Category Archives: Desserts & Sweets
When we celebrated my husband’s birthday with his family, his parents brought along carrot cupcakes from Bel Cibo da Cherie.Â Previously we had tried some of the cookies from this bakery, which were very good, but the cupcakes were to … Continue reading
Two weeks ago my sister-in-law asked me if I would like a bag of starter for Friendship Bread.Â Having made Amish Friendship Bread once before, and really liking the outcome, I accepted.
One of my weaknesses is key lime pie, but not just any key lime pie…Â I’ve had some extremely okay key lime pies, but the slices served up at Becky’s Diner in Portland, Maine are the best I’ve had so … Continue reading
Homemade ice cream topping makes for a real treat to give as a simple gift, or to enjoy on vanilla ice cream at home.Â It was fairly easy to make with the help of my new candy thermometer.Â The only … Continue reading
This year, for the holidays, I made only one batch of sugar cookies.Â Instead of using the traditional recipe, I made a few modifications which included adding cocoa, ground cinnamon, ground chipotle, and ground cayenne to the batter.Â These cookies … Continue reading
Not too long ago I was looking for a gluten-free dessert recipe, and stumbled upon this one…Â I wasn’t sure how the cake would turn out without any flour, and without any butter or oil in the batter, but I … Continue reading
I’ve been seeing recipes for cake balls, special devices to make cake balls and cake pops, and have been interested in making them for a while.Â While I still have not gotten around to making them myself, I did receive … Continue reading
After having dinner at Pat’s Pizza, while walking down the stairs to exit the restaurant, I noticed the dessert special:Â pumpkin white chocolate cheesecake.Â I was tempted to go back and order a slice to take home, but reined myself … Continue reading
This recipe is from Cooking Light magazine.Â I am not fooled into thinking it’s “healthful” but it is deliciously warm and gooey the way brownies or blondies should be. The recipe can be found at:Â MyRecipes.com.