Category Archives: Desserts and Cakes

Tried Apple Pie Recipe (and How to Customize it)

While pumpkin pie is the poster child for Thanksgiving meals, apple pie offers a great counterpart of flavors and fresh fruit appeal. Even if you have a small gathering, it is worth adding an apple pie to your menu; those who don’t like pumpkin will be pleased, and you will have a few slices leftover…
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Heart Macarons for Valentines Day

Heart Macarons for Valentines Day After Heart Macarons gained all the fame in recent years, many ambitious home cooks try baking the perfect macaron. It is very tempting to create those pretty colorful macarons in home kitchen. Good news is... although macaron is not the easiest thing to bake in your kitchen, it is not…
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Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies Recipe Strawberry shortcake is one of my favorite Valentine's day dessert recipes. I thought it would be great to capture all that wonderful flavor in a cookie. The pastry-like cookie is topped with pink strawberry frosting. Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar Dash salt 2/3 cup cold butter 2 tablespoons…
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Spiced Winter Fruit Compote Recipe

Spiced Winter Fruit Compote Spiced Winter Fruit Compote that is ideal to serve simply with Greek yogurt. This contemporary compote (which is naturally fat-free) includes seven dried and fresh fruits, from figs to oranges, simmered in a spiced sugar-brandy syrup. Spoon over cake, ice cream, or — for a low-fat finale to a meal — top with…
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Coconut Cream Pie Recipe

Coconut Cream Pie Recipe Coconut Cream Pie is a classic. This creamy, dreamy pie recipe will quickly become a family favorite! I start by preparing dessert first because it needs to chill. This recipe is a favorite since it takes only a few minutes to prepare. It's simple, yet it's so good. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15…
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Cinnamon Raisin Harvest Muffins Recipe

    Recipe for delicious Cinnamon Raisin Harvest Muffins  Healthy and hearty muffins are always in season.  I hope you give this easy muffin recipe a try sometime, I am sure you will enjoy it! Ingredients: 3 eggs 1 peeled, cored apple - shredded 1 cup of raisins 2 cups of almond flour 1/2 cup…
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Old Fashioned Custard Pie

Old Fashioned Custard Pie Recipe "This is the 1999 American Pie Council's National Pie Championship's first place winner in the Custard Pie Category." Ingredients: 1 unbaked pie shell (I use Marie Callendar's deep dish) 3 large eggs 1/2 cup of sugar 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg 2-2/3 cups of milk 1 teaspoon…
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Strawberry Santa Claus Recipe

Strawberry Santa Claus Recipe Looking for a fun and easy Christmas treat? Then make these adorable strawberry Santa Claus that come together in just 20 minutes. For directions on how to make these strawberry Santas just follow the step-by-step instructions. Total Time: 50 min     Prep: 20 min     Inactive: 30 min Ingredients:…
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Dessert Recipes – Chocolate Chestnut Cake

Chocolate Chestnut Cake is a true winner of a cake! Ingredients 2 cups (500ml) milk 250g unsalted butter, chopped 300g dark chocolate, roughly chopped 300ml thickened cream 3 eggs 1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped 1 3/4 cups (385g) caster sugar 2 3/4 cups (410g) plain flour 1 tablespoon cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking powder…
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Christmas Chocolate Biscuits

Christmas Chocolate Biscuits I love these Christmas Chocolate Biscuits dark, fat patties of chocolate shortbread exuberantly topped with festive sprinkles. There’s something so cheering about the sight of them, but they have more in their favour than looks: they are a doddle to make, and meltingly gorgeous to eat. Ingredients: Makes: approx. 24 For the…
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The Best Vegan Christmas Pudding Recipe

The Best Vegan Christmas Pudding Recipe This is a very flexible recipe - the type of dried fruit is up to you as long as you keep the weight the same, if you prefer a different balance of spice just change it and you can also opt for an alcohol free option or make it…
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Peppermint Marshmallows Recipe

Peppermint Marshmallows Recipe You might have already guessed that homemade marshmallows are far superior than the commercially produced examples you find at the grocery store. What you may not know is that marshmallows from scratch are super easy and anyone can make them. You'll Need: candy thermometer Nonstick cooking spray Foil 9" x 9" baking…
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Pumpkin Pie Pudding Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Pudding Recipe These pumpkin pie puddings are basically the middle of a pumpkin pie. They are sweet and creamy and perfectly acceptable for breakfast, dessert, or a snack. They take about 4 minutes to make, plus maybe an hour of cooling/setting time, which is awesome. The coconut whip is the perfect accompaniment. I…
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Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe This homemade cranberry sauce is super easy, sweet, tangy, and delicious! You just can’t beat the taste of fresh cranberries. The pomegranate juice goes so well with it too! I’ve convinced that cranberry and pomegranate are like the best couple ever! They belong together and compliment each others flavor beautifully. If you’re…
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Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake Recipe

Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake Recipe Pumpkin Walnut Cheesecake Recipe it's a great dessert for Thanksgiving and you can't eat just one slice! This is a pretty easy recipe considering it looks and tastes like you spent hours on it. TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min.    Bake: 1-1/2 hours + chilling   Yield: 12 servings Ingredients: 2 cups…
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Easy Chili Chocolate Bar Recipe

Easy Chili Chocolate Bar Recipe As the weather starts to cool down, it’s important to have a sweet indulgence that warms you up with a kick of heat. This revamped chocolate bar is easy to make, and can be customized with as much or as little spice as you like. It’s a great way to…
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