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Desserts

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Imagine this: you’ve just had a hearty two-course meal, complete with appetizers and the finest wine available. You’re almost full to the stomach, but something’s missing. The meal’s not over yet; not without dessert! After all, what’s a better way to finish off your meal than by having a couple of bites of your favorite sweet dish? It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant or fancy, even a simple creation like a fruit trifle can help you curb your craving.

Of course, you need to pick the right dessert for the occasion. It should be something that complements the food you just ate and gives your palette just the right amount of sweet or tangy flavors to round off the entire meal. Looking for ideas? We’ve got some easy dessert recipes lined up for you! From Hot Chocolate Cookies and Molten Lava Cakes, to Strawberry Romanoff, we’ve got you covered!

PFEFFERNUSSE COOKIES

PFEFFERNUSSE COOKIES

Pfeffernusse Cookies, also called German peppernut cookies, are small spice cookies full of molasses, brown sugar, and warm spices.  They’re incredibly fragrant, flavorful, and perfect with a hot cup of tea. Pfeffernusse cookies ring in the holidays every bit as much as pumpkin spice welcomes Read More..

PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

PUMPKIN WHOOPIE PIES

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies are the sweet and creamy, perfect little bite that makes a great alternative to traditional Thanksgiving pies.  Plus, these little cookies are ready in about 1 hour. Since COVID has forced all of us to downsize our holidays this year, I’ve felt Read More..

PEANUT BUTTER PIE WITH CHOCOLATE GANACHE

PEANUT BUTTER PIE WITH CHOCOLATE GANACHE

Want something a little different to finish your Thanksgiving meal?  This peanut butter pie with chocolate ganache is light and fluffy with a rich, fudgy top.  It’s perfectly sweet, without being heavy. I adore anything that has peanut butter and chocolate in it and this Read More..

DECADENT CAKE-LIKE BROWNIES

DECADENT CAKE-LIKE BROWNIES

If you are feeling stressed on this historic Election Day, don’t suffer or take pharmaceuticals to help relieve that tension.  And if you’re going to stress eat, might as well go for things that may actually help.  These decadent cake-like brownies have the dark cocoa Read More..

3 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Pancake Batter

3 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Your Pancake Batter

There’s a lot that can go wrong with your pancakes. They don’t rise to that perfect fluffiness. They develop a bitter, burned layer. They taste of raw batter or too much baking powder. They smell of eggs! But once you master the art of making Read More..

CALAVERA SUGAR SKULL COOKIES

CALAVERA SUGAR SKULL COOKIES

When you need a great activity for the kids to celebrate Halloween in the age of Covid…make a batch of Calavera Sugar Skull Cookies!  Sugar cookies, flavored with almond and vanilla, rolled fondant, and edible markers make this a delicious and easy Halloween project. With Read More..

BOOZY PUMPKIN TRUFFLES

BOOZY PUMPKIN TRUFFLES

Boozy Pumpkin Truffles are decadent little balls of spiced rum-laced, pumpkin cake mixed with cream cheese frosting, and dipped into white chocolate.  Yeah, I’ve gotten your attention, huh? They are the luscious, sweet, adult treats that you need after a long day. ALMOST LIKE THE Read More..

Nutty Dessert Delights That Can Make Fall Evenings Flavorfully Cozy

Nutty Dessert Delights That Can Make Fall Evenings Flavorfully Cozy

Life can be measured in good days and bad days. And days when your house smells of the warm aroma of freshly baked bread, are the definition of pure bliss! Imagine the soft, fluffy bread melting into a wealth of flavors and the deep hints Read More..

Baking Measurements: Are You Doing It Right?

Baking Measurements: Are You Doing It Right?

When baking, measuring is not the place to make guesses because if you don’t do it precisely, it can throw off the entire recipe. Read below to learn more about the right baking measurement: Please follow and like us:

Cooking for Virgo: 2 Recipes for the Discerning Dieters

Cooking for Virgo: 2 Recipes for the Discerning Dieters

You can call them efficient, analytical, or perfectionists, Virgos carry strong and dominating personalities. No matter what they’re doing, they don’t settle for anything less than the best. When it comes to food, Virgos are enthusiastic foodies but can be picky eaters. Here are the perfect Read More..

GOOEY CARAMEL PECAN PIE BARS

GOOEY CARAMEL PECAN PIE BARS

Why make a pecan pie when you could make these gooey caramel pecan pie bars?  They are a deliciously perfect combination of a shortbread crust, with a gooey, sweet pecan filling, and a nutty, salty sprinkle on the top. Your family will adore them. I’ve Read More..

ARGENTINIAN ALFAJORES

ARGENTINIAN ALFAJORES

Argentinian Alfajores are tender, buttery, sandwich cookies that have luscious dulce de leche caramel inside and a rim of chopped coconut and toasted pine nuts along the sandwich line.  They are very popular not only in Argentina but throughout South America and are melt-in-your-mouth delicious.   Read More..

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

JEWISH HONEY CAKE

This moist, sweet Jewish Honey Cake is served on Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) and is eaten in hopes of a sweet year to follow.  It has all the warm fall spices like cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and flavored with a bit of rum.  Read More..

DECADENT CHOCOLATE BOURBON BALLS

DECADENT CHOCOLATE BOURBON BALLS

These decadent chocolate bourbon balls are a no-bake treat that packs a boozy wallop.  They are a lovely addition to your Kentucky Derby party or any holiday cookie tray.   I love serving little candies that are just for the adults.  They always feel indulgent and Read More..

BRAZILIAN COCONUT KISSES

BRAZILIAN COCONUT KISSES

Brazilian coconut kisses are delicious, small bites of coconut fudge, and rolled in yet more wonderful coconut.  They are sweet, rich, and a perfect ‘little something’ after a meal. When a candy is this tasty, has only four ingredients, and is ready in just a Read More..