Building on Recipes

Strawberry Shortcake Trifle

by Gretchen Price on April 23, 2014

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Strawberry shortcake trifle is a light, summery, custard-y dessert served in individual glasses or family style in a large Trifle Bowl. This recipe came to me at a moments notice, when I found myself with some pound cakes that just did not sell quick enough and were about to go on “day old sale”. I [...]

Boston Creme Pie Cupcakes

by Gretchen Price on April 11, 2014

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Here is a twist on this classic favorite, Boston Crème Pie Cupcakes! Stuffed with vanilla custard and iced with dark chocolate ganache, how can you go wrong? Baking made easy when you have all of your recipes prepared ahead of time! Boston Crème Pie Cupcakes Yield 10 Jumbo Cupcakes 1 Recipe Vanilla Custard 1 Recipe [...]

Banana Cream Pie Recipe

by Gretchen Price on April 11, 2014

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Yummy Banana Cream Pie!  Here is an example of a pretty easy Building on Recipes recipe! You only need the Vanilla Custard recipe made ahead of time, some Whipped Cream and I show you how easy to make the Graham Cracker Crust! Throw in a couple bananas and you are on your way to mile [...]

Italian Easter Wheat Pie

by Gretchen Price on March 19, 2014

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The Italian Easter Wheat Pie, also known as Pastiera Napoletana di Grano. I had no experience with this Italian tradition before I bought the bakery; but now that I found myself in a very “Italian neighborhood” I had a tall order ahead of me for my first Easter as the new owner of the Woodland [...]

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

by Gretchen Price on March 14, 2014

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Just in time for St Patrick’s Day!  Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes! This recipe is really for the icing, as the cupcake is simply my Best Moist Chocolate Cake baked with chocolate chips in the batter! The mint part of this comes from my Famous Swiss Buttercream recipe laced with Crème De Menthe liquor and a dab [...]