Chocolate Almond Polenta Cake


Chocolate almond polenta cake has a slightly nutty texture similar to cornbread.  It's also flourless which makes it gluten free. Tonight is Becky's senior prom and I'm on the other side of the world. I knew it would be difficult missing some of Becky's milestones when we started this … [Continue reading]

Raspberry Hazelnut Torte


Raspberry Hazelnut Torte, a traditional nut-based cake soaked in fruit juice and Grand Marnier with raspberry cream filling and raspberry jam topping, is an elegant spring dessert that is easier than it looks. Grocery shopping is always an adventure here. Most baking supplies are imported … [Continue reading]

Elephant Ears (Fried Dough)


Elephant Ears - delicious fried dough dusted with cardamom powdered sugar. And, sharing my adventures at Baan Chang Elephant Park in Chiang Mai, … [Continue reading]

Crème Brulee French Toast


Want to wow your Mom on Mothers Day? Make her some Crème Brulee French Toast. It's the perfect balance between caramel and custard flavors. Top with … [Continue reading]

Sprinkle Sugar Cookies

Soft and Chewy Sprinkle Sugar Cookies. The more sprinkles the better!

These soft and chewy Sprinkle Sugar Cookies are simple to make and always a hint. A good sugar cookie is hard to come by, but these are here to … [Continue reading]

S’mores Camping Cake

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Want a fun cake for scouts or a summer party? This s'mores camping cake from Fun with Frosting; A beginner's guide to decorating creative, … [Continue reading]

Hummingbird Cake

Hummingbird cake is as light and sweet as the name implies, with the added bonus of being dairy free (if you don't include the … [Continue reading]

Dark Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Dark Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

This Dark Chocolate Banana Ice Cream is one of my favorite recipes to make when I'm trying to eat better and want to feel like I'm eating a treat. Ice … [Continue reading]

Tiramisu Pavlova


Coffee flavored meringue and kahlua marscapone filling gives Tiramisu Pavlova the flavor of a cappuccino in dessert form. One of the great … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups – Give away!


These chocolate peanut butter cups taste a lot like Reese's. If you use high quality milk chocolate chips, organic graham crackers and natural peanut … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Coconut Dump Cake

Chocolate Coconut Dump Cake has rich chocolate, coconut flavor. It's like Almond Joy in a pan. There really isn't much easier than making a dump … [Continue reading]

Some Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you like a combination of crispy and chewy chocolate chip cookies, then these cookies are going to be right up your alley! This is actually … [Continue reading]

Coffee Iced Chocolate Nut Cake

Chocolate and coffee in one sweet treat -- why yes, I think I'll have some! This coffee iced chocolate nut cake combines my favorite ingredients in … [Continue reading]

Cocoa brownies

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These quick, rich and chewy cocoa brownies will be a hit with everyone! They are so delicious, no one will know there's no melted chocolate in them. … [Continue reading]

Strawberry Cream Puffs


Strawberry cream puffs are a great way to use "older" strawberries. The strawberries, cream and chocolate blend together well for a lovely dessert or … [Continue reading]

Pecan Macaroons

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Ground pecans take these Pecan Macaroons to a whole new level. Try this simple recipe for a twist on an old favorite. I love living in Austin. … [Continue reading]

Meyer Lemon Thyme Cake

Meyer lemons give Meyer Lemon Thyme Cake a bit more sweetness than plain lemons and the thyme really makes the lemon flavor pop. I have to admit, I … [Continue reading]

Raspberry Cheesecake Chocolate Cups


Raspberry Cheesecake Chocolate Cups are a beautiful and tasty addition to your Easter weekend. Since each raspberry cheesecake chocolate cup is a … [Continue reading]

Funfetti Golden Oreo Butter

Funfetti Golden Oreo Butter is such a fun treat! Perfect for gift-giving, too!

I am completely obsessed with Biscoff spread also known as cookie butter. The other day, I had the idea of making regular Oreo butter but I realized I … [Continue reading]

Grapefruit Meringue Pie

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Tangy grapefruit gives a refreshing twist to traditional lemon meringue in Grapefruit Meringue Pie. It goes great with a cup of tea or as a refreshing … [Continue reading]

Mexican Hot Chocolate Tart

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Rich dark chocolate with a hint of cinnamon and sweet marshmallows make Mexican Hot Chocolate Tart a reminder of cold winter nights by the … [Continue reading]

20 Minute Waffled Cake with Hot Fudge Frosting

Waffled Yellow Cake with Hot Fudge Icing

Do you ever have a dessert craving hit, but not the time or motivation to do a whole cake? This 20 minute Waffled Cake with Hot Fudge Frosting is as … [Continue reading]

Porridge Cookies

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Porridge cookies are a tasty way to use left over porridge or oatmeal. They go great with a cuppa tea. Jen here -- Happy St. Patricks Day! In honor … [Continue reading]

Chocolate Chip Meringues

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

These are the easiest chocolate chip meringues you'll ever make. Pop them in a hot oven, turn it off and forget about it. Jen Roberson here again … [Continue reading]

Citrus Chocolate Stout Cake


You might not think stout would be good in a cake but combine it with grapefruit, orange, and cocoa and you get a moist, dense cake that's not too … [Continue reading]

Basque Chocolate Cakes

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Basque chocolate cakes are a cross between a cookie and a brownie. Dark chocolate cakes filled with white chocolate for a delightful … [Continue reading]

Baileys Irish Cream Mousse

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Baileys Irish Cream Mousse has hints of coffee and chocolate with a nice Irish kick in a mousse that has no raw eggs. If you want to eliminate the … [Continue reading]

Minty Chocolate Brownies

Minty Chocolate brownies give you all the flavor of Girl Scout Thin Mints with the moist, chewyness of a brownie. It's Girl Scout Cookie time, and … [Continue reading]

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