Churro Puffs

by Heather Harris Brady This idea was a happy coincidence that came out of a need to use up a large batch of bananas – or maybe it was an excuse to use a can of dulce de leche, tomato, tomahto 😉 I used a basic cream puff dough (pate de choux), topped with cinnamon…

Butterscotch Banana Cream Pie

by Heather Harris Brady This pie was something of a revelation for me, because I decided to apply my “browned butter makes everything better” theory. And you know what? So far, browned butter does make everything better. In this case, I used it in the crumb crust. Normally I find crust a little ho-hum, to…

Banana Sundae (Low Fat, Low Sugar)

by Heather Harris Brady A healthy sundae – whaaaa? Yes, maybe you just can have it all. Again, I apologize for these photos. This time my camera battery charger disappeared, so please bear with me until my new one gets here. Here’s something to sweeten the deal, a light, healthy (mostly!), and refreshing but chocolately…

Butter Pecan Banana Cake

by Heather Harris Brady This is a quick snack cake I threw together while I was making dinner to use up some odd items I had laying around. It goes together in minutes and you can have warm cake for dessert! Since this recipe is meant to use up leftovers I’m giving you some potential…

Bran Muffins

by Heather Harris Brady Suffice to say, I am not a bran-muffin kind of gal. I am much more of a chocolate croissant kind of gal. However, even I like these so if you’re looking ahead to spring and starting to think lean these are a really good choice for desk snacks and the like….

Salted Caramel Banana Cake

by Heather Harris Brady Sorry I missed my second post last week. Everyone was sick, even the dog. If well-chilled this pretty cake slices neatly into three layers – a moist banana cake on the bottom with mini chips, a layer of salted caramel frosting and a thin layer of ganache on top to tie…