Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting

This moist, easy Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting comes together quickly and is topped with a super creamy, pecan-studded cream cheese frosting!

This moist, easy Carrot Cake with Pecan Cream Cheese Frosting comes together quickly and is topped with a super creamy, pecan-studded cream cheese frosting!

I’ve been baking a lot since I’ve been better. I’ve got time to make up for since I was sick for so long – I only got so much time at home! I’m already going back to school on Tuesday, so I need to have a ton of posts ready to share with you guys.

I have a ton of amazing posts and recipes lined up that I’m dying to share with you guys, but all in good time. Patience, guys. Patience.

(I’m talking more to myself than all of you…I’ve just been dreaming about some of the things I made recently!)

But currently – I have an amazing carrot cake recipe to share. [Read more…]

Pear Spice Cakes with Browned Butter Glaze

These Pear Spice Cakes are soft, sweet, and fruity, and the brown butter glaze adds a touch of nutty sweetness that sends these over the top.

These Pear Spice Cakes are soft, sweet, and fruity, and the Brown Butter Glaze adds a touch of sweetness and flavor that sends these over the top.

I seriously think I could live on fruit. I’m pretty sure that there isn’t one fruit that I have tried and haven’t liked. Even the more obscure fruits like pomegranates, star fruit and persimmon have made their way through my kitchen and into my mouth and been met with lots of love. I love the tangy sweetness of Granny Smith apples, the refreshing bite of summertime berries, and the fuzzy exterior of peaches.

But, somehow, despite my love of fruit in all forms, all the time, there was one fruit I had never tried before last weekend – a pear. Yup, seriously. You’ve probably been eating pears your whole life, but I don’t think anyone in my family likes them too much, because they never made their way into our house before.

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