Alfajores (Dulce de Leche Sandwich Cookies)

By Shiran

Classic alfajores filled with dulce de leche and rolled in shredded coconut | prettysimplesweet.com

Classic alfajores filled with dulce de leche and rolled in shredded coconut. They are so soft they’ll melt in your mouth! As far as I know, there are two ways of making alfajores: the Argentinean style and the American style. While the latter is usually made of a simple shortbread cookie, the classic Argentinean cookies […]

Ultimate Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

By Shiran

Ultimate cut-out sugar cookies that taste so good! | prettysimplesweet.com

The perfect cut-out sugar cookies with neat edges, superb vanilla flavor, and a dreamy dough to work with. Have you ever made sugar cookies that ended up spreading all over your cookie sheet? Then welcome to the club! One time I even placed the cookies so close to each other while baking that I ended […]

Cinnamon Roll Cake

By Shiran

Cinnamon swirl cake that tastes just like cinnamon rolls! | prettysimplesweet.com

This moist cake is swirled with a cinnamon-sugar mixture and frosted with a sweet white glaze that makes it taste just like cinnamon rolls – but without the extra work! Days like these remind me of the pure pleasure of having a food blog. It’s not just about baking delicious sweets, but also (actually more) […]

Chocolate Espresso Muffins

By Shiran

Chocolate Espresso Muffins | prettysimplesweet.com

Moist chocolate muffins flavored with coffee and pecans with a super crunchy top. Perfect for a morning or afternoon snack. Perfect for a morning or afternoon snack. Spontaneity isn’t my strong suit, but when Erez asked me if I’d like to go on a last minute trip, how could I have possibly turned that down? […]

Pecan Pie

By Shiran

Gooey, crunchy, and full of flavor classic pecan pie recipe | prettysimplesweet.com

This comforting pecan pie is gooey, crunchy, full of flavor, and a true classic.  One of my best friends got married this week, and it got me so excited and romantically cheesy that I could barely recognize myself. She’s one of the last in our group of friends to get married, which makes me really […]

Pineapple Upside Down Cake

By Shiran

Pineapple Upside Down Cake | prettysimplesweet.com

Moist cake topped with pineapples and a thick caramel sauce. It’s made upside-down, then flipped over after baking. A few months ago, while I was wandering around on Pinterest (like I do about every 2 hours), I stumbled upon a photo of my banana upside down cake on the front page. I kept scrolling down […]

Chocolate Banana Cake

By Shiran

Ultimate Chocolate Banana Cake | prettysimplesweet.com

Moist and rich, this cake is the chocolate version of my favorite recipe for banana bread. This cake is the result of two people, each asking me to make their favorite dessert – one banana bread, the other a chocolate cake – but only having enough time to make one. Combining these two flavors into […]

Simple Classic Cheesecake

By Shiran

Simple and classic cheesecake | prettysimplesweet.com

Rich, creamy, and satiny, this is my go-to recipe for a simple and classic cheesecake. I’m back from Spain – well, at least physically. Mentally, I’m still walking through the narrow picturesque passageways of Seville, sharing a huge paella with hubby, and doing some shopping. And by some, I mean a lot. See why it’s […]

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies

By Shiran

Classic Peanut Butter Cookies | prettysimplesweet.com

Classic old-fashioned peanut butter cookies that are chewy on the inside, crispy on the edges, and full of peanut flavor.  I’m feeling energetic today as I count down the days for my trip to Spain. I was about to make pecan pie this morning, but decided to go for something quicker and just as comforting […]

Whipped Cream

By Shiran

Homemade Whipped Cream | prettysimplesweet.com

Easy homemade whipped cream, plus tips such as how to store it, how long it keeps, what flavorings can be added, and more. How many times have you overwhipped your cream to the point that it turns into butter? If your answer is zero, then you’re either lying or a baking genius. I hope you […]

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