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Category: Desserts

Peach Crumble

Peach Crumble

I haven’t posted many (or any) recipes with fruit this year because we’ve just been eating it all fresh. Strawberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, etc. are so good just as they are that I didn’t want to spoil them by using them in a dessert. Until […]

Snow White Cake

Snow White Cake

I accepted an invitation by Catalina from ‘Having Fun in the Kitchen’ to bake her favorite cake, Snow White Cake. If most of you know me and my recipes…I’m not much of a baker. At first I thought this was going to be a challenge, […]

4th of July Cupcakes

4th of July Cupcakes

4th of July Cupcakes   Celebrate with some 4th of July Cupcakes!  

Devil’s Cake Balls

Devil’s Cake Balls

If you haven’€t heard of cake balls yet, I recommend that you check out Bakerella’€s website to see what the fuss is all about. Cake balls are a great little invention; cooked cake batter crumbled and mixed with cream cheese frosting, rolled into balls, then […]

Plain Coffeecake

Plain Coffeecake

I had this sudden urge to get cinnamon into my mouth and into my stomach fast. I thought of cinnamon buns, sugar cookies with cinnamon and sugar sprinkled on top, apple pie with cinnamon, apple strudel, etc. until eventually I settled on a fast and […]

Thai Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

Thai Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango

Thai Coconut Sticky Rice with Mango. This is one of my husband’s favorite desserts, and we always try to order it whenever we’re at a Thai restaurant.

Cream Puffs.

Cream Puffs.

I’m back for now. Sorry for the long hiatus; I’ve been going through a lot of stuff recently and I’ll explain it all some other time. For now, here’s a recipe (finally) for cream puffs. Cream puffs are a very versatile pastry used for both […]

Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are an easy and fun to make recipe. Thumbprint Cookies (adapted from Simply Recipes) – makes 24 printable recipe Ingredients: 1 cup of butter (2 sticks or 8 ounces), room temperature 1/2 cup of sugar 2 eggs, room temperature 1 teaspoon of vanilla […]