Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Daring Bakers – Peanut Butter and Jelly Surprise Cake

Peanut Butter and Jelly Surprise Cake - Baking After Dark

For the July Daring Baker’s Challenge, Ruth from The Crafts of Mommyhood challenged us to bake a cake. But not just any cake; she asked us to add in a special surprise for our eyes as well as our taste buds! Continue reading

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Мini Peach and Cherry Pies

Mini Peach and Cherry Pies - Baking After Dark

I know I said that I was done with the cherry recipes, and I am sorry that I misled you, but I really thought their season was over. Turns out I was wrong. And how good it feels to have them around for a little longer!These mini peach and cherry pies are a no-brainer. They are a very easy breakfast, that’s what they are. I’ve been leaning towards easy treats lately with all the heat and relaxed mood that the summer brings. Continue reading

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Cantaloupe Yogurt Cake


Cantaloupe Yogurt Cake - Baking After Dark

It is summer and it is hot. By default, summer is the season of light meals and no-fuss cooking. And even though I see no reason why I shouldn’t crave a brownie or a piece of cake, every now and then I need something easy and gentle to satisfy my carb need, when it kicks in. You know, like when you are completely submerged into some work and all of a sudden, you just NEED something sweet? Does it happen to you? Am I sick? Continue reading

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Cherry Jam

Cherry Jam- Baking After Dark

I think this jam comes as a natural ending to all the cherry recipes that have been happening around here. Continue reading

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What’s Up


  • We are back from Turkey and I can’t stop thinking about our next travel destination. The beach, or the mountain, or a new city maybe? What do you think? Maybe we will be able to get away for a long weekend at the end of July. I hope so, fingers crossed.

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