Eggnog Streusel Muffins # Twelve Loaves

Eggnog Streusel Muffins | From My Sweet Heart

“IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.”  Edward Pola & George Wyle. December is a month full of joyful anticipation.  Yes, there is Christmas at the end of the month.  But there are so many other things I look forward to.  The first snowfall, Christmas decorations, holiday baking …… and eggnog!  Beginning on Thanksgiving…

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Rum Glazed Sweet Potato Cakes


“SOME FOODS ARE SO COMFORTING, SO NOURISHING OF BODY AND SOUL, THAT TO EAT THEM IS TO BE HOME AGAIN AFTER A LONG JOURNEY.”  Eli Brown (author Cinnamon and Gunpowder). Let me tell you that these soft and moist little sweet potato cakes are so VERY comforting!  The warmth of cinnamon and nutmeg combined with…

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Mini Strawberry Swirl Cheesecakes

Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake | From My Sweet Heart

“THE ONLY WAY CHEESE IS DESSERT IS WHEN IT IS FOLLOWED BY THE WORD CAKE.”  Michele Gorman. If it were up to me, every meal of the day would be followed by dessert! Now having said that, sometimes you just want a smaller bite.  These little strawberry cheesecake cupcakes are just that.  Fresh strawberry puree…

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Blood Orange & Poppy Sherbet

Blood Orange & Poppy Sherbet | From My Sweet Heart

“ORANGE IS THE HAPPIEST COLOR.”  Frank Sinatra. I agree!  Orange is such a cheerful color! As fruits go, I love oranges.  And I especially crave them right around now.  The holidays are over.  My months of decadent eating are a fading memory.  And I’m excited for recipes that include bright, tangy citrus.  AND, blood oranges…

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Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake

Chocolate Strawberry Truffle Cake | From My Sweet Heart

“SO HAND IN HAND THEY PASSED, THE LOVELIEST PAIR THAT EVER SINCE IN LOVE’S EMBRACES MET . . . . .” John Milton. Chocolate and Strawberries. One of the most perfect pairings in the world of sweets.  And if you want to be in love this Valentine’s Day, this cake will take you there! Imagine…

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