valentines day cake

Red Velvet Cake Poppers

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With Valentine’s Day right around the coroner, I’m already brainstorming about what sweet treat to make that my boyfriend and I can indulge in. Because red is the color of love, I landed on red velvet – but instead of whipping up a traditional cake, I decided to go bite size. These “cake poppers” are just the right size to be devoured in one or two bites – how cute! I found the trick to getting a deep red color and the perfect texture was using coconut oil. To do this, simply replace the vegetable oil in this recipe for […]

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake

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It’s almost Valentine’s Day!  Time to start baking everything pink and strawberry flavored.  One of my favorite desserts is chocolate covered strawberries, so I thought I would see how a chocolate covered strawberry cake would turn out.  Let me say, it turned out amazing!  To make it even better you could top it with some chocolate covered strawberries!   Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cake 2/3 cup whole fresh or frozen strawberries, thawed 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt 1/4 cup whole milk, room temperature 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup (1 baking stick) Kelapo coconut oil, […]

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