Archive for Dessert

Tiramisu – Recipe from Janet B

05/30/2015 – Look what I got in the mail! Janet B’s recipe for Tiramisu! Can’t wait to try it!

Solita Makes: Strawberry Short Cake

Strawberry Short Cake is one of my favorite cakes! This time, I made it for Shane’s little brother Jerry. Watch how I also created an fin “Take Away” jar with some of the tasty dessert! Enjoy! Solita Makes: Strawberry Short Cake

Solita’s Best Pineapple Upside Down Cake – From Scratch All The Way!

When a box cake mix solution won’t do, and you want to make the entire cake from scratch, this is the recipe! After many great attempts with box mix, I wanted to come up with my own recipe from scratch. It was summertime and there were tons of beautiful pineapples on display at the local […]

Solita’s – Strawberry No Bake Jello Pie

This is a fantastic recipe that Sol has had for many years. We have altered the ingredients to all Sugar Free for a diabetic friendly dessert. We have brought this dessert to several pot lucks and it is definitely a hit for our diabetic friends, as well as anyone who enjoys a light, fluffy, and […]

Coconut Topping for German Chocolate Cake – Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk

This is the recipe I used for Solly’s Birthday cake in 2013. This recipe is great because I seem to always have Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk on hand at home. The original recipe comes from AllRecipes.com. This recipe yields enough only to cover the top of a cake. If you prefer to have coconut topping […]

Chocolate Cake from Scratch – Using Swans Down Cake Flour

I first made this recipe for Sue’s birthday in 2008.  This was also the first time I prepared Coconut Topping for German Chocolate Cake – AllRecipes.com. I used a pre-made double chocolate frosting from Wilton NANA’S SIMPLE CHOCOLATE CAKE from Reily Foods Cook Time: 25 Minutes   Ingredients 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted 1 stick unsalted […]

Best Coconut Topping for German Chocolate Cake – AllRecipes.com

Coconut Topping for German Chocolate Cake from AllRecipes.com This recipe was used to make the Coconut Topping for Sue’s German Chocolate Cake. This is my favorite recipe for Coconut Topping. I have also tried a recipe from Eagle Brand, but prefer the results in this one. You have to be patient and attentive when preparing […]

Citrus Scented Port Flan

Background This recipe was the recommended dessert pairing for the Ancient Peaks – Merlot wine from the Sunset Wine Club. Although I am not normally a fan of flan, this was exceptional! For those who love flan, this is a richer, more fragrant version of the traditional flan you might have in restaurants. I make […]

Gita Make – Lightning McQueen Cake Using the Wilton Cake Pan – YouTube

Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes Recipe – Allrecipes.com

The Back Story Shane was craving pumpkin spice cupcakes. After researching many options and finding pie pumpkins I knew it was time. This recipe is based off one that I saw on AllRecipes.com. The items highlighted in pink indicate changes I made to the original recipe submitted by Javaru on AllRecipes.com. I also think that the […]

Sour Cream Cheesecake Recipe – by Alton Brown

Background  I have made cheesecakes using many different receipes. This one is definitely a favorite among my family and friends. If you like a light textured cheesecake this recipe if for you! I first wrote down the recipe while watching Season 5- Episode 7 of “Good Eats : The Trouble with Cheesecake” where Alton Brown demonstrated the entire […]

Best Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe – AllRecipes.com

This red velvet cupcake recipe is my go-to favorite! I found it on AllRecipes.com. I have made this recipe twice with consistent results. What makes this recipe so special is the silky, mousse like batter which results in incredi bly soft and flavorful cupcakes. Tip: Make sure that your eggs, butter are at room temperature before preparing. It makes […]

Orange Cake / Cupcake Recipe

For my cousin’s birthday, I wanted to make a special orange cupcake with a cream cheese frosting. I started by checking out AllRecipes.com and was disappointed that most of the recipes called for a box of orange cake mix … isn’t that beside the point? I wanted to make something special for my cousin, something […]

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