Lemon Coconut Loaf Cake

Lemon Coconut Loaf Cake | From My Sweet Heart

The Cake Slice Bakers August Reveal: The Cake Slice Bakers are a group of women who share the love of baking cakes!  We are currently baking from The Southern Cake Book.  Laura from Baking in Pajamas is our fantabulous leader and Anabel from Oven Delights gives us four great choices to choose from each month. …

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Coconut Cherry Chip Bundt Cake #Bundtamonth

Coconut Cherry Chip Bundt Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“IN THE CHERRY BLOSSOM’S SHADE THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A STRANGER.”  Kobayashi Issa. Well it is cherry blossom season here again in the nation’s capital!  And while the Cherry Blossom Festival is officially underway, it certainly doesn’t feel like spring here yet.  The highest temperature today is a breezy 53° and all I want…

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Chocolate Coconut Pie

Chocolate Coconut Pie | From My Sweet Heart

“IT ISN’T THE FLAVOR OF COCONUT THAT TROUBLES ME, BUT THE TEXTURE.  I FEEL AS IF I’M CHEWING ON A SWEETENED CUTICLE.”  Steve Almond. This quote really puts a grin on my face because I know that coconut is one of those flavors that people either love or hate.  For me, I LOVE coconut!  And…

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Mango Coconut Cream Puffs with Mango Mojito Sauce


“THERE SHALL BE ETERNAL SUMMER IN THE GRATEFUL HEART.”  Celia Thaxter. Well it is that time of year.  Though it is not technically autumn, September 1st always feels like the beginning of fall to me, no matter what the weather.  In my mind, I just know that summer is over.  So The Baking Group (not…

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Coconut Risotto

Coconut Risotto | From My Sweet Heart

“PULL UP A CHAIR.  TAKE A TASTE.  COME JOIN US.  LIFE IS SO ENDLESSLY DELICIOUS.”  Ruth Reich.l Most days, I think we can all benefit from a little ‘group therapy’.  And my favorite online group to participate in is the  Improv Cooking Challenge.  Kristen, from The Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker, is the wonderful…

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