How often do I agree to or get asked to "bake something" for a church event, a family get-together, a baby or wedding shower or a special dinner? Well, pretty often. I have a few stand-by recipes that I use and I kind of do a rotation with them. But after awhile, I get tired of baking them and I'm sure that the few crossover friends who might make it to more than one of these events, gets tired of seeing and eating the same thing.
I'm always up for a new baking (dessert) recipe or...even better...a pretty presentation idea for an old recipe. You know the old saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it", right? Well, what about "If it ain't broke, don't fix it...just paint it a purty color." That can apply to baking, for sure.
You can make chocolate chip cookies, but can you make them like this?
And you can make a simple layer cake, but can you make it like these?
Or, you can easily do some brownies. But what about some with pizazz??
A new recipe that I've recently become obsessed with is cakeballs. While I've not attempted them yet, I've done lots of research on them and found a ton of pretty cakeball/cakepop pictures. Like this one...
I might be trying those soon. Mine probably won't look this pretty, but I bet they'll taste good. Have any of you tried any of these before? They all look pretty delish!