Baked Powdered Sugar Doughnut Holes – Easter Bunnies!

Can you all believe the first day of Spring was this week?? I kind of feel like someone is lying to us. Like they know we're all getting super antsy with this crazy snowy weather. So to keep us calm they decided to announce it was the first day of spring.   Didn't fool me weatherman!   I know snow when I see snow. As long as I have to zip up my  winter boots and apply chap stick like an addict it is still winter.   Luckily Easter is right around the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Coffee Morning Muffins

Monday morning, 7:30 am: Pull into Coffee Shop parking lot. Groggy, rub eyes. Smear mascara. Quickly wipe on lipstick to distract from raccoon eyes. Open door to coffee shop. Me: "Um.... so I'd like a....." Coffee Shop Boy interrupts. Coffee Shop Boy (interruption allowed, kind of cute) : "Small decaf soy latte, extra hot." Hands me drink, already made without me ordering. Me: "... I love you..." but actually comes out as caveman grunt. Don't know how to speak before coffee. Hand cute … [Read more...]

Jelly Filled Doughnut Muffins for Fat Tuesday!

Happy Pączki Day! My grandpa would be so proud of me.... I'm half Polish which means that every year on Fat Tuesday we get to eat jelly doughnuts (I mean technically they're called pączek, but we're kind of pseudo-American-Polish (and Italian! Sorry Mom...) so we get these delicious American (oops) doughnuts from our downtown shop. Pączek are just like jelly doughnuts- they're yummy fried sweet dough filled with preserves or cream and usually sprinkled in powdered sugar. Sound familiar? It's … [Read more...]