URBAN BAKES http://urbanbakes.com Sweet. Savory. Simple. Mon, 22 May 2017 20:58:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 66112636 Truffle Mushroom and Swiss Sliders http://urbanbakes.com/truffle-mushroom-swiss-sliders/ http://urbanbakes.com/truffle-mushroom-swiss-sliders/#comments Sun, 21 May 2017 19:00:31 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9270   Seasoned Burger Sliders with melty Swiss Cheese between 2 Buttered Toasted Egg Buns generously slathered with Truffle Oiled Mayo, will have you begging for more!   Welcome to the first of my Sunday Sliders Series where I bring a new juicy slider each Sunday for the next 6 weeks!  A time where you can feast your eyes as you enter in for...

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Taste of Travel http://urbanbakes.com/taste-of-travel/ http://urbanbakes.com/taste-of-travel/#respond Fri, 19 May 2017 13:00:19 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9257 For all my loyal fans new and old, although I may have not talked about it much, I have a rather large affinity for tasting cuisines from other cultures.  Like many food bloggers, being able to create or replicate a recipe unique to a particular region, keeps me passionate about what I’m able to bring...

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Rhubarb Bread http://urbanbakes.com/rhubarb-bread/ http://urbanbakes.com/rhubarb-bread/#respond Tue, 16 May 2017 19:52:14 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9244 A Soft Sweet Bread with Bits of Vibrant Half-moons of Rhubarb and a subtle Warm Spice of Ginger and Crunchy Walnuts.   Oh Rhubarb!  You wonderful pink fruit… no wait, vegetable that you are!  You’re not just for pie and you don’t always need your side kick, strawberry by your side.  In fact, I enjoyed your itsy bitsy...

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Slow Cooker Malt Chocolate Pudding Cake http://urbanbakes.com/slow-cooker-malt-chocolate-pudding-cake/ http://urbanbakes.com/slow-cooker-malt-chocolate-pudding-cake/#respond Sun, 30 Apr 2017 01:00:17 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9087 This pleasantly warm and delicious no-bake malt chocolate pudding cake couldn’t get any more simple in the making! Can you believe this is the first time I’ve made anything with a slow cooker?!  Yes, you’ve read that right!  I have finally brought to you, URBAN BAKES’ first slow cooker recipe! I swear, sometimes I feel as if I’ve been living under a rock when it comes to small kitchen appliances and I say...

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Banana and Chocolate Espresso Swirl Muffins http://urbanbakes.com/banana-and-chocolate-espresso-swirl-muffins/ http://urbanbakes.com/banana-and-chocolate-espresso-swirl-muffins/#comments Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:10:42 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9074 Have these scrumptious Banana and Chocolate Espresso Muffins your way whether it’s breakfast or dessert! Consideration was provided by Avacraft.   It feels good to be back!  After taking much time away from blogging, whipping up something new reminded me why I loved baking in the first place.  I kept it simple to get my feet wet, sort to speak.  As much as...

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Ginger Cookie and Pumpkin Butterscotch Cream Pie http://urbanbakes.com/ginger-cookie-and-pumpkin-butterscotch-cream-pie/ http://urbanbakes.com/ginger-cookie-and-pumpkin-butterscotch-cream-pie/#comments Fri, 11 Nov 2016 21:37:09 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9080   Here in Phoenix the Fall season feels entirely different from back East.  There’s no crisp air in the mornings or changing colors of the leaves, or at least it hasn’t happened yet.  It’s too warm for hoodie-season and knee-high boots practically don’t exist.  I wonder if they’re sold in stores here?  * totally being sarcastic* Nevertheless, scarves, hats and jackets are definitely not needed as the AC...

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Where Has URBAN BAKES Been? http://urbanbakes.com/where-has-urban-bakes-been/ http://urbanbakes.com/where-has-urban-bakes-been/#comments Fri, 11 Nov 2016 04:05:12 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9119 It’s been nine months since I’ve published a post.   During this absence, many thoughts and emotions I felt the evening before of everything I wanted to say in a post, was gone by daybreak.  Or sometimes the words which ran through my mind of what I imagined would seamlessly transfer onto the blank screen, disappeared...

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Classic Buttery Burger with Baked Sweet Potato Fries http://urbanbakes.com/classic-buttery-burger-with-baked-sweet-potato-fries/ http://urbanbakes.com/classic-buttery-burger-with-baked-sweet-potato-fries/#comments Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:00:37 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9006   Is it cold where you live?  Are you avoiding stepping out to use the grill?  If you have a small electric countertop grill in your kitchen, then you already know cooking homemade burgers can be a cinch and enjoyed any time of the year!  Truth be told, I personally don’t work well with open flames (too scared; unless I’m making s’mores, then...

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Cranberry Almond Apple Pie http://urbanbakes.com/cranberry-almond-apple-pie/ http://urbanbakes.com/cranberry-almond-apple-pie/#comments Tue, 26 Jan 2016 07:18:03 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=9012 An apple pie with added flavors of almonds and cranberry, making it sweet and tart with a distinct toasty almond flavor in each and every bite. Believe or not, this pie was made before I left New York.  I haven’t been able to show it until now because… well, let’s put it this way, the past few months have been quite hectic.  Just...

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Cranberry Citrus Pound Cake http://urbanbakes.com/cranberry-citrus-pound-cake/ http://urbanbakes.com/cranberry-citrus-pound-cake/#comments Wed, 06 Jan 2016 05:15:57 +0000 http://urbanbakes.com/?p=8956 . It’s now the beginning of the New Year; the time we tell ourselves to hit the gym more often, eat healthier, and perhaps change one other aspect of our personal lives.  Do we keep them all?  Barely.  And if you do, I tip my hat off to you.  Please teach me how. However, there are simple steps you can take...

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