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  • Sparkling cider pound cake
    Sparkling cider pound cake
    Ingredients¾ cup butter, room temp1 ½ cups sugar2 eggs¼ tsp. salt¼ tsp. baking powder1 ½ cups flour½ cup sparkling apple cider1 ½ cups powdered sugar¼ cup sparkling ciderInstructionsPreheat...
  • Different types of cocoa powder
    Moist Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Frosting
    Our family loves chocolate. This is a cake that we often make when we have that chocolate craving. It is a moist, delicious cake that is sure to please and satisfy that need for something chocolaty.Chocolate CakeIngredients1/2 cup butter,...
  • Oranges are part of the ingredients in making a Sunshine Cake
    Easy and delicious Sunshine Cake
    In the dreary winter days, it is often nice to bake something light to eat. And what could be better than baking a cake called the Sunshine Cake. It makes me think of clear skies and warm temperatures.This cake is not overpowering with orange or...
  • Minty Truffles
    Minty Truffles
    Whether you are looking to make a decadent pop-in-your-mouth treat for dessert or a hostess gift for a holiday party, these truffles are perfect. There is a perfect amount of delightful minty flavor and just enough chocolate to satisfy any sweet...
  • Brownies with a praline touch
    Brownies with a praline touch
    We're closing in on Christmas! As we approach the big day, we're all rushing to get the last-minute things done. That includes some last-minute holiday baking. If you're like many of us, you may need another sweet treat to take to a...
  • Easy Baked Peaches
    Easy Baked Peaches
    Looking for a delicious and elegant dessert? This peach concoction will be a hit after a hearty and rich holiday meal. Top the peaches off with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped topping.When fresh peaches are in season, this...
  • Quick last-minute holiday dessert recipes
    Quick last-minute holiday dessert recipes
    With the holiday fast approaching, everyone needs a dessert that can made in minutes. Whether it's that unexpected house guest, something small for your neighbor, or a special hostess gift, these desserts are sure to please. All of these...
  • York Peppermint Patty Creme Brulee
    York Peppermint Patty Creme Brulee or Egg Nog Creme Brulee!?
    What a choice to have to make!? Why not also offer a pumpkin creme brulee while we are at it?Shopping List2 Cups Heavy cream6 Egg yolks1/2 Cup Granulated sugar1 Teaspoon (or to taste) Vanilla extractPinch Salt1 Teaspoon Sugar (for crust)Fresh...
  • Chocolate Cake Christmas Trees
    Chocolate Cake Christmas Trees for your holiday table
    This is a showstopper of a Christmas dessert – Gale Gand’s Moist Chocolate Cake Christmas Trees. I admit I don’t love the name of the recipe, but the cakes ARE unbelievably moist. Gale bakes them in the little white paper cones...
  • Brown butter pear crepes
    Brown butter pear crepes
    Crepe Ingredients3 tbsp. unsalted butter2 eggs, room temp1 cup buttermilk, room temp1/4 cup water1 cup flour2 tbsp. sugar1/8 tsp. salt1 tbsp. Frangelico1 tsp. vanillaButterFilling Ingredients1 1/2 tbsp. unsalted butter6 cups pears, diced1/3 cup...
  • Apple pumpkin pie
    Faster leaner but not meaner apple pumpkin pie
    There are so many recipes combining apples and pumpkin puree that mine is just another drop in the bucket. But mine requires less sugar and evaporated milk and it's faster because, by using sweet red apples with thin skin, you can skip the...
  • White Fudge Oreo
    12 Days of Chocolate - White fudge covered Oreos
    As we wind down the year and gear up for the last big holiday of the year, its time to look at some of the special chocolate items that come out just for the holiday season. And what better when to taste and review them than in a 12 Days Of...
  • Strawberry Santas
    Deliciously cute Christmas treat: Strawberry Santas
    If you're looking to make a whimsical, colorful, and totally adorable dessert for family and friends this Christmas, these Strawberry Santas are definitely it. In fact, they're so cute, they're sure to put a smile on everyone's...
  • Make a crepe cake and dress dessert up
    Make a crepe cake and dress dessert up
    Once in awhile, for some reason, you need an idea that makes a truly spectacular dish. Most of the time you will also have to resign yourself to complicated preparation of an equally-complicated recipe. But if you prowl Tucson's supermarkets...
  • Perfect Hannukah, Christmas gifts from Dana's Bakery
    Perfect Hannukah, Christmas gifts from Dana's Bakery
    An elegant, tasty food gift for Hannukah or Christmas that works for all ages? Dana's Bakery with their gourmet macarons to the rescue! I was happy to be hosted to experience it.Not very many companies think of the special flavors that are...