Chocolate Pear Loaf Cake

I don’t care if it’s been 90+ plus degrees here in Southern California, I’m going to force that Fall feeling. Or at least I tried to with this Chocolate Pear Loaf Cake.

Chocolate Pear Loaf Cake

But somehow firing up an oven while while wearing a tank top and wiping away beads of sweat was a complete Fall-baking buzz kill.

Browned Butter-Banana Cake with Salted Dark Chocolate Ganache

I don’t know what it is about a banana cake, but I can never refuse one. I saw this recipe in the most recent issue of Fine Cooking magazine and was immediately pulled in by the brown butter in the banana cake, the toasted pecans and the salted dark chocolate ganache.

Browned Butter-Banana Cake with Salted Dark Chocolate Ganache via Bakers Royale

These days between magazines, books and the internet, my recipes-to-make list is so ridiculously long that I’ve actually had to prune it back before I add more recipes. But when this came across my lap, there was no denying it. I dropped everything to make it.

The Epic Veggie Breakfast Sandwich

Are you ready for the epic-ness (or jaw breaking badness) of this veggie sandwich. Sure I stacked it a bit high, but look at that towering feat of veggie goodness.

The Epic Veggie Sandwich via Bakers Royale

In fact I would have added another layer of crispy beets and carrots, but I ran out of time.