Life Should Be Cake

Monthly archives for December, 2015

Thursday Things

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Merry Christmas Eve! Since tomorrow is a holiday, I’m rocking my usual Friday Things today! We’re all ready to celebrate Joseph’s first Christmas! He saw Santa at the mall last week and there was no crying! He sort of had a confused, stone face about the whole thing, but he did really well 2. This story about a white envel [...]

Gift This! Rocky Road Brownie Mix

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Red Hot Jello Salad

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This Red Hot Jello Salad is a bit nostalgic and perfectly delicious! Serve it as a fun side dish for dinner! It’s also a great accompaniment to holiday meals!

Gift This! 3 Minute 3 Ingredient Pean...

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Watch Your Back, Frosty

Watch Your Back, Frosty
The rest of the story is overrated. These seasonal snippets will do.   In a twist of festive irony, Santa later shot his own eye out.   Naturally, all Ralph Lauren cookie covers had to undergo a little “retouching.”   Donner blamed Dasher, and Dasher blamed Vixen, but one thing was certain: they would never use [...]

Healthy Mint Chocolate Pudding

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This rich and creamy mint chocolate pudding only uses fruit, cocoa powder and a little yogurt, making it a healthy alternative! Naturally gluten-free with vegan and dairy-free options. I actually made this pudding last January and figured nobody’d be into it so I had to wait all this time to share it. Are y’all ready for some mint [...]

Baked French Toast Casserole with Pra...

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This French toast casserole is wonderfully decadent, making it perfect for holidays or overnight guests! There is perhaps no better occasion for an off-the-charts, blowout breakfast feast than Christmas morning. You’ve spent weeks decorating, making lists, buying gifts and wrapping. And in a flash, much like the letdown after waiting an [...]

Make Ahead Breakfast Casserole

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Make-Ahead Breakfast Casserole is loaded with sausage, cheese and eggs. Assemble it the night before for a simple, delicious breakfast in no time! Christmas morning is just days away and I must admit that I am starting to feel the pressure. From loads of unwrapped presents to countless cookies that need to be baked, I’m staring at an [...]

Naughty Girl Scout Cocktail

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This Naughty Girl Scout is the perfect cocktail for girls’ night! It tastes just like the famous Girl Scout cookie!

Gift This! Hazelnut Truffles

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It's The Most Wreckiest TimeR...

It's The Most Wreckiest Time…
Don’t you just love all the decorations this time of year? Everything’s so colorful and cheerful and sparkly… [side eye] Er…   And then there are all the happy faces!     Not to mention the dazzling store displays: 0.O SWEET STAYPUFT NO   Well, at least we know Geri loves Christmas: Yeah, do [...]

15 Peppermint Desserts for Your Holid...

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These 15 Peppermint Dessert Recipes will give you that sweet and cool taste you long for during the Christmas holidays. Minty desserts to captivate all of your senses! There’s no other time of the year when peppermint tastes so good. Whether it be in candy, cookies, cakes, or hot chocolate – that sweet, cool taste is one of my absolute [...]

Christmas Cake

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Christmas Cake, a.k.a. not your grandmother’s fruit cake. This incredibly dense cake is packed with rum-soaked dried fruit and has tons of flavor! My grandma was a huge cook and baker – she made so many amazing things both on Sundays and for holidays. I’ve come to find out since she passed away, however, that what I got to e [...]

Merry Christmas Cookie Mix

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This weekend I mixed up a few cookie mix jars for some last minute edible gifts. If you’re a long time follower you may remember my Cowgirl Cookies post from way back when. These are based off of those, but with a little wardrobe change and some merry little labels. Here are all the dry ingredients for the cookies that get layered in a 1 qu [...]

Gift Idea: Indoor S’mores Kit

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An Indoor S’mores Kit is the perfect last minute gift for coworkers, neighbors and friends. With an adorable printable tag, your gift will really stand out under the tree! This is a sponsored post on behalf of Campfire® Marshmallows. All opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that continue to make My Baking Addiction [...]

Gift This! Tricolor Christmas Slices

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CSI: Crime Scene Icers

CSI: Crime Scene Icers
[gritty narrator's voice] “In the city, crime doesn’t take a holiday.”   Well, well, well. Looks like these two are… [SUNGLASSES] …snow more. Or maybe “put on ice?” Yeah.   And this guy just… [SUNGLASSES]… snapped. Wait, no. Lost his head. Flipped his lid! Somebody bit his [...]

Gingerbread Pound Cake

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This gingerbread pound cake has the texture of a classic pound cake with all of the molasses and spice flavors of a traditional gingerbread. This gingerbread pound cake was one one of the biggest labors of love that I’ve undertaken recently. When I started working on the recipe, I envisioned the dense, rich texture of a traditional pou [...]