Breakfast & Brunch

The Best Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping


I love a good holiday cake and this Cranberry Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping really delivers! It has everything we want from a delicious coffee cake: rich, buttery sour cream crumb, check! A thick layer of crumbly streusel topping, check! Loaded with lots of cranberries and orange zest for irresistible flavor?! Check check check! This simple coffee cake is…

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A piece of coffee cake on it's side, surrounded by more pieces of coffee cake.

Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping


This homemade Classic Sour Cream Coffee Cake Recipe with Streusel Topping is a leveled-up version of Starbucks’ coffee cake (BUT 1000x BETTER). When I was pregnant with my daughter (hi Stella!) I could not get enough of it…and now we don’t have to leave the house to get it. And yay, breakfast cake! Bonus: this sour cream coffee cake tastes…

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Delicious Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins Recipe


Everything you want in a Delicious Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffin Recipe is here! These soft, tender, fluffy pumpkin muffins get the most beautiful rise! The texture is so light and loaded with warm, fall spice. This is a super simple pumpkin muffin with chocolate chips that comes together fast! You’ll only need one bowl (or you can use an electric…

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A close up of a banana chocolate chip muffin.

Small Batch Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins with Streusel


To me, these Small Batch Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins with Streusel are THE PERFECT banana muffins! I started messing around with a banana muffin recipe a year ago (!!) and every time I started working on them I didn’t *love* them. Last week I starting futzing around again and was SO excited when I landed on these! These muffins are…

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Soft & Chewy Chocolate Granola Bars


Behold a homemade Soft & Chewy Chocolate Granola Bar that tastes just like a candy bar! Dipping them in bittersweet chocolate makes them a bit more decadent than your typical granola bar, without adding too much to the sweetness profile—LOVE. Did I mention that these are gluten free? And depending on what chocolate you use, they can be dairy free as well.…

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side view of the perfect whole slice of lemon olive oil cake

Mega Delish Lemon Olive Oil Cake


A one-bowl wonder that is mixed and baked in an hour! This lemon olive oil cake is bright, moist, light and has mega lemon flavor. Feel free to play around with any citrus (or any combination). So delicious to eat that no one will know it was so flipping easy to make!

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Slices of delicious cake

8 Irresistible Fresh Strawberry Recipes (Desserts)


A collection of my most favorite strawberry desserts! Strawberries can be grown year round in California, making them one of the berries that we tend to see most consistently on our grocer’s shelves (blueberries are up there as well!). I love to use fresh strawberries in scones, cookies, buttercream, cakes and especially, overnight strawberry jam buns. Fresh Strawberry Recipes Scroll…

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A close up of a flaky buttery danish

Flaky Buttery Prune Danishes


If you haven’t had flaky buttery prune danishes before you might breeze past this recipe…but let me tell you, homemade danishes are EVERYTHING. Quick spiced prune jam paired with warm, buttery, flaky danish dough. Forget about it. The spiced prune jam comes together with fresh orange juice + zest, cinnamon, nutmeg and a quick blitz in your high-speed blender or…

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The Best Pumpkin Streusel Muffins


Brace yourself for The Best Pumpkin Streusel Muffins. I know, it’s a big assertion. But these gems are super simple to throw together, super moist, super fall spice-y, have a heady lid of streusel (my fav) and a drizzle of the most delicious boozy, bourbon drizzle (that you can make booze free if you’re not into it!). If you love…

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Apple Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Bread


Your fall NEEDS this Apple Cinnamon Roll Pull-Apart Bread!! It starts with an enriched dough, stuffed with finely chopped apples (unpeeled!) that have been tossed in cinnamon and brown sugar and the whole thing is smeared in a cream cheese glaze. CAN. YOU. EVEN? I wanted it to be like the lazy person’s cinnamon rolls: super easy, minimal effort needed.…

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Pumpkin Bourbon Cake With Brown Butter Bourbon Buttercream | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Sweet + Savory Fall Favorites


I’ve been digging into the blog archives and baking + cooking a lot of my sweet + savory fall favorites! I wanted to share a quick collection with you here. There are soooo many more (more pumpkin stuff, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin gnocchi, scones, etc etc etc)…but I narrowed it down to a reasonable list for you. Some Sweets… Pumpkin Bourbon…

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Rustic Peach Cake | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

California Peach Cornmeal Cake


Before you get started, take a peek at my Top 10 Cake Tips for perfect cakes, every time! This post + California Peach Cornmeal Cake recipe was created in collaboration with California Grown!! A big THANK YOU to them + you for supporting the brands I work with! When shopping, look for the California Grown license plate logo to know that you’re…

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The Best Overnight Sourdough Bagels


As I write this post, my sourdough starter is sitting on the counter in the kitchen growing and getting bubbly so I can mix together the dough for The Best Overnight Sourdough Bagels to bake off in the morning. Heaven. I love breakfast baking recipes (they’re my jam). Check out all of my breakfast baking recipes and also my How…

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Favorite Blueberry Muffins


Brace yourself, you’re about to meet your new Favorite Blueberry Muffins!! I have been craving classic, pared down recipes (and I think I’m not alone!). While these muffins don’t have 11 ingredients like the Everyday Banana Bread, they do have just 12 basic ingredients which is pretty damn good. So no fancy ingredients, no crazy technique but HELLA delicious flavor. …

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A stack of banana bread next to a glass of milk on a white surface.

Everyday Easy Banana Bread Recipe (Mega Moist!)


Hi friends — I greet you this weekend with some comforting and easy-to-bake Everyday Easy Banana Bread! I love a great everyday or ‘classic’ recipe. To me, this includes recipes that I hope will become your favorite go-to’s to make mid-week after work, during cozy weekend mornings and using everyday ingredients and techniques. I don’t want them to be fussy, complicated…

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Cherry Jam Streusel Muffins


We start by making a quick jam with frozen + dried California cherries because it’s winter and this lets us enjoy the joys of cherries all year long. We squeeze in some fresh lemon juice, a touch of almond extract and a pinch of cardamom and then we set aside to cool completely. After a minute you can stash it…

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White Trash S’mores Buns


White Trash S’mores Buns are fluffy sweet yeasted rolls stuffed with marshmallows, chocolate and crushed graham crackers. More S’mores Fun! I love love love the combo of chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallow! If you want more, check out these Chewy S’mores Cookie Bars and my favorite Salted Caramel S’mores Tarts. Enjoy your super fluffy White Trash S’mores Buns!

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