Cornmeal Buttermilk Waffles

Cornmeal Buttermilk Waffles from chef-in-training.com ...The cornmeal is the secret ingredient to the incredible texture of these delicious waffles!

I have come across a secret ingredient in waffles that provides a WONDERFUL texture… What is it you ask? Well, if you haven’t guessed by the title, I’ll tell you! It’s CORNMEAL! My parent’s neighbors shared this family recipe of theirs and my mother has deemed it her new favorite waffle recipe. The buttermilk makes […]

Amazing Banana Bread Pancakes

Banana Bread Pancakes on chef-in-training.com ...These are SO amazing! Pancakes merge with Banana Bread to create something SO good!

I absolutely LOVE bananas! It’s actually my favorite fruit. However, despite my love for bananas, there is a fine line between a good banana and a not so good banana… that is if I am eating it by itself, plain, as is. I like to eat my bananas green. Weird?… Maybe :) As soon as […]

The BEST Banana Bread

The BEST Banana Bread on chef-in-training... This recipe has been put to the test and really is THE BEST! It is SO delicious! #recipe #bread

Sometimes you happen across a recipe that you personally feel is “The Best.” I do not take this term lightly. Typically when I deem something to be “the best” it has been compared to others and has triumphed. This banana bread recipe is just that. I adapted a recipe I found at AllRecipes because I […]

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella …

Nutella Cupcakes with Nutella Buttercream!  These are absolutely amazing! #cupcake #recipe

Last weekend we had a baby shower for my cute sister-in-law.  I brought some yummy cupcakes to share. Of course, like any new recipe I try, Nutella always works its way into it somehow :)  Nutella is a staple item in my pantry at all times.  Whenever I start brainstorming a recipe, I try to […]

The Perfect Chocolate Cupcake …

The Perfect Chocolate Cupcake with Salted Caramel Buttercream!... These cupcakes are tried and true to be the best! I can't wait to make them! #cupcake #caramel #chocolate

I am VERY particular about my cupcakes. Occasionally, I will bake a cupcake with a cake mix (which is completely fine)… but to me, they just can’t compete with the moist and density of a cupcake made from scratch. I have tried my fair share of cupcake recipes, but I think I have finally nailed […]

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes with …

Cookies and Cream Cupcakes with copy-cat "Sweet Tooth Fairy" frosting!  These cupcakes are over-the-top DELICIOUS!

As many of you read, I went to EVO a couple weeks ago and had the time of my life. Upon arrival, the cute girls from eighteen25 surprised us with the most AMAZING cupcakes from Sweet Tooth Fairy.  There were many options to choose from, but I bet you all can guess by now, I […]

Root Beer Cookies

Root Beer Cookies Recipe!  Perfect for summer.  If you love Root Beer, you are going to LOVE these cookies!

When I was pregnant with my little girl, the ONLY thing I ever craved was Root Beer.  I had a huge fountain drink of it daily.  Typically, when a woman is done being pregnant, she can’t even bare the sight of the food she craved because she has had it WAY too much.  This is […]

Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast …

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I have been eyeing this breakfast cake from Alexandra’s Kitchen for a while now and finally cracked down and had to make it!  It is absolutely WONDERFUL!  I love breakfast cakes and the blueberries and buttermilk in this cake make it extra special :) Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake   Print Author: Nikki Ingredients ½ cup […]