Chocolate Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

By Shiran

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich -

Thick, chewy cookies that have the perfect texture once frozen. These classic ice cream sandwiches make a refreshing and delicious summer treat. Years ago, I had the idea to make chocolate ice cream sandwiches for some guests. Most of the recipes suggested using room temperature or warm cookies, filling them with ice cream, and serving [...]

Lemon Bars

By Shiran

Lemon Bars (5)

Classic creamy and tangy lemon bars with a sweet buttery shortbread crust. It’s been a long 6-month wait, but I finally got my wedding album! If you would have asked me a few years back if I believed I would find the man of my dreams and get married, I’d have said “No way!” You [...]

Melt In Your Mouth Butter Cookies

By Shiran

Melt In Your Mouth Butter Snowball Cookies

(also called snowball cookies or melting moments) These sugar-coated butter cookies use just a handful of ingredients and perfectly pair with tea or coffee. They will literally melt in your mouth! There are so many butter cookie recipes out there! I have at least 10 different ones that I really love, and it’s so hard [...]

Best Bakeries in Paris

By Shiran

Best Bakeries and Pastry Shops in Paris!

Oh-la-la! This post is dedicated to the best bakeries in Paris – the sweetest place on earth. So I’m back from Paris… with an extra few pounds that were totally worth it! Let me start by saying that I tried my best to keep this post short and to concentrate only on the important stuff. [...]

Stout Gingerbread Cake

By Shiran

Gingerbread Cake

With so many flavorful ingredients, this dark, bold, intense spiced cake really does justice to old-fashioned gingerbread. Since I don’t normally keep stout around, and since this recipe is well worth it, I had to go to the grocery store and buy some. Although I looked like a wreck after a long day at the [...]


By Shiran

Snickerdoodles (3)

These popular old-fashioned cookies are soft, chewy, and entirely coated with a cinnamon-sugar mixture! Think of something sweet you’d like right at this moment. Now imagine coating it with cinnamon-sugar. Doesn’t it already sound much better? Old-fashioned snickerdoodles are basically chewy sugar cookies coated in a cinnamon-sugar mixture. What’s not to like? The batter is [...]

Almond Cherry Muffins

By Shiran

Cherry Almond Muffins (3)

These moist muffins are filled with sweet cherries and have a lovely almond scent. Each time one of my beloved fruits are in season (raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, or cherries), I buy stocks of them and make our all-time family favorite desserts. The last time strawberries were in season, it ended before I knew it. By [...]

Eggless Chocolate Mousse

By Shiran

Eggless Chocolate Mousse (3)

My quick and simple recipe for a creamy eggless chocolate mousse. There’s something about mousse recipes that you may have noticed – they’re all extremely different from one another. Some use whole eggs, some use egg whites only, and some don’t use eggs at all. Some use whipping cream or butter, while others don’t. There [...]

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