Shortbread Cake

Shortbread Cake from chef-in-training.com ...This cake is a soft and fluffier version of shortbread cookies. It is super simple to make and tastes absolutely delicious!

My mom has always told me about this cake she grew up with my Grandma making. She would go on and on about the simplicity of it but how delicious she remembered it being. I finally got around to making this cake and trying it out for myself. It is like a soft shortbread cake. […]

German Chocolate Cookies

German Chocolate Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are seriously SO GOOD! A must try recipe!

I have been anxiously awaiting to share this recipe with you! First, I really need to thank you all for your patience with me as I endured some serious morning sickness for nearly half of my pregnancy. Being so sick sure made cooking and baking really difficult. Luckily, I seem to be better… knock on […]

Samoa Brownies

Samoa Brownies from chef-in-training.com ...Rich fudgey brownies toped with a delicious salted caramel buttercream, toasted coconut, chocolate and gooey caramel.

I have been on the biggest samoa kick lately! Everything about them is heaven. These brownies are nothing short of fabulous. The salted buttercream on top of these rich and fudgey brownies, topped with crisp toasted coconut, chocolate and gooey caramel all combine to perfection. These brownies seriously have it all and you would be […]

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 […]

Waffle Brownie Cookies

Waffle Brownie Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are so easy to make and completely delicious! They are perfect for an after school snack or to fix that chocolate craving :)

When I was in Jr. High, I took a Home Ec. class. This was the first time I really ever made a recipe with myself. This was one of those recipes and it was obviously delicious enough to withstand the tests of time :) These cookies are SO easy and fun to make! Kids love […]

Homemade Brownie Mix

Homemade Brownie Mix from chef-in-training.com ...This is SUCH A GREAT recipe to have on hand. It stores for 10-12 weeks in an airtight container and makes easy and fun neighbor gifts for the holidays!

I am a chocolate lover through and through. Pass me the rich and fudgy decadent brownie and I am one happy girl. This recipe comes straight from my grandma’s cookbook. It is fun to make up a big batch of these and portion them out for gifts in mason jars. I love this recipe for a […]

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Pudding …

Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Pudding Cookies from chef-in-training.com ...These cookies are AMAZING! They are the perfect cookie for fall!

The Jell-o Pumpkin Spice instant pudding mix has hit the shelves at my local Walmart and I have been grabbing at it every chance I get. These Pumpkin Streusel Pudding Cookies and Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies were such a hit last year that I decided it was time to make a new kind for […]

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bread

Nutella Swirl Pumpkin Bread from chef-in-training.com ...This bread combines two fabulous ingredients into one moist and delicious recipe!

Are you loving all the fabulous pumpkin recipes hitting blog world as of late? I know I am. Pumpkin is one of my favorite ingredients to bake with but it is only *socially* acceptable to break out during fall… I know… crazy, right?! haha! Anyway- I am taking crazy advantage of pumpkin during the season […]