?  It’s an older recipe, created when dairy wasn’t readily available.  Wacky cake has no eggs, no butter, nada.  Weird, right?  That’s why it’s “wacky” … that, and the fact that you mix everything in one pan before you bake it.  Obviously it’s super easy, […]

warm, gooey, classic chocolate chip cookies will melt in your mouth and warm your entire being. classic pantry staples, pure vanilla extract, and a touch of pure maple syrup bring a new depth to one of our childhood favorites. classic chocolate chip cookies | a flavor journal food blog

classic chocolate chip cookies

let’s bake some cookies! *this post contains a couple of affiliate links.  i receive a pinch of commission at no additional charge to you.  it just helps keep my blog running! of course, i trust every product i recommend!* Do you ever have a craving for the cookies you used to eat as a kid?  There’s […]

a flavor journal.
Close Cookmode