PPQ: Berry Pie Bars

It’s my week to host Project Pastry Queen and I picked the Blackberry Pie Bars recipe. Little did I realize that this is nearly identical to the Berry Pie Bars recipe I have already posted, which I adapted from Joy the Baker. I guess this whole pie-in-bar-form idea is popular! Oh well, these bars are… More PPQ: Berry Pie Bars

PPQ: Mahogany Cake

This is my week hosting Project Pastry Queen, and all I can say is wow, I am so glad this is the recipe I picked to make during the week of Big Man’s birthday. Because if ever there was a decadent, pull-out-all-the-stops, grown-ups-only birthday cake, this is it. Generally, I’m not a fan of Bundt… More PPQ: Mahogany Cake

Project Pastry Queen: Turbo-Charged Brownies with Praline Topping

This week was a Wildcard Week for Pastry Queen members so I chose this brownie recipe. Oh. My. Goodness. I am so incredibly glad I did (and so is Big Man)! These brownies are ridiculously good. As you can see, we couldn’t even wait until I took pictures before we ate some! The brownie base… More Project Pastry Queen: Turbo-Charged Brownies with Praline Topping

Project Pastry Queen: Bourbon Pumpkin Tarts w/ Streusel Topping

This week’s PPQ Challenge was hosted by Tara over at Smells Like Home and she picked Bourbon Pumpkin Tart with Streusel Topping. For the full recipe (and pretty photography), see her post here. Also, you can see how other members made the recipe here. I was excited to make this recipe since I really love… More Project Pastry Queen: Bourbon Pumpkin Tarts w/ Streusel Topping