5 Layer Cookie Bar BakeAlong

Come do a baking experiment with me! In this video, we try making a five layer cookie bar we saw on Instagram from Fitwaffle Kitchen! This one is great for people who are a little nervous about baking as you can use pre-made ingredients and practice layering. Ready to give it a try? Great! You’ll…

Now on TikTok!

Are you on TikTok? I am finally getting on board! Follow CasualConfections for fun geeky videos, baking clips, and more. Hit me up for stitches and duets!

Bake-along: Paradise Pie for Pi Day 3.14

This is a fun, quick, and easy recipe and turns out a dessert in perfect portions for small to medium groups or individuals! For a shopping list of ingredients and tools, jump over to the previous post. Paradise Pie (via KeyIngredient) Crust:3 tablespoon butter 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 3 tablespoon granulated sugar 1/3 cup…

Upcoming Bake-along: Paradise Pie March 14

Pi Day is coming up and I have a small-portion dessert to help us celebrate! Gather these ingredients and tools and get ready to bake up a tasty treat! Video link for bake-along will be posted later this week. Copycat Recipe Chili’s Paradise Pie Ingredients:3 Tbsp butter1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs1/4 cup + 3 Tbsp…

Collab: Let’s Learn About Science

LetsLearnAboutScience is an Instagram page focused on young kids and science education. It includes lots of science activities you can do at home! Let’s Learn About Science is currently doing a series on learning about jobs. This week is baking/cooking week and Casual Confections was more than happy to lend a hand! Charlie designed his…

New Video: Experimenting with Cookie Ingredients

Check out the latest video on the Casual Confections YouTube channel. Do your own experiment! Try it with the Tollhouse recipe or grab a recipe off this blog! Let me know what you did and how it turned out! Comment here or shoot me an email. Pair this write up with the video to run…

YouTube Channel!

Hey, everyone! The combination of COVID-19 and pregnancy has kept me out of the bakery since March 2020. Now that the baby is here, it’s time to pivot to keep this baking train going while we work together to get some control over the spread of COVID-19. This morning, Casual Confections’s channel went live on…

Peaches and Cream Bars

When a neighbor extends an offer to you to grab some fruit off of their tree before they start pruning it back, you do not hesitate and say “Thank you!” I don’t eat peaches (or any kind of baked fruit) myself, but how could I say no to an offering of fresh free goodness and…

Double Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies

Chocolate, hazelnut, more chocolate…sounds like a yummy treat! Earlier this year, I tried this double chocolate hazelnut cookies with sea salt recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod. I enjoyed it so much that a version of these were included in February’s cookie care packages and were sold at Muggles Market Too. These cookies are…

Butterbeer Cookies

One of the flavors in November 2019’s geek-themed cookie care packages was a butterbeer cookie! If you love a good butterbeer flavored treat, try these cookies and then try the infamous butterbeer fudge! The first time I made a version of these cookies was using a recipe from Sugar & Soul. It utilizes pudding mixes,…