Category Archives: Dessert

Healthier Whole Grain Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you have been reading this blog for awhile, you probably know that cookies and brownies are my baking weakness. There is something special about fresh from the oven, buttery, chewy, gooey baked goods, and I personally count the humble … Continue reading

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Chocolate Porter Mousse

Hooray for making it half way through the week! I’ve been keeping busy here, between work and running in the snow (finally!!!), but I wanted to take a few minutes to share my new favorite dessert recipe. Chocolate mousse has … Continue reading

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Porter Chocolate Party Cake with Coconut Cream and Cacao Nibs

If you need some dessert inspiration to get you through your Monday, here it is. I made this cake for a party over the weekend, and I’m really sad that it is already gone. Cakes baked with beer are simultaneously … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Lemon Curd

Lately I’ve been craving brightly colored foods. Green asparagus, vibrant berries, beet bread, you name it. Last weekend was so warm and beautiful that I decided to make something sunny-yellow. Honestly, I have never been much of a citrus fan. … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Stout Apple Cake

Do you have a go-to dessert recipe? This apple cake from is one of mine. I first made it a few years ago for a dinner with friends, and I fell in love with the moist, not-too sweet cake … Continue reading

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Raspberry Lambic Cupcakes with Cocoa Buttermilk Buttercream

These cupcakes are GOOD. As you have probably noticed, I love baking with beer. I wanted to create something for Valentine’s Day using beer, and decided to go with something pink…a raspberry lambic. Lambics are sour beers fermented with fruit. … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookies: A Delicious Standby

Happy Friday! I don’t know about all of you, but I am really looking forward to the weekend. We have had a streak of amazing weather in Utah, and I really look forward to my not-freezing-cold long runs. I am … Continue reading

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