Vanilla Yogurt Coffee Cake

Ah…cinnamon and sugar. Such a delightful combination. I didn’t grow up with it, but after years spent in the United States I now love it. A sprinkle of cinnamon sugar on many types of food can make them just delicious. One of my favorite things is to get an elephant ear or funnel cake made with cinnamon sugar at a local event like the county fair. When that’s not possible I make myself a coffee cake.

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Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving is coming up and I decided this is a great time to make a couple of pies. I asked my son what he wanted and to my surprise he suggested a pecan pie. This pie is made from pecan nuts, of course, and has a sticky delicious filling made with corn syrup, sugar, and eggs. Pecan pie has a very distinct flavor that I love. It’s something that we don’t eat frequently. I do make pies for holidays, but my tendency is to make a pumpkin or apple pie. We have bought pecan pie from the grocery store on occasion, but it usually seems too sweet for my taste.

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