Amanda Powell

Amanda is a self-taught baker and photographer. Her passion for food began when she started college in London and was able to experience authentic food from across Europe. She loves being in the kitchen with her daughter and developing her skills in the kitchen.

How to Host a Chocolate Tasting

We can all agree chocolate solves just about any problem, but how much do you know about the flavors that make up your chocolate? Host a chocolate tasting with your friends and family and learn together while eating chocolate. What could be better?!

Triple Layer Cinnamon Roll Cake

Layers of butter cake and swirls of cinnamon roll filling are stacked with cinnamon buttercream and crunchy candied pecans. It’s slathered in vanilla and cinnamon cream cheese frosting and topped with cinnamon rolls. The ultimate cinnamon roll cake.

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Buckwheat Chocolate Pancakes

The next time you’re planning on making a special breakfast, try these rich buckwheat chocolate pancakes topped with berries, syrup, caramel, cream or whatever your heart desires.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Espresso and pumpkin spice come together in these cream cheese-topped cupcakes to taste like the best pumpkin spice latte, but in dessert form.

Lemon Cheesecake

With lemon curd in the batter and topped with more curd and torched meringue, this lemon cheesecake is a sweet-tart delight.

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Whole Wheat Banana Bread

A deliciously moist healthy banana bread made with whole wheat and no butter. It is refined sugar free and perfect for breakfast or a midday snack!

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Traditional Braided Challah Bread

This traditional challah recipe creates a delicious bread you will want to have around every day. The challah dough recipe is also a great master dough for your favorite add-ins and for making so many other delicious breads.

Fresh Jalapeño and Cheddar Bagels

A fresh, chewy bagel baked with rich cheddar cheese and a hint of spicy jalapeños is a perfect, carb-loaded comfort food, especially when homemade.

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Baklava-Inspired Crêpe Cake

This special stack of crêpes is layered with a spiced and nutty whipped cream and then doused in a honey syrup before serving.