Overnight Eggs Benedict Casserole

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Casseroles, Christmas, Eggs, Holidays 14 Comments

Overnight eggs benedict casserole is my solution to wanting to serve eggs benedict at brunch but not wanting to be standing over the stove poaching eggs. No poaching required here! Just a silky baked custard over cubed english muffins with canadian bacon and a rich hollandaise sauce to finish!  Eggs Benedict is possibly my favorite breakfast dish ever. I have a really difficult time getting anything else when I see it on a menu. I have an endless love for eggs. I pretty much think they are the perfect food. So simple, yet so decadent and very versatile. With Eggs …

Cranberry Sour Cream Crumb Cake

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Cakes, Christmas, Holidays, Sweets 8 Comments

Crumb cake is my favorite kind of cake because it has no frosting! This incredibly tender sour cream crumb cake is filled with tart cranberries and topped with a thick layer of brown sugar streusel. Serve it as a sweet breakfast, brunch or dessert! Crumb cake is my kind of cake! This frosting hater is pumped about a thick layer of streusel! I could eat that all day long. All. Day. Crumb cake is not something I had ever really had until I moved to the east coast. This stuff is dangerous. The most tender fluffy cake on bottom and a really …

Cinnamon Cake Donuts with Cinnamon Glaze

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Donuts 4 Comments

This fried cinnamon cake donut recipe results in donuts that are crispy on the outside and light and fluffy in the middle. The donuts are glazed with a simple cinnamon glaze after frying. These are a nice change to the traditional old fashioned cake donut.  My husband and I are in the middle of a very necessary clean eating detox. And I didn’t even have to force it on him! He even kind of suggested it. My refrigerator and stomach has been filled with more fresh fruit and veggies than I know what to do with. AND there is no chocolate in …

Freeze and Bake Black Pepper and Sage Buttermilk Biscuits

Baker Bettie Biscuits, Breads, Breakfast, Fall Recipes, Holidays, Thanksgiving 5 Comments

Freeze and bake biscuits are the best way to have fresh bread on your dinner or holiday table without the stress! Black pepper and sage buttermilk biscuits can be baked fresh or frozen to be used at a later date when you have a moments notice need for biscuits or are trying to get ahead of the game when cooking for a crowd!  I don’t know about you, but fresh bread is pretty much one of my favorite things in the world. But let’s be honest, on a day as calorie packed as Thanksgiving, bread is really only worth the …

Cranberry and Sage Apple Brown Bettie

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Christmas, Fall Recipes, Fruit Pies, Holidays, Pie, Skillets, Thanksgiving 4 Comments

Cranberry Apple Brown Betty is layers of bread crumbs, tart apples and cranberries, brown sugar, cinnamon, and orange zest. It is rustic and cozy baked in a cast iron skillet. Top with cinnamon whipped cream and an apple crisp and you have a lovely dessert or indulgent breakfast!  Exactly three years ago today I went over to wordpress.com, signed up for a free domain, and created my first post. It was a whim. I had done it before. Numerous times before, actually. But something about this time stuck. Something about Baker Bettie, this sassy/confident/fun/baker/blogger version of myself, became my passion. …

Apple Cider Muffins with Almond Streusel

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Halloween, Holidays, Muffins and Quick Bread Loafs 2 Comments

Apple cider muffins are bursting with apple flavor with fresh shredded apples and an apple cider reduction. These muffins are topped with a generous amount of brown sugar/almond streusel and you have a perfect fall treat! Now we are in it. We are sooooo in it. Living on the east coast fall smacks you over the head and is in your face. The vibrance of the leaves, the crispness of the air, the dreary grey skies… Yeah, sure. We have all of that in Kansas. But it just seems more intense here. Like fall was made for the northeast. I don’t …

Cheddar Apple Scones with Fresh Rosemary

Baker Bettie Breads, Breakfast, Breakfast Breads, Scones 1 Comment

Can we all just step away from the pumpkin spice for a moment? Just for a moment. I promise you can get right back at your latte soon. But just consider that as delicious as pumpkin spice is, there are other fall flavor combinations that are equally as exciting. Maybe even more so! I created this fall recipe for VRAI Magazine to try and take a little break from the norm. Do something a little different. Apples, cinnamon, sharp cheddar, and fresh rosemary come together in this amazingly warm and cozy flavor profile. And I put that into scones! What …

Belgian Liege Waffles

Baker Bettie Breakfast, Pancakes & Waffles, Sweets 39 Comments

Belgian Waffle Recipe (aka Liege Waffles) made with the sweet yeast dough master recipe and an easy and cheaper substitute for pearl sugar! Chewy, yeasty, and crisp and caramelized sugar bits will make these waffles your fast favorite!  Have you ever had a real Belgian waffle? Or a liege waffle? If you haven’t, then I need for you to image this: A waffle made from sweet yeast dough. A puffy waffle that is chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. The flavor is complex in it’s yeastiness. Oh, and then there’s the caramelized sugar. The big hunks of …