A wooden board with six large cream puffs filled with pastry cream and sprinkled with powdered sugar

Cream Puffs, Profiteroles

Who doesn't love a good cream puff? I have been making these cream puffs since my kids were young. I make small ones for tea parties, and larger ones for desserts. The pastry is actually really easy to make and only takes about 10 minutes to make (plus bake time). And you will be surprised at how easy it is to make your own pastry cream filling. You can also make a sweetened whipped cream…... view full recipe

Slices of focaccia bread with rosemary and sea salt on a red and white checkered cloth

Focaccia Bread

Focaccia Bread is full of so much flavor and goes with so many things. Serve it as a side to pasta, or with a Caprese Salad. Serve it as an appetizer along with some olive oil, balsamic vinegar as a dipping sauce for it. Use it as the bread for a sandwich. Or top it with some goat cheese or mozzarella, along with some roasted garlic and peppers and bake it for a quick pizza.…... view full recipe

Golden round doughnuts with a chocolate glistening glaze on top and white cream oozing from inside

Bavarian Cream Doughnuts

These tender yeast doughnuts will make everyone roll their eyes in decadent delight. They aren't difficult to make, but do take some time for the yeast to rise. If you have a few hours, these doughnuts will be well worth the wait! Enjoy! 500 recipes like this one can be found in our cookbook "Rocky Mountain Lodge & Cabins' MORE Favorites Recipes" which can be purchased at our Gift Shop. And if you're looking for…... view full recipe

Golden crescent rolls filled with melted marshmallows, cinnamon and sugar

Resurrection Rolls

I made these Resurrection Rolls on Easter morning every year when my kids were growing up. Now my daughters make them for their kids. We also tell the Easter (Resurrection) story as we make them and read the scriptures from the Bible as we prepare them and eat them. Here's the story: 1. Read the following scriptures as you are making the rolls, stating: The crescent rolls represent the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.…... view full recipe

Irish Soda Bread with Golden Raisins on a wooden cutting board

Irish Soda Bread

Irish Soda Bread is the perfect accompaniment to Corned Beef and Cabbage, and Irish Guinness Steak Pie, which I'll be making for St. Patrick's Day this year. The raisins in it give it a little sweetness, but not too much. It's not difficult to make, it just takes some time for the bread to rise. *NOTE ABOUT WARM BUTTERMILK: Warmed buttermilk will appear curdled. This is normal. This recipe, and 499 others, can be found…... view full recipe

Monkey Bread with Blueberries and Lemon Zest

Monkey Bread

Monkey Bread is one of those easy Sticky Bun type recipes made in a Bundt pan or tube pan. It's super easy to make, and I guarantee it will be devoured! Make these for your family or for a breakfast pot luck and everyone will love you for it! You can also change this recipe up it up by adding 1 cup of blueberries and a bit of lemon zest instead, 1 cup of cranberries…... view full recipe

Mocha Walnut Muffins

Mocha Walnut Muffins

I have been making these Mocha Walnut Muffins for well over 30 years, and they have always been a hit. I used to bake for a coffee shop and would make these into giant muffins and they sold out daily. The buttermilk makes them moist, and the coffee and chocolate make these extra special. If you don't want the walnuts, you can skip them. This recipe, and 499 others, can be found in our cookbook…... view full recipe

Beignets with powdered sugar


Beignets... YUM! I actually ate Navajo Fry Bread, and then Sopapillas before I had Beignets. They are also like a light, fluffy doughnut. They are all fairly similar, but some Beignets, and most doughnuts, use yeast, and Fry Bread and Sopapillas use baking powder, and they are all made just a little differently. But since this post is about Beignets, I'll share the recipe I use for making these pillowy, puffy treats. They are a…... view full recipe

Golden Raisin Bran Muffins

Raisin Bran Muffins

These Raisin Bran Muffins are the perfect source of fiber when we need an extra boost of fiber, and they're pretty tasty as well. Don't be scared off by the time it takes to make these, 8 hours is refrigeration. My husband and myself have had  numerous surgeries. And if anyone has taken pain meds or had anesthesia you know that it can mess with your bowels. So I try to make lots of high…... view full recipe

Sliced Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread

Sourdough Bread, YUM! There's nothing better than the smell of homemade bread baking in the oven, and sourdough bread is just one of the best! In order to make sourdough bread you have to have a good sourdough starter. Here is the link for my SOURDOUGH STARTER RECIPE. If you don't have a sourdough starter going, you'll want to plan ahead and make the starter a week before you want to make bread to get…... view full recipe